Current Openings

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

Primary/Elementary Class Teacher Openings for Grades 1-6 (Year 2-7) for January & March 2023

There are two Elementary Grades 1-6 (Year 2-7 equivalent) openings – one to commence in January 2023 and one to commence in March 2023.

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 5-12 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!

We offer a professional working environment and a competitive benefits package. Initial contracts are for two years with a start date of either January 2023 or March 2023 and renewable thereafter. Please download a copy of the ‘Guidance for Applicants’ document at https://www.mis.ed.jp/employment/ and follow the instructions there before making an application. Please send a letter of application, an up-to-date CV, a recent professional photograph and the contact details of two (preferably three) educational referees to the Head of School, Trent Citrano at: head@mis.ed.jp

The closing date for applications is 04 November 2022, although we may contact suitable early applicants before that date.

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 – Elem for January and March 2023

Substitute Teacher

MIS is looking for any teachers 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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