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The American International School of Vienna's teachers are highly dedicated and respected professionals who are committed to the mission of the school. The students are of their utmost interest. The teachers are responsible, knowledgeable, and incorporate a variety of measures to create a learning environment in which each students' abilities and learning styles are met.

We actively seek qualified teachers from around the world who wish to help us fulfill our school's mission. Recruitment generally begins in December for positions for the following school year but applications can be submitted when the list of vacant positions at all divisions is made available.

The list of vacancies will be updated continually during the recruitment period and throughout the year.

Please do not send general inquiries but apply for the specific vacancy. 



Current Vacancies

Our current vacancies are advertised here and in professional publications, as appropriate.


Elementary School

There are currently no Elementary School positions vacant at AIS Vienna. Please refer back to our website on a regular basis so as not to miss out on future opportunities.


Middle School

Available Positions for Immediate Placement – please send applications (cover letter, resume, references) to HR@ais.at.


High School

There are currently no High School positions vacant at AIS Vienna. Please refer back to our website on a regular basis so as not to miss out on future opportunities.


Substitute Teachers

We currently have a full roster of substitute teachers at AIS Vienna and will not be considering further additions. Please check back in August if you are interested in serving as a substitute.


Administrative and Support Staff

Available Positions for the 2015-2016 School Year - please send applications (cover letter, resume, references) to HR@ais.at.


*Denotes locally hired positions. Locally hired employees are those who are residing in Vienna at the time of recruitment. Their decision for coming to Vienna may be to accompany a spouse or partner who will be working in Vienna, or any other circumstances that would cause them to be here prior to the hiring process.



Teacher Qualifications

Applicants for teaching positions at AIS should possess strong verbal and writing skills in English. Additionally, applicants should hold a BA or higher degree from an accredited college or university. A qualified Teaching Certificate will be expected. Two years, or more, of teaching experience is desirable.



Application Process for Teachers

If you are qualified for a posted vacancy, please forward the following documents to the person specified under the vacancy. If you have a file with a placement agency which includes these documents, you may send that file instead.

Required application documents:

  • cover letter
  • resume of experience and education
  • at least two letters of reference from previous teaching supervisors transcripts of your undergraduate and graduate education, showing degrees conferred copies of certification documents

Recruitment agencies we work with:

  • Search Associates
  • TIE online
  • ISS (International Schools Services)

For information on how to register with theses agencies, visit the websites of each organization directly.



Compensation and Benefits for Teachers

Our goal is to attract, develop and retain the highest quality faculty. To do so, we offer a comprehensive remuneration package, including:

  • Competitive salary
  • Tuition for children
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Airfare to and from Vienna at the beginning and the end of employment
  • Shipping allowance
  • Settling-in allowance
  • Relocation assistance
  • Biennial airfare
  • School contribution to health care and pension scheme

You can find more detailed information on the benefits above by downloading our Recruitment Brochure.








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