Career Opportunities

Working at German International School Chicago

Are you interested in working at a unique and exciting bilingual school in Chicago’s beautiful Northcenter neighborhood? Our staff is every bit as international as our student body, and we pride ourselves on fostering an environment of support and comradery. Every employee at GISC is given the chance to grow through professional development opportunities and peer training. If you are a passionate, enthusiastic teacher, we invite you to apply to any of the postings listed below today!

Current Opportunities

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  • Director of Marketing & Communications

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  • Internship Opportunity in Elementary School

    We are looking to fill one additional internship position from February 26 - June 28, 2024.

    If you are a student from Germany, Austria, or Switzerland who is studying Elementary School Education and you are interested in gaining work experience in a team of highly motivated educational experts in the beautiful City of Chicago, please send your application to our Director of Teaching & Learning, Inka Kirchenbuechler, at ikirchenbuechler [at] germanschoolchicago.com.
If you are interested in working at GISC but do not see a position, we always welcome general applications. Please send your resume/CV and a cover letter to jobs@germanschoolchicago.com and we will keep your information on file.

Teaching Internship Program

GISC also welcomes teaching interns from abroad every year. Interns are able to act as an assistant teacher, providing help to students and leading lessons under the supervision of GISC faculty. Most interns choose to stay with GISC host families, building relationships in the home and bringing a dose of German culture and youth to our community.

Please note that we currently do not accept any applications other than for the above mentioned internship opportunity from February through June 2024.

Pia Hülskamp, Intern ‘22

An internship at GISC gives you the opportunity to grow. You get the chance to try new things in different classes, work with wonderful students, and plan your own lessons. All the teachers are always happy to listen and help you. At GISC your work is valued and rewarded with helpful feedback.
GISC is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or creed, national or ethnic origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, genetic background, age, or disability in its hiring or employment.
German International School Chicago is a preschool through 8th grade school that prepares students to become well-rounded, creative, and responsible global citizens. We provide students with a rigorous German-English bilingual education in a supportive and individualized learning environment.

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