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.

If there are no current vacancies listed, we also recommend you send a general application (expression of interest including a cover letter and CV) to the following email address

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 knowledge (both written and verbal)
  • Be familiar with competency orientated teaching, open work methods and methodical teaching
  • Outstanding commitment, able to work under pressure and in a team environment
  • The right to work in Australia
  • 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 if there are no suitable positions available.


There are currently no vacancies in our Preschool, but please note that we work closely with two other bilingual institutions in Sydney who might be looking for Early Childhood Teachers and Educators. Please contact Fröbel for more information.