Work at VIS

Nationalities represented by the faculty

Who are we looking for?

We are always in search for people that make good team players with energy, passion, a sense of humour, critical reflection skills, resilience, flexibility and a genuine belief that all kids can be successful. Teachers who understand the needs of young people in the 21st century and are interested in contributing to the continued growth and development of a widely recognised international school.

Recruitment at Vienna International School begin in December for positions for the following school year, but applications can be submitted when open positions are made available.

Current Vacancies

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.

Qualified candidates are invited to apply for the following teaching positions:

Learning Support Teacher in Secondary School

French Teacher in Secondary School

Humanities/Geography Teacher in Secondary School


Applications through ISS Schrole Advantage, please follow this link, or the direct link of the respective vacancy, as stated above.

Please note that we are unable to accept applications by Email.

Please also note that 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.

Currently there are NO Admin and Support Staff positions available.

Our Offer

VIS offers an attractive remuneration package, including:

  • Strong and collegial faculty
  • Excellent teaching and learning experience
  • The opportunity to work in a richly diverse community
  • Very supportive students and parent community
  • An organisation that is is committed to providing for the needs of a 21st century learner
  • A superb quality of life outside of the school - something for everyone
  • Competitive salary package
  • Safe Central European location
  • Great travel opportunities
  • Seasons and great air quality
  • Training in a highly-respected IB continuum school
  • Opportunities to develop ‘exposure’ internationally
  • Access to leadership opportunities and training
  • A dynamic and successful environment where risk is encouraged and supported.
  • Involvement in the dynamics of digital learning
  • Professional learning communities

Please see our Recruitment Booklet below for more information.

Recruitment Booklet 2018/2019

Child Protection Statement

To ensure the safety and welfare of our students, International School follows the recommendations of the CEESA Organization. VIS recruiting practices are designed to attract and retain faculty who share this commitment. Any allegation of risk to child welfare will be handled (in partnership with the relevant authorities, if appropriate), in line with the VIS Child Protection Policy.