Below are listed the current opportunities available within the ISTA network.

IB Film & Multimedia Teacher

International School of Prague, Czech Republic

Posted on: 08 Dec 2023

Overall Purpose of the Position

Develop students’ curiosity, Film & Multimedia skills and conceptual understanding in alignment with IB DP/MYP criteria. This position involves planning and facilitating powerful learning engagements that move all learners forward in an inquiry-based environment which aligns with the school’s mission to inspire, engage and empower students. Co-planning and co-teaching with colleagues in learning collaboratives, in addition to clearly communicating with students, colleagues and parents, is an essential part of this role.

Key responsibilities

  • Plan and facilitate engaging, relevant and authentic learning engagements.
  • Nurture students’ Film & Multimedia curiosity and competencies.
  • Develop & plan classes following a backwards design curriculum planning process and in alignment with the Learning@ISP, MYP and  DP course goals, departmental philosophy and ISP mission.
  • Create and maintain a positive, student-centred environment which maximizes learning opportunities for all learners.
  • Facilitate a balanced array of learning experiences which meet the students’ where they’re at and move them forward in developing skills, concepts and understandings.
  • Integrate IT in classroom instruction as a tool to support student learning.
  • Effectively assess & document students’ learning growth aligned to Learning@ISP, and based on Film & Multimedia standards, benchmarks, performance indicators, and unit criteria.
  • Support the holistic development of students as an advisor and as a supervisor of student clubs and activities.
  • Actively participate in and lead professional development opportunities and collaborative meetings.
  • Be an active partner in building and sustaining trusting & constructive relationships with other colleagues.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Experience, Skills & Dispositions Required

  • An avid learner and seeker of how to support students’ strengths & interests.
  • Impactful leader: walk the talk, have a bias to action and collaborate using evidence-focused practices. Demonstrated success in planning, teaching, assessment and responding using student data.
  • A sound understanding of best-practice skills in facilitating inquiry and interdisciplinary connections.
  • Self-driven, always trying to go to the next level.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with students, parents and colleagues in a clear and empathetic manner.
  • A growth mindset and open-minded approach to professional learning – a life-long learner.
  • International / multicultural teaching experience.
  • Flexible, can-do attitude, innovative and solutions-focused.
  • A high level of intra & interpersonal intelligence and the ability to work effectively in a collaborative environment.

Education & Training Preferred

  • A BA (MA preferred) degree in Film & Multimedia or a related field of study.
  • Teaching certification for Upper School Film & Multimedia.
  • A background in the Universal Design for Learning (UDL) framework.
  • Proven track record in teaching Film & Multimedia to Upper School age students.



ISP uses an online, automated application management system and we do expect ALL job applications to be submitted through this system. If you are interested in this vacancy and you meet the specified criteria, then please go to this link and follow the application instructions accordingly

A complete application includes:

  • Cover letter expressing interest in this position at ISP, short statement of educational and leadership philosophy (no more than one page)
  • Up-to-date resume or CV
  • Writing sample that may be a personal statement, an article for a school publication, a recent speech, or submitted scholarly article-whatever can help inform the search committee of expertise, interests, academic focus and experience.
  • Contact information for at least three current professional referees (one of which should be, if possible, the direct supervisor of the applicant’s current organization).

The deadline to submit applications is December 15, 2023. Candidates should note, however, that in the event an outstanding applicant is identified early in the search process, ISP reserves the right to move forward with this appointment. For this reason, it is essential that interested candidates apply as soon as possible.


Click here to view the job posting on the ISP website

IB Drama teacher

American International School - Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Posted on: 07 Dec 2023

The American International School – Riyadh seeks an IB Drama teacher for the upcoming school year.

interested party can either email High School Principal Justin Walsh directly at jwalsh@aisr.org or apply through the school’s website.

Teacher Positions:
In order to be considered for teaching vacancies in the Elementary, Middle and High School divisions, candidates must possess the following basic qualifications:

  • a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution (master’s degree preferred);
  • a valid teaching certificate (North American-certified teachers are preferred);
  • at least two years of full-time teaching experience;
  • diverse and verifiable character and professional references;
  • a desire to support AIS-R’s Mission and community.

