Employment Opportunities


SPS-ELP Part-time Instructor Openings


The School of Policy Studies English Language Program (SPS-ELP) at Kwansei Gakuin University, Kobe-Sanda Campus is currently hiring for part-time teaching positions for the Spring 2017 semester, contract beginning April 1st, 2017. Each position involves teaching three 90-minute classes, including one academic writing course, one day per week (Tuesday – Friday, 9:00am – 3:00pm).

If you would like to apply, by Sunday, January 29th please (1) submit your CV in the required format as an attachment in Word or PDF to KGUPartTimepositions@ml.kwansei.ac.jp and (2) indicate your teaching availability (Tuesday – Friday) within the body of the email. After the CVs are reviewed, suitable candidates will be contacted to arrange an interview. Early submissions are encouraged.


CVs should include in the following order:


Contact and biographical information

Name (Roman letters and Japanese katakana)




Date of birth




Undergraduate degrees

Postgraduate degrees

EFL/ESL related qualifications


Employment (In reverse chronological order; indicate full- or part-time)

EFL/ESL positions at universities / colleges / equivalent institutions

(starting month/year – ending month/year, teaching hours per week, types of courses taught)

Other experiences teaching English

(starting month/year – ending month/year, teaching hours per week, types of courses taught)


Professional Development

Relevant publications, presentations, and workshops

Relevant postgraduate dissertation, thesis, and coursework term papers

Participation in professional associations


The ELP is a two-year (4-semester), English for Academic Purposes (EAP) program. All courses are developed in-house and are closely coordinated, which means that materials, lesson plans, and assessment tools are the same for all teachers and students. The ideal part-time instructor candidate would have:

  • experience and interest in teaching academic English, especially academic writing
  • interest in teaching within a coordinated program
  • university-level English language teaching experience
  • an MA degree, preferably in a related field (e.g. TESOL, Applied Linguistics)


Click on the link below for a details:

Part-time Hiring Advertisement for Spring 2017