International School of Ulaanbaatar


ISU’s highly qualified and committed staff is its most valuable asset, critical to delivering world-class educational programmes and taking full advantage of Mongolia's cultural and natural environment.

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Teachers for School Year 2019-2020

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 Search Associates as well as on this school web page.

If you are interested in teaching at ISU, we would be pleased to receive your application either through Search Associates or through the links provided below. Please note: While we may consider direct applications for positions we will usually favour applicants with a dossier of work experience, certificates and confidential references as provided by Search Associates.

We are seeking passionate and collegial professional educators who are inquiry-based practitioners. The majority of our students are EAL learners. Experience in differentiating learning activities and assessments for students based upon language needs and learning needs and styles will be a cornerstone of your craft. We are also seeking teachers who understand the central role that formative assessment plays in learning. Successful applicants will be able to demonstrate their use of such assessment to help students continuously improve.

We value our professional learning culture at ISU. Applicants should be committed to working closely with their colleagues on a variety of projects (such as curriculum planning, student assessment and other areas of school improvement) throughout the school year.

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.


The International School of Ulaanbaatar (ISU) is a private, non-profit, secular, co-educational school that began operation in September 1992 to meet the educational needs of the growing international community. ISU is the only IB World School in Mongolia authorised to offer the full IB programme of PYP, MYP and DP. ISU has the following vacancy:





  • Answer the telephone in a warm and courteous manner, take and deliver messages to multi-cultural staff, parents, teachers and students
  • Attend to the public, multi-cultural parents, teachers and students in response to their needs
  • Register, keep and update the student’s database
  • Do translation and typing if required
  • Perform other duties as required



  • Good English language skills – both written and oral
  • Good computer skills
  • Good team player
  • Ability to effectively interact, verbally and in writing, with people from different backgrounds and nationalities
  • Strong time management and organizational skills

If you feel you would like to be part of the ISU team and take up this challenge, please submit the following in English:


  • A formal letter of application
  • A formal curriculum vitae (CV) /resume
  • The names and contact details of at least two references (people who have directly supervised you)



Detailed Job Description and compensation information can be obtained via the below email.

All applications may be addressed to:

Human Resources Manager

International School of Ulaanbaatar

“Four Seasons Garden”, Khoroo 1, Khan-Uul District

Phone: 70160010



ISU thanks all applicants for their interest, but only short listed candidates for an interview

will be contacted.



Four Seasons Garden
Khan-Uul District, 15 Khoroo
PO Box 36/10
Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia-17032
  • T: +976-70160010
  • T: +976-70160020
  • F: +976-70160012
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