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International School of Myanmar

Myanmar

Accreditation

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

Curriculum

Advanced Placement, Common Core

Instructional Language

English

Total student numbers

520

Teacher numbers

53

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The International School of Myanmar (ISM) is the largest International School in Myanmar. We offer an American education to approximately 520 students in grades Pre-K 3 through Grade 12. Our students attend the top Universities and Colleges throughout the world. Staff at ISM come from all over the world and predominantly from North America. Staff is housed in ISM provided fully serviced and furnished apartments and transport is provided on school days between School housing and ISM. Myanmar is a safe, friendly, and unique place to be, and teaching at ISM is a rewarding professional experience. Our internationally experienced teaching staff consistently state that our students are the best they have worked with anywhere in the world. We hope you consider applying at ISM and discover for yourself what a great place Myanmar is and what a rewarding professional experience it is to teach at ISM.

Number of Contract Days

190

Starting Salary Range

$34,098 - $44,369

Taxes

Salary is taxed at the government rate, ranging from 8% - 13% depending on wages earned.

Savings Potential

Living expenses in Yangon are very low. Teachers can easily live off of $500 or less per month.

Accommodation

Teachers are provided fully furnished housing by ISM. Teachers are housed in 2 different apartment buildings/condos. All are serviced apartments and are either one-bedroom or two-bedroom units. NO PETS ALLOWED

Flights/Transport

Teachers are provided yearly round trip flights to the home of record. The school provides transportation to and from school each day.

Utilities

Paid by the school, including the home internet.

Furniture

All apartments are fully furnished and serviced. Cleaning takes place, including washing of linens on a regular basis.

Moving Allowance

$500 for a single teacher and $1,000 for a teaching couple.

Dependent Opportunities

Some of our non-teaching dependents have been hired to be substitute teachers. Other non-teaching dependents have worked remotely or found work with NGO's in Yangon. The school is able to provide visas for non-working/accompanying partners.

Medical

We provide worldwide health insurance through TieCare. Teachers may choose to add U.S. coverage for a small fee.

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