Our team is made up of international teachers, assistants, specialist support staff, operations staff and leaders. Everyone in our team is valued equally; irrespective of their position on their name badge. We are professional, committed, collaborative and fun. We are all here for our students.
We are a welcoming, vibrant community representing a range of nationalities, cultures, identities and beliefs. We embrace the same values and mission as the school. We are commited, supportive, open-minded and fully engaged in school life.
We are all members of the TIS Family Community; our parents association. Everyone is welcome to join in the fun. Activities include: fundraising, organizing events for our children, social events, parent sports and assisting new families to settle into our wonderful city.
Tokyo International School is a non-profit organization governed by seven community volunteers; collectively we are known as the TIS Board. We empower the Head of School to be the educational leader and, in partnership with us, the Head has clearly defined responsibilies and accountability for student learning, well-being, global citizenship, and the culture of the school as a whole. Our role is to: to hire, nurture and evaluate the Head of School, to develop and approve the strategic plan, to monitor implementation of these plans, to develop and approve school policy and to ensure the financial health of our school. We do this in in congruence with Tokyo International School’s mission, vision and values.
Tokyo International School is a non profit school, which is accredited by the Council of International Schools and the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.
We are a fully authorized, International Baccalaureate World School, catering for students from Kindergarten 1 (four years old) to Grade 8 (fourteen years old).