St. Michael's International School

Working at SMIS

St Michael’s International School is a well-established, family orientated and diverse environment in which to work.  We offer a warm and welcoming working environment where professional development is actively encouraged to learn.   Successful candidates will be fortunate to find themselves working alongside highly skilled, experienced and professional colleagues.



All of our staff are highly qualified and fully trained teachers with a UK teaching qualification or an international equivalent. We deliver a British style education based on the National Curriculum of England and Wales, adapted to suit our environment and community.  Familiarity with the renewed frameworks for English and Mathematics and the International Primary Curriculum are therefore desirable in all candidates thinking of applying.

St Michael’s offers a competitive salary and benefits package for full-time teachers which includes:

  • Subsidised accommodation
  • Relocation flight and shipping to and from Japan
  • Relocation allowance on arrival
  • Biennial home leave allowance
  • Professional Development
  • Japanese health insurance
  • Personal days
  • Private club membership
  • Use of school  laptop and tablet for teaching and learning
Staff continuity and stability are major advantages for a school and at six years, St. Michael’s International School is rightly proud of its teacher retention average. We appreciate that commitment to a school depends on a number of factors but we believe that for the right candidate St. Michael’s offers a very good balance between a number of essential factors including: cost of living in relation to salary, savings potential, benefits of an excellent local environment,  the quality of life in and out of work as well as the potential for professional growth.  These are all excellent reasons to join us.
St Michael’s is an attractive school, with an excellent reputation both locally and internationally.  Located in one of the most diverse cities in Japan, St. Michael’s International School offers you a great environment in which to develop professionally and personally. We look forward to meeting you soon!
St. Michael’s International School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults.


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