in Japan
Thank you for showing an interest in working at Christian Academy in Japan (CAJ). We are a diverse community, drawn from all over the world, working towards one goal: equipping students to serve Japan and the world for Christ. CAJ is WASC certified and offers a Christ-centered education using a North American curriculum.
Staff Qualifications
All Staff
Teaching Staff
  • Bachelor's degree (minimum)
  • ACSI or government teacher certification
Applications and Inquiries
While we are unable to receive general applications, we are currently accepting applications for the following positions.

If you have questions regarding employment at our school, please feel free to email
Openings in 2023-2024
To apply for a listed vacancy, qualified applicants are invited to submit a preliminary application by clicking on the job title.
  • Business Manager
    • Full-time, senior management (leadership team) vacancy for a committed Christian.
    • Start date of April 2023, negotiable up to August 2023.
    • Applications close December 1, 2022 (brought forward from January 15, 2023)
    The successful applicant will:
    • Have appropriate university qualifications in business with professional accountancy certification a strong advantage.
    • Have a minimum of five years experience in a comparable role.
    • Have native-speaker level English with Japanese language and cultural understanding an advantage.
    • Be a proven team leader and manager with excellent communication and organizational skills.
    • Be aware of and adaptable to current trends in technology.
    • Be responsible for the efficient management of school finances, including budgeting, financial procedures and reporting, account payments, and oversight of other business activities.
    A full job description is available on request from the HR Manager at
    • High School Principal
      • Full-time leadership team position for a committed Christian from August 2023.
      • Applications close January 15, 2023, or sooner if a shortlist of suitable applicants is filled.
      • Masters degree required (or a willingness to pursue one.)
      • Minimum of five years classroom experience and current teaching credentials required.
      • Preference given to applicants with principal or related experience and certification.
      • Further details available on request from the HR Manager (
    Teaching Staff
    • Band director and instrumental lessons teacher (Grades 5-12)
      • Full-time vacancy from August 2023
      • Possibility of a part-time position in certain circumstances for an applicant already resident in Japan
      • Ability to teach private lessons in each band instrument family (some lessons are taught by adjunct teachers)
      • Current teaching credentials required
      • Preference given to applicants with experience
    • Chemistry teacher
      • Full-time vacancy from August 2023
      • High school chemistry teacher with ability to teach AP chemistry
      • Please state supporting subjects
      • Current teaching credentials required
      • Preference given to applicants with experience
    • High School Bible teacher
      • Vacancy from August 2023.
      • Current teaching credentials required.
      • A full-time position combining Bible classes and other duties; please state supporting subjects.
      • Preference given to applicants with experience, especially in department leadership.
    Academic Support Staff
    • Guidance counselor (elementary school)
      • Full-time position from August 2023.
      • Christian counselor experienced in working with elementary school children.
      • Appropriate counseling training and current credentials required.
      • Position includes time in elementary classrooms (K-5)

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