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Non-Tenured Full-Time IBDP Lecturer (Biology)

Ritsumeikan Uji Junior & Senior High School (立命館宇治中学校・高等学校)
Job ID
宇治市, Kyoto, Japan
Post date
May 16, 2024
Education / Teaching
Licensed, Certified Teacher, Professor
Work Type
Contract / Experienced (Non-Manager)
Amount not specified


  • English: Native level (preferred)


Ritsumeikan Uji Junior and Senior High School
Non-Tenured Full-Time IBDP Lecturer Recruitment Information
Recruitment Information 2024

1.About the position
 Title of Position: Teacher of IBDP Science (Biology)
 Workplace: Ritsumeikan Uji Junior and Senior High School
 Location: Uji City, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan
 Start Date: September 1st , 2024

・Recognized teaching certification.
・Able to start work at the beginning of the new Japanese academic year on September 1st.
・Enthusiasm to teach IBDP ESS as well as IBDP biology by working closely with current staff.

3.Application Deadline
 The position will remain open until filled.
 We will stop accepting applications when the recruitment is confirmed.
 Please access this URL and submit your application on the web:
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4.Application Documents
(1)Curriculum Vitae (Format supplied at
(2)Copies / digital scans of a cover letter stating your reason for applying, your educational philosophy, and your understanding of IB pedagogy. (Format supplied as point 1, above)
(3)Personal Curriculum Vitae (Optional)
(4)Copies / digital scans of all university diplomas, both undergraduate and graduate.
(5)Copies / digital scans of academic transcripts from any undergraduate and graduate schools attended.
(6)Copies / digital scans of any teaching certificates you hold (e.g., official IB certification, PGCE, TEFL, TESOL, CELTA, DELTA, etc.)
(7)Copies / digital scans of the front and back of your Japanese residence card, if you have one.
*Application Documents points 1, 2 and 3 must be completed in English.
*All digital uploads, unless otherwise specified, must be in PDF format.

5.Application process
(1) First-Stage: Applicant document screening.
・The school may conduct an online pre-interview with certain candidates.
・Information submitted by applicants may be subjected to verification screening.
(2) Second-Stage: Sample lesson and interview at Ritsumeikan Uji High School.
・In the case of an applicant based overseas, an online interview and sample lesson may be conducted.
*Successful applicants are required to undergo a medical examination after taking up their post.
*Please note: no transportation allowance can be offered to cover these costs.

(1) The initial contract will run from September 1st, 2024 through March 31st, 2025.
(2) Subsequent contracts will each run for one academic year, from April 1st through March 31st. The contract may be renewed a maximum of four times (5 years in total) upon mutual agreement between employer and employee.
(3) The contract is administered in accordance with the various regulations of the Ritsumeikan Trust.

7.Remuneration and benefits
(1) Yearly Salary (Paid in monthly installments)
  4.566 million yen (1st year)
  4.866 million yen (2nd year)
  5.178 million yen (3rd – 5th years)
(2) Benefits
・Single one-way flight provided and relocation fee to successful applicants coming from outside Japan
・Daily transport allowance to and from workplace
・Regular professional development opportunities, including international IB workshops
・Enrolment in the Japan Association for the Promotion and Mutual Aid of Private Schools (health insurance)
・Opportunities for programme development and coordination, including academic curriculum,student pastoral care, special educational needs (SEN), and extra-curricular supervision.

Last modified on June 4, 2024

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