Employment

Thank you for your interest in working at Horizon Japan International School. We are interested in excellent teachers who are passionate about education and are willing and able to contribute to school and student life in a wide variety of ways.

We have 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.

Child Protection & Safeguarding

Aligned with the recommendations of the International Task Force on Child Protection, we hold ourselves to a high standard of effective recruiting practices with specific attention to child protection.

HJIS will be requesting a police background check with the local police authorities for each new employee. All new employees coming from outside Japan are required to provide a police background check from their current country of employment/residence and all previous countries worked.

Essential teaching requirements for HJIS include

  • Two to five years of teaching experience in the specific grade level or subject area of our vacancy
  • Experience working in accredited schools
  • 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

Benefits Package

  • Relocation allowance*
  • Visa procurement assistance,
  • Assistance with finding housing
  • Medical insurance
  • Sick leave
  • Transportation allowance
  • Professional development

Yokohama Campus


Below you can find the vacant positions. Please fill out the employment form. Make sure you have the followings ready to upload before filling out the form (you may also email the documents to recruiting@horizon.ac.jp)

  • resume
  • recent photo
  • cover letter

Only successful resumes will be contacted by email. Please note that other documents will be requested after initial screening.

Job Openings - Yokohama Campus

Special Education Teacher

HJIS is seeking a full or part-time special education teacher. Applicants are required to be a native speaker of English and have a teaching degree in SPED.

Start time: Immediate or Aug 2019

Requirements

  • Native English level
  • Teaching certificate
  • Teaching experience (Beneficial)
  • Conversational Japanese (Beneficial)

Please fill out the Employment Form to apply!

Primary Teacher

HJIS is seeking highly motivated and qualified Primary Homeroom Teacher.

Start time: Aug 2019

Requirements

  • English as a mother tongue
  • A degree in Education/ or a Teaching Credential
  • Teaching experience (Beneficial)
  • IB Experience (Beneficial)

Please fill out the Employment Form to apply!

Preschool Teacher

Start time: Aug 2019

Requirements

  • English as a mother tongue
  • A degree in Education/ or a Teaching Credential
  • Teaching experience (Beneficial)
  • IB Experience (Beneficial)

Please fill out the Employment Form to apply!

Primary Team Teacher

Start time: Immediate or Aug 2019

Requirements

  • Native English Speaker
  • A degree in Education or Certificate related to the position
  • Teaching experience (Beneficial)

Please fill out the Employment Form to apply!

Communications Manager

Communications managers are responsible for conveying an organization’s internal and external messages. They draft written materials, prepare presentations and communicate with employees.

Start time: Immediate

  • A bachelor’s degree in communications, public relations or a relevant field
  • Experience (preferred)
  • Advanced speaking and writing skills (Both English and Japanese)
  • Proficient at working with others.

Please fill out the Employment Form to apply!

ICT / Computer Teacher

Start time: Aug 2019

HJIS is seeking a full time dedicated ICT / Computer teacher. Applicants are required to have a degree in teaching, a conversational level of English, and preferably experience in that area.

Requirements

  • Can communicate in English
  • Teaching certificate
  • Teaching experience (Beneficial)

Please fill out the Employment Form to apply!

Sendai Campus


Please fill out the online application form to apply.

E-mail: recruitingsendai@horizon.ac.jp

Web: http://www.horizon.ac.jp/sendai/en/index.html
Only successful resumes will be contacted by email. Please note that other documents may be requested after initial screening.

Job Openings - Sendai

Preschool Teacher at Sendai Campus (from August 2018)

Horizon Japan International School Sendai is seeking a highly motivated and qualified Preschool and Kindergarten Teacher for the 2018-2019 Academic Year. The position will start on August 21st, 2018.

Requirements

● English native speaker
● Bachelors Degree in Early Childhood Education
● Teaching certificate
● 2~3 years of teaching experience as Preschool / Kindergarten Teacher

Summer School Teacher in Sendai (July~August 2018)

Horizon Japan International School Sendai is seeking highly motivated Preschool/Kindergarten/Primary Teachers for the Summer School 2018. The position will be from July 23rd to August 3rd, 2018.

Requirements

● English native speaker
● 2~3 years of teaching experience as Preschool/Kindergarten/Primary Teacher

Primary School Teacher at Sendai Campus (from March 2019)

Horizon Sendai Primary School is seeking a highly motivated and qualified Primary School Teacher for the 2019-2020 Academic Year which will start in April 2019. The position will start on March 21st, 2019.

Requirements

● English native speaker
● Bachelors Degree in Primary Education
● Teaching certificate
● 3~5 years of teaching experience as Primary School Teacher

 

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