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Language Tutor in Japanese

Ningbo, China
RMB 262,512 to RMB 322,693 per annum
Closing date
29 May 2024

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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 9,000 in just 20 years.

About the 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.

About You

Candidates must hold a degree in a relevant subject and a Language teaching qualification (such as Teaching Japanese as a Foreign Language or degree in Japanese language teaching). They must have at least 2 years relevant teaching experience and should have the ability to teach Japanese language 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.

Your Remuneration, Benefits and Support

Salary will be within the range of RMB 262,512 to RMB 322,693 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. You will be offered a wider range of Chinese talent schemes application opportunities based on the eligibility of application.

This postion is available from August 2024 and will initially be offered on a 3 year fixed-term contract with the University of Nottingham, Ningbo, China. This contract may be extended on an indefinite basis by mutual agreement.

How to Apply

Applicants are invited to submit their applications by May 29, 2024 with the following:

  • an up-to-date CV(both in Japanese and English) 
  • a motivation letter
  • recommendation letter(better to have)

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Ms Roser Cervera, Director of Language Centre, Email: Please note that applications sent directly to this address will not be accepted.

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

If you are unable to apply on-line please contact the Human Resources Office, Tel: 86 574 8818 0000 – 8006.


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