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

Teacher of IB DP Theatre and MYP Drama in Secondary School

International School of Hamburg, Germany

Posted on: 01 Apr 2024

Position Summary:

Teacher of IB DP Theater and MYP Drama in Secondary School


• Teach IB Drama and Theatre in grades six through twelve

• Record and share with students and parents assessment data at regular intervals during the school year

• Provide in-class student support

• Record and share with students and parents assessment data at regular intervals during the school year

• Collaborate with colleagues from within and outside of the department

• Engage in professional development

• Participate in and/or lead departmental and other meetings as needed


Applicants must have current suitable teaching qualifications and experience in various grade levels. We are seeking applicants with a passion for teaching and learning, inquiry-based learning approaches and strong classroom management strategies. Collaborators, creative thinkers and a growth mindset are also assets. Technical skills in light, sound and set design are also advantageous.

Terms of Employment:

• Starting date is 1 August 2024

• The position is initially limited until 31 July 2026 with the option of permanent employment thereafter

• The position is a full-time position

• Teacher Scale


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Upper School MYP Music and Drama Teacher (Grades 9 & 10)

Canadian International School of Hong Kong

Posted on: 18 Mar 2024

The Canadian International School of Hong Kong (CDNIS) is looking for an Upper School MYP Music and Drama Teacher (Grades 9 & 10) to start in August 2024. Applicants must have at least two years of experience working as a music/drama teacher. The successful candidate will demonstrate a high degree of collaborative practice and commitment to extra curricular programmes outside the school day. Experience teaching student led musical inquiry across a diverse range of musical genres and basic knowledge of music technology would be an asset.

CDNIS is also the proud host of the ISTA Arts Academy. Successful applicants would be welcome to join as an ISTA Arts Academy practitioner for weekend and weekly after school events.

Interested candidates are encouraged to submit their application via our online recruitment system, Schrole as early as possible given that hiring decisions are often made as soon as an exceptional candidate is identified.

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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