Thank you for your interest in joining Tokyo International Kindercare.

TIK teachers are expected to be highly dedicated and respected professionals who demonstrate a proven track record of academic excellence and community leadership. Teachers must be able to work comfortably in an open family-like community, and have an orientation towards Music and Arts, volunteerism, community service, and values-based education. Candidates for teaching vacancies at TIK are expected to have a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in a related field and three years of verifiable teaching experience with young learners.


Tokyo International Kindercare is constantly evaluating potential candidates to assemble the best possible team. Applications and CV’s are always welcome!

  • Preschool teachers
  • Kindergarten teachers
  • Bilingual Houikushi Certified Teachers
  • Part-time weekday, weekend, and Summer School  teachers


Application packages should include:

  • CV
  • Copies of diplomas and transcripts
  • Employment verification letters
  • Letters of recommendation



Tokyo International Kindercare firmly believes that children are our future. We understand the tremendous impact that quality early-childhood educators are able to make on the lives of young children. Thus, TIK believes in the development of quality educators and proudly supports student internships at our school. Whether you are working towards completing your university studies or simply wish to gain valuable experience in an international preschool and kindergarten setting, TIK is here to support your growth every step of the way.


  • 3-12 month placements.
  • Hands on training and support from both a teaching mentor and the school director.
  • Classroom experience working with children aged 18months – 6 years old.
  • Support completing any necessary documentation for your university.
  • A letter of recommendation documenting your experience and growth throughout the program.
  • Living, Lunch, and Transportation stipends provided

TIK Internship Program Outline


Application packages should include:

  • CV With Photo
  • Dates of desired internship
  • Letter of intent
  • A list of university requirements for the internship


*After screening, only shortlisted candidates will be notified.