Contact Name: Mr. Justin Walsh (Principal)
Contact Email: jwalsh@aisr.org

MYP & DP Theatre teacher

Verdala International School, Malta

Posted on: 20 Nov 2023

At Verdala International School (VIS), we believe that each employee makes a significant contribution to our students’ success and that contributions extend well beyond the assigned responsibilities. Therefore, the job description is designed to outline primary duties, qualifications, and job scope, but does not limit the employee or VIS to only the work identified. It is a basic expectation that each employee will offer his/her services wherever and whenever necessary to ensure the success of our students and school.

Purpose of Role
To ensure learning for all VIS students in accordance with VIS’ policies, procedures, programmes, curriculum, Student Profile and the school’s Vision and Mission and Guiding Statements.

Duties and Responsibilities
Teachers will:
● Support, model and promote the school’s mission, vision, values and guiding statements.
● Implement and develop curricular programmes.
● Be student centered and continually work towards improving holistic student learning through the use of VIS curriculum.
● Create a safe and caring environment in which all students can learn and thrive.
● Differentiate for the full range of student needs in each classroom.
● Implement a collaborative approach to planning for and delivering instruction, professional development (and all other duties associated with the role) in order to improve one’s own professional practice.
● Engage in and support collaborative, inclusive practices by working in partnership with the Director of Wellbeing, colleagues and administration.
● Read, understand and comply with all school policies, procedures, plans and foundational documents.
● Effectively understand, use and integrate technology.
● Exercise sound judgment when making decisions.
● Maintain accurate records related to all aspects of the role.
● Communicate effectively with the community and build relationships that support learning
● Perform other duties as assigned by the Head of School or Principal

● Bachelor of Education (or equivalent)
● Teacher Certification (ability to acquire teacher warrant)

● 2 years of teaching experience at the appropriate grade level or subject area (preferred).
● Experience with inquiry based pedagogical practices.
● Experience working in a collaborative team setting.
● Experience implementing an inclusive approach to teaching and learning.

Skills, Values, Attitudes and Dispositions
● Inquiry mindset to personal professional growth
● Flexible thinking.
● Whole-school mindset.
● Strong organizational and interpersonal skills.
● Service approach to working with students and the community.
● Strong verbal and written communication skills.
● Positive interpersonal skills.


Click here to view the VIS job posting link

Full-Time MYP and DP Theatre Teacher

The International School of Amsterdam

Posted on: 17 Nov 2023

ISA is excited to be seeking an innovative and experienced Full-Time MYP & DP Theatre Teacher to start in August 2024. ISA is a 60-year-old school with a rich tradition of excellence in the Performing Arts. We are looking to recruit a creative and passionate specialist to inspire the next generation of performers in our bespoke Theatre. Working alongside a team of dedicated professionals, this person will lead and develop the IB Diploma programme and produce large-scale extracurricular theatrical productions. Leveraging the wealth of cultural offerings in the local area, the successful candidate will coordinate curricular trips to enrich the programme and support students through their learning journeys at ISA.

General Qualifications & experience:

Teacher qualification and a Bachelor’s degree are required. A minimum of 4 years of relevant teaching experience is preferred; IB experience, especially if gained in an international school is highly desirable.

The successful candidate will answer to the Head of Upper School and collaborate with the Head of Arts and the members of the Arts Department and support staff as appropriate.

Please apply at https://www.isa.nl/employment/vacancies/

Open call for professional theatre company guest director collaborations


Posted on: 16 Feb 2023

Every year, we will be inviting a professional theatre company as guest director, to artistically lead one of ISTA’s festivals. This is an opportunity for ISTA to engage artistically with innovative theatre companies from around the world who share our mission and values. Bringing together a company’s professional practice with the ISTA™️ Ensemble Method provides ISTA and professional theatre companies with the unique opportunity for artistic collaboration, development and growth.

2022-2023 season

We are excited this year to be working with Highly Sprung Performance who will directing our Upper MS/HS Terezin Memorial Festival in March 2023 and also offering an exciting Professional Development and Learning workshop for educators: Artistic Activism: Devising Physical Theatre about Environmental Change.

Interested in collaborating?

Get in touch with us to learn more!

Contact Email: office@ista.co.uk