Current Openings

Makuhari International School is a unique dual-language school (English and Japanese) delivering programmes for K1-G6 (Nursery to Year 7). Situated just 30 minutes by train from the centre of Tokyo, the award-winning MIS camp us enjoys outstanding facilities and excellent resources. The curriculum model, based on the Japanese National Curriculum, but modified where appropriate and taught via international teaching and learning methods, allows children to transfer to local junior high schools as well as other international schools. MIS opened its doors in 2009 and currently has 385 children on roll. MIS achieved fully accredited status with CIS in April 2017.

Upper Elementary Class Teacher for August 2024

An opportunity exists to join a team of dedicated professionals. MIS is seeking candidates who are committed and enthusiastic, with at least two years’ recent experience and possess QTS or a teacher license issued by a government educational agency for the 6-12 age-range and able to bring a range of teaching methodologies and differentiation consistent with current best practice.

MIS children are a delight ? eager to learn, and a pleasure to teach. When prospective parents leave after a visit, we are always confident that the ‘wow factor’ will ensure their return!

Please see our job advertisement on the Schrole website here:
https://www.schrole.com/schools/Makuhari-International-School

We offer a professional working environment and a competitive benefits package. Initial contracts are for two years with a start date of April 2024 and renewable thereafter. Please send the following required items: a letter of application, an up-to-date CV, a copy of your teaching credential, a recent professional photograph, your family status, and the contact details of two (preferably three) educational referees to the Head of School, Mr. Trent Citrano at: head@mis.ed.jp or update your profile with these required items on the Schrole website and apply via Schrole.

Further information can be obtained from our website at www.mis.ed.jp. Please download a copy of the ‘Guidance for Applicants’ document at https://www.mis.ed.jp/employment/ before making an application.

Details of the salary and benefits are available on the Schrole website and will be sent to shortlisted candidates. If you have not heard back from us before the end of February, please assume that your application was unsuccessful.

Guidance for Applicants

Learning Support-SENCO Teacher/Coordinator for August 2024

An opportunity exists to join a team of dedicated professionals. MIS is seeking candidates who are committed and enthusiastic, with at least two years’ recent experience and possess QTS or a teacher license issued by a government educational agency for the 6-12 age-range qualifying them to serve as a Learning Support-SENCO Teacher/Coordinator.

MIS children are a delight ? eager to learn, and a pleasure to teach. When prospective parents leave after a visit, we are always confident that the ‘wow factor’ will ensure their return!

Please see our job advertisement on the Schrole website here:
https://www.schrole.com/schools/Makuhari-International-School

Position Overview:
We are seeking an experienced Learning Support-SENCO Teacher/Coordinator to join our team of dedicated educators. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing support and guidance to both kindergarten and elementary students who require additional assistance due to special educational needs or other learning challenges/differences. This person will also coordinate with the Japanese Learning Support Teacher as well as classroom teachers, parents/guardians, and external agencies, when appropriate.

Skills and Qualifications:
The ideal candidate should possess the following qualifications and skills:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Education or related field
  • QTS or possess a valid teaching license issued by a government educational agency for the 6-12 age-range qualifying them to serve as a Learning Support-SENCO Teacher/Coordinator.
  • At least 2 years of experience working as a Learning Support/SENCO teacher/coordinator
  • Knowledge of various learning difficulties such as dyslexia, ADHD, autism spectrum disorder (ASD), etc.
  • Ability to develop individualized education plans (IEPs) for each student
  • Native English speaker with excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Strong organizational skills with attention to detail
  • Ability to work collaboratively as part of a team

Values and Attitudes:
At Makuhari International School we value individuals who demonstrate the following values:

  • Passionate about teaching children with special educational needs or other learning challenges/differences
  • Compassionate towards all learners regardless of their abilities or background
  • Collaborative approach towards working with colleagues, parents/guardians, external agencies involved in supporting SEN learners
  • Adaptable mindset that can adjust quickly according to changing circumstances

We offer a professional working environment and a competitive benefits package. Initial contracts are for two years with a start date of April 2024 and renewable thereafter. Please send the following required items: a letter of application, an up-to-date CV, a copy of your teaching credential which qualifies you as a Learning Support/SENCO Teacher/Coordinator, a recent professional photograph, your dependent/family status, and the contact details of three educational referees to the Head of School, Mr. Trent Citrano at: head@mis.ed.jpor update your profile with these required items on the Schrole website and apply via Schrole.

Further information can be obtained from our website at www.mis.ed.jp. Please download a copy of the ‘Guidance for Applicants’ document at https://www.mis.ed.jp/employment/ or on the Schrole website before making an application.

Details of the salary and benefits are available on the Schrole website and will be sent to shortlisted candidates. If you have not heard back from us before the end of February, please assume that your application was unsuccessful.

Guidance for Applicants

ECE/Kindergarten Class Teacher Opening for August 2024

An opportunity exists to join a team of dedicated professionals. MIS is seeking candidates who are committed and enthusiastic, with at least two years’ recent experience and possess QTS or a teacher license issued by a government educational agency for ages 3-6/Nursery-Year 1/PreK-K and able to bring a range of teaching methodologies and differentiation consistent with current best practice.

MIS children are a delight – eager to learn, and a pleasure to teach. When prospective parents leave after a visit, we are always confident that the ‘wow factor’ will ensure their return!

The post commences in August 2024. There is an opening in Kindergarten K1 (Nursery equivalent).

We offer a professional working environment and a competitive benefits package. Initial contracts are for two years with an August 2024 start and renewable thereafter. Please send a letter of application, an up-to-date CV, a copy of your teaching credential, a recent professional photograph, your family status, and the contact details of three educational referees to the Head of School, Mr. Trent Citrano at:head@mis.ed.jp

We will be selecting a shortlist of candidates for interview over the coming weeks. Interviews will be by Zoom (Japan is currently GMT +9).

Details of the salary and benefits will be sent to shortlisted candidates. If you have not heard back from us before the end of March, please assume that your application was unsuccessful.

Further information can be obtained from our website at www.mis.ed.jp. Please download a copy of the ‘Guidance for Applicants’ document at https://www.mis.ed.jp/employment/ before making an application.

Guidance for Applicants

Substitute Teacher

MIS is looking for any teachers living in the Tokyo/Chiba area who are available to cover our normal class teachers on select days over the next term and beyond (in Kindergarten or Elementary).

Remuneration is excellent and you would be joining a supportive and positive team.

  • Teaching qualification/licence needed.
  • Appropriate visa needed.

Please contact the Head of School (Trent Citrano head@mis.ed.jp) for more information.

Bus Assistants

Please see the detail here in Japanese.

Child Protection at MIS

Please know that MIS places a high priority in protecting the students in our care. By submitting an application form you are stating that you have not ever harmed children, adolescents or vulnerable people either physically, sexually or emotionally. You are also stating categorically that there is no reason why you should not work in a school setting with children. You also confirm that you are free from any criminal record, spent or otherwise, in any jurisdiction, with regard to offenses (or cautions/warnings) which may be deemed relevant to employment with young people at Makuhari International School. In order to fulfil the MIS Child Protection Assurance, you also consent to MIS conducting background checks on you as a condition of any contract offer made, and understand that MIS has the right to rescind any offer of emp loyment should there be any concerns raised through those checks. Prospective employees are also informed that any adult behaviours which contravene a professional standard of decency/respect, constitute sexual, physical or emot ional abuse and/or are otherwise an infringement of a student’s right to physical and emotional safety are grounds for immediate dismissal. You underst and that you will be asked to sign a Code of Conduct and Child Protection As surance at the time of accepting any offer of employment from MIS.

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