Oct 26

Job: Full-Time Instructor of Japanese – Kanazawa Institute of Technology (Kanazawa, Japan)

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Position: Local StFull-Time Instructor of Japanese
Posted by: Kanazawa Institute of Technology
Location: Kanazawa, Japan
Contract: Full-Time

Thank you to our friends at the American Association of Teachers of Japanese for this Job Posting.

The Foundation Programs at Kanazawa Institute of Technology, Ishikawa, Japan seeks a full-time instructor who can teach Japanese as a foreign language to English-speaking college students.

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Teach up to 12 100-minute classes per week (Whether Japanese or English will vary based on the needs of the school. Japanese courses are only offered/primarily offered during the spring semester. Applicants will teach Japanese courses during the spring semester and English courses during the fall semester.)
  2. Contribute to course planning and materials development
  3. Participate in and help administer extra-curricular activities
  4. Attend staff meetings and employee functions

Minimum Requirements:

  1. M.A. in Japanese Pedagogy, TEFL, Linguistics, Education, or related field
  2. Work experience in education at the university level
  3. Advanced or native fluency in Japanese and English

Period of Employment

Full-time position for an initial term of two years with the possibility of renewal or granting of tenure depending on quality of performance.

Moving Expenses:

  1. One-way transportation to Ishikawa, Japan
  2. Shipping allowance

Submission Materials:

Please email the following materials:

  1. Cover letter
  2. C.V.
  3. Link to a 15 to 20-minute video demonstration of recent classroom teaching. If possible, provide links for both your Japanese and English classroom teaching. (Mock teaching situations / on-demand / Zoom lessons are all acceptable.)

The start date is negotiable, and applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis until the position is filled.



The Hiring Committee

Essential English Center

Kanazawa Institute of Technology

7-1 Ogigaoka, Nonoichi, Ishikawa, JAPAN


Kanazawa Institute of Technology is a private university with approximately 6,200 undergraduate and 500 graduate students.

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