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We're always on the lookout for creative, caring, and hardworking individuals to join our amazing team. If interested, check our CURRENT OPENINGS.


ISM offers competitive compensation that includes salary, benefits, and leave. 

ISM places all employees on the applicable salary schedule as described in the ISM Staff Compensation Plan. Teachers are placed based on experience as instructor of record in a K-12 classroom and according to established guidelines. For administrative and hourly positions, ISM assigns each position to one of five bands based on multiple considerations, including scope and level of responsibility, supervisory load, required prior experience, and band placement for similar positions. All administrative and hourly employees start at step 1 for the designated band regardless of past experience.

An attractive benefits package includes medical, dental, and vision insurance as well as retirement benefits through the California State Teachers Retirement System (CalSTRS) or California Public Employees Retirement System (PERS) for assignments of .75 FTE and above.

Depending on contract status and FTE percentage, leave may include personal time off, sick leave, bereavement leave, family and medical leave, elective leaves of absence, and more.

Application Deadlines & Processes

Positions remain open until filled. To guarantee consideration, apply by the posted Initial Review Date. The search committee may review applications received after the posted initial review date at its sole discretion.

To apply for any posted position, submit a one-page letter of interest, curriculum vitae or resume, and a list of at least three current references to:

Preferred: (PDF files preferred)

Acceptable: Human Resources, International School of Monterey, 1720 Yosemite Street, Seaside, CA 93955

Equal Opportunity

ISM bases selection for all positions solely on merit. ISM is an equal employment opportunity employer and strives to comply with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination based on race, religion and reasonable accommodation, color, sex and breastfeeding, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, uniform service member status, marital status, pregnancy, age, a diagnosis or history of cancer, disability, genetic characteristics or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. 


ISM works to make information and events accessible to all. If you need disability-related assistance or accommodation during the application process, including auxiliary aids or services, please direct requests to, 831-583-2165, or the school office at 1720 Yosemite Street, Seaside, CA 93955. ISM is pleased to provide such assistance and will not discriminate against any applicant as a result of such a request.