Employment

Thank you for your interest in working at Shinagawa International School (SIS) in Tokyo / JAPAN. We are interested in excellent teachers who are passionate about education and are willing and able to contribute to school and student life in a wide variety of ways.

We have an outstanding faculty who provide a safe, nurturing environment for students to learn in, foster intellectual rigor and independent thinking, and promote high standards, collegiality and a strong sense of community.

We value candidates who exhibit a passion for teaching, who have experience with students from diverse backgrounds, whose pursuit of professional development is keen and ongoing, and whose academic background and teaching experience are directly relevant to the position.

Child Protection & Safeguarding

Aligned with the recommendations of the International Task Force on Child Protection, we hold ourselves to a high standard of effective recruiting practices with specific attention to child protection.

SIS will be requesting a police background check with the local police authorities for each new employee. All new employees coming from outside Japan are required to provide a police background check from their current country of employment/residence and all previous countries worked.

Essential teaching requirements for Shinagawa International School (SIS) in Tokyo / JAPAN include

  • Two to five years current teaching experience in the specific grade level or subject area of our vacancy
  • Experience working with an international education
  • Experience working in a multi-cultural setting
  • Familiarity with best practice methodologies as they apply to teaching a diverse student body as well as evidence of recent professional growth activities
  • Experience and commitment to sponsoring extracurricular and after school activities

Benefits Package

  • Relocation allowance*
  • Assistance with finding housing
  • Medical insurance
  • Sick leave
  • Subsidized public transportation
  • Professional development

*Depending on the applicant’s conditions

Open Positions at Shinagawa International School (SIS) in Tokyo / JAPAN

Primary Homeroom Teacher (Kindergarten - Grade 6)
Requirements

English as a mother tongue

A degree in Education/ or a Teaching Credential

Teaching experience (Beneficial)

IB experience (Beneficial)

Detail Shinagawa International School (SIS) is seeking a highly motivated and experienced classroom teacher (Kindergarten – Grade 6) for the 2019-2020 Academic Year. Start Time: Aug. 2019
Contact Detail E-mail: shinagawa@sistokyo.jp

Please apply with a resume, a recent photo and a cover letter. Only successful resumes will be contacted by email. Incomplete applications may be considered unsuccessful.

Preschool Teacher
Requirements

English as a mother tongue

A degree in Education/ or a Teaching Credential

Teaching experience (Beneficial)

IB experience (Beneficial)

Detail Shinagawa International School (SIS) is seeking a highly motivated and experienced preschool teacher for the 2019-2020 Academic Year. Start Time: Aug. 2019
Contact Detail E-mail: shinagawa@sistokyo.jp

Please apply with a resume, a recent photo and a cover letter. Only successful resumes will be contacted by email. Incomplete applications may be considered unsuccessful.

Art&Music Teacher
Requirements

Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university

Valid Teacher Certification in the area of Art and Music

At least 2 years of relevant experience preferred

Master degree preferred

IB experience (Beneficial)

Detail Shinagawa International School (SIS) is seeking a highly motivated and experienced preschool teacher for the 2019-2020 Academic Year. Start Time: Aug. 2019
Contact Detail E-mail: shinagawa@sistokyo.jp

Please apply with a resume, a recent photo and a cover letter. Only successful resumes will be contacted by email. Incomplete applications may be considered unsuccessful.

Others

Physical Education Teacher (Part-Time)

Requirements

English speaker (native level preferred)

Experience teaching Physical Education/Health preferred but not necessary

Bachelor degree

Teaching license preferred

Detail We are seeking a passionate and flexible teacher who can teach Preschool to grade 6 Physical Education/Health for the 2018-2019 Academic Year.  Start Time: Immediate – Aug. 2019
Contact Detail E-mail: shinagawa@sistokyo.jp

Please apply with a resume, a recent photo and a cover letter. Only successful resumes will be contacted by email. Incomplete applications may be considered unsuccessful.

Japanese Language Teacher

Requirements

Fluent in English

A degree in Education/ or a Teaching Credential

Teaching experience (Beneficial)

IB Experience (Beneficial)

Detail

SIS is seeking highly motivated and qualified Japanese Language Teacher. Start Time: Aug. 2019

Contact Detail E-mail: shinagawa@sistokyo.jp

Please apply with a resume, a recent photo and a cover letter. Only successful resumes will be contacted by email. Incomplete applications may be considered unsuccessful.

