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The International School of Paris is the only IB continuum school in France, and offers the IB Programmes throughout the school: the IB Primary Years Programme, the IB Middle Years Programme and the IB Diploma Programme. The school is accredited by CIS/NEASC and draws on its considerable experience and expertise to offer an academically challenging, socially engaged and culturally rich education for 700 students in the heart of one of the world’s most important cities.

We are currently looking for:

Full-time Primary School Teacher (CDD)

The teachers are the essence of the work of the school. Each teacher is responsible for the education of the students in his/her class(es). In addition, it is the role of each teacher to be sure that all students are safe, secure and properly supervised at all times.


  • To support the ideals and policies of the school and to implement the school's philosophy and objectives.
  • To assume responsibility for the education of the students in his/her class (es).
  • To develop the content of courses in relation to the school's philosophy, objectives and appropriate IBO recognised programs.
  • To assist in ensuring the safety of all children in the school and intervene if conflict should arise between any students.


  • To teach the classes assigned by the Primary or Secondary Principal.
  • To undertake other duties assigned by the Primary or Secondary Principal.
  • To be informed about the aims and curriculum of the area in which he/she teaches.
  • In the light of these aims and curricula, to select the lesson content and activities which are appropriate to the needs of each student in his/her class(es), in relation to the school’s philosophy and objectives. The expectations for the delivery of these are spelled out in the appraisal documents.
  • To be aware that the appraisal documents encompass what is expected of teachers in relation to their teaching practices.
  • To maintain records of work covered by his/her class(es).
  • To correct regularly and promptly all assignments completed by students.
  • To keep accurate, complete records of the progress of each student.
  • To inform parents of students' progress by way of report cards and, where necessary, letters or individual meetings.
  • To be available for all parent-teacher conferences.
  • To attend all relevant meetings, including planning meetings.
  • To submit to the Primary or Secondary Principal copies of all letters sent to parents.
  • To keep him/herself informed, by way of personal files, of all factors relevant to each student.
  • To be familiar with new developments and methods in the teaching of his/her field.
  • To ensure appropriate behaviour of students in class and around the school.
  • To keep the administration and Grade Heads informed about student absence, lateness or discipline problems.
  • To maintain inventories of all textbooks and materials issued to students and to ensure the return of these.
  • To care for the classroom(s) in which he/she teaches. To ensure that the room(s) is/are attractively decorated and conducive to learning.

Contracts terms and conditions:

The position is based at the International School of Paris in the 16th arrondissement of Paris.

The position is full-time for a fixed-term contract starting November 2018 until March 2019.

The deadline to apply is October 15th, 2018.

It is essential for all applicants to hold a nationality of one of the European Union countries, or valid French working papers.

In the case of interest, please send a resume, a cover letter and details (including email address) of three professional referees to jobs@isparis.edu.

It is essential for all applicants to hold a nationality of one of the European Union countries, or valid French working papers.

For Teaching positions, applicants must have Teaching Qualifications. IB experience is a plus.

All requests to the jobs@isparis.edu address should receive an automatic acknowledgment of receipt. If you do not receive it, please check your junk mail folder as your email system may flag the automatic response as spam.

Stéphanie Gilbert
Human Resources Director
Fax. +33 1 42 24 06 50


Aligned with the recommendations of the International Task Force on Child Protection, we hold ourselves to a high standard of effective recruiting practices with specific attention to child protection.

Selected candidates will be invited to an interview and undergo pre-recruitment procedures. In accordance with our Child Protection Policy, they will also be asked to provide official criminal background checks from all previous countries in which they have lived.

Data Protection Notice

The International School of Paris, 6 rue Beethoven 75016 Paris (ISP) pays utmost attention to your personal data. ISP is collecting the hereby requested personal data for purpose of the selection processes for the job you are applying and in case of subsequent employment opportunity specifically for such job or subsequent applications for employment made by you at ISP. The personal data collected may include the resume and any cover letter or attached correspondence, employment/education history, any information received from referees. It is your responsibility to ensure referees’ agreement for transfer to ISP of their details and clearance of ISP's right to contact them. ISP may also ask for your criminal records as part of the recruitment process (in application of French law and collective bargaining IDCC 2691) but ISP will ask for your explicit consent and ensure that any such information will be treated as confidential. The requested data is necessary to take steps (at your request) prior to entering into a contract execution (if your application is successful) and for ISP’s legitimate interests. If you do not provide such data ISP will not be able to process your employment application and it will be rejected. ISP is the data controller. The data recipient are ISP’s departments of Human Resources (exclusive recipient of criminal records), Finance, the Pedagogical Leadership Teams and ISP’s Direction and Board of Trustees. Should you be unsuccessful with your application ISP will destroy your application form after one year of its submission. If you are successful with your application and a work contract is signed between you and ISP your application form will be held for the duration of your work contract and then archived separately for unlimited duration unless otherwise required by applicable law. By submitting your personal data and application for employment, you warrant the truthfulness and accuracy of the information you provide to ISP. On occasions, ISP will contact third parties to verify information you have provided and other facts relating to you and your application, for example references. Any false assessment or information may result in immediate rejection of your application or contract termination as the case may be. In accordance with January 6, 1978 French law, (‘Informational Rights and Freedom’) and the General Data Protection Rule (UE 2016/679 dated April 27th 2016) , you have the right to ask from ISP access to and rectification or erasure (if the data is no longer not necessary for the purpose for which it was collected), the right to restrict processing, the right to data portability and the right to lodge a complaint to the Information Commissioners’ Office. To exercise your right, please send your request by email to dpo@isparis.edu or by mail at DPO International School of Paris 6 rue Beethoven 75016 Paris with your personal ID copy.