**Please note we will not respond to applications for jobs that are not posted, and due to a large number of applications we are unable to respond to all applications.

Kyoto International School uses G Suite for Education, a suite of Google tools and services that are tailored for schools. Employment applications are managed with Google Forms, which require a Google account (ex. an email address by Gmail) to access.

Administration Vacancies:

No Vacancies
Currently Not Accepting Administration Applications

Teaching Vacancies:

No Vacancies
Currently Not Accepting Teaching Applications

Saturday School Employment:

Summer 2022 start – Saturday Language Teacher Application

Saturday School is hiring English language teachers and assistants. Please note, these positions are local hires only with no visa sponsorship.

No Vacancies
Currently Not Accepting Saturday School Employment Applications

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, zoom/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 International Taskforce on Child Protection (ITFCP) recommendations/requirements

KIS Recruitment Handbook 

A guide to becoming a teacher at KIS