Lanna International School recruits qualified teachers with international experience, as well as experienced teachers who wish to leave their home country to begin a career in international education.

We are seeking teachers who can help us to attain the highest educational standards whilst maintaining our friendly and caring atmosphere: something that all of us at Lanna value and cherish. You will join a supportive, energetic and enthusiastic team of teachers who are determined to make high achievement and enjoyment of school life a reality for all of our children.

A few of our current teachers have shared their own perspectives of life in Chiang Mai and what it is like to teach at Lanna. Hopefully, they can give you some insight in to what it might mean to be part of the Lanna community. Click here to read what they have to say.

Qualification Requirements:

Applicants for teaching roles must hold, at minimum, a Bachelor’s degree and full valid teaching certification from their home country e.g. PGCE or B.Ed (TEFL/TESOL/CELTA only candidates will not be considered for employment). Please note that the degree must be directly related to the post that you are applying for. A strong preference is given to candidates who have shown a pattern of involvement in extra-curricular activities. Overseas teaching experience is preferred, but not required.

Student Safeguarding:

At Lanna, we are committed to student safeguarding. All applicants are required to provide accurate, detailed and verifiable information about their employment history, including any aspects of their past or profile that could affect our reputation or the well-being of our community. All successful candidates are also expected to understand and adhere to Lanna’s code of professional conduct (see links below).

Application Procedure for Teaching Positions:

Interested applicants should apply to  Please include a 2 page CV and a letter of application. Two referees are required, one of whom should be your current Head of School.

The Lanna international teacher package includes:

  • Premium medical insurance coverage.
  • Free education for two of your children (“yours” by birth or legally adopted), and half fees thereafter.
  • Return flight to country of origin upon contract renewal. Provided annually, from the end of the second year of service (or a cash bonus alternative).
  • Free lunch each day.
  • The school assists with relevant immigration, visa and Thai teacher license issues on your behalf, and pays the appropriate fees.
  • Regular opportunities for funded Professional Development, both in Thailand and beyond (it is very much encouraged).
  • Opportunities to contribute to the development of the school in a meaningful way through membership of committees and frequent consultation on important school issues. This is not a “top down” school; your opinions are considered, valued, and indeed expected.
Teacher Vacancies

Early Years Teacher

KS1 Teacher

Assistant teacher 2 positions

Learning Support Shadow Teacher

2 Positions:

  1. For a  Year 2 student (Good command of Chinese and English languages)
  2. Early Years student (Good command of the English language)

Under guidance of teaching staff to provide support in addressing the needs of pupils requiring specific help to overcome barriers to learning. The role involves collaboration with teaching staff and parents to enable targeted pupils to fully access the curriculum and gain independence

Key areas of responsibility: 

  • To ensure targeted pupils with specific learning needs are supported in the mainstream classroom e.g restating the class lesson to the pupil.
  • Assist with the development and implementation of education, behaviour, mentoring and other plans by participating in assessment of pupils to determine specific help and supporting provision for children with special needs.
  • Help monitor, evaluate, record and report progress on the Individual Learning Plan (ILP) for specific children.
  • Collaborate with the Learning Support Coordinator and class teachers to plan, evaluate and adjust learning activities and support pupils learning using appropriate resources and strategies.
  • To liaise with parents both formally and informally to communicate progress being made.

Support for the school community:

  • Work as part of a flexible and supportive team to further the values of the school.
  • Attend Learning Support and other relevant meetings to share and develop knowledge and good practice.

Duties include and are not limited to:

  • Follow the directions of the supervising teacher and the Learning Support Coordinator
  • Implement an Individual Learning Plan (ILP) that outlines specific targets to be met
  • Prepare materials as needed
  • Present and work with children on activities as directed by the teacher
  • Assist students individually or in small groups to reinforce teaching points already made by the teacher
  • Supervise the student around the school, at break times and on field trips
  • Follow school policies and rules
  • Present a good role model to students
  • Ensure student health and safety
  • Help students respond and/or interact appropriately with peers in social situations
  • Provide extra assistance to students in need
  • Encourage to initiate discussions with peers and/or staff and seek assistance when needed
  • Assist the specialist teachers with the child
  • Attend meetings as required that include planning and parent-teacher conferences


  • must have a good command of Chinese/English languages

For a  Year 2 student (Good command of Chinese and English languages)

Early Years student (Good command of the English language)

  • Preferably have a teaching background
  • must be willing to be trained to modify lessons plans, create materials and resources suited to the needs of the student to access the curriculum (from feedback and observations, work has been modified and not just differentiated)
  • must be able to contribute to discussions regarding action plan targets
  • must be able to work and coordinate with teachers when it comes to setting up work schedules and work systems


  • have experience working with children with learning and behavioural needs
  • have experienced working with in an Early Years environment
  • have background with applying Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) or Cognitive Behaviour Therapy would be a plus.

Working Hours: Mon – Fri 7.30 am. – 4.00 pm. (depending on student time table)

Workplace: Lanna International School, 166 Moo 10, Baan Waen, Hang Dong, Chiang Mai

If interested, please send your CV/Resume to our email

Contact HR Department: 052 000 838 ext. 205, 096 698 7172

Secondary Mathematics Teacher

For August 2023, we are seeking to appoint a highly qualified (PGCE or equivalent), and exceptional teacher of Mathematics to join our highly successful mathematics teaching team. The successful candidate will have the ability to confidently teach at KS3, IGCSE, and through to A Level.  For full details of this position, and to apply online, please see the full advert on TES:

For Admin and Support vacancies please send your CV and letter of application to:

We are fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, therefore all applicants must be willing to undergo rigorous child protection screening, including checks with past employers and criminal background checks.

We welcome enquiries from any interested applicant for possible future openings: