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International School Manila welcomes your interest in becoming a member of our team.

We have skilled and dedicated faculty members who create a world of opportunities for students from around the globe.

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Working at International School Manila (ISM) is a rewarding and enjoyable experience for all.  Faculty members work collaboratively at all levels to continuously evaluate and improve student learning. The school employs over 220 professional faculty members from diverse backgrounds who serve over 2000 students.
Overseas Hire
Teaching Positions for SY 2024-2025
Non-Teaching Positions
Substitute Teaching

Overseas Hire

ISM offers an excellent benefits package and also provides additional support for teachers who relocate from overseas.


Recruitment Fairs

International School Manila accepts direct applications for professional employment all year round. The School also works with Global Recruitment Collaborative (GRC) and Search Associates to fill faculty requirements.  Should you be interested in an open position you may apply through one of the recruitment agencies stated or you may apply directly to the school through the online application process.


Job openings will be posted once we are aware of requirements.

Upcoming Recruitment Fairs Dates
GRC Dubai
November 4-5, 2023
GRC Bangkok
December 2-3, 2023
Search Melbourne
January 6-8, 2024
Search Bangkok
January 12-14, 2024
Search London
January 19-21, 2024
Search Cambridge
January 26-29, 2024

Teaching Positions for SY 2024-2025

Thank you for considering International School Manila. Applications to the School are handled through the Human Resources Department.


Teaching Qualifications

The essential teaching requirements of the school include the following criteria: 

  • Qualified and experienced educators with at least two years of teaching experience preferred
  • Passionate about teaching students and responsive to their individual needs
  • Committed to teamwork and effective communication with students, colleagues and parents
  • Intent on enhancing their professional skills
  • Supportive of the ISM Mission Statement



- Classroom Teacher


- English / Social Studies - Grade 5
- Ed Tech Coordinator


- IB Geography and Social Studies
- IB Biology and Environmental Systems and Societies (ESS)
- IB Psychology and Social Studies

If interested, complete the online application form. Your resumé must be attached at this time.


Online Application


The School is happy to arrange interviews and campus tours for prospective teachers.  Under special circumstances, the school may cover hotel expenses for individuals traveling to the Philippines for a scheduled interview.

Non-Teaching Positions

We welcome your interest in ISM. If you want to be in a work environment that is supportive and stimulating, ISM is for you!


Process for Sending Employment Applications

Should you feel that you meet the qualifications for a particular position, please complete the online application form; your resumé must be attached at this time. Note that only the most qualified applicants will be contacted. Thank you.




Online Application

Substitute Teaching

International School Manila welcomes individuals who wish to apply for substitute teaching positions. 


All substitutes must be permanent residents of the Philippines or hold documentation that would permit them to work.



Online Application

“One of the opportunities I had was exploring my masters here at ISM. I found a school that suited me and ISM supported the funding for that and helped me through my journey.”


ES EAL Program Leader

“The best aspect of working at ISM is the diversity of faculty and students which generates an environment of tolerance and acceptance.”


MS Science

“Living in BGC is very modernized- a lot of resources are just a step away. You also have easy access to go to a secluded beach for a weekend getaway.”


MS Math

“The caliber of people here at ISM is really high. So in terms of learning from my peers, I consider them experts in what they are trying to teach me and that makes a huge difference.”


ES English

“There is such a range and variety of PD opportunities at ISM so at every stage of your career you have different ways of learning.”


MS English Program Leader

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