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.
Our current vacancies are advertised here and in professional publications, as appropriate.
Classroom Teacher - APPLICATION PERIOD CLOSED
We are currently accepting applications for the position of Elementary School Classroom Teacher Grades 1 - 5 for the 2014-2015 school year. Please send applications to HR@ais.at by November 29, 2013.
PE Teacher - APPLICATION PERIOD CLOSED
We are currently accepting applications for the position of Elementary School PE Teacher for the 2014-2015 school year. The position is a one year appointment for leave coverage. Please send applications to HR@ais.at by November 29, 2013.
There are currently no vacant teacher positions in the Middle School. Please refer back to our website on a regular basis so as not to miss out on future opportunities.
Science Teacher - APPLICATION PERIOD CLOSED
We are currently accepting applications for the position of General Science Teacher Grades 9 - 12 for the 2014-2015 school year. Please send applications to HR@ais.at by November 29, 2013.
If you are interested in serving as a substitute teacher please send your application file (including your resume, cover letter and certifications) to Sacha McVean for Elementary School and to Dave Straffon or Dennis Harter for Middle and High School.
Administrative and Support Staff
Director of Curriculum and Instruction - APPLICATION PERIOD CLOSED
We are currently accepting applications for the position of Director of Curriculum and Instruction Prek - 12 for the 2014-2015 school year. Please send applications to HR@ais.at by November 29, 2013.
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.