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| Following is an explanation regarding the status of special part-time teachers.
Subjects which special part-time teachers can teach are the following:
Elementary schools: parts of all subjects, club activities
Lower and upper secondary schools: portions of individual subjects, parts of the period of integrated study and moral education
Schools of special education: part of individual subjects, club activities (elementary schools), parts of the period of integrated study and moral education.
There are 20,392 special part-time teachers in 2003; 8,249 at elementary schools, 3,324 at lower secondary schools, and 8,589 at upper secondary schools.
The regular jobs of the special part-time teachers are as follows. Elementary schools: instructors of Japanese drums, carpenters at sawmills, instructor of courses at cultural centers. Lower secondary schools: OA instructors, sports instructors, instructors of tea ceremonies / flower arrangements, Noh instructors. Upper secondary schools: NPO staff, staff of welfare facilities, nurses, chief chefs at hotels. Schools of special education: doctors, pharmacists, scientific therapists