Hikarigaoka Campus (Administration)

Our Administration: our Navigators.

Our administration at A-JIS comes from a variety of educational leadership backgrounds from around the world. They all bring with them years of experience in IB methodology and pedagogy, international education and socially responsibly educational research and development. All are highly qualified in their areas of expertise. Each member of the administration brings with him or her the experience of having led institutions both in their home countries and within Japan.

Sell, Ken

Head of School

Otsuka, Sachiko

Primary Principal

“Tell me and I’ll forget. Show me and I’ll remember. Involve me and I’ll understand.” —Benjamin Franklin

Fradale, Paul

Secondary Principal

“If you smile at me I will understand / ‘Cause that is something / Everybody everywhere does in the same language.” —Kantner & Stills

Ikeura, Haru

IB PYP Coordinator

“Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.” —Chinese Proverb

de Pierres, Lisa

IB MYP Coordinator

“Wisdom comes from experience. Experience is often a result of lack of wisdom.” —Terry Pratchett

Hamkari, Joe

IB DP Coordinator

“Children must be taught how to think, not what to think.” —Margaret Mead

Kimura, Ae

Admissions Director

“Don’t walk behind me; I may not lead. Don’t walk in front of me; I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend.” —Albert Camus

We are accepting applications for 2018–2019