Discovery International School

Learning through play, the natural way!

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Thank you for your interest in
Discovery International School!

We are an English preschool and afternoon school located in Nagakute-cho on the eastern border of Nagoya.  We employ experienced, cheerful early childhood professionals.  Present job offerings are posted below, and we accept job inquiries at all times of the year.

Full Time Kindergarten Teacher
(Native English speaker)


We are presently seeking an experienced early childhood educator for a full-time position. The successful candidate will be working in an environment where each team member's dedication and contributions are valued and essential to the continued improvement of our learning programs and to school growth. Discovery families are highly appreciative of the quality of our programs along with the enthusiasm, dedication, and motivation of our educators. The successful candidate will clearly demonstrate these qualities, along with a solid understanding of early childhood development.

Main Responsibilities

  • Daily preschool or kindergarten team-teacher, 1-2 afternoon elementary ESL classes/week, day care duties
  • Develop and implement emergent projects
  • Create and manage documentation of learning (daily reports, online and physical displays, portfolios, etc.)
  • Plan and participate in parent-teacher conferences, community discussions and school events
  • Contribute to school development
  • Maintain learning spaces and materials


  • Native English speaker
  • Early childhood teaching and care experience


  • ¥250,000 ~ ¥275,000 (depending on qualifications & experience)

How to Apply

Send CV/Resume, Photo, and 2 letters of reference. Email Finbar Burke at:

Short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Day Care Assistant
(Part Time)

Start in JUNE 2018

We are seeking a fluent English speaker to assist our afternoon day care. It is not necessary to be a native English speaker.


  • Experience providing child care for ages 1.5~6
  • Fluent English speaker
  • Valid work visa


  • Monday ~ Friday, 2:30-6:30 pm
  • Duties: Assist in overseeing children's play, crafts, games, outdoor play, toileting, cleaning
  • Compensation: ¥950 ~ ¥1,200
  • Transportation paid

How to Apply

Send resume, photo, and supporting documents to

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Tel: 0561-63-1222 Fax: 0561-58-7333

Discovery International School
is certified as a child care center
by the Aichi Prefectural government.