Why BASIS International Schools

What makes a career with BASIS International Schools unique?

Superior outcomes

The average BASIS International student out performs the typical U.S. student—they also score higher than their global peers in Shanghai, Finland, and Singapore.

Expertise and enthusiasm

BASIS International teachers have degrees in their fields, many have advanced degrees, but not necessarily a teaching license. What they must have is the energy to spark interest.

Challenging curriculum

To help prepare students for today's workforce, each grade K-12 focuses on building two core skills: organizing complex tasks and productively managing limited time.

A culture of purpose

Because we foster personal responsibility, BASIS International students come to class prepared and eager to learn. Teachers spend less time organizing and more time teaching.

A collaborative community

BASIS International teachers and managers are a community of smart, talented and interesting people. They constantly share ideas to improve the education they deliver to students.

Freedom, growth, pride

BASIS International teachers determine the best ways to inspire, they constantly expand their subject matter knowledge and classroom skills, they make lifelong impacts on people.

Support at every level

BASIS International Schools recognize that the student-teacher relationship is the most vital part of our program. That’s why you’ll have:

  • The benefits of working in a highly social environment with interactive peers

  • Guidance from a network of mentor teachers sprinkled throughout our schools

  • Abundant resources and ongoing training necessary to teach

  • Strong backing from a supportive parent community

  • School managers who minimize administrative duties and classroom interruption

Learn About Our Philosophy

Find your passion

Primary School Teaching

BASIS International Primary Schools are revolutionizing elementary education by incorporating two key aspects from the widely successful BASIS International Schools 5-12 curriculum: Subject Expertise and Student Focused Development.

Middle/Upper School Teaching

BASIS International Middle and Upper Schools offer an accelerated 5th – 12th grade science and liberal arts curriculum that is among the most interesting and rigorous in the country.