Working at CMIS

With an emphasis on providing academic excellence, in a caring community, Chiang Mai International School (CMIS) students grow to be confident, articulate learners as well as caring, globally minded individuals.  This commitment has resulted in CMIS being known to many as the best international school in Chiang Mai. This well-deserved reputation is evident in our inspiring students that continue to excel in many areas including the arts, athletics, academics, service learning, and leadership.

CMIS School Profile

CMIS is a vibrant, and collaborative learning environment with wonderful, diverse students.  In addition to CMIS being a positive workplace, the benefits of living in Chiang Mai, Thailand’s second-largest city and a regional travel hub, include a low cost of living in a city rich in culture and history.  The modern conveniences of Bangkok without the crowding and traffic, and easy access to nearby countries, such as Burma, Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia, Malaysia, China and Singapore.

Thank you for your interest in working at Chiang Mai International School  In addition to hiring outstanding educators, CMIS is committed to student safeguarding.  All applicants are required to provide accurate and detailed information about their employment history, including any aspects of their past or profile that could affect the reputation of CMIS or the wellbeing of our community.  CMIS requires current references and background checks on all successful candidates.

Application Packet

Completed CMIS application - Online Application Form (for foreign staff)

A letter of interest

A current resume or CV

Copy of passport


In addition to the application packet (described above), the hiring process will require:

Copy of ALL diploma(s) indicated in the application

Copy of ALL transcript(s) indicated in the application (In case diploma or transcript is not in English, translation by registered translator is needed)

Copy of teaching license/certification

Criminal Clearance

TOEIC test result (except teacher from UK, USA, CAN, AUS and NZL)

An In-Person or skype interview (if applying from outside of Chiang Mai)

Letters of reference (two supervisory, and one personal)

A recent certificate of Criminal background check, and

Verification of original documents


Applications will be accepted until each position is filled.  Please submit applications electronically and direct any questions to employment@cmis.ac.th

Additional Information for Substitute Teacher Applicants