Careers:Working at PVIS

Aligned with the recommendations of the International Taskforce on Child Protection, Port Vila International School holds itself to a high standard of effective recruiting practices with specific attention to child protection. These standards include, but are not limited to: candidate profile verification, reference checks, referee verification, credential verification, criminal background checks in all countries of residence (current & previous), internet checks and review of offender registries.

Teaching at PVIS

Today’s learning for tomorrow’s world — let’s create tomorrow together

Port Vila International School provides internationally recognised, quality education in a welcoming and inclusive community from Early Education to Year 12. Together, we share a love of learning recognising the potential of every individual. We nurture a connected community through collaboration and communication and by genuinely investing in each other. We embrace diversity, different perspectives and foster an authentic celebration of different cultures. Our student-centred approach to teaching and learning supports and encourages student-voice to empower global citizens who aspire to a better future. By providing diverse opportunities that meet individual needs, we’re developing courageous future leaders for Vanuatu and the world that we want.  

The Unique PVIS Opportunity

  • Vanuatu is a unique place with a distinctive energy and character
  • Be part of a mission-driven organisation and enjoy the freedom and independence to engage in new learning methods, projects and experiment with your ideas
  • Contribute to Vanuatu’s national vision to become, stable, sustainable and prosperous
  • Be a member of an aspirational, intellectual, and vibrant community of professionals

Joining Our Team

We are always seeking great teachers at PVIS. Our typical recruitment cycle starts June/July each year. If you are especially interested in working in Vanuatu or have firm plans to be in Port Vila. We ALWAYS are keen to meet with suitably qualified teachers who are in Vanuatu.Here is our essential guide to what it means to be a PVIS educator – the requirements, opportunities and expectations. Joining the PVIS Team. Are We Right for You? 

Current employment opportunities

Teaching positions for 2024; Primary and a variety of  Secondary positions 

We have commenced our recruitment for 2024 and anticipate we may have a variety of opportunities in primary and secondary in particular senior mathematics and science. If you are interested we would be happy to receive your Application Form.

If you are interested in exploring an opportunity to teach at PVIS in 2024 in another area of the school, please email your CV to

Casual Relief Teaching Staff

PVIS is always looking for qualified teachers (Early Childhood, Primary and Secondary), familiar with the Australian, New Zealand or International schooling context, who hold a minimum of a degree and further qualifications in Education to join our register of casual relief teachers. Please note we are only able to  recruit international teachers on a casual relief basis who are currently living in Vanuatu (or relocating here for another reason, such as accompanying a partner).

Please get in touch if you are available for work and are a qualified teacher: