Employment Opportunities

Aoba-Japan International School (A-JIS) is a vibrant and growing school with four campuses in the greater Tokyo area.

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Current vacancies

Aoba Japan International School Hikarigaoka Campus is seeking a part-time Afterschool Program Digital Design teacher *Immediate start*

Position

Our After School Program (ASP) at A-JIS provides a series of engaging activities. Digital Design students take on various projects according to their passion and interests. The digital design teachers are there to support and inspire when needed. Classes are run in a dynamic environment allowing the students to learn from each other creativity.

Work Hours:Twice a week, 3:30pm-5:00pm

Preferred Experience:

  • Experience in teaching teenagers
  • Experience with Magic voxel, Photoshop, Canva, Pixler
  • General IT skills
  • Fluency in English

Aoba Japan International School Hikarigaoka Campus is seeking a full time Marketing, Design and Events Assistant *Immediate start*

Position:

  • Ideate and create graphic design solutions for digital and print media
  • Develop deliverables in support of department and/or school initiatives. Deliverables may include writing, print products, digital products or other communication/marketing tools
  • Plan, design and edit school yearbook and Annual Report
  • Manage digital communication channels, including strategy, administration and governance in coordination with the communications team
  • Initiate digital design programs for students

Preferred Experience:

  • Experience with graphic design, video production and/or photography, and is a strong collaborator in producing and guiding creative work
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite, including Illustrator and Photoshop
  • General IT skills
  • Fluency in English

Aoba Japan International School Hikarigaoka Campus is seeking a part time PYP Art Teacher (Early Years) *Immediate start*

Position:

  • Kindergarten to Grade 1
  • Implement the IB PYP curriculum

Preferred Experience:

  • Certified teacher with at least two years of accredited school teaching experience
  • Expert teaching and learning knowledge
  • Demonstrated high-level teaching skills within the early years context
  • Deep understanding of the continuum of learning
  • PYP experience would be an advantage
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate
  • Native or fluent level of English
  • Must currently reside in Japan

Aoba Japan International School Hikarigaoka Campus is seeking a full time Learning Support Teacher Assistant.

Position:

  • Provides in and out of class support for our students to achieve success in the IB PYP/MYP curriculum framework
  • Collaborates with teachers, Learning Support team and EAL team in planning and implementing learning experiences
  • Shares in the development and implementation of written lesson plans with the teacher
  • Exhibits a genuine nurturing, caring attitude to all children
  • Must currently reside in Japan

Preferred Experience:

  • Strong background in working with children with learning difficulties
  • Experience working with second language learners
  • Effective interpersonal skills to collaborate with grade level team/administrators/parents
  • Commitment to a continuous process of professional growth
  • Effective communication skills
  • Fluent in English and Japanese will be an asset
  • Commitment to being a team player and contributing member of the A-JIS Community.

A-JIS will be increasing student numbers in its Early Years and Secondary Years programs over the next two years. We are looking for experienced educators who have a demonstrated capacity to effectively collaborate, innovate and teach.

Key selection criteria (Necessary)

  • Expert teaching and learning knowledge
  • Demonstrated high-level teaching skills
  • Deep understanding of the continuum of learning

Advantage

  • International Baccalaureate knowledge and practice
  • Bilingual
  • Leadership aspirations
  • CV
  • Three references (include most recent supervisor)

Please read the details below carefully to ensure your application is considered and has the best opportunity of success.

Submitting applications

Please submit all inquiry about employment through the employment contact form.

General hiring and employment information

A-JIS is always looking for substitute teachers. If you are interested in being considered for substitute work, please send in your application.

Confirmation of applications

Due to the large number of applications received each day we are unable to respond personally to all applications and inquiries. Only applicants selected for interview will be contacted.

We are accepting applications for 2019–2020