We are a small group of young educators in Tokyo, Japan, committed to creating the best international education environment possible. We’re looking for highly passionate and capable counselors to join our growing team.
We have flexible hours to fit your schedule. Full-time, part-time, remote, and/or in-person work arrangements are available.
*Visa sponsorship is provided for exceptional overseas applicants looking to relocate to Japan.
You will have two main responsibilities as a counselor:
Your primary responsibility as counselor will be to work with students in a 1-on-1 format to help them make decisions around their current high school trajectory and future college options. You will be providing guidance and advice on a wide range of topics, including (but not limited to)
Given the wide range of student/family situations that potentially arise, successful hires will undergo in-depth training to gain a better understanding of Japan’s high schools, as well as Tokyo Academics’ college counseling process.
Given the seasonal nature of college admissions, our overseas counseling hires will also be required to take on some high school teaching, as demonstrated expertise in test prep and high school courses adds value as a counselor and also helps each individual counselor develop their own pipeline of students. Interested applicants will be expected to demonstrate mastery in at least two of the following:
All sections of the SAT/ACT tests
Two or more advanced level high school STEM courses (AP/IB)
Two or more advanced level high school Humanities courses (AP/IB)
Compensation is highly competitive for exceptional candidates.