Seeking: Part-Time Tech Support Assistant

Current status of this position: accepting applications

Tsukuba International School (TIS) offers an international education for children from age 3 to 18 (preschool to Grade 12). We are an IB World School authorized to implement the Primary Years Programme (PYP), Middle Years Programme (MYP), and Diploma Programme (DP) of the International Baccalaureate (IB).

We are currently seeking a part-time tech support assistant to start immediately. The successful candidate will install and configure computers, diagnose hardware and software issues, and solve technical and application problems for both students and staff members at the school.

Pledge of Non-Discrimination

Tsukuba International School is an equal opportunity educator and employer. We will not discriminate against any student, prospective student, employee, or job applicant on the basis of race, color, gender, nationality, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We will take measures to ensure against such discrimination in all of our services and practices.


The following are non-negotiable credentials for applying for this position.

  • English proficiency
  • some Japanese ability, as many of our computers are set up for use in Japanese

NOTE: All successful candidates will be required to submit a criminal history background check, or similar, for all countries that they have worked in, as a condition of employment.

Range of Experience

We hope to find a candidate with the following range of experience.

  • Experience providing technical support at a school or business.

Working Conditions

Working hours: part-time, one or two days per week, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm (half days also possible)
Term of contract: first contract will be until June 30, 2022, possible to renew contract from August 2022 to June 2023
Visa sponsorship: not available

Application Process

Submit a resume outlining your education and employment history (including your current position) and a one-page cover letter stating why you are interested in this position and what you could contribute to our school. Include your last name in the name of the documents (e.g. “Smith Resume.pdf”, “Smith Cover Letter.pdf”).

Submit your documents to this folder.

Applicants chosen for interviews will be required to provide three references, preferably former employers, and copies of relevant degrees and certificates. Interviews may take place in person or online.

Applications are due by May 8, 2022, but we encourage candidates to apply as soon as possible. Applications will be considered as soon as they arrive and the position will be filled as soon as a suitable candidate is found. We hope to make the final hiring decision by June 1, 2022.

We apologize, but only those candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. Documents that are submitted to the school will not be returned.

We look forward to hearing from you.