PULLMAN, Wash. — The College of Education at Washington State University, which has an international educational partnership agreement with the Nishinomiya Board of Education in Japan, is now accepting applications for two positions, both teaching English for 12 months beginning in August, in the Nishinomiya School system.
Teachers in these positions are expected to engage in junior high teaching and serve as English language consultants to Japanese teachers of English.
A master’s degree is preferred. A teaching certificate and/or successful teaching experience is/are required. Sensitivity to other cultures, and a willingness to participate in Japanese culture and contribute to the partnership are other selection criteria. Knowledge and experience of teaching English will be a high priority. The teachers selected will represent WSU in Japan and will be expected to participate in partnership activities following their return to the United States.
An annual tax-free salary in Japanese yen is offered for each position. Salary range in dollars will be approximately $34,156-$37,798. In addition, a furnished apartment and round-trip transportation between Pullman and Nishinomiya will be provided.
To apply, send a letter of application, a resume and three letters of recommendation to Christine Sodorff, chair WSU/Nishinomiya Teacher Search Committee, College of Education, Washington State University, Pullman, WA, 99164-2114. Review of applicant files will begin March 30. Questions should be directed to Ms. Sodorff at 335-7357.