Employment Opportunities

Recruitment open for Education Assistant positions - part time, August 2017

Japanese International School would like to invite interested candidates to apply for the position of class based Education Assistant (E.A.) to start the school year in August 2017. The role of the E.A's is to enhance the opportunities and provision of teaching and learning for the students at JIS. The position(s) would be term-time only and would be for 3 days per week. The E.A. role is ideal for parents wishing to work in a school environment but who cannot yet commit to full time employment, due to family members of school age.

The prefered candidate would be:

  • a flexible team player, committed to working in a cooperative working environment
  • a lively, motivated person, keen to get involved and enjoy themselves
  • keen to work with young children, developing their skills and strengths
  • happy to learn and develop alongside students and teachers in a dynamic, purposeful environment
  • organised, responsible and a strong communicator
  • skilled or aware of the use of technology
  • potentially experienced in working with children in a school based or carer environment

Interested applicants are invited to send a letter of application and a short CV or resume to Mr Simon Walton: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by Friday 19th May 2017. Informal interviews will be held at the school in the week beginning May 22nd. Anyone wishing to contact the school can call 2834 3531 or email Mr Walton for a job description or further details.

The E.A role is based on 3 working days per school week (term time only) and attracts a salary of $160 per hour, equivalent to approximately $11, 500 per month.

 General information update:

Japanese International School, Hong Kong is a small, dynamic international primary school situated close to Shatin and Tai Po in the New Territories of Hong Kong. JIS - International Section is an experienced, authorized I.B. World School, offering the PYP (Primary Years Programme) to a fully international clientele from Kowloon and the New Territories of Hong Kong. JIS is a partner school with International College Hong Kong.

Applicants for potential positions must be creative, experienced teachers, committed to working in a collaborative, team, inquiry based environment. Qualifications and experience as an I.B., PYP teacher would be a distinct advantage but not a pre-requisite. Application forms are available from the webiste (below). Applicants should send their C.V. expressing their areas of interest, experience and professional development in education; with the names of two referees to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Staff application form - click here: 

or MS word version 

Supply teaching opportunities at JIS.

Applications are welcomed for supply teaching positions from August 2016 and beyond

During the school year there are times when teaching staff are involved in training workshops or may be on sick leave. JIS would welcome interest from suitably qualified teachers to act as supply teachers during these periods. Please send a completed Staff Application form, attach a CV and send details of teaching qualifications to Mr Simon Walton - Principal, on    This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  if you would be interested in working part time at JIS.

All staff need to be registered teachers with the Hong Kong Education Bureau. Mr. Walton will contact interested teachers for a social interview and introduction meeting.



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