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Teaching at AISC

Each year new teachers join the AISC faculty bringing with them valuable ideas from their varied teaching experiences. This fosters the continued development of our school in order to meet the needs of our students. There are certain qualities we are looking for in recruiting our new faculty members and you are encouraged to review the information below to help you determine if AISC is the right school for you. 

In order to achieve our mission and philosophy, we seek to recruit highly qualified teachers and administrators who can support the mission of AISC – to provide an outstanding international education which inspires students to reach their full potential and be successful and responsible global citizens. 

AISC seeks to hire a diverse range of licensed teachers (preferably holding a Master's Degree) with at least three years of successful teaching experience in the field of application and is particularly interested in teachers who are: 

  • Enthusiastic, energetic, and engaged role models who lead, inspire, and promote student learning through the example they set;
  • Knowledgeable about child development, subject area content, and contemporary trends;
  • Generous in sharing, collaborating, and communicating skills, knowledge and capacities;
  • Knowledgeable about best practices in assessing student learning;
  • Experienced in providing differentiated learning experiences;
  • Experienced and collaborative curriculum designers, versed in unit development and backward design;
  • Committed to developing students’ literacy skills, and integrating digital-age teaching and learning strategies across all subject areas;
  • Committed to sponsoring extracurricular and after school activities.

The American International School Chennai is committed to providing a salary and benefits package competitive with leading Asian international schools. Contact us for more information.


Leadership Openings for 2018

Middle School Principal 

Application Instructions 
If you are interested in this exciting opportunity, please review the position profile HERE.
All applications and enquiries should be directed to:
Please send a single pdf document, which includes the following: cover letter, resume, statement of education philosophy, and list of references with complete contact details. If applying with a partner as a team, please send a separate single pdf document including a cover letter, resume, and list of references with complete contact details for partner.
  • Candidates are asked to apply as early as possible. 
  • Application Deadline: Monday, October 2, 2017
  • Appointment Deadline: Friday, November 3, 2017.
  • Semi-finalist interviews to be conducted by Skype before October 13. Finalist candidates to visit campus over two days between October 23-November 1
  • In the event of an outstanding applicant, AISC reserves the right to make an appointment in advance our deadlines/schedules described here. The head of school at AISC also reserves the right to contact references for confidential statements. 

Openings for the 2017-2018 school year

  • Elementary Substitute Teachers
  • Conditioning and Physical Education Assistant
  • EAL Co-teacher 

Openings for the 2018-2019 school year 

Definite Positions:

·       Elementary School Counselor 

·       Lower Elementary Homeroom 

·       Elementary School Learning Coach 

·       Middle School Social Studies

·       Middle School Spanish 

·       High School Science (Biology/Chemistry)

·       High School Spanish 

Tentative Positions:

·       Upper Elementary Homeroom

·       Middle School Math

·       Middle School PE

·       High School Economics and Entrepreneurial Studies

·       High School Visual Arts

·       Secondary Learning Coach 

Application Process 

External applicants interested in positions at the American International School Chennai are requested to apply through our applicant portal below.  Please have the following documents available before continuing:

  1. A cover letter (approximately one page) addressed to the Head of School, which describes the specific position(s) of interest to the applicant, explains the applicant’s professional aspirations, relevant experiences, as well as the applicant’s availability and pertinent personal information.
  2. A current resume, which includes DOB, citizenship, and current contact information.
  3. A list of references which includes the names and contact details of current and past supervisors.


Internal candidates, please prepare the documents listed above, speak with your own supervisor regarding your interest, and then speak with the appropriate supervisor for the posted position.