We are a rigorous, happy, thriving two-site school that has high expectations and a high and growing reputation. BST is run as a not-for-profit trust located in the heart of Tokyo and we are the only school in Japan offering the National Curriculum of England. We currently have around 700+ British and international students aged 3 to 18.
We follow the UK academic year, from September to July, and our recruitment for teacher positions follows this cycle, beginning in January for starts the following September. Since we follow the National Curriculum of England we expect all teachers either to have qualified in the UK (with a B. Ed. or PGCE) and have Qualified Teacher Status and/or to have recently spent at least one year in the UK teaching the National Curriculum.
For Teachers interested in working at the British School in Tokyo please see here for additional information about living in Tokyo and working at BST. Please also read our Recruitment FAQs before applying.
Not currently recruiting
For September 2013 start
The deadline for the secondary positions above is Friday 21st June, local hire only.
For all of the above positions please apply by sending the two application forms above, a current CV, cover letter stating why you are suitable for the position and recent photograph to email@example.com. Please be aware that this email address can only support up to 1mb of data per email, therefore please do not include large files such as images of degree certificates or references.
For Classroom Teacher positions we accept applications from candidates in Japan, the UK and overseas.
For Teaching Assistant and Business Group roles we are only able to consider applications from candidates who are in Japan and have a university degree (or have valid permission to work in Japan).
We receive a great many applications for a limited number of openings. While each applicant will receive a response confirming their application, we apologise in advance that we are not able to respond to each applicant individually after that and will only contact those candidates whose applications we wish to take further.
The British School in Tokyo is an equal opportunities employer.