The Japan Foundation, Manila (JFM) would like to invite applications for the following position:
1. Job Opportunity
|Japanese-Language Lecturer||Japanese Language Education||6:00 PM of Sep 15, 2023 (Friday)|
2. How to Apply
Please email the following documents to the email address shown below. The title of the email should be【JLL-2023】Applicant’s Name. The successful candidates will be notified and invited for an interview.
1) Duly accomplished JFM Application Form
2) Curriculum Vitae (with a profile picture taken within 6 months)
3) 1 copy of a valid government issued ID
4) 1 copy of a graduation certificate issued by the college or university that the applicant
5) 1 copy of the Japanese-Language Proficiency Test certificate (if any)
6) One minute-video clip of self-introduction in Japanese
7) Lesson plan*.
* There will be a 15 min mock lesson during the interview. Kindly submit the lesson plan of the topic you would like to cover during the mock lesson. You can choose any topic, but the level of the students for the mock lesson should be A2 level.
3. Contact Details
The Japan Foundation, Manila
Address: 23F, Pacific Star Bldg., Sen. Gil Puyat Ave. corner Makati Ave., Makati
Title: Japanese-Language Lecturer [JFT-Basic Section]
Contract: Contractual until March 31, 2024, with possible renewal subject to mutual agreement of both parties.
JFM is recruiting one Japanese-Language Lecturer in the field of Japanese-Language Education. The Japanese-Language Lecturer will be assigned to the JFT-Basic Team and be tasked to plan, implement, and monitor Nihongo teacher capacity development activities conducted by the JFT-Basic Team.
The JFT-Basic Team supports Japanese language education for those who wish to work in Japan under the Specified Skilled Worker (SSW) visa and disseminates information regarding the JFT-Basic and its corresponding learning material, Irodori: Japanese for Life in Japan.
The expected tasks of the Japanese-Language Lecturer include:
• Work closely with other JFT-Basic team members in the planning, implementing and monitoring of training seminars and workshops for Nihongo teachers;
• Provide feedback and advice on practice lessons or training sessions by Nihongo teachers;
• Manage a database for activity attendees;
• Participate in Nihongo school visits and provide advice on how to use Irodori;
• Prepare post activity reports;
• Participate in capacity building and network activities of Nihongo teachers conducted by other JFM teams in the field of Japanese Language Education, such as Sensei no Wa(Teachers’ Circle), the annual Nihongo Fiesta, and the bi-annual Philippine Nihongo Teachers’ Forum (PNTF); and
• Engage in other services incidental to program operations of the JFT-Basic Team.
|Academic Background||Bachelor’s degree of Advanced diploma|
|Work Experience||One year of teaching experience (it does not have to be Nihongo.)|
|Nihongo Proficiency||CEFR B1 Level|
|PC skills||Intermediate level in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint|
|Preferred Personality Traits/skills||• Strong planning and organizational skills; detail oriented
• Passion for upskilling teaching skills (it may entail unlearning old teaching techniques)
• Strong facilitative leadership skills (be able to facilitate learners to engage in proactive and reflective learning process)
• Excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities
• Patience and a high degree of diplomacy
• JFM is currently operating in a hybrid work arrangement (commute to the office three days and work from home two days a week). This arrangement may change depending on the office protocols.
•The Japanese-Language Lecturer may be asked to join overnight business trips outside Metro Manila and to work over the weekend during special events such as weekend training and seminars.
•The term of the initial contract will be until 31 March 2024. Based on mutual agreement, the contact can be extended on a yearly basis.