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

[email protected]

Lanna International School recruits from a variety of sources and actively seeks 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.

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 submit the following:

  1. A cover letter of not more than two pages
  2. A C.V./Resume of not more than two pages, that includes current telephone numbers and email addresses for three referees (one or more of the referees MUST be supplied by an assistant principal or principal/head of school)

Your C.V. and Cover Letter should be submitted to [email protected]

The Lanna international teacher package includes:

  • Bupa Thailand 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 every second year, 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.
Vacancies for 2019-2020

Teaching vacancies for the new school year (commencing August) are ordinarily posted on this page during December, January and February. Please check back regularly during those times if you are interested in joining us at Lanna. Unless otherwise stated in an individual job advert, the deadline for all applications is 28th February 2019.

Early Years Vacancies

Early Years Reception Teacher

 

For the coming academic year, beginning August 2019, we are in need of a fully qualified, experienced, and dedicated Reception Teacher to join our experienced and hard-working Early Years teaching team. The successful candidate will teach one of our Reception classes and work collaboratively with the other Reception Teacher teaching the EYFS program.

Our Early Years department has become a popular place for parents to send their children to give them foundational skills before entering our Primary School at Lanna.

The school promotes high standards in all areas, not just academics. As such, you will be expected to take a full and active role in the life of the school; not only within your classroom. See the Co-curricular section of our website for details of some of the many school activities that take place, and that you would be expected to volunteer to be involved with in some ways.

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. These checks are always made.

Primary School Vacancies

 Primary School Principal

Lanna International School is the first choice for many families seeking a high-quality British curriculum based international education in Chiang Mai. We are rightly proud of our school and its reputation for high standards and for being a friendly caring community.

For August 2019 we are seeking to appoint an appropriately qualified and experienced Primary Principal to lead our Primary School –  a principal who is passionate, creative and innovative in mindset, and who can inspire, motivate and encourage students, staff and the school community.

The successful applicant will possess sound management and personal skills to oversee the day to day running of the Primary division and assist the Head of School in building a harmonious and unified school community. They will maintain effective communication with the Leadership team and staff to lead the Primary team to new levels of innovation and success. They must be aware of contemporary educational research and how this can be used to inform and improve curriculum delivery. They will also be an experienced educator with appropriate levels of experience in supervisory roles, ideally with a number of years in a Principal’s role with a relevant Masters degree or higher level qualification.

Secondary School Vacancies

Secondary English language and Literature Teacher – teaching to A Level

For the coming school year, beginning August 2019, we are seeking to appoint a highly qualified and exceptional teacher of English Language and Literature with a particular focus on the upper years, KS4 and KS5, teaching English at IGCSE and A Level (as well as some KS3 classes). Teachers who are not fully qualified and certified teachers of English, and without a relevant degree, need not apply as such applications will not be considered. TEFL/CELTA/TESOL is not sufficient.

The English department at Lanna is very focused on the importance of reading, writing and developing English skills that facilitate success across the whole curriculum. Within the school teachers are encouraged to be innovative and also remain aware of contemporary educational research and how this can inform and improve curriculum delivery. Indeed, departmental members are encouraged to collaborate and participate in action research.

We are seeking a teacher who can bring insightful ideas and innovative classroom practice to engage students. The successful candidate will be an experienced educator with the additional experience of working with non-native speakers to develop academic writing skills. We are a true international school with students speaking many languages, therefore, a PGCE (or equivalent) is essential. In addition to this, the successful candidate will ideally have experience of teaching English within a UK framework at both IGCSE and A Level.

At IGCSE we currently follow the syllabus of Cambridge International Examinations with English being offered as a First Language, Second Language and also Literature. At A Level we offer combined Language and Literature following the Edexcel syllabus. The successful candidate must be confident and secure in their knowledge of English at KS3, 4 and 5.

The successful candidate will work within a highly focused department alongside teachers who consistently achieve good results. Last year the department achieved 100% pass rate of A*-C at IGCSE. This is an opportunity to work alongside many dedicated, able and passionate Secondary teachers within a small, but highly successful, innovative, and not least – very friendly school.

