Teacher of English (30-hour contract) (JPN-T-3013)
Region
East Asia
Country / Territory
Japan
Location
Tokyo
Department
Teaching Centres
Job Category
Teacher
Pay Band
Teacher
Vacancy Description
Location: Tokyo, Japan | Contract: 1 year | Start Date: April 2020 | Deadline for Applications: 10 November 2019 (23:59 UK Time)
 
Details

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT/TEAM 

British Council Tokyo has one main teaching centre with ten classrooms in Iidabashi, which is a transport hub near to the Imperial Palace and between the bustling shopping district of Shinjuku to the west and the business area of Marunouchi to the east.

Currently a lot of our teaching takes place off-site at schools, universities and to a limited extent in companies. The schools and university posts detailed in this advertisement will involve teaching off-site for all or most of the working week but in addition all other teachers can expect to work some of their hours off-site, and to teach a variety of different contexts, such as Young Learners, Adults, Exams preparation, IELTS training and University Preparatory courses. There are numerous professional development opportunities within the organisation.

 

WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING AND WHY
The British Council Tokyo Teaching Centre is looking for qualified and experienced teachers to join our large and dynamic team from April 2020. The Tokyo Teaching Centre (TC) runs a wide range of courses both on-site and off-site within the city and surrounding areas.

The contract is for 30 hours of work a week, with up to 18 hours per week of classroom contact time.

 

WHAT IS INTERESTING ABOUT IT
You can take pride in the fact that you will be part of a team that enables the British Council to meet its objectives and gives all our customers an exceptional experience. You will also be able to join regular professional development, training and skills programmes to develop your experience and skills.

 

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR
Applicants must be expert speakers of English with a bachelor’s degree who hold the Cambridge CELTA or Trinity Certificate TEFL and have two years or more full-time post-qualification teaching experience. It is also desirable that you hold Cambridge DELTA or Trinity Diploma and/or the CELTA Young Learner Extension or the TYLEC.


BENEFITS OF WORKING AT THE BRITISH COUNCIL

Basic salary is paid monthly at one of the following rates:

CELTA – JPY 262,500/month

DELTA 1 – JPY 277,500/month

35 days leave allowance per year, plus 14 days public holidays.

 


Our work makes a lasting difference by building more inclusive societies and supporting people’s prospects.

Together, we can do more.


NEXT STEPS

For more information please see Role profile and British Council Generic Behaviours.

External candidate please apply here

Internal candidate please apply here

When submitting your application, kindly state this job code (JPN-T-3013) and your preferred choice of countries/areas (up to three including Japan) in your supporting statement, your earliest start date and your preference for teaching Adults or Young Learners if applicable.

 

If you are flexible with your locations, we will be happy to consider your candidacy for any suitable vacancy in the region.


ABOUT THE BRITISH COUNCIL

The British Council is the UK’s international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities. We create friendly knowledge and understanding between the people of the UK and other countries. We do this by making a positive contribution to the UK and the countries we work with – changing lives by creating opportunities, building connections and engendering trust.

We work with over 100 countries across the world in the fields of arts and culture, English language, education and civil society. Last year we reached over 80 million people directly and 791 million people overall including online, broadcasts and publications. Founded in 1934, we are a UK charity governed by Royal Charter and a UK public body.

Valuing diversity is essential to the British Council’s work. We aim to abide by and promote equality legislation by following both the letter and the spirit of it to try and avoid unjustified discrimination, recognizing discrimination as a barrier to equality of opportunity, inclusion and human rights.

 

All staff worldwide is required to ensure their behavior is consistent with our policies.

 

The British Council is a full member of Keeping Children Safe (KCS) and has achieved level 1 child safe certification. We believe that all children have the right to be protected from all forms of abuse as set out in article 19, UNCRC, 1989 and that every child matters - everywhere in the world. In line with the British Council's Child Protection policy, any appointment is contingent on thorough checks including criminal record checks, in line with legal requirements.