American International School of Kingston (AISK) is an independent co-educational, Preschool through Grade Twelve, school that offers members of staff a very competitive compensation and benefits package. This includes support for professional development, a Mac notebook, and other incentives. For all teaching positions, a bachelor's degree is mandatory and an advanced degree is preferred. Candidates should have a minimum of 3 years of teaching experience in an accredited school and teaching certification.
AISK is a warm and welcoming school with a 50% international population which includes both students and faculty. We encourage a diverse pool of candidates to apply, and in addition to the benefits package, we offer a competitive salary commensurate with your experience. AISK is accredited through AdvancEd/SACS and offers the IB Diploma.
The AISK Hiring Process
Hiring teachers who motivate children to learn, grow and thrive in a safe, supportive environment is a critical component in the overall success of a school. At the American International School of Kingston, this is most certainly so. Finding the right teachers for our classrooms is one of our central goals. In the ever-changing landscape that is international education, the recruitment process can be fraught with obstacles and potential challenges. We know this all too well. But, if certain guiding principles are adhered to, the rewards may be many, while the pitfalls few. How do we ensure quality personnel enters our school each time we recruit? Essentially, we follow a process that we steadfastly adhere to. When we follow the steps below, we ensure that due diligence is undertaken with respect to bringing new staff into the school community. There is never a failsafe, but by keeping to certain guidelines and principles and by following best practice, AISK does its utmost to ensure the hiring of quality, vetted staff, free from a prior history of misconduct. During the hiring process, AISK will ensure the following be completed:
- Personal interview/s with the candidate
- Credential checks
- Reference checks
- Criminal Record checks
- Sex Offender Registry checks (where possible)
The above will apply to administration, teaching faculty (foreign and local), local administration staff, local school maintenance staff, and where possible and to best of our abilities, school volunteers, contractors, vendors and service providers.
The American International School of Kingston will not discriminate in hiring or any other school-related practice or program on the basis of gender, race, class, economic status, ethnic background, sexual orientation or marital status, age, physical ability, religion or cultural and religious backgrounds. AISK is an equal opportunity institution.