Keio Academy of New York invites applications from university graduates or students soon to graduate with an interest in teaching their major discipline (Art, English, Japanese, Mathematics, Music, Science or Social Science) in this co-educational boarding school directly linked to Keio University in Tokyo. An interest in Japanese culture is expected, and a knowledge of Japanese language, though not required, will be an advantage. Readiness to participate in the Academy’s co-curricular program is essential. Living accommodation can be provided. The Internships are tenable for up to three years.

An application form can be obtained from Ms Rieko Ivy at rivy@keio.edu to whom applications must be returned by January 31, 2020.


Commencing April 1st, 2020, applications are invited from graduates capable of teaching to advanced level.

Applications close on November 30th,  2019.

An application form can be obtained from the Ms Rieko Ivy on rivy@keio.edu.


Applications are invited for several full-time teaching posts commencing March 16, 2020.

Candidates must possess native or near-native fluency in both English and Japanese and be  capable of teaching 9th through 12th Grades.

Qualifications and experience relevant to the specialism are essential, among them:

              Japanese language teaching experience at school or university level

              A Master’s degree or higher in one of Japanese linguistics, applied linguistics, second foreign language acquisition,                              or Japanese history                            

              Experience in developing curricula using innovative methods and/or community engagement                             

              Knowledge of Japanese literature, theatre and culture

              Experience of working with ACTFL guidelines

              Knowledge of Japanese history or modern Asian history focused on WW1, WW2 and the modern era

The School has a boarding community of 300 students. All teachers are expected to contribute to the wider academic, boarding and co-curricular program. Accommodation may be provided.

Applications, including a covering letter, current curriculum vitae, any sample folder materials, video evidence of teaching, and the names and addresses of three referees, should reach the President’s PA, Ms Rieko Ivy, at rivy@keio.edu, by December  20, 2019.

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