APPLYING TO ISPS
We are looking for individuals to join our community who will be passionate about helping us to achieve our Mission and Vision.
Our recruitment policy is to recruit candidates with the skills and qualifications that match the position requirements. Candidates are hired from various countries.
We post teaching openings with Search Associates (SA), Association of American Schools in South America (AASSA) and International School Services (ISS) . On occasion we also use local recruitment websites and postings in the newspaper and our website.
With respect to international recruitment, we post confirmed and anticipated openings in October-November and also attend recruitment fairs in November/ December and January/ February.
For Teaching Positions candidates must possess a Bachelor’s degree in the subject area from an accredited university, have current/valid registration with the Ministry of Education or possess a valid teaching certificate from abroad. A Bachelor of Education or equivalent is preferred. We require at least two years of recent, full time classroom teaching experience at school level of vacancy. International experience or experience in a North American system is preferred. Training and experience teaching at an IB school at level of vacancy is preferred. For overseas hires we hire singles and/or teaching couples with or without children. Dependent children are permitted to attend the school at reduced rates. All dependents must meet the entrance requirements.
Admin & Support Positions
For office, support and general administrative roles, recruitment is made locally through advertisements placed in newspapers and recruitment websites.
- APPLICATION PROCESS
- SELECTION & INTERVIEW PROCESS
- WORK PERMIT APPLICATION FORM & GUIDELINES
- TERMS & CONDITIONS
- SECURITY CHECKS & CHILD SAFETY
- SALARY SCALE
- ALL STAFF HANDBOOK
After reading the employment requirements and finding that your qualifications and experiences match an opening, please follow the instructions as they appear in the advertisement on our website.
Host country positions (Teaching assistants and non-faculty positions) are also advertised using job search platforms. Please follow the link in the job advert and follow the platform protocol to apply.
Please do not apply to individual members of the school administration.
Please kindly note that ISPS will not respond to unsolicited job applications.
Local applicants are also required to submit a copy of the application to: Chief Manpower Officer, Ministry of Labour & Small Enterprise Development, Duke Place, 50-54 Duke Street, Port of Spain.
After initial screening of applications we conduct interviews with candidates, either in person or via video conferencing.
Successful candidates are issued offers of employment pending successful background and reference checks.
The ISPS Guide for the Recruitment Process and Timeline can be found here
We always conduct confidential reference checks before offering a position, and also required up to date police checks. To ensure the safety of our students The International School of Port of Spain has a Child Protection policy .