Employment

Thank you for your interest in working at Yokohama International School. YIS enjoys an excellent reputation for being a great school, a warm and welcoming community, and a rewarding place to work. We offer a competitive package, excellent professional learning opportunities and the chance to work with talented professionals from around the world. We are looking for excellent teachers who are passionate about education and wish to contribute to school and student life in a variety of ways.

YIS is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in education and employment. We do not discriminate against individuals on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, religion, disability, age, or national or ethnic origin in the administration of its educational, admissions or employment policies, but may take into account factors including a student applicant's prior educational and linguistic background for purposes of admission in order to fulfill the school's mission of providing education in the English language to the international community. Furthermore, as an international school founded in 1924 and arising out of the spirit of internationalism that prevailed following the formation of the League of Nations, Yokohama International School supports the principles of the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

YIS promotes and protects the rights of children to physical and psychological well-being. In line with the school's Student Protection Policy and Guidelines, we implement safe recruitment procedures to ensure that all potential members of staff undergo comprehensive criminal background checks. We also require references from previous direct supervisors for all finalist candidates.

Current Opportunities

If you are interested in working at our school, we encourage you to continue to check this webpage regularly; new vacancies are posted as they become available. Please see below for current job postings.

Please note: At YIS we receive hundreds of applications each year for a limited number of positions. We apologize that we are not able to respond to each applicant individually and will only contact those whose applications we wish to pursue further.

Leadership Vacancy - Pre-announcement

Secondary Principal

We wanted to give potential applicants advanced notice that we will soon be open for applications for the Secondary Principal position at Yokohama International School, to start in either January or August 2019. This is an exciting opportunity to join our Senior Leadership Team and lead our vibrant and dynamic faculty and students in the Secondary School. We are looking for someone special who understands the importance of developing our programs and people to provide even greater gains in student learning, while at the same time supporting others in their desire to be the best they can be.

Applications will open August 1st and will close at the end of August. We will advertise with full details at this time, but if there are questions that need answering before this then please do not hesitate in contacting me directly at couttsc@yis.ac.jp.

- Craig Coutts, Head of School

Faculty Vacancies

There are no vacancies at present.


Administrative Vacancies

There are no vacancies at present.

If you encounter any problems submitting your online application please contact help@yis.ac.jp