Jonathan Holmes
Hiyumi Yamada

Founder and principal of Soleil International School. She has a Bachelors Degree in Art, Major in Law from the university of Tokyo, a Master in Laws from Duke university. Also studied at Columbia Univ.ersity. She is enthusiastic in raising intelligent bilingual children and spreading the methods she has developed. She has three children who are bilingual.

Jonathan is from the US, an experienced teacher and business administrator.  More than three years experience teaching in Japan and over five years experience in one of the top 10 Fortune 500 companies in America, he loves Japan and helping people learn and grow.  

Claudia came to Japan from America and has had an extensive background in education and teaching.  She studied childhood education at university and taught English in many countries before coming to Japan.  With a passion for teaching, she likes to teach children through arts and crafts.

Head Teacher
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Ray is from Michigan in America where he has trained in Parkour and Freerunning for many years.  He encourages kids to believe in themselves and challenge new things.  

School Coordinator

Angel is from the Philippines. She is a multilingual speaking English, Japanese and Tagalog. She assists with the day to day running of the school.

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Julion is from the US, and has studied at multiple Japanese universities while gaining experience teaching English.  He has a passion for helping people to understand and learn new things.  With years of teaching experience, he enjoys teaching through songs and games.

Teacher & Support Staff

Jessica is from America, and has lived in Japan for 4 years.  She has studied at a university in Japan and has worked at multiple preschools.  She loves working with children and creating effective learning environments.  

Shanon is from Germany.  She is going to school to be a teacher and wanted experience working in Japan with a preschool.  She is active and enjoys playing with kids.

Administrator & Support Staff

Atsuko is from Japan. She is a qualified teacher for Japanese Kindergartens and nursery schools. She has an American husband and is raising bilingual children.

Deanna is a degu, originally from South America.  She is a little over one year old and enjoys playing on her wheel and eating greens.

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