You get trust from the admin at JIS. Your expertise and voice are valued here. The school also has many resources to support teaching from a variety of technology tools and many PD opportunities to professional and dedicated colleagues.
IB Physics Teacher
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Different schools offer different things. Jakarta Intercultural School will offer you the best opportunities on many levels — including generous resources to support your career and lifestyle in a city that is as edgy and hectic as it is wonderful and diverse. The savings potential in our package allows you to spend more time exploring the riches of this region than budgeting for taxes or next month's expenses.
What JIS supports most passionately is the learner in you who wants to grow, collaborate, rethink, excel, and stretch beyond your personal and professional experiences. We’ve created a culture of professional learning that includes embedded training, vibrant professional learning communities, the support of learning coaches, and ample opportunities to attend global and local conferences.
The connections between faculty, students, parents, and the Indonesian people make a positive imprint on JIS teachers for the rest of their careers. Ask around about JIS, and you will hear the stories from our current and former colleagues who will gladly fill you in on the details.
JIS offers many employment opportunities outside of the classroom. From IT and communications to human resources and graphic design, there is a place for every talented individual at our vibrant, multicultural school. We encourage you to explore any available positions below and join our professional community today!
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Jakarta is a true Southeast Asian city and one of the most diverse places in the world. Jakarta is at the heart of a nation that comprises over 300 ethnic groups with their own languages and cuisines across its more than 17,000 tropical islands. There is no shortage of culture to explore from gamelan music to Batik design and history. Jakarta is only a short way from the best diving in the world, biodiverse jungle treks, and opportunities to see animals, marine life, and birds that can’t be found anywhere else in the world.
Jakarta is also a popular hub to visit the rest of the region with regular flights to Bali, Hong Kong, Singapore, Sydney, Tokyo, Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur, Seoul and more. Jakarta is a gateway to exploration within the borders of Indonesia and outside of it. As a member of the JIS community you will have access to advice and tips from hundreds of people about how to best take advantage of this distinct city.
JIS has empowered me to take risks with my teaching and try new approaches in order to develop authentic learning experiences for our students.
Middle School Humanities Teacher
The community at JIS is diverse, knowledgeable, friendly and always willing to help in any way they can, both professionally and personally. The community definitely eased the transition of moving to a new school and country.