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Employment at ISP

While ISP offers a world class facility, it is our outstanding faculty and staff that have made ISP a world renowned leader in international education. We are always looking for the most talented, motivated and innovative people in their particular field.

Your future colleagues at ISP share a common understanding and goal as found in our Mission. If our Mission inspires you, we encourage you to send us your application for any open position that applies to your professional focus.

The International School of Prague does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of their race, sex, religion, orientation, national or ethnic origin, age or disability.

ISP takes all possible care in its recruitment processes to employ people who will not abuse or neglect our students. Our policy is to safeguard the welfare of all children by protecting them from physical, sexual and emotional harm and neglect.

For Faculty Recruitment, please see below. For Staff recruitment, please follow this link.

Faculty Recruitment

We use an online, automated system for all our Faculty positions; please note that we do not accept or respond to hard-copy or emailed applications.

Please also forgive us for saying that due to the very high volume of qualified candidates who apply, we can only personally respond to those who are short-listed. Thank you in advance for your understanding.

Click here or on the logo below to apply for any open faculty positions. You will be asked to fill in an online application and submit your CV.

Our Faculty vacancies for Academic year 2017/2018 are listed below.

Elementary School Literacy Specialist (50% workload, local hire status)

Have you ever considered joining one of the most innovative, truly international, and respected independent schools in Europe? Would you like to join a team of people focused on being the best in their field? How about working in a state of the art, purpose-built, education facility? This could be your opportunity:           

General description:

  • Continue to develop and implement the literacy support program;

  • Assess the effectiveness of literacy interventions and make revisions based on students' progress and needs;

  • Identify and work with struggling readers in Grades K-5, including:

o   Ongoing assessment and progress-monitoring;

o   Flexibly grouping/regrouping students according to progress & needs;

o   Planning and delivering lessons based on student needs with individuals and small groups of students.

Key responsibilities & duties:

  • Collaborate with individual teachers and teams (PK-5 and EAL);

  • Support teachers in the initiation & follow up of referrals for students who are not making adequate progress given literacy support;

  • Recommend teacher resources in ES literacy and provide support with common literacy assessments;

  • Effectively communicate with families of literacy support students including written reports at least 3 times a year;

  • Collaborate in providing regular parent education opportunities.


As part of its comprehensive child welfare policy, ISP performs background checks on all its employees. Each employee must abide by the ISP Child Protection Policy.

Competencies and skills required:

  • Ability to display a personal vision in alignment with the ISP mission;

  • Commitment to, and enthusiasm for, working with elementary age children;

  • IT integration skills;

  • A demonstrated ability to work effectively in a collaborative environment;

  • International and/or multi-cultural experience;

  • Self-driven & proactive attitude;

  • A lifelong learner;

  • Flexible, innovative and solutions focused.

Experience and education required:

  • BA (MA preferred) in elementary school education;

  • Certification or MA in reading / literacy specialist (preferred);

  • A minimum of five years classroom experience;

  • A minimum of three years as a reading specialist (preferred).

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If you are interested in this job and you believe to meet the specified criteria, then please submit your application through Schrole <www.schrole.com> - the online candidate management system we use for all Faculty vacancies at ISP.

ES Teaching Aide - local hire

Have you ever considered joining one of the most innovative, truly international, and respected independent schools in Europe? Would you like to join a team of people focused on constant improvement? How about working in a state of the art, purpose-built, education facility? This could be your opportunity.

General description:

To assist in providing instruction to individuals or small groups of students in a classroom according to the developmental needs of students and each teacher’s preference for working with the aide. Instructional resource setting and to perform a variety of tasks relative to assigned area of responsibility.

Key requirements:

  • Fluent in English (mother tongue proficiency preferred)

  • Knowledge of basic subjects taught in schools, including math, language and reading

  • Knowledge of safe practices in classroom and playground activities and willingness to learn

  • Understanding, patience and receptive attitude toward children

  • Collaborative skills, open and honest communication, ability to support the assigned teacher’s style of classroom management

  • Basic IT skills (e.g.: Google Apps, MS Office, iPhoto, iWeb)

  • Knowledge of child development and guidance, general needs and behavior of children, methods and techniques of assisting in instruction

  • Time management and ability to prioritize

  • Ability to work effectively in a highly collaborative environment

  • Commitment to, and enthusiasm for, working with the 6-7 years age children

  • International and/or multi-cultural experience (preferred)

  • Self-driven & proactive attitude

  • Reliability

  • In ISP Child protection and child safety is of highest priority therefore we take all possible care to employ people who will not abuse or neglect our students. Our policy is to safeguard the welfare of all children by protecting them from any harm and neglect. Each employee must abide by the ISP Child Protection Policy <link> and confirm so by signing the  acknowledgement of this policy.

Key responsibilities & duties:

  • Prepare materials for classroom and instructional use

  • Perform a variety of clerical duties, such as marking student work, recording grades, taking roll and maintaining records and files

  • Provide support to classroom teacher by operating various educational tools / devices as needed, distribute and collect papers and supplies, confer with teachers concerning programs and materials to meet students’ needs

  • Set-up work areas, displays and exhibits. Conduct general clean-up of work site

  • Reinforce and support instruction to individuals or small groups of students as directed by the teacher

  • Report progress regarding student performance and behavior to teacher

  • Assist students’ learning and social-emotional development by providing proper examples, emotional support, friendly attitude, support children in conflict resolution and general guidance

  • Ensure the health and safety for students by following all health and safety rules

  • Perform lunch and recess duties

  • Assume responsibilities for the classroom in case of teacher’s absence

  • Participate in faculty meetings and professional development as required by the supervisor

  • Perform other related duties and responsibilities as required by the teacher

Experience and education required:

  • Experience working with children required (e.g. teacher, camp counselor, nanny)

  • University degree and / or teaching qualification preferred

  • Certification of English language proficiency preferred

  • Any relevant teaching qualifications are an advantage


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If you are interested in this job and you believe to meet the specified criteria, then please submit your CV together with application letter to: HR@isp.cz.


General Application - Substitute Teacher - local hire

General Substitute Teacher

General Requirements:

  • BA or MA degree
  • Teaching certificate
  • Minimum of 3 years working experience

Click here to begin the application process.

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