Job Opportunity- World History Teacher (p/t)

Sendai Ikuei Gakuen High School is currently looking for a part-time World history teacher for our new IB Diploma Programme. The course is to be delivered in English. The position begins on April 1, 2015*. There is the possibility for the position to become full-time employment.

*Possibility to start sooner
Salary: 2800 yen/hour (negotiable)
General requirements:
·  Qualifications: University degree in History, teacher certification and/or Master’s degree (preferable);
·   Experience teaching (preferably high school level)
·   Fluent in English;
·   Currently residing in Japan with a resident status for “Instructor”, “Long term residence”, “Spouse of Japanese National”, or ”Permanent Resident” or other resident status that is legally permitted to teach in English;
·   Interest in International Baccalaureate education and enthusiasm for teaching high school students in an academically rigorous course.

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Announcing the Winners of the 2014 LLL Award

The Extensive Reading Foundation (ERF) has announced the winners of the 10th Annual Language Learner Literature Award for books published in 2013. An international jury chose the winning book in five categories, taking into account the Internet votes and comments of students and teachers around the world. Check out all the winners on the ERF website.

Seminar on university globalization: "How to improve English quality of Japanese students"

June 23, 2014 - Sakura Hall, Katahira Campus, Tohoku University

This all-day event features perspectives from ten speakers, including two members of our JALT Sendai community (Cory Koby and Tim Phelan). The keynote speaker—interpreter Mariko Nagai—graduated from MIyagi Gakuin High School. Download pdf brochures in English and Japanese.

Kyoto JALTs journal

The Kyoto JALT Review, has extended the deadline for submissions until July 1st, 2013. We hope that all JALT members (non-members can submit as well) will take advantage of this opportunity to publish their research on practical aspects of language teaching. Find out more information about it.

Kyoto JALT Review 

Kyoto JALT Review is a bi-annual (Spring/Fall) online journal hosted at Kyoto JALT website that aims to publish articles related to language teaching and/or learning. The overarching theme for these articles is a focus on practical research that language teachers or learners can truly utilize to improve language learning efficiency. It aims to strike an optimum balance between practicality of results and empirical methodologies.

The journal relies on anonymous peer review for vetting and proofreading, aims to publish 5 articles per issue, and currently only accepts manuscripts in English.

The deadline for submissions for Issue #1 is January 31st, 2013. The issue will be published on March 31st, 2013.

For further information follow the links at Kyoto JALT.

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