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Employment Opportunities

The International School of Uganda seeks dynamic educators who possess a passion for teaching and learning, a commitment to fostering enquiry, reflection and high standards within themselves and their students, and a demonstrated strong work ethic and ability to work collaboratively with colleagues. Successful candidates will share our beliefs in ISU's Learning Principles. Teachers are expected to take an active part in school life beyond the classroom. They are also expected to contribute to the positive social, emotional and character development of the students.

The ideal teacher candidate must have an university degree, the appropriate teaching license or credentials and at least three years teaching experience. Preference is given to those who have been trained in one of the International Baccalaureate Programmes: Diploma, Middle Years, Primary Years. ISU values candidates who have continued their professional development, taught students from culturally diverse backgrounds and who have previously lived and worked overseas.

 To Start Immediately

Teaching Assistant for Drama & Music in the Senior School
ISU is looking for a teaching assistant to support the teaching of music and drama in the Senior School. The successful applicant will have a background in the Arts and be able to play at least one instrument well and also be able to tune instruments. See the job description here. The position is to start as soon as possible. Please send applications to the Senior School Principal at ssprincipal@isumail.ac.ug.

Vacancies for 2019-20 School Year

ISU potentially has the following positions available for next school year. Tentative positions will be confirmed by December 1st. Please see the teacher job description here. Applications, including a cover letter, CV and at least three professional referees should be sent to the Head of School at hos@isumail.ac.ug.

  • MYP & DP Spanish (Definite)
  • MYP & DP Maths (Tentative) 
  • DP Chemistry and MYP General Science (Tentative) 
  • DP Biology and MYP General Science (Tentative)
  • MYP Individuals and Societies (Definite) 
  • MYP Coordinator (Tentative)
  • MYP Design (Definite) 
  • MYP Drama (Definite)
  • MYP Learning Support (Tentative)
  • Grade 6 -12 Counsellor - Social & Emotional (Definite)
  • Upper Junior School Classroom Teacher (Tentative)


PYP Coordinator / Assistant Principal (Definite) - Job Description

ISU is in search of a Assistant Principal/PYP Coordinator in the Junior School who will help us to drive the growth of learning and teaching. This person will be an integral part of strategic visioning and implementation. The ideal candidate will act as a listener and coach to work alongside the Junior School teachers, students, parents to build a learning community. This position will be filled by a self motivated lead learner who models lifelong learning for others. This person is a design thinker who can tackle unique challenges with innovation and creativity; these skills will extend to planning for learning in an innovative format beyond traditional classroom teaching.  The candidate is experienced in collaborative curriculum design within the PYP and has a deep understanding of child development and learning.

Please note that all employees of ISU are required to have a recent police clearance before being employed by the School.