TIS endeavors to employ positive, innovative and efficient personnel to carry out a constantly improving educational program. Teachers who are passionate about education, and have a real desire to be part of a team that seeks to provide enriching and meaningful learning experiences at all levels, will relish the opportunity to work at TIS. We are a strong cohesive team working in a small school. TIS desires teachers who are willing and open to sharing their specialist knowledge and experience not only with students, but also the teaching community.

  • We are looking for part time Japanese teachers living in or around Sendai
  • The position is open from April 2023.
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  • We are looking for assistant EAL (English as an Additional Language) teachers living in or around Sendai
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  • We are always looking for qualified substitute teachers living in, and around Sendai
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TIS will normally only accept applications from teachers who have:

  • A recognized teaching license, degree or post-graduate qualification
  • A minimum of two years international experience
  • A desire to actively participate in curriculum development, extra-curricular activities, and other school activities
  • Ability to be flexible and a team player in a dynamic workplace a necessity
  • Reasonable IT competency

Ideally candidates should also have:

  • A post-graduate qualification in their field of expertise.
  • Experience in inquiry based learning programs (PYP, MYP, IB or similar)
  • The ability to be creative and a willingness to try new things


TIS provides a benefits package for overseas employees including:

  • Regionally competitive salaries
  • Housing allowance
  • Health insurance
  • Resettlement allowances at beginning and end of service for candidates recruited overseas
  • End of contract bonus (for flights/summer travel etc.)

Applications for Open Positions will only be accepted via the online forms linked to each job posting.