Project-Based University Teacher, Japan (JPN-T-1485)
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Vacancy Description
Location Tokyo, Japan DAC code JPN-T-1485 Job Title Project-Based University Teacher Start Date 3 Apr 2017 Closing Date 19 March 2017 (23:59 UK Time) Advertise job Internal and External Number of posts 2

We are looking for a highly motivated, flexible and customer oriented EFL teacher with university teaching experience to join our professional team in Tokyo on a project basis starting in April 2017.

The successful candidate will be required to deliver 17.5 hours of teaching per week - during the fixed term dates of the project only - at a national university in Western Tokyo on a 4-skills EAP course run in partnership with the British Council’s Tokyo teaching centre. There will be a bonus paid on successful completion of the project.

You need to have an undergraduate degree (any discipline), be qualified to at least certificate level or preferably diploma level (i.e. CELTA or DELTA or equivalent) and have more than 2 years relevant teaching experience, gained through teaching a variety of levels and age groups, including university teaching experience.This post is only open to candidates who already possess a current working visa for Japan.

Enquiries about the post can be sent to the East Asia Teacher Recruitment team based in Singapore. 

Start date: 3 Apr 2017
Closing date: 19 March 2017 (23:59 UK Time)
Vacancy Documents  
British Council behaviours and teaching skills 

In your application, please include evidence of the relevant experience which you possess, matched against the criteria listed in the Role Profile and Person Specification for this post. 


Interviews are likely to be held a week after ad closes.   


Internal candidates only: please remember to include the full version of your most recent end-of-year-record of performance/evaluation and confirm when the system prompts you that you have discussed the application with both your line and centre manager.



The British Council is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and is keen to reflect the diversity of UK society at every level within the organisation. We welcome applications from all sections of the community. The British Council is committed to a policy of equal opportunity, and to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all of our partners to share this commitment. British Council appointments are contingent on thorough checks. In the UK, and in other countries where appropriate systems exist, these include criminal records checks.