- A university degree
- A formal teaching qualification, such as, a B.Ed., M.Ed., PGCE, PGdip or QTS (TESOL and TEFL certificates qualify teachers for ESL positions only)
- Minimum 3 years’ classroom teaching experience in a mainstream school.
- Experience of teaching the IB DP curriculum and current assessment practices.
- Experience of working with children who have English as an additional language is ideal.
- Teachers who are very comfortable with technology are preferred.
- Starting Salary: £31,500 GBP per Annum
- Airfare allowance
- Relocation Allowance
- 80% school fees subsidy for your children
This international school holds the esteemed title of Japan’s most ancient international school. Accommodating students from a wide array of nationalities and faiths, spanning ages 2½ to high school, the school is ensconced in Yokohama’s historically international enclave—a significant gateway for foreigners during Japan’s closed-country policy. With a foundation rooted in the American school system, the institution encompasses the Montessori Preschool, Elementary School (Grades 1 to 5), Middle School (Grades 6 to 8), and High School (Grades 9 to 12), supplemented by the Ecole Française, which extends French language programs. Commencing in Grade 9, students embark on a journey culminating in the IGCSE examination in Grade 10, progressing to the IB Diploma Programme for Grades 11 and 12. The school also offers opportunities for Advanced Placement classes and preparation for the PSAT or SAT exams.
Yokohama, a dynamic and culturally rich city located in the Greater Tokyo Area, offers educators an enticing backdrop for professional and personal growth. As Japan’s second-largest city, Yokohama blends the charm of historical significance with the innovation of a modern metropolis. Its international character is reflected in its diverse neighborhoods and vibrant expatriate community. Educators have the opportunity to engage with a unique blend of traditions and cutting-edge advancements, making it an ideal environment to foster global perspectives within the classroom. From its iconic waterfront and bustling markets to its museums, parks, and cultural festivals, Yokohama provides a captivating setting for educators to thrive and contribute to a rich educational landscape.
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