Preschool-12 Dual Language Education in
Two Locations in the Bay Area

Working at GISSV

Thank you for your interest.

The German International School of Silicon Valley (GISSV) is a private school from Preschool through 12th Grade with a dual language German-English educational program. Upon graduation, our students earn a German International Abitur and take part in all qualifications and exams needed for an American High School Diploma. We serve children of all nationalities in the San Francisco Bay Area and are accredited by the German Government, the California Association of Independent Schools (CAIS), and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).


In order to best fill faculty positions as they open up,
we like to maintain
a current pool
of qualified applicants.
Therefore, if you live
in commuting distance
of either of our campus locations, have a teaching degree/credentials,
the right to legally work
in the United States,
and a strong interest
in teaching at our school,
please feel free
to send your resume


GISSV currently has the following openings (some job descriptions in German only):

Preschool and KINDERGARTEN


Secondary School

After School Programm/ Substitute Teacher




Saturday School




All positions will be open until filled.

Applicants should submit a résumé and cover letter to

Due to a high volume of inquiries, we are not able to respond to unsolicited employment or internship applications or questions.

GISSV is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status.

GISSV cooperates with the German-American Partnership Program on J1 visa sponsorship for teachers from Germany, Austria, Switzerland. For further details in the program and the J1 visa requirements please click -> here.

The German International School  of Silicon Valley is an equal opportunity employer.

The German International School of Silicon Valley does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, marital status, age or disability in the administration of its hiring, educational policy, admissions, financial aid practices, or of its athletic and other school-administered programs.

The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the School’s non-discrimination policies, including its Title IX policy:

Name: Désirée Appadurai

Title: Head of HR
Office Address: 310 Easy Street, Mountain View, CA 94043
Phone: 650-254-0746

For assistance related to Title IX or other civil rights laws, please contact OCR at or 800-421-3481, TDD 800-877-8339.