Are you a young, bright, enthusiastic graduate, able to inspire students to excel in a country where education really is a number one priority? Are you an experienced or recently retired teacher looking to continue a rewarding career in a country with a rich cultural and educational heritage? If so, why not consider coming to teach for a few years in the tropical, exciting paradise that is Sri Lanka? This opportunity is open to single teachers and teaching couples.
Colombo International School is a prestigious, long-established private day School, with branches in the centre of Colombo and in the historical hill-town of Kandy. It delivers high quality English medium education (from Reception through to A Level) to a mixture of Sri Lankan and expatriate students, who are bright, ambitious and a delight to teach.
Results are excellent and outstanding. All students go on to Universities overseas, mostly in the UK, USA and Australia. Currently, there are former students at a host of top Universities, including Oxford, Cambridge, LSE, Imperial, Harvard, Princeton, MIT, Melbourne and at many other prestigious universities in Europe, the USA, Australia and Asia.
The Staff (of over 200) consists of a blend of local and expatriate teachers. The latter come on two-year initial contracts, though many choose to stay much longer than that. Also the Principal of the School is an expatriate of British nationality.
The School has attractive opportunities for teachers who are starting a career after graduation and / or with experience and training in the educational field.
Many teachers who have served CIS have found the experience a useful qualification to secure employment in leading Schools in the UK, USA and elsewhere.
Applications and inquiries should be addressed to the:The Chairman of the Board of Governors
The Colombo International School
28, Gregory’s Road, Colombo 07, Sri Lanka
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
Tel : 0094 11 2697587
Fax : 0094 11 2699592
From time to time vacancies occur in all subjects at all levels in the Infant, Junior and Senior Sections of the School. If you are interested in a career at CIS, please send in an application to the School
CIS has a large and academic Sixth Form, with 130 students in each year. The School needs to process up to 75 UK applications every year. The role of UCAS Co-ordinator requires a teacher with experience of UK university applications and a detailed knowledge of UCAS procedures and is able to: