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CIA FIRST International School (Cambodia)



Advanced Placement (AP), Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)


International, Advanced Placement, Common Core, No curricula required

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CIA FIRST International School envisions new heights of achievement for the individual learner and everything within their reach and power to influence. We are on the road to becoming global leaders in delivering a cutting edge educational experience. We are looking to recruit teachers who share similar values in cultivating aware and informed students who are equipped with the knowledge, skills, understanding to be able to behave intelligently, and make positive contributions to human endeavour across all domains.

Located in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, working at CIA FIRST International School enables you to have a great work life balance, while still being challenged professionally. Steeped in cultural history Phnom Penh is a small bustling city full of colour and excitement.

CIA FIRST has three campuses in Phnom Penh:
Sen Sok 1 - Kindergarten to Grade 8
Sen Sok 2 - Grade 9 to Grade 12
Chbar Ampov - Kindergarten to Grade 12

CIA FIRST involves students in a dynamic learning environment. Our students open their minds to ideas, insights, innovations of people, countries, and societies far different from their own.

CIA FIRST maintains strong child protection policies and procedures, and carefully screen all applicants by requiring a full, official background clearance. We strive to provide a safe, secure environment for all students.

Number of Contract Days

188 Teaching Days
12 month Contract (July & August is off and fully paid)
Annual salary percentace

Starting Salary Range

$1,400 - $3,000 (Depending on position)


Up to 10% (progressive tax)

Savings Potential


CIA FIRST International School provides assistance to teachers moving to Cambodia through a local real estate agent. Accommodation in Phnom Penh can range from $200 - $600 per month depending on location and utilities.


Cambodian Business Visa: 100% of the visa costs over the school year reimbursed
Cambodian Work Permit: 100% of the Work Permit costs covered
International Health Insurance covered for all staff
2 Personal Leave days per school year.
3 Sick Leave days per school year
5 Emergency Leave Days
All Cambodian National Holidays

Moving Allowance

CIA FIRST International School will provide you with up to $1,000 once-off relocation allowance (depending on location) if the travel documents from your location to Phnom Penh are presented.

Dependent Opportunities

Beginning of employment: free registration and 50% on tuition fee until 2nd year. From 3rd year on 75% on tuition fee


International Health Insurance for all staff (up to $100,000 per year inpatient treatment. $300 Outpatient treatment). Ability to add dependents to the insurance.

CIA FIRST International School has a group insurance that teachers can opt onto. The insurance is provided by MSH China. Covers up to $750,000 USD per year


Each full-time employee who is not under probation receives a gratification of $50USD in case of marriage.
In case of the passing of a family member of 1st degree (mother, father, sibling, child) the employee receives a condolence gift of 50 USD.

Positions available at CIA FIRST International School (Cambodia)

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The majority of our new international faculty now come to us through Schrole. In fact, our school exclusively uses Schrole as our global recruitment tool, having tried and stopped using other sites. This is how much faith we have in Schrole as a valuable resource with good customer service.

Donald Holder Foreign Principal
Tsinghua International School, Daoxiang Lake
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