International School of Ulaanbaatar


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Employment Opportunities

Teachers for School Year 2018-2019

Thank you for your interest in the International School of Ulaanbaatar.  At this time we will need certified teachers to fill the positions listed below.  We advertise these openings through the Search and Schrole systems as well as on this school web page.

If you are interested in teaching at ISU, we would be pleased to receive your application through either of the Search or Schrole application systems.  Please do not send us your application directly UNLESS and UNTIL you have registered with either Search or Schrole.  Please follow the instructions outlined on the How to Apply page of this website.

We are most interested in professional educators who are current practitioners of inquiry-based learning and are familiar with the IB and AERO curriculum standards.  The majority of our students are EAL learners.  Experience in differentiating learning activities and assessments for students based on language needs and other learning needs and styles will be highly valued. We put great emphasis on formative assessment being used by our teachers to inform their planning and implementation of learning activities.  Ideal applicants will be able to demonstrate their similar use of student assessment in this manner.

We value our professional learning culture at ISU.  Applicants should be very ready to devote time and effort into working closely with colleagues engaged in productive faculty collaboration and teamwork in curriculum planning, student assessment and professional development throughout the school year.  Applicants should also be prepared to complete the TESMC course within their first two years at ISU.  (Refer to for more information on TESMC.)


Head of Secondary

The Head of Secondary is the curricular, instructional and motivational leader of the secondary school.  She/he works closely with the Director, the Deputy Director, the Head of Primary and the PK-12 Administration.  Collectively, they form a team that supports the faculty and the students. The initial contract is for three years, renewable annually thereafter. The contract year is 210 days, which includes periodic weekend duties.  Salary and benefits are competitive with similar schools in the region, and include: pension; housing allowance; health insurance; settling in/shipping allowance; and support for professional development. 

Please click here for detailed information.


Relief Teachers

The International School of Ulaanbaatar is always interested in receiving applications for relief teaching (also known as substitute teaching) from qualifiedcertified teachers.

The ISU relief teacher assumes the responsibility of the classroom teacher on an as needed basis.  As well as appropriate qualifications being required, we prefer relief teachers with prior teaching experience.

Please send your CV and a letter of interest noting your preferred division level (primary or secondary) to with a copy to the appropriate Head of Primary or Secondary ( or

Please note that a police clearance (criminal background check) is also required from your place of last residence if you have arrived in Ulaanbaatar within the past year, or from the UB police department if you have been living in UB for more than one year.




Four Seasons Garden
Khan-Uul District, 15 Khoroo
PO Box 36/10
Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia-17032
  • T: +976-70160010
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  • F: +976-70160012
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