Science Teacher Physics Specialism, Tokyo, Japan

Closing date:

The British School in TokyoTokyo, Japan

Date posted:
Start date: August 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive expatriate package
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: No

The British School in Tokyo is a not-for-profit, non-selective independent 3-18 British international school founded in 1989. We broadly follow the Early Years Foundation Stage and National Curriculum for England and prepare students for (I)GCSE and A-level examinations. 

We are an academically high-performing school whose students and teachers are committed to providing an innovative, broad-based and multi-faceted education. 

A rich variety of extra-curricular opportunities is a vital part of the BST experience and we expect all our teachers to play an active role in and out of the classroom. BST is a dynamic, forward-thinking school: it is not enough to be standard – our teachers are outstanding practitioners delivering an exceptional provision in every area. 

Please submit a letter of application, photograph & CV to Paul Tough, Principal, The British School in Tokyo. We have a dedicated online application system; all applications should be submitted here:  

Deadline for applications: Friday, March 27th  Initial Skype interviews will take place soon after the closing date with school visits, lesson observations and interviews to be arranged thereafter.

For full details of all posts and more information on our school, please visit our website:  

The British School in Tokyo is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Short-listed candidates will undergo regular screening, including following-up references with previous employers and Disclosure & Barring Service checks.

You must meet the following requirements for a visa or working permit:

  • 2 years teaching experience.
  • Any degree.
  • B. Ed or similar teaching qualification.
  • Proficient in English.
  • Should hold a valid passport from either Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Korea, Republic of, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, New Zealand, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom or United States.
  • References, Criminal background check
  • Over 24 and below 65 years of age

More about The British School in Tokyo
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: 1-21-18 Shibuya, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, 150-0002, Japan. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +81 3 5467 4321
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