Tutor, Japanese Language

22 May 2023
End of advertisement period
21 Jun 2023
Contract Type
Part Time


  • Native or near-native fluency in Japanese
  • Bachelor’s degree in Japanese as a Foreign Language, Applied Linguistics or any related field
  • At least one year of Japanese language teaching experience, excluding private lessons
  • Good command of English to conduct educational and administrative work
  • Must be able to teach up to 12 hours/week including 8am-10am or 6pm-8pm classes on weekdays or must be able to teach a three-hour course for retirees and working adults on Saturdays

Job Description

  • Teach Japanese as a foreign language (Weekday/Weekend)
  • Prepare and conduct lessons (online or in-person)
  • Mark all coursework and assessments
  • Prepare class materials
  • Create quiz and term-test questions
  • Perform other course related duties

More Information

Application Documents (in English)

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Japanese as a Foreign Language, Applied Linguistics or any related field
  • Cover letter
  • CV
  • Copies of educational certificates


Please submit the above-requested documents in a single PDF file in this portal.

Shortlisted applicants will be invited to attend an interview and give a teaching demonstration.

Only Singapore Citizens / Singapore Permanent Residents can apply.

Location: [[AS4, #02-05]]
Organization: [[NUS]]
Department : [[Centre for Language Studies]]
Employee Referral Eligible: [[53000707]]
Job requisition ID : [[53000707]]

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