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.

Our main recruitment period begins in November or December.

To apply for any position fill our form below and indicate which you position you are applying for.

Available now:

  • Full-Time Physical Education and Health Teacher (tentative)
    • 3 years old to MS
    • Experience with PYP preferred but not required
    • Ability to run recess sports leagues and clubs
  • After School Tutors
    • Experienced teachers looking to tutor students in
      • Math
      • Reading & Writing
      • Japanese
  • Supply Teachers
    • Local teachers with flexible schedules able to cover short-term and emergency supply work
Application Form

Apply here-fill out candidate profile


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

Kyoto International School