List of International Schools in Japan

Here you will find a directory of international schools in Japan listed in alphabetical order. When possible, we have included information about the school such as location, when it was founded, student body, qualifications, salary, and benefits.

There will also be a link to the school’s homepage where you can find out more information about the school and employment opportunities offered.

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Doshisha International School, Kyoto (DISK)

  • Founded in 2011
  • located in the ‘Keihanna Hills’ between Kyoto, Osaka, and Nara Prefectures
  • Address: 7-31-1 Kizugawadai, Kizugawa City, Kyoto 619-0225
  • International Phone:  +81-774-71-0810 | Fax: +81-774-71-0815
  • Domestic Phone: 0774-71-0810 | Fax: 0774-71-0815

Aoba-Japan International School

American World International Preschool and Kindergarten ESL School

Canadian Academy

  • Founded in 1913
  • Located in Kobe, Japan
  • International School
  • 760 students, Pre K – 12
  • 8:1 teacher-student ratio
  • Prefer teachers with MA degree and 5 years relevant teaching experience
  • 4.0 – 5.76 million yen after-tax starting salary

Christian Academy in Japan

  • Founded 1950 to provide Christ-centered education to children of missionaries
  • Located in Tokyo
  • International school
  • 460 students, K – 12
  • Christian-based learning
  • American education system
  • Boarding available for students in hostel dorms
  • 48% missionary children, 52% children of businesspersons and professionals
  • Qualifications: born-again Christian with Christ-like lifestyle, BA degree, ACSI or government teacher certification – See more
  • 3 million yen annual salary

Columbia International School

Hokkaido International School

Hiroshima International School (Gakko Hojin)

  • Founded in 1962
  • Located in Asakita in Hiroshima, Japan
  • Students aged 3-18
  • Non-profit foundation
  • Japan Council of International Schools member
  • East Asian Regional Countil of Overseas School member
  • Registered as an American Overseas School
  • Accredited by Countil of International Schools
  • Accredited by New English Association of School and Colleges
  • Mission to enable students to play an active role as global citizens
  • Contact school for salary and employment info

Horizon Japan International School

  • Founded in 2003
  • Located in Yokohama, Japan
  • 213 students, Pre K – 12
  • Accredited by WASC, IB World School, ECIS, CIS
  • Contact school for salary and employment info

International School of the Sacred Heart

  • Founded in 1908
  • Located in Hirou in Tokyo, Japan
  • Catholic school
  • Accredited by Western Association of Schools and Colleges
  • Accredited by Council of International Schools
  • Coed Kindergarten
  • All-girls school for grades 1-12
  • 540+ students from 45 countries
  • Teachers from over 15 countries
  • Must have 3-5 years full-time teaching experience
  • Must have teaching credentials in subject area applying for
  • 50% subsidy for health insurance
  • Job openings
  • Contact school for salary and employment info

K International School Tokyo

  • Founded in 1997
  • Located in Tokyo
  • Pre-K to Grade 9
  • Teachers recruited through European Council of International Schools (ECIS), Search Associates, and Teacher Recruitment International (TRI)
  • Teachers must have formal teaching qualifications and 2+ years teaching experience in their national system
  • Contact school for salary and employment info

Marist Brother International School

Nagoya International School

S International School (SIS)

  • Founded in 2005
  • Located in Chiba, Japan
  • Main campus + 3 additional preschool campuses in Chiba
  • International school with all subjects taught in English
  • Mix of American, Canadian, and Japanese school systems
  • Contact school for employment info

Kerria International School Of Japan