Hikarigaoka Campus (Administration)

Our Administration: our Navigators.

Our administration at A-JIS comes from a variety of educational leadership backgrounds from around the world. They all bring with them years of experience in IB methodology and pedagogy, international education and socially responsibly educational research and development. All are highly qualified in their areas of expertise. Each member of the administration brings with him or her the experience of having led institutions both in their home countries and within Japan.

Sell, Ken

Head of School

Otsuka, Sachiko

Primary Principal

“If you are not willing to risk the unusual, you will have to settle for the ordinary” —Jim Rohn

Fradale, Paul

Secondary Principal

“If you smile at me I will understand / ‘Cause that is something / Everybody everywhere does in the same language.” —Kantner & Stills

Ikeura, Haru

IB PYP Coordinator

“Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.” —Chinese Proverb

de Pierres, Lisa

IB MYP Coordinator, MYP Design, DP Film Teacher

“Wisdom comes from experience. Experience is often a result of lack of wisdom.” —Terry Pratchett

Kimura, Ae

Admissions Director

“Don’t walk behind me; I may not lead. Don’t walk in front of me; I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend.” —Albert Camus

Lawless, Edward

Director of Education Strategy

"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world." —Nelson Mandela

We are accepting applications for 2019–2020