Work at VIS

Nationalities represented by the faculty

Our current vacancies are always advertised here, and in professional publications, as appropriate. The recruiting process is described directly below the advertised vacancy.

The Vienna International School utilizes ISS Schrole Advantage to manage all teaching applications, therefore all applicants for teaching positions are requested to follow this link.

For additional information, please contact hr(at) If inquiring about a specific position, please state the vacancy job title in your email subject.

Recruitment Booklet 2017/2018

  • Competitive salaries
  • Responsibility allowances
  • Professional development allowance
  • Settling-in allowances
  • Assistance in finding accommodation
  • Tuition (taxable) for dependents
  • Top-up pension scheme
  • For Admin-, summer helper- or ESS- positions, we are unable to accept unsolicited applications.
  • For teaching/leadership positions, we are unable to accept unsolicited applications by email or mail! 

All teachers must hold an appropriate teaching certificate, academic degree or a comparable teaching qualification acceptable to the School. In appointing teachers, preference is given to those who have had four years of teaching experience, have not taught exclusively in their own national system and who have appropriate computer competence.

If you are interested in substitution work, please send your up-dated CV together with a letter of application (please indicate if you are interested in Primary or Secondary school or both) and a copy of your degrees, certificates and passport via email to Karin Sigle at hr(at)

  • Please send us your application letter CV and certificates as one attachment only, in pdf-format.
  • Please note that a teaching qualification (Master or Bachelor in Education or similar) and a valid residence permit for Austria is required.

As a general rule, face-to-face interviews are required prior to any appointments. Interviews are held at the candidate's expense in Vienna, or any other agreed location. VIS advertises and recruits through Schrole, CIS, Search Associates.