Adult Business English and General English Conversation Instructor

Deadline: Sat 17 Feb 2018 00:00:00 GMT
  • Deadline: Sat 17 Feb 2018 00:00:00 GMT
  • Japan, Matsuyama-shi, Ehime-ken
  • Experience: 2 YEARS
  • Positions: 1
  • Degree Required

Job Summary

*We train adults in Business English, ESP, preparation for proficiency exams(TOEIC, TOEFL, etc)and General English.
*Lessons are located in-house and on-site at company locations.
*Students are mostly business people, technicians, professionals, company employees, housewives and retirees and the occasional high school student.
*Lessons are conducted in small groups (up to 6) as well as in private classes.
*Classes are usually once a week.
*We use original teaching materials.

Details of Position

Crossroads has an opening for a qualified, professional instructor to teach adults in General English, Business English, ESP and preparation for proficiency exams such as the TOEIC, TOEFL, etc. The school has been in operation for over thirty years specializing in training adults in second-language acquisition using a student-focused program that emphasizes role-playing and conversation activities. Lessons are offered in-house and on-site at company locations.
Students are typically business people, technical personnel and other professionals, company employees, housewives, retirees and the occasional high school student. The range of levels and interests among our students varies considerably as does the program content we design for them. Lessons are conducted in small groups (up to 6 in-house and slightly larger at some on-site locations) as well as in private classes. Classes are usually once a week.
Unless traveling to an outside (company) location, non-teaching hours during the working day are spent at the school in lesson preparation, resources development and general assistance to office staff. Semester assessment reports are required for some company contracts and teachers make regular contributions to our monthly newsletter and assist in posting content to our Facebook page.

Teachers will be requested to work with, apply and adapt the basic Crossroads teaching system and programs.
This full-time position is five (5) days a week (40 hours) with up to 100 classroom, contact-hours per month (average 25 per week). A one hour lunch break is set aside each day.
This position will begin in late March/early April 2018.
The contract is for one year and is renewable.
Short listed applicants will be required to have an interview, either at the school or via Skype.


You will have to be a native level English speaker.
A BA/BS is required.
A TESL/TEFL/ESL qualification, would be a plus.
At least 2 years experience teaching in a foreign country (preferably Japan) will be an advantage also - as would experience teaching Business English.
Currently residing in Japan, and willing to relocate to Matsuyama a decided advantage.
You will need to be comfortable adapting to the school's teaching programs and methodologies.
You will need to be able to accept the responsibilities of working on-site at outside locations.

Salary and Benefits

The salary for this full-time position is 250,000 yen per month. The job includes paid holidays; 2 regular days off per week; national holidays and approximately 3 one-week breaks during the year.

Overtime rates are available at up to 3,000 yen per hour.
The school will sponsor the successful candidate for a working visa to Japan, if required.
Transport to outside locations falls within the working day and the school covers transport expenses when necessary - taxis, etc. - to all outside locations.
National health insurance payments are also covered by the school.
We arrange a furnished, clean apartment conveniently located near the school and pays all necessary deposits. The instructor pays rent (usually between 55,000 yen to 65,000 yen) and bills.

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