Phoenix House is now hiring...

Phoenix House is a new international school opening in the centre of Tokyo, August 2021, for international students aged 5-11, and temporarily for students aged up to 15. We will be offering a language-rich, British style education based on the National Curriculum of England.


We seek passionate, skilled and hardworking teachers excited to build and launch a rich new model of international schooling in one of the most unique and exciting cities in the world. If you are an exceptional, UK-qualified teacher, looking for a new challenge as part of a newly assembled team in Tokyo, then read on. 


Our core mission is to create young people who can work collaboratively, ask deep questions and think critically, through curriculum delivery that naturally incorporates and develops inquiry skills. Solid teaching of core English and maths skills will be accompanied by frequent language study and a thematic and inquiry-based approach towards the foundation subjects.


House life will be central to a student’s experience at Phoenix House. Building confidence and enriching the school community, Rothesay House, Oak House and Clarence House will bring the arts, culture and character to the heart of the school. Termly residential visits for all year groups to North Peak Enrichment Campus, our outdoor centre in Hokkaido, will enliven the curriculum and develop self confidence in a lush, natural outdoor environment. 


If you are keen to work hard and excited by this opportunity to join a new school and a newly established team in Tokyo then we look forward to hearing from you. Teachers with experience in UK independent schools or British brand schools abroad are strongly encouraged to apply. 


Phoenix House International School is managed and operated by Clarence Education Asia.


Applications are now invited from those already in Japan, or those already eligible to work in Japan, through the TeachApply, where you can also find the job descriptions. 

All applicants should submit the full application form & a letter of application. We are now seeking to recruit:


Closing date for applications: Sunday15th August 2021. Early applications are encouraged.


Our Safe Recruitment process will take place throughout July and August 2021. Due to COVID-19, some in-person interviews will not be possible this year. 

Phoenix House International School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Short-listed candidates will undergo background checks, including the following-up of references with previous employers.