Part-time English teacher (English essay editor in one-to-one classes)

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Position: Part-time English teacher (English essay editor in one-to-one classes)This time, we are looking only for a teacher who can work in the afternoon on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 18 September and 25 October (twice per week). Please apply for this position after checking this time condition.We prefer a teacher who can teach twice per week (Tue and Thu) but can consider a teacher who can teach once per week (Tue or Thu) if you have strong background.Key Responsibilities: Editing and proofreading English essay applications to foreign colleges and graduate schools. The essays are usually a "statement of purpose," "personal statement," "personal history," and(or) "academic interests." You do not need to offer any advice, professional expertise, and(or) special knowledge on the essays. All you need to do is edit and proofread the essays for grammar, expressions, and how to use words and create paragraphs to make the essays more impactful for admission committees comprising English as a first language speakers. So, we prefer people who have considerable experience in writing and editing English papers (academic research papers, statements of purpose, or personal history statements).Our pupils are usually adult Japanese students (full-time workers in Japan) who want to apply to foreign universities and graduate schools. Usually, they are students in one-to-one classes at the counseling room in Omotesando (Shibuya, Tokyo) or Kasumigaseki (Chiyoda, Tokyo).Key Qualities Required:For this position, teaching experience or special knowledge of how to edit essays is not required (some experience is preferred but not mandatory). We will provide you with the necessary guidelines so that you can acquire the knowledge required for editing and proofreading the English essays. We are looking for someone who has English as a first language, a bachelor’s/master's degree (master's degree preferred), and strong communication skills (you do not need to speak Japanese). A candidate must have at least a bachelor's degree (or must currently be a university student) or master's degree earned in universities in U.S.A., Canada, U.K., or any other English-speaking country. Graduate students and those who have already earned their master's degrees are preferred.Location of the Classroom:You will be working in either classrooms.Omotesando counseling room (Shibuya, Tokyo) 5 min from Omotesando Station (Chiyoda, Ginza, and Hanzomon Lines), Tokyo Metro5 min from Meiji-jingumae Station (Fukutoshin and Chiyoda Lines), Tokyo Metro10 min from Harajuku Station (JR Yamanote Line)Kasumigaseki meeting room (Chiyoda, Tokyo)5 min from Kasumigaseki Station (Chiyoda, Hibiya, and Marunouchi Lines), Tokyo MetroTerm, Day and Time:Term: 18 September to 25 October Day and Time: 13:00-17:00 (30min~1 hr break) on every Tue and Thu (twice per week) Working Conditions:We are looking for someone who is reliable and available to work between 13:00-17:00 on every Tuesday and Thursday from 18 September to 25 October.*We prefer a teacher who can teach twice per week (Tue and Thu) but can consider a teacher who can teach once per week (Tue or Thu) if you have strong background.Payment: Twice per week (Tue and Thu)336,000 Yen (for 84 hrs) + your transportation expensesOnce per week (Tue or Thu)168,000 Yen (for 42 hrs) + your transportation expensesInterview:After confirming candidates’ acceptance of the conditions above, we will arrange interview sessions for qualified persons. Please email us with your preferred times and days, selecting from the options below:Interview sessions: 21 August: 12:00,12:30,13:00,13:30,14:00,14:30,15:00,15:30,16:00,16:3022 August: 12:00,12:30,13:00,13:30,14:00,14:30,15:00,15:30,16:00,16:3028 August: 12:00,12:30,13:00,13:30,14:00,14:30,15:00,15:30,16:00,16:3029 August: 12:00,12:30,13:00,13:30,14:00,14:30,15:00,15:30,16:00,16:30Applications:First round: Applications due by 14 August; on 15 August, we will email only those persons selected for interviews.Second round: Interview time preferences due by 17 August; on 18 August, we will email to confirm those interview times.School Profile:In 2004, the TOEFL Prep College and IELTS Teaching Centre were founded by the Graduate School Consulting Co., Ltd., which continues to manage these institutions. The purpose of these schools is to support Japanese people who want to enroll in universities and graduate schools in U.S.A., Canada, U.K., Australia, New Zealand, and Europe by providing one-to-one courses for TOEFL and IELTS preparation.