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Substitute Teachers

The Junior and Upper Schools are looking for well trained, licensed and experienced teachers to serve as an occasional substitute teacher for the 2023-2024 school year.  Candidates must be already residing in Florence. You can submit an expression of interest using the details below. Interviews will be scheduled with select candidates.

Essential skills and experience:  

  • A relevant first degree and teaching qualification   
  • Excellent communication skills in English, equivalent to Level C1 (CEF)  
  • Hold a current partita IVA for contractual purposes  
  • You must be able to work at short notice

Preferred skills and experience:  

  • Minimum 3 years of full time teaching experience in an international school environment      
  • Experience with the IB programmes (PYP, MYP or DP) strongly preferred

The expression of interest must include: 

  1.  Apply to
  2. An up to date CV with 3 relevant professional references and contact details
  3. A maximum 2 page A4 statement of motivation, clearly indicating why you are interested in working at ISF and your suitability for a teaching position

General Interest of Employment

Should you wish to express your general interest in working at ISF, please contact However, note that this is an expression of interest only and will still require a separate application should a vacancy become available. 

ISF is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and Police/Federal criminal checks of all countries undertaken employment in.