Vientiane International School

Vientiane International School

At Vientiane International School our dynamic professionals are motivated to challenge, inspire and empower our learners. VIS educators work in a professional learning community to continuously improve teaching practice for the benefit of our students in pursuit of our Mission, Vision, and Values.


In addition to hiring outstanding educators, VIS is committed to student safeguarding. All applicants are required to provide accurate and detailed information about their employment history, including any aspects of their past or profile that could affect the reputation of VIS or the wellbeing of our community. We conduct background checks on all successful candidates.

  • About the School
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1991
Public
Profit
The school is governed by a nine member hybrid Board: 8 voting members. 5 elect
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Day
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Council of International Schools (CIS)
Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
IB DP
IB MYP
IB PYP
Ministry of Education (Lao PDR)

Contact Information
Vientiane International School
Phonesavanh Road
Saphanthong Tai
Vientiane
Not set
1000
856 21486001
856 21486009

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Education Information
IB DP
IB MYP
IB PYP
PreK
Nursery

Tuition Fees
9000.0
20000.0

Teacher Information
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0

Student Information
500
0
50
200
120
130
0
20
0
45
Teaching Information
190
August
No
No
No
No

Job Types and Salaries

Visa Requirements
Minimum Qualification Level
Bachellor's Degree
School Benefits
Number of Contract Days
190 days, 180 student contact days.
Starting Salary Range
The maximum entry level is step 5 (5 years of experience): approximately $40,000 USD for a Bachelor's Degree and $41,000 USD for a Master's Degree.

Top of the scale is $48,000 (BA) or $50,000 (MA) after teaching at VIS for 9 years.
Taxes
The School pays all applicable local personal income taxes. Some nationalities are required to pay taxes in their own country.
Savings Potential
A single teacher can save one-third of their salary. Couples and families can typically save one salary.
Accommodation
Teaching staff generally live close to the school (within several km). Many teachers chose to live in houses however, more apartments are becoming available every year. Teachers are assigned housing at the beginning of their contract.
Flights/Transport
We provide round trip economy fares at the end of each year for the teacher and eligible dependents.
Bonus
For the 2019-2020 school year, teachers will receive a one time COLA (Cost of Living Allowance of 1.5% of the base salary).
Utilities
Utilities are the responsibility of the teacher.
Furniture
Houses are partially furnished including: basic living room, dining room and bedroom furniture as well as AC's, microwave, water dispenser and cooking range.
Moving Allowance
VIS provides a relocation allowance of which 50% is paid on arrival. This money offsets some of the expenses of setting up a new home.
Dependent Opportunities
Two students, eligible under the school admissions policies, are covered for all tuition fees.
Medical
The school offers high quality international medical Insurance plan that provides for evacuation, vision and dental.
Disability
There is Disability and Death cover included for all employees as part of the medical coverage.

Primary Principal

PYP experience highly desirable
Starting: 28 Jul 2020
Apply By: 20 Jul 2019