Employment

Welcome to the JAIS employment website.

The Jerusalem American International School is hiring a qualified Spanish teacher for a part-time maternity leave position to work with students from preschool through middle school (ages 3-13). This position would start in August 2018 and continue for an estimated 14 weeks, with potential for future work as a substitute. Candidates should have a degree in education or a related field such as Spanish (not ESL); at least two years of teaching experience in a classroom setting (not tutoring or adult education); hold a valid working permit for Israel; and generally be available Monday through Thursday from 7:45 am -3:15 pm and Fridays from 7:45 am to 1:40 pm.

We are particularly seeking applicants who have experience working with a variety of grade levels and diverse student populations. Teachers at JAIS are passionate, positive, and tech-savvy. They design engaging lessons which encourage students to communicate actively in the target language, finding ways to express themselves in both spoken and written form. They collaborate effectively with colleagues, forge positive relationships with students and parents, and design lessons which exemplify our school’s values.

We are also hiring a full-time preschool assistant to work with children ages 3-5. This position would start in August 2018. Candidates would preferably have a degree in education or a related field, but not obligatory; experience working with young children is required. Candidates should have a genuine interest in working with preschool children; hold a valid working permit for Israel; and generally be available Monday through Thursday from 7:45 am -3:15 pm and Fridays from 7:45 am to 1:40 pm.

We are particularly seeking applicants who have experience working with young children and diverse student populations. Teaching assistants at JAIS are creative, flexible, proactive, warm, energetic, caring, passionate, positive, tech-savvy, and willing to learn. They collaborate effectively with colleagues, forge positive relationships with students and parents, and exemplify our school’s values.

JAIS is an independent, secular co-educational school serving students in preschool through eighth grade. We provide a rigorous American education in a culturally diverse and student-centered environment.

Please spend time exploring our website to learn about our philosophy, learning environment and community. Individuals interested in exploring employment opportunities JAIS should send a cover letter and resume to jobs@jerusalemais.org.

We also welcome qualified (at least two years experience, and a degree in education) teacher applicants at any time during the year. In general, most interviewing and hiring for faculty positions occurs in the spring; however, we will accept resumes throughout the year.

We are hiring qualified substitute teachers on an on-going basis. Qualified substitute teachers should meet the above requirements, hold a valid working permit for Israel, and be available Monday through Thursday from 7:45 am -3:15 pm and Fridays from 7:45 am to 1:30 pm.

For more information about the application procedure for employment, click here.