Ben Kelly

On Site Substitute

South Africa, Australia


BSc in Environmental Management and Sustainable Development, Advanced TEFL.

Ben has previously had teaching and coaching experience in Australia, Kenya, and most notably Japan, where he worked as an Assistant Language Teacher on the JET Programme. These experiences in the classroom have inspired Ben to pursue a Master’s in Education. In addition to teaching, Ben grew up in South Africa and Australia and has always had a keen interest in animals and the environment. Before coming to Japan, he previously worked in wildlife conservation with elephants and marine turtles. Ben enjoys both playing and watching sports, especially water polo and rugby. Ben speaks English.

At TIS since 2021

South Africa, Australia, Japan

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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).