Working with us

How can you become a teacher, staff-member or principal at the German International School Sydney?

If you are based in Australia, you can apply directly as a teacher with a local contract. In any case, we recommend that you take a look at our job vacancies before applying.

Please note that due to the high volume of applications, we are unfortunately, unable to respond to every applicant personally.

What are the expectations and requirements for teaching staff at GISS?

  • Completed training as a teacher with several years' experience in Primary Schools, Secondary Schools or Comprehensive Schools.
  • Proficient German and English language skills (both written and verbal).
  • Be familiar with competency orientated, enquiry based, growth mindset teaching methods and, intrinsic motivation behaviour management.
  • Outstanding commitment, able to work under pressure and in a collaborative, bilingual and inclusive team environment.
  • The right to work in Australia.
  • NESA accreditation, including a current Working With Children Check (WWCC).

Please understand that we may not be able to consider your application if you do not meet the criteria outlined or, there are no suitable positions available.

Thank you for your interest in our school.