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Imagine teaching at a truly inclusive international school.

We are looking for teachers who are kind, passionate about what they do, and love children. Our diverse faculty are a force for positivity, inclusivity, and innovation. They are consummate educators, great communicators, listeners, and collaborators. They are adaptive, empathetic, and patient. Our teachers have an engaging classroom presence, value real-world applications, and adopt and develop best practices with a lifelong love of learning.

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Imagine a School that is Truly a Joy to Work At.

Faculty over the years have highlighted 3 main areas of excellence at NIS: high quality teachers, great school community, and excellent resources. Ask around – it's a great place to work.

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What do our Educators Say About Teaching at NIS?

Work life balance


Primary School Counsellor

A culture of collaboration


Primary School Homeroom 

True to its mission


Secondary School Learning Support

Quality of life in Nanjing


Secondary School Drama & English



Our Faculty

Our experienced teachers are not just experts in teaching but also learning. They are passionate about their work – NIS teachers truly care about their students. Hailing from across the globe, our faculty is diverse.

The average teaching experience of our faculty is 16 years, with the vast majority of our teachers renewing contracts with NIS. Faculty love working at NIS so much that they stay long-term.


Countries our Teaching Faculty Come From


10 or More Years of Teaching Experience


Faculty That Hold Advanced Degrees


Years Average Teacher Tenure at NIS

Why Nanjing International School?

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Inside Teaching at NIS

There is a unique feel and culture of belonging and support engendered on campus. Discover what makes our inclusive school such a great place to work and teach at. 

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Diversity & Inclusion

All our teachers have a positive view of the challenges of working with students with learning differences and are committed to providing the best education for each individual child.

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This is a dynamic, supportive, and positive place to work for educators and administrative staff.

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Our Students

Our students come from around the world and are passionate to learn and grow.

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Close collaboration happens every day with a friendly team of experienced and open-minded colleagues and leaders.

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We innovate constantly to create the best learning for each individual student.

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Our community enjoys the amazing, world-class facilities of a school twice our size.

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Professional Development Opportunities

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Lifelong Learning

Opportunities abound for educators to further their knowledge and skills with strong support from our leadership. As a member of EARCOS and ACAMIS, NIS is a hub for professional learning, with many of our teachers participating in conferences hosted onsite or regionally as workshop leaders, presenters, and participants.

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