Freelance online Professional Learning and Development tutor with experience of teaching in Japan

About the role

This is an exciting opportunity to join a fast-growing global network of freelance online tutors, providing high-quality web-based professional learning to institutions in Japan wishing to improve their language teaching. You will use a range of tools to deliver synchronous and asynchronous professional learning to teachers, working in close collaboration with training managers to ensure that blended teacher training programmes are coherent and impactful.

Training events will start in July 2020. Shortlisted candidates will be asked to complete a session planning task ahead of interviews, which will take place in June 2020. Because the teachers are in Japan, demonstrable knowledge of the Japanese teaching context is highly desirable.

About you

You are passionate about language teaching and your enthusiasm is reflected in your own teaching skills and professional development record. You are able to draw on your considerable experience and knowledge to design and deliver web-based teacher training and mentoring that is engaging and relevant, leading to genuine improvements in teaching and learning.

You will have:

An initial degree in a relevant subject, CELTA and DELTA (or equivalents). A Master’s degree is desirable.
A certificate in e-moderation or online teaching/training.
At least five years’ classroom teaching experience in a range of contexts, ideally including experience in Japan.
Experience delivering training workshops, conference talks, mentoring or observing teachers, including in online contexts.
Thorough and up-to-date knowledge of a wide range of ELT approaches, methodologies and resources.

Why Cambridge University Press?

Our Professional Learning and Development department delivers professional learning to thousands of teachers around the world each year, supported by a dedicated research team and cutting-edge ideas from world-leading authors. Our award-winning ELT publishing has been helping teachers develop their skills for over 40 years.

We have over 2,500 talented employees across 50 international offices uniting all our publishing groups. We’re one of the world’s most respected publishers, driven by the purpose of unlocking people’s potential with the best learning and research solutions.

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