School Faculty

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Suzy Brown, the founder, and principal of the school has a B.S. in Elementary Education and an M.A. in Language and Literacy.  Mrs. Brown is a licensed teacher with 9 years of elementary teaching experience in the public school system in Texas, USA.  Mrs. Brown also taught for 18 years in several colleges.

この学校の創設者で、校長でもあるスージー・ブラウン先生は、初等教育の学士号を持ち、語学や文学に関しては修士号を取得しています。また、教員免許を持ち、アメリカ・テキサス州の公立小学校で9年間教えた経験もあります。 ブラウン先生は、甲府の山梨英和大学で非常勤として18年間教えてきています。

Aiko Veale is our accountant and secretary.  She is an experienced and licensed bookkeeper and teacher.  She can answer any questions in Japanese, as needed.

経理・事務担当は、ヴィール愛子です。経理の資格を持ち、英語教師の経験があります。日本人なので、必要であれば日本語でご質問等にお答えします.

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Sari Ito has a BS in Early Childhood to 6th grade from the University of Texas. She passed the Texas teacher's license test and the Japanese kindergarten license. She teaches our kindergarten and does a great job!  She is Japanese, and she is bilingual.  She teaches everything in English.  

​伊藤 沙梨先生は、教職学士号を取得。幼児期から小学6年の教員免許をアメリカ、テキサス州で取得。完璧なバイリンガルなので、英語ですべて教えます。アメリカテキサス大学の学士号をもち、現在幼稚園生を教えています。

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Claudia Stadius teaches our 1st/2nd class.  She has a BS  in education and a teacher's license.  She is an American with years of teaching in Japan.  She pours herself into her teaching and the students learn a lot from her.  

クラウディア・スタディウス先生は、小学1-2年生の担任教師です。教職学士号を取得し、教員免許を所有。アメリカ人の教師として、長年、日本で教えてきています。先生は、教えることに献身的で、生徒はたくさんことを先生から学んでいます。

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Sue Yi teaches the 3rd and 4th grades.  She has a Master's degree in education, a BA in Elementary Education, a teacher's certificate, a TEFL (Teaching English) certificate, a gifted and talented certificate, and 15 years of teaching in a public school in Chicago, Illinois.  She also taught in Thailand for over 2 years.  Miss Yi is a Korean-American. She loves teaching, and students love her! We are very blessed to have her at NLIS.

​スー・イ先生は小学3-4年生の担任教師です。教育修士、小学生教育の学士号取得し、教員免許を所有、TEFL指導の資格を持ち、イリノイ州シカゴの公立学校で15年間教えた才能豊かな教師です。2年間タイで教えました。イ先生は、韓国系アメリカ人で、教えることが大好きです。イ先生はNLISにとって祝福であり、心からイ先生を歓迎します。

 

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Jonathan Rasson is an American.  He teaches language arts and math to grades 7 and 8, social studies to grades 7 through 10, and the electives PE and computer to grades 7 through 10.  He has a BS in Asian History and a Master's degree from Waseda University. For more information about Mr. Rasson, and a look at the subjects he teaches in the junior high, please look at his site: https://sites.google.com/view/jonrasson/home

 ジョナサン・ラッソン先生は、アメリカ人で、7-8年生に言語技術と数学を、7-10年生には社会、また、選択科目の体育とコンピューターを教えています。東洋史学士号所有。早稲田大学より修士号取得。詳しくは上記のURLにて中学生の科目等ご確認ください。

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Christian Brown teaches our 5th and 6th-grade classes, and he teaches physical education to grades 3rd through 6th.  He has a BA in Communications from Dallas Baptist University and has many years of teaching in Japan. He is an American but was born and raised in Japan.  He is a gifted teacher and the students love his sense of humor. He is very talented musically and teaches ukulele to the classes.  

クリスチャン•ブラウン先生は担任教師で、小学5-6年生を受け持ち、また小学3-6年生の体育も教えています。ダラス•バプティスト大学のコミュケーション学士号を取得。日本で長年、教えてきています。先生はアメリカ人ですが、日本で生まれ育ちました。才能豊かで、生徒は先生のユーモアが大好きです。音楽の才能があり、ウクレレを教えています。

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Miss Minshull teaches our high school.  She is British-Japanese. She has a BA (honors) in drama and English literature and a Master's degree in theatre. She has ten years of teaching and management experience.  She teaches British literature to grades 9 and 10, biology and earth science to grades 7 through 10, and the electives music (pop choir and keyboard) and art to the secondary students. We are thrilled and blessed to have her in our school.

​ミンシャル先生は高校生の担任教師です。英国系日本人です。ドラマの首席学士、演劇修士号を取得。10年間の教師、管理経営の経験があります。先生は、英文学を9-10年生に、7-10年生には生物と地球科学を、中学生には選択科目の音楽(ポップクワイヤー、キーボード美術を担当します。

​先生は私たちにとって祝福です。

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Mrs. Tomoko Furuya is a highly qualified and experienced Japanese teacher with a master's degree.   She teaches Japanese to grades 2, 3, and 

8.  She is a blessing to NLIS!

古屋知子先生は、有資格の経験豊かな日本語の教師です。修士号を所有。小学32,3,8年生に日本語を教えています。先生はNLISにとって大きな祝福です。

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Reiko Maruyama has a Japanese to foreigners license, a kindergarten license, and an education degree.  She teaches Japanese to grades 1, 4, 6, and 7. She also teaches two after-school classes, one for Japanese as a Second Language, and the other for more practice for our Japanese speakers.  She is a fantastic teacher and the students love her!

