The teaching staff at JIS are recruited from all over the world and reflect our desire to be a truly international school.

All teaching staff are fully qualified professionals, having gained their graduate status and teaching qualifications at universites all over the world. Recruitment for staff at JIS is done through international and local (Hong Kong) advertising, using local press, on-line agencies and the International Baccalureate (IB) website.
Our staff - student ratio is excellent, and our class sizes are small to allow for maximum learning opportunities. In Reception, Primary 1 and 2 our classes have both a teacher and a full time classroom assistant to enable our children to feel supported as they settle into school and to allow for flexible groupings and differentiation to take place. In P3, P4, P5 and P6 classes have a part time assistant (3 or 4 days per week) to support student learning. Our Japanese and Mandarin language teachers are supported by full time teaching assistants to enable all levels of language to be supported and developed.

Administrative Staff


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Mr. Simon Walton

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Ms. Sachiyo Miyajima


School Leadership Team

Ms. Cath Wan

Deputy Principal / PYP Coordinator


Mr David Rixon

ICT coordinator

TLR 2 

Ms. Jenny Procter

Student Support Coordinator


Ms. Fiona Merrill

Outdoor Education Coordinator -


Teaching Staff


Ms. Lilian Chen

Ms. Annette De Thier
Primary 1

Merrill Fiona

Ms. Fiona Merrill
Primary 2



Ms. Laura Fisher
Primary 3


Ms. Anouchka Chatelier
Primary 4

Mr. Nicholas Cheung
Primary 5


Mr. David Rixon 
Primary 6

Tseng Judith

Ms. Judith Tseng

Yoneya Yoko

Ms. Sora Satonaka

Ms. Jenny Procter
Student Support Coordinator

Wan Catherine
Mrs Catherine Wan
Deputy Principal
PYP Coordinator

Mr. Jason Chan
Physical Education


Tsui Stephanie

Ms. Stephanie Tsui
Physical Education Coordinator


Tse Jill

Ms. Jill Tse


Mrs. Vikki Rixon

Student Support Teacher

Education Assistants

Ms Janice Tam


Ms. Jo Cristobal
Primary 1

Mrs. Malin Vart
Primary 2

 Cheung Ada

Ms Ada Cheung 
Primary 3

Ms. Charmaine Mok
Primary 4


Ms. Charmaine Mok
Primary 5

Ms. En Hsing Liu
Primary 6

Ichinose Kiyoni

Ms. Kiyomi Ichinose

Ms. Karen He

Ms Anna Lamont
Library Assistant

Mrs. Kim Murch
Office (Fees/admin support)

Lee Wa

Mr. Lee Man Wa
ICT Manager

Lau Christine

Ms. Christine Lau

Resources Manager / First Aid









Site Staff

Security staff Janatorial staff Maintenance staff


Sport International Services Ltd -

Sport International Services staff provide the swimming instruction and the P.E. lessons for JIS students. Ms Stephanie Tsui is in charge of the team of staff to support our curriculum and also  creates a very extensive range of extra curricular activities which students are welcome to enrol for. Mr Jason Chan is the P.E. teacher working with SIS Ltd for JIS students. Each school term JIS students have access to options in many sports and activities. All coaches are fully qualified and experienced.

The after school swimming programme run by SIS Ltd is also managed by Stephanie Tsui and her team of swimming instructors. This programme is available to the Tai Po district community to use after school hours and on a Saturday morning.

  Jason Chan

PE Teacher

           Stephanie Tsui

   SIS Ltd. Director and Head of P.E. and Swimming

         SIS Ltd Swimming Coach Team


Japanese International School

 4663 Tai Po Road ,Tai Po Kau, Tai Po, Hong Kong

  2834 3531         2652 2166         This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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