Thank you for your interest in Cayman International School. CIS attracts a large number of high-quality applicants from around the world, and we are continually seeking exemplary educators to join our school family.
Cayman International School recruits highly qualified employees who believe in CIS philosophies, fit with the school culture and ethos, and uphold its Community Principles. Employment preference is given to candidates with Caymanian status.
In order for an applicant to be considered for any position (teaching or administrative) at Cayman International School the following items must be finalized and submitted online:
- A fully completed online profile
- Cover letter
- Resume or Curriculum Vitae (CV)
- Three confidential written references from supervisors
- Answers to online ‘Job Questions’
Cayman International School is continually seeking Caymanians who have demonstrated excellence in teaching at an American international school and have an understanding of the curricula and systems that the school utilizes. Cayman International School provides opportunities for Caymanians to train and learn school systems with the intent of future employment at CIS. See below for the various opportunities.
Cayman International School offers Caymanians who desire to be educators in the future an opportunity to train as a student teacher and learn the curricula and systems of CIS. CIS encourages Caymanians who are enrolled in a teacher education program at an accredited university to complete their student teaching/practicum experience at Cayman International School. Student teachers at CIS benefit from supervision and training from a highly-qualified educator, as well as excellent professional development opportunities that support them in their growth and learning.
Cayman International School offers Caymanians who are currently qualified teachers an opportunity to train in the role of a substitute teacher and learn the curricula and systems of CIS. CIS encourages Caymanians who have a teaching certification to be employed as an occasional substitute teacher. This employed position provides an opportunity for substitute teachers to experience CIS classrooms when called upon. Caymanian substitute teachers also benefit by having an opportunity to engage in CIS professional development sessions to further their educational growth. A teaching license is required by the Ministry of Education in order to be eligible for employment in this position.
CIS encourages Caymanians who have a teaching certification to be employed as a permanent substitute teacher at Cayman International School. This employed position provides an opportunity for substitute teachers to experience CIS classrooms on a regular basis and begin to understand the approaches and systems that make CIS unique. Caymanian substitute teachers also benefit by having an opportunity to engage in CIS professional development sessions to further their educational growth. Permanent Substitutes at CIS are also mentored by a CIS staff member if they are seeking to grow and advance into a faculty role at the school. A teaching license is required by the Ministry of Education in order to be eligible for employment in this position.
In partnership with UCCI, Cayman International School offers Caymanians enrolled in the teacher education program an opportunity to observe CIS classrooms and learn more about the school.
If interested in learning more about training opportunities at Cayman International School, please contact HR@cis.ky.
The CIS Board hopes to appoint the next School Director by June 2019, to start in the summer of 2020. The Board will work in conjunction with a CIS Search Advisory Committee (comprised of parent, faculty and staff representatives), to engage all the school’s constituents in the selection process.
The deadline for submission of completed applications is Friday, April 26th. Semifinalists will be interviewed remotely by the Search Advisory Committee the week of May 6th and a small number of finalists will be invited to campus between May 21st and May 28th. Candidates are encouraged to submit their full application and complete all necessary application steps as early as possible, as ISS reserves the right to close the selection process at any time if an ideal candidate is found