Young Learners Coordinator (JPN-T-3024)
Region
East Asia
Country / Territory
Japan
Location
Tokyo
Department
Teaching Centres
Job Category
Teacher co-ordinator
Pay Band
Teacher
Vacancy Description
Location: Tokyo, Japan | Contract: 1 year renewable | Start Date: April 2020 | Deadline for Applications: 8 December 2019 (23:59 UK Time)
 
Details
ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT/TEAM 

The Tokyo Teaching Centre runs a wide range of courses both on-site and off-site in Tokyo and is also responsible for managing several contracts in other parts of Japan. All staff have a vital role to play in working as a team to ensure standards of teaching are top quality. Japanese students and off-site clients and partners have high expectations, so it is essential that all staff have a strong customer focus, a high level of professionalism and uphold British Council values.

WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING AND WHY
The role involves a maximum of 18 hours of teaching per week and the post holder will line-manage up to 5 teachers. The post holder will work closely with the Senior Teacher Schools and Young Learners to ensure the planned objectives and deliverables for Young Learner courses are achieved, including academic quality and customer engagement. This will include leading on parent and student events, workshops and communication channels.  The academic consultancy role will involve travel to other cities in Japan in order to conduct training and observations.

WHAT IS INTERESTING ABOUT IT
The Young Learners Co-ordinator will play a leading role in induction and ongoing in-service training and support for the newly-explanded team of teachers working on these projects  In addition the Young Learner Coordinator will be involved in direct teaching, teacher training and academic consultancy for our offsite Young Learner partners. This will include supporting the development of off-site materials, systems and procedures for teachers based outside of the British Council. 

 

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR
If you possess a recognised diploma in EFL i.e. DELTA, Trinity Diploma, together with a Undergraduate/University degree and have over 5 years TESOL experience in teaching relevant age groups, work with us and you will have access to equally high-quality training and learning opportunities to develop your skills and improve your prospects.


BENEFITS OF WORKING AT THE BRITISH COUNCIL
- Enjoy 35 days leave allowance per year, plus 14 days public holidays
- Applicants recruited from outside of Japan will receive economy class travel for the member of staff, accompanying partner and children, from their previous post or from the UK, which will be reimbursed following commencement of post in Japan. Applicants recruited from within Japan are not eligible for air fares or other travel costs.

 

- For Applicants relocating to Japan, an accountable baggage allowance of £1,200 for single staff; £2,000 for staff with accompanying partner and/or children per transfer is paid by the receiving centre. Applicants recruited from within Japan are not eligible for a baggage allowance.

 


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