Vienna International School

Vienna International School

Vienna International School (VIS) is a three-programme school (International Baccalaureate continuum school), hosting 1400 students from 111 nationalities, with ages between 3 and 18 years of age. The school’s mission is to empower all our students to be successful and responsible in a nurturing and diverse learning community, so that they can achieve their potential in a changing world. To serve this mission, the School has assembled a team of 267 highly professional staff committed to providing its students an education that is inspiring, inquiring and involved in a truly inclusive environment. VIS has recently gained significant recognition for its work in developing a sustainable development agenda, being accredited as the first Eco School International in Austria, by three international institutions (Eco Schools, Global Schools & Umweltzeichen).

Please note: We are recruiting in a field where the time factor is critical to the success of our recruitment process; so we reserve the right to appoint a candidate who seems to be the perfect fit before the application deadline.

  • About the School
  • Working with Us
  • Benefits
  • Vacancies
1978
Private
Not for Profit
Yes
6.00
Day
Co-Educational
None
Council of International Schools (CIS)
IB PYP
IB MYP
IB DP

Contact Information
Campus Address
Straße der Menschenrechte 1
Austria
Not set
Vienna
1220
Donaustadt
Contact Details
+43 1 2035595
+43 1 2030366

Media Links
Education Information
IB DP
IB MYP
IB PYP
English
Nursery
12

Tuition Fees
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Teacher Information
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37

Student Information
1400
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Teaching Information
185
August
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Job Types and Salaries
This school has not provided this information

Visa Requirements
Other
personal documents (birth certificate, marriage/partnership certificate, police clearance, educational degree) have to be provided in an internationalized version (with apostille or full authentication and legalization)
School Benefits
Number of Contract Days
Inital contract length: usually three years; 177 days of teaching and 8 additional days of teaching-related activities per academic year.
Starting Salary Range
Euro 64.032 - Euro 94.794 paid in 14 instalments
(highest possible entry level salary Euro 84.540)
Positions of responsibility are paid an additional allowance 14 times a year
Allowance 2 - € 352
Allowance 3 - € 704
Allowance 4 - € 1,055
Allowance 5 - € 1,364
Taxes
Total deductions to cover income tax, social and health care cover and pension contributions equal approximately 45% of gross earnings.
Savings Potential
Depends very much on individual lifestyle

Single teacher - Euro 5,000
Working couple - Euro 10,000
Working couple with two children - Euro 2,000
Accommodation
All accommodation costs are covered by the employee.
Flights/Transport
One return flight to home of record in the first three year contract period.
Utilities
Employee cost
Furniture
Employee cost. The school works to help departing employees pass on furniture to new hires.
Moving Allowance
Moving allowance rate depends on the number of dependents and location employees are relocating from.
The rates for staff starting in 2018 are:

Initial housing allowance Euro 1,000

Installation allowance 1 (moving from Slovenia, Hungary, Croatia, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Italy, Czech Republic, Slovak Republic) Euro 1,500 plus Euro 1,000 for each dependent.
Installation allowance 2 (moving from the rest of Europe) Euro 2,700 plus Euro 1,000 for each dependent.
Installation allowance 3 (moving form outside of Europe) Euro 4,000 plus Euro 1,500 for each dependent.
Interest free loan (to be repaid in 10 instalments in year one) maximum Euro 4,400
Dependent Opportunities
Children of teachers are entitled to free tuition but this is considered by the authorities as a taxable benefit
Medical
Covered under the Austrian state medical system paid for in health care deductions.
Dental
Limited cover - most treatment paid for privately
Other
Contribution to German lessons
Laptop computer

Chemistry/General Science Teacher (Secondary School)

We are looking to recruit a successful Chemistry Teacher, experienced in teaching the following courses:
- IBDP Chemistry
- IB MYP General Science

Teachers are generally assigned to teach classes in both the MYP and the DP Programme. A commitment to inquiry-based learning within a constructivist framework is necessary.
Initial three year position.
Starting: 1 Aug 2020
Apply By: 11 Dec 2019
Closes In: 77 hrs

Mathematics Teacher (Secondary School)

We are looking to recruit two experienced Mathematics Teachers;
Our ideal candidates have experience in teaching IB MYP.
For one position, the special focus will be on Grades 6 to 8.
A commitment to inquiry-based learning within a constructivist framework is necessary.
Initial three year positions.
Starting: 1 Aug 2020
Apply By: 11 Dec 2019
Closes In: 77 hrs

Physics Teacher in Secondary School

We are looking to recruit a successful Physics Teacher, experienced in teaching the following courses:
- IBDP Physics
- IB MYP Physics

Teachers are generally assigned to teach classes in both the MYP and the DP Programme. A commitment to inquiry-based learning within a constructivist framework is necessary.
Initial three year position.
Starting: 1 Aug 2020
Apply By: 11 Dec 2019
Closes In: 77 hrs

Learning Support Teacher in Secondary School

We are looking to recruit an experienced Learning Support Teacher for Secondary School; our ideal candidates has the following profile:

Desired Qualification: M.A. in Special Education/SEN

Required Expertise:
- Delivering literacy-based strategy instruction
- Matching appropriate in-class support strategies for students with learning differences
- Using classroom-based assessment systems for monitoring progress and quality of instruction
- Modeling and supporting use of assistive and instructional technology

Desired Experience:
- Supporting student success in the Middle Years and Diploma Programmes (IB)
- Collaborating with educators to deliver inclusive models of instruction, such as co-teaching and team teaching
- Demonstrated use of evidence-based strategies and interventions with fidelity
- Demonstrated use of positive behavioral strategies in a range of classroom settings
- Collaborating with a broad support network to ensure student success and well-being

Initial three year position.
Starting: 1 Aug 2020
Apply By: 11 Dec 2019
Closes In: 77 hrs

Computer Science/Design Teacher (Secondary School)

We are looking to recruit a talented and successful Computer Science / Design Teacher / practitioner, with the ability and experience to teach the following courses:
• IB DP Computer Science
• IB MYP Design

Our preferred candidate is able to program in Java, and other programming languages. It is desired for the candidate to be:
a) experienced in the field of digital design, such as multimedia, animation and games design along with 3D modelling.
and / or
b) experienced in the field of AI / robotics in secondary schools with an interest in systems and controls.

Initial three year contract.
Starting: 1 Aug 2020
Apply By: 11 Dec 2019
Closes In: 77 hrs

Food Design Teacher (Secondary School)

We are looking to recruit a talented and successful Food Design Teacher / practitioner, with experience in teaching:
• IB MYP Food Design and/or Food Technology in Secondary Schools.
The ability to teach a second subject within Design would be preferred.

Our ideal candidate works with the Design Thinking method and is experienced in Food Design with both the theory and practical aspects of the subject.

A passion for design and current/future trends and the ability to work with other material such as textiles, multimedia, photography and their use in the design field is desired.

Initial three year contract.
Starting: 1 Aug 2020
Apply By: 11 Dec 2019
Closes In: 77 hrs

Primary School Student Counsellor

We are looking to recruit two experienced Primary School Student Counsellors; full-time positions, initial three year contracts.
Please note that a teaching qualification and experience as a Counsellor in an international school context are required.
A commitment to inquiry-based learning within a constructivist framework is necessary.
Starting: 1 Aug 2020
Apply By: 11 Dec 2019
Closes In: 77 hrs