LINGUIST List 15.720

Fri Feb 27 2004

Jobs: TESOL: Teacher, Language Institute of Japan

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  1. lioj.geo, TESOL: ALT/English Teacher, Language Institute of Japan (LIOJ)

Message 1: TESOL: ALT/English Teacher, Language Institute of Japan (LIOJ)

Date: Wed, 25 Feb 2004 22:58:04 -0500 (EST)
From: lioj.geo <>
Subject: TESOL: ALT/English Teacher, Language Institute of Japan (LIOJ)

University or Organization: Language Institute of Japan (LIOJ)
Rank of Job: ALT/English Teacher
Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics
Required Language(s): English (Code = ENG)


Full-time English Teacher (public junior highs and language school) in

Salary: 300,000 yen/month Starting date: orientation starts April 5,
2004, contract starts April 12, 2004

For 28 weeks during the academic year, team teach English as an
Assistant Language Teacher (ALT) at three public junior high schools,
and participate in school life.

Teach English in residential programs conducted through the language
school several times a year. These programs include courses for
business professionals (small groups), a summer workshop for teachers
of English, and 3-day courses for high school students (short
camp-type events, large groups).

Duties also include performing various administrative duties, and
developing materials for programs.

This position is for a teacher who enjoys working with a variety of
students in an array of programs, is highly organized with
short/long-term time management skills, is able to work independently,
likes being part of a team, is keen to be active in professional
development, and is flexible. It is a challenging position.

University degree (MA preferred) and two years teaching both adults
and teens required. Demonstrated interest in teaching teens is
important because much of the position is dedicated to junior high
classes. Excellent writing skills are also necessary.

Sponsorship is available. 62 days paid vacation at set times,
completion bonus, end of service transportation bonus, and paid
orientation (at half salary). Assistance in locating housing.

Please apply by regular mail, email, or fax (fax preferred,
0465-23-1688 in Japan) including:
a) cover letter*
b) resume
c) copy of diploma(s)
d) one-page essay entitled ''Why I want to work at LIOJ''
e) three letters of recommendation from referees with first-hand
knowledge of applicant's teaching.

* In your cover letter please indicate where you saw our
advertisement, and that you are applying for the ''ALT position.''

Contact address:
Search Committee
LIOJ (Language Institute of Japan)
Asia Center Odawara
4-14-1 Shiroyama
Odawara, Kanagawa 250-0045

Incomplete application packages will not be considered. Applications
will be accepted and reviewed until a suitable candidate is
found. Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Applicants should view the frequently asked questions section of our
homepage. For more information about LIOJ please visit our homepage at .

Address for Applications:

	Attn: Search Committee
	Language Institute of Japan (LIOJ) Asia Center Odawara
	4-14-1 Shiroyama
	Odawara, Kanagawa 250-0045

	Applications are due by 05-Apr-2004

Contact Information:
	Stephen Shrader
	Tel: 0465-23-1677
	Fax: 0465-23-1688
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