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ECE position for International School in Phnom Penh

Phnom Penh, Cambodia: Southeast Asia
Start date: 
August 1, 2018
24 months
Candidate Qualifications: 
Native English Speaker, Bachelor Degree, Teaching License, 1+ years teaching experience
Grade level: 
Positions available: 
Position type: 
Teacher (Certified/Licensed)
Phnom Penh
Southeast Asia

Job Description


(This position is only for Canadian ECE teachers )

This is an international school in Cambodia which follow an Alberta style curriculum. They are looking for a early childhood educator to join their existing team in October. The school caters for students aged from 18 months all the way through to 18 years and students are immersed in the Canadian curriculum from this international setting. The facility is a bright, spacious, newly renovated building with a playground and swimming pool.

  • Teachers must develop lesson plans and activities from an outcome based, Canadian Early Years curriculum, provided by the school. Curriculum is based on current research and expectations.
  • Must be willing to be part of a team. Flexibility and interpersonal skills are important. 
  • Must be culturally sensitive, as students come from a wide variety of nationalities.
  • Must be able to create materials for teaching
  • Must be able to use basic technology to support teaching.
  • Must support the whole school environment with talents and leadership skills.
  • Must be willing to explore new ideas in education and be reflective practitioners.
  • Class sizes are kept within true international standards.
  • Preparation periods are provided within the school day. 
  • Classrooms are well equipped and supported with resources.


  • Best combination: Undergraduate Degree or some undergraduate level courses from a recognized accredited foreign university plus an Early Childhood Certificate (or the equivalent) from a fully accredited recognized college.
  • First Language English Speakers preferred.  
  • Bachelor of Education Degree not necessary but may be given preference.
  • Early childhood experience. Early childhood practicum is acceptable, with references.
  • Applicants without an undergraduate university degree, but having stellar ECE education and experience, will be considered seriously for this age level.
  • Must have additional personal references.
  • Criminal Record Check or equivalent.
  • Up to date passport  

Job Benefits

  • Fully furnished accommodations in a new condominium complex that is within a very short walking distance of the school (Pool and Gym).
  • Laptop provided for lesson planning convenience.
  • Comparable international school salary to top schools in Phnom Penh.
  • Work environment meets or exceeds international school standards - work hours, preparation periods and class sizes.  
  • Medical and sick leave at international standard.
  • Teachers hired from abroad will be provided with $2000 air fare to and from the country of origin, yearly.