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Great schools are built on one thing: great people. At NIST we are always looking for teachers and staff who will help us fulfill our educational promise to inspire growth, empower individual excellence and enrich lives.

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Working at NIST International School in Bangkok

With over a hundred international schools in Bangkok and even more around Southeast Asia, we know that you have many choices as a teacher. We believe that schools and educators, and in turn students, thrive when they share a common philosophy and vision, and this conviction drives our hiring decisions.

Equally important, we know that your role as a teacher first and foremost should be focused on student wellbeing and learning. At NIST we want you to feel encouraged, supported and valued to allow you to keep that focus at the forefront. This employment portal not only offers information about our current opportunities, but also walks you through the process of transitioning to Thailand, provides resources to help you adjust to your new home, and helps you prepare for your role with online training resources.

Even for those who may ultimately work at other Bangkok international schools, you are welcome to use this site as a guide and to share it with others.

Applying to NIST International School in Bangkok


NIST is a vibrant community of more than 4,000 parents, students and staff who represent over 60 nationalities. If you enjoy working in dynamic, diverse schools with a focus on growth and improvement, we encourage you to submit an application.
Preparing move to NIST International School in Bangkok


We want to ensure that every new staff member at NIST is supported during the move to Bangkok. From gathering proper paperwork to learning more about Thailand to starting online training, these resources will help you ease the transition.
Arriving to NIST International School in Bangkok


Our team will be available to help you from the moment of your arrival. To help you adjust, our extensive orientation not only introduces you to NIST, but also helps you settle into your new home and connect with your new colleagues.
NIST Child Safeguarding
In line with international standards, NIST maintains strong child protection policies & procedures and our school strives to provide a safe & secure environment for all students.

All of our faculty and staff must undergo a thorough background check, complete a safeguarding declaration and complete annual safeguarding training sessions.

Life in Bangkok

Krung Thep, the City of Angels, is famed worldwide for its dynamic mix of old and new. Skyscrapers and temples dot the skyline, and the city buzzes with activity throughout the day and night.

Preparing for Your Move - Thai Visa Application

The Visa Process

One of the key steps you will need to complete prior to departure to Thailand is acquiring your visa. Our HR team will assist you throughout this process.

Welcome to the NIST Community

If you are offered a position at NIST, we will be supporting you from the first day to ease your transition. We encourage you to read the resources in this section to learn more about Thailand and complete the online tech training.
Arriving to NIST International School in Bangkok

Safeguarding at NIST

We prioritize the safety and wellbeing of all of our community members, and all NIST faculty and staff must complete annual safeguarding training.

Adjusting to Your New Home

In addition to an extensive orientation to Bangkok and NIST, our transition coordinator will organize tours, shopping expeditions and social events to help you settle in quickly and focus on your new role in our community.
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The New to NIST Blog

All new faculty are given access to a password-protected blog with more tips and information about working and living in Thailand.

Life in Bangkok

From five-star restaurants to world-famous street food and sprawling shopping malls to bustling open-air markets, Bangkok offers something for everyone and also offers the opportunity for easy travel throughout Asia.

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