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Early Years Teacher

Horizon Japan International School is accreditated by Kanagawa Prefecture, CIS and WASC and also authorized to implement IB Diploma Programme. It is currently a candidate school to implement IB PYP and MYP. 

HJIS has an outstanding faculty who provide a safe, nurturing environment for students to learn in, foster intellectual rigor and independent thinking, and promote high standards, collegiality and an extremely strong sense of community.

We value candidates who exhibit a passion for teaching, who have experience with students from diverse backgrounds, whose pursuit of professional development is keen and ongoing, and whose academic background and teaching experience are directly relevant to the position.

Typical responsibilities of the job include:

  • Developing and implementing lessons and work schemes, using PYP Framework
  • Providing a safe and stimulating environment that facilitates learning
  • Organising and supervising play and work activities (for example reading, cooking, music, dancing etc)
  • Liaising with parents, carers and professionals such as speech therapists and counselors
  • Maintaining records
  • Monitoring and recording progress
Posted: March 2019
This is a Direct to School Job
Yokohama, Japan
August 2019
1 year
Licensed Teacher
Early Childhood
USD 3000 - 4000

Job Benefits

  • Relocation allowance
  • Visa procurement assistance
  • Assistance with finding housing
  • Medical insurance
  • Sick leave
  • Subsidized public transportation
  • Professional development

Qualifications and Requirements

Teaching Credential/License
Early Years Education
  • Native English Speaker
  • A degree in Early Years Education or a Teaching credential
  • Two to five years current teaching experience as an Early Years Teacher
  • Experience working with an international education
  • Experience working in a multi-cultural setting
  • Familiarity with best practice methodologies as they apply to teaching a diverse student body as well as evidence of recent professional growth activities
  • Experience and commitment to sponsoring extracurricular and after school activities