Position Announcement

Gottschalk Teacher of English 2022-2024

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  • English Teacher for grades 7-12

  • Two-year contract

  • Term begins April 1, 2022


  • Salary: 4,691,200 yen

  • Furnished apt provided by school (small fee)

  • Japanese language study


  • B.A. degree.  Major in English or Education preferred.

  • TESOL certification and large classroom teaching experience preferred.

  • Native speaker of English with strong grammar and writing skills.

Kobe College Junior and Senior High School is a prestigious, private girls’ school with a student body of 900, founded in 1875 by Congregational missionaries. The school’s location provides easy access to Osaka, Kobe, and Kyoto.

Gottschalk Teacher Information Session 2021

Dr. Patsy Cooper Gottschalk

 Gottschalk Teacher of English at Kobe College High School- OVERVIEW


Gottschalk Teachers of English at Kobe College High School teach students in grades 7-12. The term is for two years, with a possibility of extensions being offered for up to a total of a five-year stay, and begins on April 1st. Subsidized housing and Japanese language study are provided.


The Gottschalk Teachers of English at Kobe College High School program was named in honor of longtime KCC-JEE Board President Dr. Patsy Cooper Gottschalk. Dr. Gottschalk was herself an English teacher at Kobe College High School, and years later became involved in the KCC-JEE Board. During her tenure as President, new programs were developed, many existing programs were expanded, and the KCC-JEE/KC relationship was further deepened.