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The International School of Boston’s faculty prepares students from nearly 50 countries to become citizens of the world.

That’s why, in addition to expertise and passion, we value collaboration with every faculty and staff member, as well as a deep and meaningful appreciation and respect for diversity. If you are interested in joining such a work environment, we encourage you to explore the open roles below.

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J-1 Exchange Visitor Program

The International School of Boston is a designated Exchange Visitor Program Sponsor for teachers who work at ISB. This program fosters a rich exchange of cultures and educational practices. For more information and eligibility rules about J-1 visas, please read here

Employee Benefits

Health & Wellness

  • Medical Insurance
    (we offer a free PPO plan for single coverage, and 2 HMO plans for a fee)
  • Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program 

Financial Security

  • Competitive Compensation: Salary based on years of teaching experience and educational degree
    (e.g. $80,000 for a Master's degree with 18 years of experience)
  • Health Savings Account, Medical and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account programs
  • Immediate eligibility to participate in 403(b) retirement plan after one year of service; 5% match immediately vested
  • 457(b) retirement plan for applicable positions
  • Employer-sponsored long-term disability insurance
  • Sick leave bank
  • Life insurance

Work/Life Balance

  • Paid sick days
  • Paid personal days
  • 12-week parental leave after two years of employment
  • For staff positions, 5 weeks paid vacation and a 2-week school closure at calendar year-end

Additional Benefits

  • Professional development opportunities including tuition assistance for qualifying programs
  • Teachers Applied Research Grants program
  • Language classes 
  • Transportation incentives
  • Discounted summer program
  • Relocation assistance for applicable positions
  • Computer loan program

Core Competencies

ISB has identified priority skills and abilities that all ISB teachers should possess: 

  • Demonstrates Intercultural Competence:
    ability to shift cultural perspective and adapt to cultural differences
  • Fosters a Rigorous, Inclusive Educational Experience:
    engages students in learning that is relevant to/for them
  • Works Collaboratively:
    works effectively with colleagues to achieve shared goals
  • Promotes Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging:
    supports cultivating a community where all know they belong
  • Builds Solutions:
    engages in proactive and creative solution building for various types of challenges
  • Cultivates a Culture of Care:
    builds and sustains strong relationships grounded in empathy and mutual respect
  • Demonstrates Digital Literacy:
    stays up to date with emerging technologies and adapts to new tools and platforms
  • Manages Complexity and Ambiguity:
    ability to deal with challenges where there is no clear solution or outcome
  • Demonstrates Flexibility and Adaptability:
    embraces change and adjusts when needed
  • Demonstrates a Strong and Brave Work Ethic:
    takes initiative and works with integrity and accountability
  • Communicates and Responds:
    listens and responds with empathy and respect in a timely manner

Non-Discrimination Policy

The International School of Boston provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. The International School of Boston complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

The International School of Boston expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee harassment or other discrimination. At International School of Boston we aspire to create a diverse, equitable, and inclusive school community. We recognize that reducing homogeneity in our teaching force is an essential step, along with creating conditions where a diverse, interculturally competent workforce can thrive across all lines of difference. We strongly encourage candidates who would contribute to that diversity to apply.