Assistant Teacher Ohana International School

Ohana International School

Job Overview

  • Employer Type Direct Hire
  • Industry Education / Teaching
  • Salary ¥280,000 - ¥280,000 / Month (Contract)
  • English Level Native level
  • Japanese Level Conversational Level
  • Restricted to Domestic Applicants? Japan only
  • Visa Sponsorship Future possibility / Renewal

Job Requirements

  • Language requirements (Japanese or English level) - Native English speaker, some Japanese
  • Does the applicant have to be currently living in Japan or do you accept applications from overseas residents that wish to work in Japan? - the applicant must be living in Japan.
  • Visa requirements? - must have work visa.
  • Education, licenses, certificates, physical requirements, work days/hours - Early Childhood teaching certificate/degree/diploma - experience in Early Childhood settings working with children aged 15 months to 4 years old. 8am to 4pm Monday to Friday.
  • This is NOT a job for an English teacher.
  • We will ONLY reply to those who match ALL of our requirements.

Job Description

  • You must be experienced in working with young children in preschools. You will be required to work closely with your team and families in order to provide the best possible outcomes for the children in your care.
  • Ohana is unique in that it has created its own curriculum through the philosophies and teaching principles of the global early childhood world. We incorporate aspects of Reggio Emilia, use the Integrated Learning Themes of IB, Values learning, Emergent Curriculum is key to who we are, Play Based and the Ohana Child Map which incorporates family, the school and the community and neighbourhood where we are located.
  • Music skills are an advantage e. g. play the piano or other instruments.
  • The day involves being flexible and includes art, language and literacy, music, free play, sensory play, mealtimes, outdoor play in the park and if you are the lead on a day, writing a journal which is then posted to Class Dojo, our portal for communicating with parents.
  •  Salary is 280,000 JPY per month which includes National Health Insurance and Pension. This is an amazing opportunity for a dynamic and experienced Early Childhood educator. Working as an Assistant Teacher with an experienced team, in a school that embraces diversity and families.


Ohana International School is known as being one of the most sought-after International Preschools in Minato-ku. It is a school with a truly international population and a parent community that is supportive and works for the good of those in need. Fundraising for charities and giving back are something standard and reflect the generous spirit of our school.

The school has a very low staff turnover therefore the availability of such a position is rare. Besides being paid monthly, all holidays are paid as well as monthly transportation. All professional development is paid by the school. We pay for your annual medical check-up. There are always opportunities for advancement based on performance. Performance appraisals and team building events are held annually.

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Ohana International School is a pre-school with a difference; accepting all nationalities and children with special needs. Staff are experienced, highly trained Early Childhood educators. The school curriculum is play-based – a context for learning... read more about Ohana International School
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Tokyo Office
C/O Global Village Media
1-7-20-B2 Yaesu, Chuo-ku, Tokyo
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