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Thank you for your interest in Saint Maur International School, Yokohama.

Established in 1872, Saint Maur is the oldest international school in Asia and third oldest in the world. The school, which is co-educational, caters to students from age 2 ½ through high school from multi-cultural, and diverse faith & language backgrounds. We provide a quality education within a caring and nurturing family environment, and although traditional in values, are progressive in educational innovation.

Job applicants should be in keeping with and agree to promote the school’s philosophy, goals and objectives, and with the exception of the position for the French School, should apply only if they meet the following requirements:


  • be qualified and hold a teaching credential in the subject(s) they are applying for
  • have had a minimum of three or more years of full-time teaching experience within a recognized English-medium educational system, preferably in a multi-cultural setting
  • be able to effectively utilize technology within the classroom
  • be able to cope with students of mixed abilities some for whom English is not a first language

Applicants should:

  • submit their CV/resume by email to 
  • submit clear copies of their degrees and teaching credentials
  • provide with the application the name and email contact of at least four people who can testify to their teaching ability, classroom management skills, character, and application suitability as we would like to send our own evaluation form. At least two of the four people should be past employers, one the present employer and one from a current principal or direct manager/supervisor.

Job Openings for the 2020-2021 academic year starting August 2020

Elementary and Montessori-Preschool

  • Qualified & Experienced Montessori, Pre-School (ages 2 ½  ~ 5+) Teacher
  • Elementary School Teachers

Experience in inquiry based curriculum, ie. IPC/PYP.   Preferably with Math Investigations and Reader's and Writer's Workshop knowledge

Secondary School

  • IB Coordinator

Assisting the IB Coordinator for the 2020-2021 School Year and IB Coordinator for the 2021-2022 School Year with teaching assignments. 

  • Maternity Leave Substitute (February 17, 2020 - May 7, 2020)

Secondary History and English

  • Math

IBDP and IGCSE experience desired.

  • History, possibly HOD

With World History and IBDP teaching experience

  • Religious Studies (of Catholic faith), possibly HOD

Ability to teach world religions

  • Middle School Math and English

Preferably ability to teach both subjects

  • IGSCE Coordinator (with other teaching assignments)

Work closely with the Administration, College Admissions Counselor, Curriculum and Level Coordinators in order to facilitate an understanding of the needs of the program, and distribute essential information;

Organize and maintain all the administrative details of the IGCSE program and keep records of communications with IGCSE authorities;

Encourage the students to fully participate in the program by sitting the final IGCSE examinations.

School Wide

  • Student Learning Support Coordinator

Coordinate, develop, supervise and assess various programs school-wide and with individual teachers and families for students with special needs;

Collaborate with appropriate Administrators, Counselor, teachers and families    in developing assessment instruments and I.E.P. (Individualized Education Program), for students referred for possible special needs;

Conduct workshops or in-service for parents/teachers.

  • PSHE Coordinator

Lead Personal Development update sessions with staff as appropriate

Address the PSHE Program needs of the whole school in collaboration with

  • Director of Curriculum
  • Homeroom teachers
  • Student Support Committee
  • Administration