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Welcome to NIST! Since 1992 thousands of students, teachers and parents have worked together to build a community that is now recognized as one of the best International Baccalaureate (IB) schools in the world. We know that you could have chosen to work at one of the many international schools in Thailand, and we sincerely appreciate that you believed we were the right choice for you.

Our connections to the United Nations and the IB helped drive our growth throughout the past three decades, and we’re proud of what NIST has accomplished over the years – not merely through test scores and university acceptances, but also the positive impact we have had in the lives of so many. We have not doubt that you will contribute to that legacy as well during your time in our community. At our core, we are a mission-driven school, and those few words drive all that we do.

NIST inspires growth, empowers individual excellence and enriches lives.

We hope that you share our passion for learning and look forward to having you join us. As you begin to plan for moving to Bangkok, this site will help guide you through the process, from preparing for your departure to settling in your new home. If you have questions or concerns along the way, please do not hesitate to contact us. Once again, welcome to NIST and thank you for choosing to be a part of our vibrant community!

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.
NIST International School Bangkok Skyline

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.