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The International School of Düsseldorf recuits qualified and experienced teachers from all around the world who believe in our school’s mission and philosopy.

Recruitment begins in January for positions for the upcoming school year starting in August.  Applications can be submitted in December once positions are listed on our website or made known through external websites.  The list of openings we have is updated regularly during the recruitment period.

Our Director, Mr Simon Head, attends the job fairs listed below and carries out personal interviews for prospective candidates.

Current openings


ES German Teacher

Für unsere Primarstufe (Klassen 1. – 5.) suchen wir ab dem 01.​10.2015 eine/n engagierte/n Deutschlehrer/in in Vollzeit (mit abgeschl. Studium/ Staatsexamen sowie sehr guten Englischkenntnissen).

Die Position ist zunächst bis zum 31.07.2017 befristet, eine spätere Übernahme ist möglich.

Neben einer hervorragenden Schulausstattung erwartet Sie bei  uns eine kollegiale und teamorientierte Atmosphäre mit sehr guten Weiterbildungsmöglichkeiten.

Wir freuen uns auf Ihre aussagefräftige Bewerbung (vorzugsweise per E-Mail) an:    International School of Düsseldorf e.V.                                                                  HR Department / Marie Willis                                                                                  Niederrheinstrasse 336, 40489 Düsseldorf      



Senior School Mathematics Teacher – Full time – starting January 2016

Selection Criteria

- Teaching qualification and a degree in the subject area

- A strong understanding and interest in concept-based teaching & learning

- Previous experience teaching within IB programmes would be an advantage

- Previous experience in embedding effective research-based instructional practices into unit planning/lessons

- Willingness to work with a strong collaborative team within the ES/department and across the school

- Be committed towards building strong relationships with a diverse range of students to meet a variety of learning needs

- Have an active interest in professional development and growth as an educator

- Possess an understanding of how to meaningfully use technology within the classroom that enhances learning experiences for students

Application process

Applications should be sent electronically in the form of an application cover letter and a recent CV to include three referees to Marie Willis, Human Resources Manager, Niederrheinstr. 336, 40489 Düsseldorf, Germany

Closing date for applications:

ES Teacher                           11.07.2015

SrS Math Teacher                 30.8.2015



If you are living locally and interested in working as a substitute teacher at our school, please email an application form to Marie Willis, HR Manager Please note that a German work permit is a minimum requirement for becoming a substitute teacher.


Recruitment Fairs

If you are interested in employment for the next academic year, we would recommend that you sign up with either Search Associates or CIS.



This information booklet can be downloaded here.


How to apply

Please send a completed ISD application form together with your resume, references and copies of qualifications via email to Marie Willis,

Human Resources Manager,  Priority will be given to applicants attending any of the job fairs attended by our Director.

"Teaching to be a World Citizen"

Marie Willis

Human Resources Manager

Tel: +49 (0) 211 9406 718

Fax: +49 (0) 211 9406 787








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