Language Tutor in Japanese

¥236,721 to ¥282,656
£27,673.87 to £33,043.90 converted salary* per annum, depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.
Closing Date:
Friday, 29 June 2018

Join a unique British University in China. 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 7,000 in just 13 years.

The Language Centre

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 that are taken university wide by students on a wide range of degree programmes. In addition to this the Language Centre is also developing a commercial evening class programme as well as Executive Education courses for target audiences.

Since its inception in 2005, the Language Centre has continued to grow significantly. At present, it caters for over 1,000 students.

Candidates must hold a Bachelor Degree (Master preferred) in a related field along with a Japanese language teaching qualification such as TJSL (Teaching Japanese as a second language) or a degree in language teaching. They must also have validate experience in Japanese language teaching in an English speaking institution ideally for 3 years. They must 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.

Salary will be within the range of RMB 236,721 – RMB 282,656 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 1 September 2018 and initially will be offered a one year fixed-term contract subject to renewal upon a satisfactory performance in the University of Nottingham Ningbo China. This contract may be extended on an indefinite basis by mutual agreement.

ALL applicants are required to formally apply online at Career for the position.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Ms Penélope Franco Estrada (, Director of the Language Center, University of Nottingham Ningbo China. Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

Interviews will take place in Ningbo, China the week commencing 5 July 2018.

Please be advised that your referees will be contacted prior to interview. 

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 88180000, Ext.8966, email:

Please quote ref. 180176    

Closing date: 29 June 2018

The University of Nottingham is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

To learn more about working and living in China, please visit:

“As the first Sino-foreign collaborative University, The University of Nottingham China (UNNC) has just passed its successful first decade with high-quality graduates, excellent teaching and a fast growing research portfolio. The University is located in Ningbo, one of the most vibrant and liveable coastal cities in China. You will find at UNNC a warm welcome and many exciting opportunities for professional and personal development.”

Professor Chris Rudd

Provost and Pro-Vice Chancellor
The University of Nottingham Ningbo China

University of Nottingham Ningbo China

199 Taikang East Road,
Ningbo, 315100,China

T. +86(0)574 8818 0000