Employment Opportunities - Join us!

Positions Available SY 2018-2019


Summerhill International School is a learning environment of beauty and wonder, full of warm, flowing colors and objects that awaken the imagination and invite interaction through play.

Summerhill teachers are committed to providing an enriched, nurturing, warm environment where children experience the excitement and joy of learning. Teachers work closely together to develop experiences that stimulate curiosity and expand children’s thinking.

Essential characteristics of Summerhill teachers include cultural sensitivity, the ability to collaborate with others, flexibility, life-long learners, a strong work ethic as well as having a good sense of humour.

Lead teachers must have a four year degree and a teaching license in early childhood education. IB or Reggio experience is preferred. Assistants must speak English at a native level, have 2 or more years of early childhood education experience and early childhood certification is preferrable. They must be lively, creative, warm, love children and be team players with a positive attitude.

Summerhill is accepting applications for the 2018-2019 academic school year. If you qualify and are interested please submit your CV. Please contact info@summerhill.jp for further information.

Current opening pisition:

  • Supply / cover teacher
  • Teaching assistant (immediate start) 

If you are interested in joining us please forward:

  • Cover letter (no more than 250 words).
  • Contact Details
  • CV
  • 3 References (include most recent supervisor)


Submit applications

Summerhill is always looking for substitute teachers.  If you are interested in being considered for substitute work, please send in your application.