International School of Nice

International School of Nice

The International School of Nice is an essential part of the educational infrastructure on the Cote d'Azur. ISN provides an Anglophone programme for students aged 4 to 18 years (Pre-K to Grade 12). The International School of Nice is an IB World School, offering both the PYP and IBDP, and is fully accredited by two agencies - the European Council for International Schools (CIE), and the Middle States Association of the United States (MSA). The International School of Nice is a clear reflection of the international community on the French Riviera with an enrolment composed of over 40 nationalities. There are a large number of extra-curricular activities for students, including sports tournaments, Model United Nations, Student Council and Field Trips in France and abroad. ISN's graduates go on to pursue higher education at top universities all over the world.

School Details

  • Year founded 1977
  • Public or private Private
  • Profit or not for profit Not for Profit
  • Governing body
  • Campus size (hectares) 0.00
  • Day or boarding Day
  • Segregation type Co-educational
  • Religious affiliation None
  • Accreditation Council of International Schools (CIS)
  • Accreditation Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools (MSACS)
  • Accreditation IB PYP
  • Accreditation IB DP

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Education Information

  • Curriculum IB DP
  • Curriculum IB PYP
  • Curriculum International
  • Curriculum UK-IGCSE
  • Instructional language English
  • Alternate instruction language
  • Start grade PreK
  • End grade 12

Tuition Fees

  • Lower fee amount (USD) 16200.0
  • Upper fee amount (USD) 20850.0

Teacher Information

  • Teacher numbers 50
  • Local teacher % 30
  • Expatriate teacher % 70
  • Number of nationalities 12

Student Information

  • Total student numbers 385
  • Nursery infant students 0
  • K or Pre-K students 0
  • Elementary students 0
  • Middle school students 0
  • Senior school students 0
  • Grade school students 0
  • Local student % 0
  • Expatriate student % 0
  • Nationalities represented 42

Teaching Information

  • Teaching days/year 172
  • Contracts begin August
  • We require teaching certification or licenses. Yes
  • We offer 1 year contracts. No
  • We hire intern teachers. Yes
  • We assist with pet relocation. No

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School Benefits

  • Benefit type Number of contract days
  • Description 172-175 teacher contact days. Teachers are not required to be present during school and national holidays (Autumn, Winter, Spring and Summer breaks, Armistice etc.) which generally follow the French academic and national calendar.
  • Benefit type Starting salary range
  • Description Teacher salaries range from €30020 to €42800. The system of remuneration is based on the amount of experience in education and qualifications and is calculated on a 21 step scale. Each step corresponds to one year of teaching experience. Teachers with a masters or doctorate are awarded an additional step. Promotion from one step to the next is effective in September.
  • Benefit type Taxes
  • Description Too much. It's France!
  • Benefit type Savings potential
  • Description Supplemental retirement plan to top-up social security payments for retirement.
  • Benefit type Flights/Transport
  • Description One-way economy airfare from contractual point of origin by the most direct route to Nice.
  • Benefit type Moving allowance
  • Description Relocation assistance: practical and financial assistance towards certain relocation expenses (up to €800 on the invoice). Shipping expenses reimbursed up to €1500 against receipts.
  • Benefit type Dependent opportunities
  • Description Free tuition for children of ISN teachers with a full teaching workload.
  • Benefit type Medical
  • Description Comprehensive medical cover for short and long-term illness.
  • Benefit type Dental
  • Description Comprehensive insurance coverage.
  • Benefit type Disability
  • Description Comprehensive Insurance cover in case of death or disability.
  • Benefit type Other
  • Description Comprehensive staff appraisal and development programme to ensure that ISN is providing a dynamic educational experience that empowers and challenges our community of learners to unlock their full potential in a world of change.

Special Education Needs Teacher (part time)

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International School of Nice
Nice, France
  • Starting: 22 Aug 2019
  • Apply By: 20 Aug 2019
  • Closes In:
The Learning Support Teacher (LST) at ISN is responsible for enabling their assigned students to access the mainstream curriculum. The LST is expected to liaise with teachers to ensure that their stud...

English - Literature / Language Arts (Secondary School)

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International School of Nice
Nice, France
  • Starting: 22 Aug 2019
  • Apply By: 17 May 2019
  • Closes In:
The International School of Nice is recruiting for August 2019 an experienced English Language Arts teacher, qualified to teach in the middle and high school up to IBDP English A. While the role is pr...