Employment - The International School


Thank you for visiting our Employment Page and considering us in your career search.

We are looking for energetic, flexible and open minded teachers who are motivated by new opportunities and challenges. We are seeking teachers who are passionate about and committed to the mission and vision of The International School and able to demonstrate the values and traits of the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Program and Learner Profile while teaching and working.

The ideal candidate will be dedicated to meeting the needs of diverse student learners, as well as, committed to being a collaborative team player who can work together with students, colleagues, the administrative team, parents/community, and work independently.

The International School is committed to small class sizes of 19 students or less; our average class size is 14 students. We offer an engaged school community with supportive and interactive parents, where our multicultural environment is appreciated and celebrated. We offer professional development opportunities for teachers and are committed to supporting teachers’ growth with trainings and workshops.

Job Postings


Part-time Events Coordinator & Development Assistant 


To view our Teacher Job Description click HERE

Summer Camp:

Several positions available (Language Immersion Teachers, Teacher Assistants, Floating Aides, and more) - Visit intlschool.org/summer-jobs for more details and the application.


For information about substituting at The International School, please refer to EMS Sub Desk.

How to Apply

Apply using the ONLINE APPLICATION an submit all required items:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Copies of Degree(s) received and any teaching certifications obtained, or other trainings
  • For Degree(s) or certifications obtained outside the U.S. a Certified English Translation must be provided
  • Reference or Letters of Recommendation

**Employment in contigent on successful completion of a background check through Oregon Department of Education or the Oregon Childcare Division**

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If you would like to volunteer, and you do not have a child currently enrolled at the school, please read about our Volunteer Program and submit your Volunteer Application via email to the Head of the Department you want to volunteer with:

Bodo Heiliger - K-5 Principal


  • English and Specialists (Music, Art, PE)  
  • Kindergarten - 5th grade (Spanish, Chinese and Japanese Language Tracks)

Maria Abad - Head of Early Childhood


  • Pre-k and Low-k (Spanish, Chinese and Japanese Language Tracks)

Volunteer Program Forms

Volunteer Program Description

Volunteer Program Application

Oregon Department of Education Background Check Form

If you are completing the form electronically on an Apple computer, please make sure you are completing it in Adobe Reader, not in Preview.

It is the policy of The International School to administer its employment practices in a non-discriminatory manner, without regard to race, religion, color, age, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, handicap/disability, or any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local fair employment laws or regulations.