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We are thrilled with your interest in our school. For efficiency, we place all advertised positions on APLi – below. We carefully and respectfully consider all applications uploaded through APLi. We are a small human resources team and we receive a lot of applications. As such, we only contact candidates for interview which we believe would be a good fit at this particular time. We do not file speculative applications.

Our current cohort of staff; their strengths, diversity and experiences – in addition to our current school goals – determines who we hire each year. If you are experienced, fantastic and fully qualified, yet you are unsuccessful, please do not be discouraged. It may be that you are just the sort of staff member we would love to hire but there are simply not enough positions to fill. We often find ourself saying “Wow this candidate is amazing, I wish we had space for him/her!” We understand just how much time and effort it takes to write an application and we thank you for your interest in Tokyo International School. Whether it be at TIS or elsewhere, we wish you every success finding a wonderful, exciting position!

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Pay & Conditions

TIS provides a comprehensive, competitive salary and associated package. All staff regardless of nationality are on the same, salary scale. All staff receive retirement and health insurance contributions and travel allowance as per Japanese law. Teaching staff (except permanent residents and Japanese nationals) receive a housing allowance, financial assistance with housing, financial assistance with shipping and an annual flight allowance. Full details are shared in interviews with successful candidates.

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Child Protection

TIS is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful candidates will be required to undergo rigorous, relevant background checks. All TIS employees must adhere to our child protection code of conduct and associated policy and procedures.

Current Vacancies

Although we have no international teaching positions we are still seeking applications for the following local hire positions.
Assistant Teacher
On Site Substitute / Teaching Assistant
We will be contacting successful candidates for an interview in the near future.
If you do not hear from us we want to thank you for taking the time to apply.
Substitute Teacher
If you are interested in being considered for substitute work, please fill out this form. You will need a Google account when filling out this form so that you can upload a c.v./resume. Candidates must currently be a resident in the Kanto area.

More Questions?

Kindly browse our website, refer to our FAQ page and consider using the services of our affiliate recruitment agency Search Associates.

Apple Distinguised School

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).