Teacher of Academic English for Business Studies (based in Taiwan)
Off campus

Job reference: 06348

Location: Off campus

Closing date: 19/05/2019

Salary : See special conditions

Department: College of Art Architecture Design and Humanities

School/Section : School of Arts & Humanities

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I-Shou University (ISU) in Taiwan and Nottingham Trent University (NTU) in the UK are currently seeking a highly motivated and suitably qualified teacher to deliver an Academic English for Business Studies course in Taiwan.


This course is an integral part of a new partnership between ISU and NTU which will provide students with a unique opportunity to study International Business Administration and English in Taiwan for three years and then progress to the final year of the BA International Business Management course at NTU.


The post will be located at the main ISU campus in Kaohsiung in Taiwan and the contract of employment will be held with I-Shou University. The key duty for the appointee will be preparing and delivering high quality teaching to students on the Academic English for Business Studies course, as well as to ISU students on other courses. Other duties will include assessment of students, marking and providing feedback on students’ work and participation in regular Skype meetings with the academic lead for the Academic English for Business Studies course in NTU. The appointee will also be expected to spend the first two weeks of the contract period in Nottingham for a pre-course induction.


Applicants should have the Cambridge ESOL DELTA or an equivalent EFL teaching qualification, plus a first degree. Applicants should also have substantial teaching experience, with some experience of teaching EAP and of teaching English overseas. You will be able to demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills and have the ability to teach a language effectively using a variety of methods. An MA in TESOL or related subject would be an advantage.


Conditions of Employment: The contract of employment will be held with I-Shou University and the appointment and conditions will be governed by the employment laws of Taiwan and the policies and practices of I-Shou University.

Salary:  NT$ 92,126.00 per month before tax


Other benefits:  travel allowance, accommodation allowance, relocation allowance


Contract period: One-year fixed term contract beginning 19 August 2019. This will include a two-week induction in Nottingham at the start of the contract (travel to and from Nottingham and accommodation will be paid).


Application Procedure: Application should be made through Nottingham Trent University’s online system.  Uploaded documents should contain a detailed CV, a covering letter stating your suitability for the post, and a concise statement explaining teaching experience. 

Interviews: In addition to the formal interview, all interviewees will be required to give a presentation to the panel; further information will be provided along with the invitation to interview. 



Closing date: 19 May 2019


Interview date: 5 June 2019


Start date: 19 August 2019


For more information on this post, please contact Walter Nowlan, Acting Principal Lecturer (EAP) at walter.nowlan@ntu.ac.uk


The closing date for this job has now passed.