Please note that KIS uses G Suite for Education, a suite of free Google tools and services that are tailored for schools. The following application links are Google Forms and may require a Google account (ex. an email address by Gmail) to access.

Primary / Middle School Employment:

  • Supply Teachers
    • Local teachers with flexible schedules able to cover short-term and emergency supply work.

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. Kyoto International School has in place a Child Safeguarding Policy.


At KIS, all incoming staff will be screened using the following process aligned with recommendations by the International Task Force for Child Safeguarding:

A. Perform ‘live contact’ ( phone, skype, face to face) reference checks of at least 2 references
B. Perform one reference check from direct supervisor of candidate (minimum level of Assistant Principal)
C. Contact all references through business email/business phone numbers
D. Verify credentials
E. Conduct internet checks of all prospective employees
F. Require Police background checks
G. Review and update recruitment practices as per ITFCP recommendations/requirements

KIS Recruitment Handbook

A guide to becoming a teacher at KIS