Language Tutor in Japanese

Ningbo, China
251823 RMB to 309554 RMB
07 Jun 2022
End of advertisement period
05 Jul 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Join a unique British University in China.  The University of Nottingham Ningbo China (UNNC) was the first Sino-foreign university to open its doors in China. This award-winning campus offering a UK style education has grown to establish a student body of over 8,000 in just 18 years.

The Language Centre

Since its inception in 2005, the Language Centre has continued to grow significantly. At present, it caters for over 1,000 students. The Language Centre sits in the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities and currently delivers core language provision for three degree programmes: BA International Communications, BA International Studies and BA International Business (with Chinese, French, German, Spanish, Japanese or Korean) as well as MA International Communications and MA Interpreting and Translation. The Language Centre also delivers optional language modules taken by students on a wide range of degree programmes. In addition, the Language Centre develops Executive Education courses for target audiences.

The Language Centre is now recruiting Japanese tutors to support the further development of the team. Candidates must hold a degree in a relevant subject; a language teaching qualification (such as Teaching Japanese as a Second Language or degree in Japanese language teaching). They must also have two years of experience teaching Japanese, and the ability to teach from beginner to advanced levels; be able to use digital tools effectively for teaching and administration and be competent in the use of effective communication and presentation skills in English.

The successful candidate will be expected to deliver Japanese language classes across all years of the undergraduate and postgraduate programmes; to develop resources to support independent learning, to contribute to our developing external activities and to carry out administration and developmental activities in line with the strategic development of the Centre.

Salary will be within the range of RMB 251,823 to RMB 309,554 per annum depending on skills and experience (salary progression beyond this is subject to performance). In addition, an attractive package including accommodation allowance, travel allowance and insurance will be provided for international appointments.

This post is available from September 2022 and will initially be offered on a one year fixed-term contract with the University of Nottingham Ningbo, China. It will be renewed upon performance and may be extended on an indefinite basis by mutual agreement.

All applicants are required to apply formally online ( for the position.

To make informal enquiries you can contact Penelope Franco Estrada ( Director of the Language Center, University of Nottingham Ningbo, China. Please note the University does not accept applications sent by email.

For more details and/or to apply on-line please access:

If you are unable to apply on-line, please contact the Human Resources Department.

Tel: 86 574 8818 0000, Ext. 8094. Email:

Please quote ref: 182460.

Closing date: 5 July 2022

Interviews will take place in Ningbo, China in July 2022

Please be advised that the university will contact your referees prior to interview.