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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 and carries out personal interviews for prospective candidates.

Current openings

Current openings for the 2016-2017 School Year:

MYP Science Teacher ( full time)

MYP Learning Support Teacher ( full time)

Application procedure​:​

The deadline for applications is 10 June 2016. 

Candidates should note, however, that the search committee will begin reviewing applications as soon as they are received.  In the event that an outstanding applicant is identified early in the search process, ISD reserves the right to make an appointment before the deadline.  For this reason, it is recommended that interested candidates apply as soon as possible.

Candidates should send the information requested below,

- A letter of application, no longer than two pages, explaining your strengths as a candidate and why you are interested in the position at ISD

- A current CV/résumé not to exceed two pages

- A one or two-page personal statement outlining your educational beliefs and your philosophy of leadership

- A one-page list of references with accurate and current contact details, including position, phone number and e-mail address

Applications should be submitted to:​ ​

For more information on the International School of Dusseldorf, please see the school website:


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

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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