Team Teacher

Requirements English as a conversational level

A degree in Education/ or a Teaching Credential

Teaching experience (Beneficial)

Detail Shinagawa International School (SIS) is seeking highly motivated team teachers who can work with kindergarten age level.
Contact Detail E-mail: shinagawa@sistokyo.jp

Please apply with a resume, a recent photo and a cover letter. Only successful resumes will be contacted by email. Incomplete applications may be considered unsuccessful.

Saturday School and Part-time Instructor

Requirements English: Native level

TESOL / TEFL or similar certifications

Must currently reside in Japan

Must have a valid working Visa. No Tourist/Temporary visas will be considered.

Experience working with children

Description Shinagawa International school is looking for teachers who have a great passion for working with children.
If you enjoy having fun with children or being part of witnessing their growth and development, SIS may be a good place for you.
Contact Detail E-mail: shinagawa@sistokyo.jp

Please apply with a resume, a recent photo and a cover letter. Only successful resumes will be contacted by email. Incomplete applications may be considered unsuccessful.

School Bus Assistant

Requirements Experience working with children

Good communication skill and manner

Conversational English (Beneficial)

Detail Shinagawa International School (SIS) is seeking School Bus Assistants who ride on a school bus with students in the afternoon. School Bus Assistants are responsible for taking attendance, making sure all students’ safety during their ride, sending them to parents at each bus stop and contacting parents by phone when necessary.

Work Location: Route 1: From SIS Tokyo Campus– Shinagawa – Meguro-Shinjuku-Ikebukuro

Work Location: Route 2: From SIS Tokyo Campus – Odaiba – Ariake – Shinonome – Toyosu – Tatsumi – Shinkiba

Work Location: Route 3: Shibuya -Aoyama – Akasaka – Hiroo -Shirokane Takanawa –Shibaura –Konan

Hours: Weekdays : either 16:00-17:30 or 15:00-16:30

(3 or 4 days a week is also possible)

Payment: 3000 yen/one time

Contact Detail E-mail: shinagawa@sistokyo.jp

Please apply with a resume, a recent photo and a cover letter. Only successful resumes will be contacted by email. Incomplete applications may be considered unsuccessful.

Substitute Teacher

Requirements Native Level English degree in Education

Experience (Advantageous)

Detail  Shinagawa International School (SIS) is seeking substitute teachers for its occasional teacher vacancies. The applicants are required to have a native level of English, a degree in Education and experience in the area.
Contact Detail E-mail: shinagawa@sistokyo.jp

Please apply with a resume, a recent photo and a cover letter. Only successful resumes will be contacted by email. Incomplete applications may be considered unsuccessful.

After School Program (ASP) Teacher

Requirements Good Level English (Advantageous)

Expertise in the field to be offered as an ASP

Experience working with children

Detail Shinagawa International School (SIS) is seeking professionals who are willing to share their expertise with our students. If you have any special talent and want to teach it to children please contact us.
Contact Detail E-mail: shinagawa@sistokyo.jp

Please apply with a resume, a recent photo and a cover letter. Only successful resumes will be contacted by email. Incomplete applications may be considered unsuccessful.

Volunteers for After School Program (ASP)

Requirements Conversational English

Expertise in the field to be offered as an ASP

Experience working with children

Detail Shinagawa International School (SIS) is seeking volunteers from the wider community to teach an After School Programme (ASP). It is also a good opportunity for tutors who would like to expand their target audience.

There is no set area for the ASP, but our students enjoy recreational classes that help them relax, socialize and enjoy. Examples of past and current ASPs are:

-Calligraphy
-Tae Kwon-Do
-Drawing & Crafts
-Origami
-Dance

The ASP is organized in ten-week blocks per term and the times are 3:15~3:55 p.m. on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays.

Although we are looking for volunteers, Shinagawa International School (SIS) will be happy to reimburse the transportation expenses as a sign of gratitude. Web links will also be published on the school’s web site for those who wish to do extend their business to the Shinagawa International School (SIS) community.

Contact Detail E-mail: shinagawa@sistokyo.jp

Please apply with a resume, a recent photo and a cover letter. Only successful resumes will be contacted by email. Incomplete applications may be considered unsuccessful.


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