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Join our passionate and dynamic team

Our experienced staff team are diverse in their nationalities, ages, backgrounds and life experiences, but they're united when it comes to their passion for education and inquiry-based learning.

Currently our faculty is made up of over 40 educators from the USA, United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, Japan... and more! We are committed to hiring great people and actively seek out future staff members who embrace and embody our guiding statement as well as the attributes of the IB Learner Profile.

A teacher in action in the classroom

Child Protection & Safeguarding

In addition to hiring great people, we are mindful of our commitment to providing an excellent international education in a safe and caring learning environment. We require anyone wishing to join our professional community to provide a self-disclosure, including criminal background checks and information about their visa, study, health and work history, as well as any aspects of their past or profile that could affect the reputation of FIS or the wellbeing of those already in the school. To view our full Child Protection & Safeguarding policies and procedures, please click here.

How can I apply?

All current vacancies are listed on this page. Primarily, our teacher recruitment takes place through Search Associates. If you are not registered with Search Associates and you would like to apply for one of the vacancies listed below, please email Robin Schneider, Head of School with your resume and cover letter.

We are always on the lookout for excellent substitute teachers. If you are a teacher (located in Fukuoka), who is seeking regular substitute work, please complete the form at the bottom of this page to register your interest.

Current Vacancies

2024/2025 school year vacancies:
  • Whole School Principal of Teaching and learning
  • Whole School Educational Technology Coach
  • High School Counselor
  • Elementary School (PYP) Learning Support Coach/Teacher
  • MYP Spanish Acquisition Teacher with DP Spanish ab initio
  • MYP Theater and English Language and Literature
  • Marketing and Communication Officer

Please review this general job description to get a sense of our school and the expectations of our educators. Applications can be made through Search Associates.

Ongoing recruitment