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Minimum USD hourly rate: 25.00
Maximum USD hourly rate: 34.61


Company: The International School

Early Childhood- Spanish Immersion Teacher

International School of Portland, (Portland Oregon)

Department: Faculty

Reports to: Head of Early Childhood

FLSA Status: Exempt

FTE: 1.0 (Full Time)

Effective start date: August 13, 2024 for new teacher orientation

Duration: 10 months August – June

Compensation: $52,000- $72,000 depending on experience and education, based on the faculty scale.

Benefits: Medical, Dental, Life Insurance, Paid Family Medical Leave, Short term Disability, Long term Disability, 403B Retirement plan with Employer matching, Flex health cafeteria plans, Paid Time Off, Paid Family Leave, Tuition discount for qualifying children

General Summary

Accepting Applications for 2024-2025 School Year!

International School of Portland (ISP) is an independent, coeducational, language immersion IB day school for 350 students, Pre-K to Grade 5. The school’s mission is to inspire children to become global citizens through an inquiry-based, multilingual learning environment. Small classes and the IB curriculum help students acquire language fluency and cultural competence, encouraging lifelong learning. The program is taught primarily by native speakers from around the world. Located just south of downtown Portland, the close-knit campus with outdoor playgrounds attracts families from both sides of the river.

Today, our school is actively recruiting for the position opening of Early Childhood- Spanish Teacher.

General Summary:

All operations at The International School are based on the school’s mission, core values and vision as well as the philosophies of the International Baccalaureate’s Primary Years Program (PYP). As a faculty member of The International School you are expected to read, promote, support and act in accordance with these elements. It is also expected that faculty members actively integrate the IB Learner Profile into all aspects of their workday and model the profile through their own behavior. The values, philosophies and expectations of The International School’s mission, vision and PYP standing are integrated into the specific job responsibilities for this position. Below are the job responsibility areas which are divided into four (4) domains with detailed categories which the teacher is expected to fulfill.

The ideal candidate will have successful experience working with a culturally diverse community.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
A full and detailed job description is an attachment and located on our career page associated within the job posting.

Indicative Timelines:

Closing date: July 31, 2024 but may end earlier depending on candidates

Interviews: Interviews immediately depending on candidates

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Teaching/Education or equivalent experience
  • Demonstrated proficiency in written and spoken English
  • Native level fluency in the target (Japanese) language along with demonstrated ability to teach the target language
  • At least 1 year of professional teaching experience in a language immersion classroom

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in Elementary Teaching/Education
  • Certification for teaching target language is ideal but not necessary
  • Previous PYP experience or training is ideal


The full detailed job description is attached inside the actual posting. To apply visit:

To access the job description (You must first, create a new user profile or log in with your existing user name and password to access the job posting, and then view the job description pdf attachment. inside the actual job posting)

We are committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion. We value a diverse workforce to attain our mission and support our community.

To be considered for this position, please provide (1) a cover letter which describes how your background, work experience and skills make you a great candidate for this position, and (2) a current resume in addition to:

  • Completed Employment Application
  • Copies of Degree(s)
  • References or Letters of Recommendation
  • No new H1-B Visa sponsorship available
  • We will consider a Qualified J-1 Visa

**Employment is contingent on successful completion of the Oregon Department of Education Background Check ***

*Employment is contingent on successful completion of the Oregon Early Learning Division Office of Child Background Check –**

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