Thank you for the interest you have shown in Dresden International School. Choosing the right school in which to develop your career is one of the most important decisions you will have to make, especially when this may involve moving to a new country. We hope that you will take a look at our website that will give you an insight into our values and the importance we place on professional development. 

We seek only the very best teachers, administrators and staff in our on-going journey to make the Dresden International School the foremost educator preparing students to become enlightened world citizens.

Vacancies are listed throughout the school year. We do hope that you will consider joining the Dresden International School team; we look forward to receiving an application from you.

Current Vacancies

German Teacher

November 2022

DIS is seeking an experienced teacher of German as an additional (foreign) language to cover a one-month leave. The position is 70% FTE (28 hours per week), teaching students aged 11-16 within the IB Middle Years Programme. Please email the cv and covering letter to the Secondary Principal Jennifer Tickle before the closing date of 7 October 2022.

Part-Time Learning Support Teacher

September 2022

Dresden International School is looking for a suitably qualified and experienced teacher of Learning Support, to undertake 14 hours per week of work in the Secondary School. The role involves working with teachers to collaboratively plan differentiated classes, supporting individual and small groups of students within classes, and taking some small groups for withdrawal support. As an inclusive school, our students needs are varied, and we are committed to supporting all students to fulfill their potential. We are looking for a replacement, for a six-month contract. 

Interested candidates should apply via email to the Secondary Principal, Jennifer Tickle by Friday, 16 September.

Coordinator for the Secondary School Learning Support Department

October 2022

DIS is seeking a suitably qualified Coordinator for the Secondary School learning support department. The role involves working with students, teachers and families to assess individual learning needs. The coordinator supports their team in the creation of suitable support structures for student learning including working with class teachers on differentiation and organizing both 'push-in' and small group pull-out support. The coordinator is also responsible for liaising with the secondary leadership team and referring families to external services when necessary. Candidates should have teaching certification and prior experience working in learning support departments.

This role is six hours per week, initially until January 2023. Interested candidates should send a letter of application and their CV to Ms. Jennifer Tickle, Secondary Principal. Closing date for applications is 7 October 2022.

School Care Coordinator

January 2023

Our team is looking for a full-time educator (80 - 100%) and team leader to facilitate learning outside our full-day Primary academic program from January 2023. To apply for the position you have to hold a state-recognized qualification as an educator (Erzieher/in) in Saxony, e.g. a state-recognized training as an educator, Bachelors or Masters in Early Childhood Education, Social Work or Social Pedagogy. Read all details in the job description below. 

Digital Learning Coordinator

August 2023

This Preschool to Grade 12 full-time position works closely with various community stakeholders to support learning and teaching using technology. This whole school role focuses on the implementation of school systems, frameworks and guidance for digital learning, with instructional coaching supporting implementation. Guided by ISTE standards, the IB Approaches to Learning skills (ATLs), and the school strategic plan, the Digital Learning Coordinator helps to prepare our students with the essential 21st century skills they need to be successful in our complex, dynamic world. 

Preschool Teacher


A full-time teaching position in our Early Primary School (Preschool) required. Candidates must have recognised qualification as a preschool teacher. Read more about the position in the description below. 

Substitute Teachers

School Year 2022-23

Qualified applicants with school experience are invited to apply for Substitute Teacher positions in our Primary and Secondary School grades. 

Summer Language Camp Coordinator

School Year 2022-23

We are looking for a coordinator to oversee and organize the one-week DIS Summer Language Camp held in from 10 until 14 July 2023 in conjunction with school administrative staff and instructors appointed for the camp. Salary is based on a project-related contract. 

After School Care

School Year 2022-23

After school care staff required. Teaching qualifications and experience preferred.

Information for Applicants

When applying for a position, please email your resume along with a cover letter in English, outlining your suitability, to Kathleen Werling, HR Assistant. Don't hesitate to contact us if you have any questions.

Please note: Dresden International School does not charge candidates an advance fee of any kind (e.g., application, interview meeting, processing, training or any other costs). DIS will never ask for information about bank accounts to support a job application.

Preschool Campus

The preschool students (ages 1-5) learn in a beautiful, historic villa with large grounds in Dresden-Blasewitz. The environment is child centred, based on best early childhood learning practices provided by highly qualified, dedicated and caring staff.


School Campus

Students from Kindergarten and from Grade 1 to Grade 12 study at the school campus in Dresden-Altstadt. The modern campus facilities with a large sports hall offer excellent opportunities for students to progress in their learning successfully at all ages.