Teaching at MBIS

Thank you for your interest in joining the learning community at Marist Brothers International School.  The MBIS school calendar runs from August to June.  We primarily hire through Search Associates.  Please be aware, we do not accept, read, or reply to unsolicited resumes.


What we offer

  • A competitive salary package for the region
  • Annual travel allowance
  • Annual PD stipend
  • Japanese pension and health insurance, under the JPTA Private Health (Teacher) Insurance system
  • Tuition fee waiver for staff children (as per Japanese law, tuition will still be listed as a benefit and taxed)


Requirements & guidelines

  • Applicants must have a Bachelor degree with a teaching credential in the content area and/or age group for the position they are applying for.  A Master's degree is preferred

  • While we do not age-discriminate - please be aware that the mandatory retirement age for employees in Japan is 65
  • MBIS is committed to ensuring that children are protected from violence, abuse, exploitation, and neglect.  All staff must undertake child protection training


What we look for...

  • Enthusiasm
  • Strong, recent references (they will be checked)
  • Communication skills - evidence of the ability to communicate effectively with all members of the school community
  • Experience in an international teaching environment
  • Post-graduate degrees and/or additional certification is an advantage
  • Experience with programs that are currently being utilized at MBIS 
  • Experience teaching the IB DP is strongly preferred, for some Upper School positions
  • Willingness and ability to moderate or coach extracurricular activities, while not a prerequisite, is always seen as a bonus
  • Experience and capability with technology
  • Evidence of an ongoing commitment to professional development
  • Experience with ELL students
  • Experience with service learning
  • Experience designing and implementing inquiry-based lessons/units
  • Background check and approval to work with children