The school promotes high standards in all areas, not just academics. As such, you will be expected to take a full and active role in the life of the school; not only within your classroom and your own subject area. See the Co-curricular section of our website for details of some of the many school activities that take place, and that you would be expected to volunteer to be involved with in some ways.

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. These checks are always made.

Teacher of Geography (to A Level) for August start

For the coming academic year, beginning August 2019, we are seeking to appoint a fully qualified, experienced, and highly motivated teacher of Geography. Geography is an established and popular subject within the school and the successful candidate will have the opportunity to teach the subject at KS3, IGCSE and A Level.

We are a British international school and the successful candidate will ideally have experience of teaching geography within this system. At IGCSE we currently follow the syllabus of Cambridge International Examinations, and at A Level the IAL Geography syllabus offered by Edexcel. The successful candidate must be confident and secure in their knowledge of Geography at Key Stages 4 and 5.

The successful candidate will work alongside a middle school humanities teacher who will teach some KS3 geography classes, but they will be the sole teacher of the high school geography courses – responsible for ongoing planning, development and successful delivery of these courses. They will work alongside many dedicated, able and passionate Secondary teachers within a small, but highly successful, innovative, and not least – very friendly school.

The school promotes high standards in all areas, not just academics. As such, you will be expected to take a full and active role in the life of the school; not only within your classroom and your own subject area. See the Co-curricular section of our website for details of some of the many school activities that take place, and that you would be expected to volunteer to be involved with in some ways.

Teacher of Computer Science (to A Level) for August start

For the coming school year, beginning August 2019, we are seeking to appoint an appropriately qualified and experienced teacher of computer science.

The successful candidate will be a fully qualified teacher (PGCE, B.Ed. or equivalent) with experience of teaching computer science at an advanced level. They will join our existing computing teacher to form a department of two. Computing is an increasingly popular subject in the school and we intend to offer Computer Science at A Level for the first time from August. The successful candidate will be expected to take full responsibility for the planning, development and successful delivery of this course. Also, in addition to this new A Level, they may be involved with the teaching of computing at KS3 and/or IT IGCSE and/or the technical side of the CIE Media Studies at A Level (being considered for introduction). Allocation of classes will be somewhat dependant on the skills, experience and interests of the successful candidate, in combination with those of our current teacher of computing.

We are a small, but highly successful and friendly school. You will be joining us at an exciting time when we have just completed our three year roll-out of one-to-one Windows laptops to all students. We are also introducing raspberry Pis and Arduinos and are interested to extend what is being done with these. There is considerable scope for a dedicated and committed computer science teacher to move forward with developing computing within the school – an area that we seek to further develop and support.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work alongside many dedicated, able and passionate Secondary teachers and will have good access to PD opportunities. The school promotes high standards in all areas, not just academics. As such, you will be expected to take a full and active role in the life of the school; not only within your classroom and your own subject area. See the Co-curricular section of our website for details of some of the many school activities that take place, and that you would be expected to volunteer to be involved with in some ways.


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. These checks are always made.

Admin & Support Vacancies

 Photographer/Videographer 

Lanna International School is looking for a multi-talented and energetic Thai national who  is skilled at videography, photography, and associated high production value video and image editing.

The successful candidate will be producing quality photos/videos for our website, print, social media, etc. from start to finish. They will be expected to plan, manage, prioritize, and schedule projects with minimal supervision, and meet deadlines. The ideal candidate will be organised, outgoing, have good communication skills, and will also possess an eye for visual composition and an attention to detail. They must also be willing to work flexible hours (including occasional evenings, and weekends in order to be available at school events and/or trips, as required).

We can supply all equipment: camera, video camera, computer, and appropriate editing software. This is an entry-level post that for the right candidate could be an excellent opportunity to develop a high-quality portfolio of work in a professional setting. The initial contract will be for a 3 month fixed term, with a possibility of extending to a permanent contract for the right person.

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

[email protected]