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International Primary School Headteacher (expired)

Laurus International School of Science

Laurus International School of Science

Job ID
Tokyo, Tokyo
Post date
Jul 10, 2020
Education / Teaching
Licensed, Certified Teacher, Professor
Work Type
Full Time / Manager (Manager/Supervisor of Staff)
¥450,000 ~ ¥600,000 / Month
  • Negotiable


  • English: Native level
  • Must currently reside in Japan
  • English: Native level
  • BA. BS BEd or MA, MEd, MS, PhD
  • Teaching licence
  • Interest in Science/ STEM
  • Visa sponsorship available



Head Teacher for Primary school

Laurus International School of Science is seeking a Head Teacher with a proven record of success in educational leadership, preferably with a background in science and knowledge of STEM approaches to learning. This person must be an exceptional leader who will work closely with the Board to promote STEM education in the school and the wider Tokyo community.


Laurus International School of Science is the first and only STEM school in Japan. We embrace the latest technology and teaching methodologies to prepare the children of today for the world of tomorrow, and all the promise that holds. With a strong focus on science at all levels, we strive to develop each child’s inquisitive mind. Children are introduced to inquiry-based learning from an early age to foster their natural curiosity and thirst for knowledge. We promote project-based learning through a wide range of hands-on science experiments, perhaps working in one of our science labs or learning to use the latest technology such as programmable robots and 3D printers.

With an eye to the future, Laurus International School of Science also has a strong focus on developing traditional core competencies in each student. Our programme includes a wide range of exciting events throughout the year that are fulfilling for students and teaching staff alike.

Start date: September 2020 (Negotiable)


Applicants should have a minimum of a B.A / B.Sc or higher and teaching certification or B.Ed with the appropriate credential in primary school teaching

Master degree from an accredited institution is strongly preferred

Teacher certification and/or educational administration certification


At least 3 years as a classroom teacher

At least 2 years experience in a school leadership position preferred

Experience teaching science preferred

Experience teaching in a diverse linguistic and cultural setting preferred

Experience working with a British curriculum preferred


An energetic and committed team leader; reliable with a positive outlook

Confident and goal oriented, with the ability to inspire and develop teachers

An inclusive and articulate communicator who listens and can address concerns to solve problems constructively

The ability to embrace the bigger picture while paying appropriate attention to details

An active participant in school and community life


Advocate for the Mission and Vision of Laurus within the school community and to the public

Establish clear goals and be committed to continuous school improvement in academics and extracurricular activities

Work closely with the Board to ensure that the school operates in accordance with its stated goals and vision

Provide educational leadership and opportunities for Professional Development for teaching staff

Be responsible for the recruitment, selection, assignment and evaluation of all teachers

Supervise the delivery of the Cambridge curriculum and provide support to teachers to facilitate successful course delivery

Supervise the assessment of students and reporting procedure to parents in relation to student progress

Encourage parental participation in their child’s school life

*Candidates who meet the stated requirements for qualifications and experience will be contacted via mail and invited to an initial interview which will be conducted face-to-face or possibly via Skype.

The above information is a public job ad. This job ad is neither an offer nor a contract.

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