ISHCMC – American Academy welcomes applications from qualified, experienced teachers looking for a vibrant, challenging and rewarding teaching experience. Teaching candidates are evaluated on four key areas: high quality teaching practice, contribution to learning area and curriculum development, relationships with students, staff and parents and contribution to the whole school. 

Cognita Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, volunteers and other third parties to share this commitment. Safer recruitment practice and pre-employment background checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed.

Leadership vacancy at International School Saigon Pearl

International School Saigon Pearl is searching for a Head of School to replace the incumbent who will be retiring at the end of this summer.

The successful candidate will be deeply committed to preparing children of all ages for the challenges of the 21st century and have a clear vision of what this requires.  Knowledge and experience of international curricula, in particular in the American Common Core and Vietnamese education and culture, are essential for the position. S/he will have a proven track record in a multi-cultural setting, a deep understanding and passion for international education; together with high-level of leadership experience as well as a strong financial and marketing orientation is required.

A passion for rigorous academic excellence is a must and the successful candidate will be required to lead and inspire a team to build on the School’s exemplary level of academic excellence.  Equally critical will be the ability to communicate effectively and to collaborate with all stakeholders – students, faculty, parents, the community and the Cognita.
Interested applicants should submit an application form, resume and a cover letter and indicate “Application for the role of Head of School, ISSP” as the subject matter to before February 28
th 2017.

We recognise your extensive network and encourage you to recommend highly qualified candidates for this leadership position.

ISHCMC – American Academy invites applications from interested and fully-qualified individuals for the following open role(s). To be considered for the open role(s), the duly completed Job Application form (download here), a copy of your resume and all relevant educational certificates and transcripts/marksheets must be submitted to our Recruitment Team at


Where to find us

ISHCMC - American Academy, 16 Vo Truong Toan Street, An Phu Ward, District 2, HCMC