丸山玲子先生は、外国人に日本語を教える資格と保育士の免許、教育学士号を取得。1,4,6,7年生に日本語を教えています。放課後は、JSLクラス担当し2名の生徒に日本語を教えています。先生は素晴らしい教師で生徒に愛されています。

Mr. Naoyuki Furuya is a highly qualified and trained language teacher.  He and his wife share teaching grades 2, 3, and 8. We are thankful for this couple! 

​古屋直之先生は、ハイレベルの有能な訓練された語学教師です。古屋先生は、奥様の知子先生と共に2,3,8年生を日本語を教えています。この素晴らしいご夫妻に感謝しています。

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Takeshi Ikeda is a teacher with a wide background of experience including acting, narrating, directing, announcing, and teaching Japanese. He is also a ventriloquism instructor. He will teach students how to use Japanese correctly.  Students are going to love him!  He will teach grades 5 and the high school classes. 

池田武志先生はこれまでに俳優、 ナレーション、演出、アナウンサーへの日本語指導など、様々な経歴をもっている先生です。また、腹話術の講師でもあります。日本語の正しい使い方を教えてくれます。生徒は先生が大好きになることでしょう!先生は5年生と高校生のクラスを担当しています。

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Yukiros Shinohara is our assistant teacher in the 1/2 grade classroom.  She is Japanese-Filipino.  The children love her, and she is a wonderful asset to NLIS.  

​ユキロース・篠原先生は、小学1-2年生のアシスタント教師で、日系フィリピン人です。子どもたちはユキロース先生が大好きです。NLISにとって素晴らしい財産です。

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Kiyoyasu Kawaguchi teaches Eiken classes and ESL classes after school.  Mr. Kawaguchi is a highly qualified and experienced teacher with over 30 years of college teaching. 

 

川口清泰先生は、放課後行われている英検強化クラスとESLを担当しています。30年以上大学で教えてきました。優秀で経験豊かな先生です。

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Stephen Veale is our chaplain.  He teaches the children stories from the Bible every Friday.  He is an experienced teacher from New Zealand. 

聖書を担当するのは、スティーヴン・ヴィール先生です。毎週金曜日に聖書のお話を教えてくれます。ニュージーランド出身で、経験のある先生です.

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Dr. Danny Brown is our consultant for NLIS and pastor of New Life International Church.  He has a B.A. in Religious Studies, an M.A. in Teaching E.S.L., and a Ph.D. in Foreign Language Education.  Dr. Brown is a full-time English teacher at Yamanashi Eiwa College.

NLISの顧問であり、ニューライフ・インターナショナル・チャーチの牧師でもあるダニー・ブラウン先生は、宗教研究の学士号、ESL(英語が母語ではない生徒に、英語を教える機関)教職で修士号、外国語教育で博士号を取得しています。また、山梨英和大学で、常勤の英語講師として22年間教えています。

NLIS Keeps Growing!  Teachers Wanted from April 2023!

1. Full-time 1st Grade Teacher

  • Teach a small sweet class of 1st graders using mostly American textbooks.

  • About half of the children are not English speakers but they learn very quickly in immersion.  

  • It’s a fun school, and the students and parents are great!

Requirements:

  • at least a bachelor’s degree in elementary education from an English-speaking country

  • a teacher’s license from an English-speaking country 

  • teaching experience is preferred

  • English as a Foreign Language experience is preferred

  • regularly attend church and live a Christian life

NLIS Teacher benefits:  

  • salaries start at ¥3,108,000 a year, plus bonuses and benefits

  • great hours, 8:30 to 4:00 Monday to Friday

  • great vacations

  • a sense of purpose

How to apply:

 

Part-time Japanese High School Teacher

  • teach Japanese one hour a day, four days a week to a small class of high school students

  • use the Japanese national textbook and a kanji workbook to a small mixed class of 9th graders and 11th graders

  • speak in Japanese only

  • pay is ¥2,800 per class Monday through Thursday from 9:40 to 10:45 daily

  • face-to-face in the classroom or ONLINE from any location 

Requirements:

  • have native Japanese-speaking ability

  • at least a bachelor’s degree

  • be a regular church attender and live a Christian life 

  • English proficiency is not required

  • Experience teaching Japanese is preferred 

How to apply:

  • send a resume (CVC) with a letter in Japanese to Aiko Veale at k12@nliskofu.com

 

Part-time After-School English Teacher     

  • teaching ESL experience required

  • be a regular church attender and live a Christian life 

  • The teacher can pick his or her own schedule from Monday through Friday from 2:45 to 5:00. 

  • Groups and private classes are available

  • Good hourly pay

How to apply:

  • call the school at 055-287-9577

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Full-time High School Teacher from April 2024

Requirements:

  • at least a bachelor’s degree from an English-speaking country with a math and science specialty

  • teaching experience is preferred

  • regularly attend church and live a Christian life

 

High School Position:

  • teach about 5 classes a day, including Bible, math, science, and an elective of the teacher’s choice

  • The students are smart and a lot of fun to teach!

 

NLIS Teacher benefits:  

  • Salaries start at ¥3,108,000 a year, plus bonuses, and benefits

  • great hours, 8:30 to 4:00 Monday to Friday

  • great vacations

  • a sense of purpose

How to apply:

 

 

New Life International School is sponsored by New Life International Church, a Protestant evangelical church located in the same building.  Teachers and students are not required to go to New Life International Church.  There are a lot of good churches in Yamanashi.