Become an ISHCMC Educator

The International School of Ho Chi Minh City (ISHCMC) is a vibrant and innovative learning community which welcomes applications from qualified and passionate educators. We value life-long learning and a commitment to building strong relationships with our students, colleagues and parents. We hope you will consider making an application. Please download our job application form here and send your CV and cover letter to our Head of School ( and Recruitment Team (

ISHCMC takes its responsibility for the safeguarding of students very seriously. All appointments are subject to the successful completion of pre-employment checks, including checks with previous employers and criminal record agencies.

Current Vacancies

Secondary School Openings

Currently there are no further positions available for the 2017/18 academic year. Should any become available we will post them here. Positions for 2018/19 academic year will be posted from October 2017

Substitute/Supply Teacher Openings

The International School of Ho Chi Minh City (ISHCMC) is currently looking for 'Energized, Engaged and Empowered' substitute teachers available for occasional teaching for the 2017-18 school year.

The successful candidates will be flexible, put students first and have a thirst for learning and willingness to work in an innovative and collaborative work environment. At ISHCMC we are rethinking the traditional education system and welcome applications from excellent practitioners interested in being part of this ISHCMC journey. A valid teaching license is required and thorough background checks will occur.

We maintain a list of experienced, qualified teachers for substitute and replacement teaching in both Primary and Secondary Schools.
The successful candidate should have:

  • A Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Education, Bachelor of Science, or equivalent;
  • A valid teaching certificate (or equivalent);
  • Recent successful teaching experience at IB international schools.
Opportunities in Asia

As a member of the Asia Executive Team, the Director of Education will actively support the strategic direction and overall educational performance of the business. This will be achieved by providing guidance and support to Heads of School and ensuring a culture of teaching excellence exists throughout our organisation. Please refer more details with job description for this role here.

Interested applicants should submit an application to Cognita Asia HR Director Ms Alice Lim at directly.

The closing date for application will be Friday, 7th July 2017.


ISHCMC Recruitment Handbook 2017 - 2018
Job Application Form

Read our teacher testimonials here.


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