The Inside Japan Podcast – Getting a University Teaching Position w/University Teacher James


This week University Teacher James drops in to help me clear my inbox out of questions all about being a University Teacher in Japan. Enjooooy.

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  • 03:30 – Why Should We Trust You James?
  • 04:30 – What do you think about the job of University Teacher in Japan as a whole?
  • 13:00 – Is the job more stable than being an ALT or Eikaiwa Teacher?
  • 16:50 – How are you evaluated?
  • 18:40 – How many years on average would it take to find a University Teaching Position after JET?
  • 2155: – What are you responsible for both inside and outside the classroom?
  • 30:25 – Is there any job that is better than University Teacher?
  • 33:30 – Closing Advice

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James came to Japan as an Eikaiwa teacher, morphed into a seven-year ALT, and now helps people have more fun while working in Japan, whether they’re just starting out or are veterans themselves. He started and The ALTInsider Podcast in 2015 and has been spreading his message of “Have more fun” ever since.To give your resume the tune-up it needs, head on over to ALT Insider Resume Review and get started today. Don’t let your dreams be dreams.

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