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This section will give you an overview of what is like to work in Portugal, the school and its programs, as well as a link to apply for a teaching or an administrative position. If after browsing, you still have questions, please write to

In most years, CAISL hires between 3 and 8 teachers for our faculty of 90. We have an American curriculum at all grade levels and, additionally, offer the IB Diploma Program in the last two years of high school.

We are looking for excellent teachers who are expert in their teaching fields, who love teaching and students, and who are willing and able to make a two-year commitment.

Aligned with the recommendations of the International Task Force on Child Protection, we hold ourselves to a high standard of effective recruiting practices with specific attention to child protection.

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  • For teaching positions, we require a university degree equivalent to an American Bachelor's or higher, certification, and a minimum of two years of experience.  
  • CAISL is also accepting letters of interest and resumes from those living in Lisbon who are interested in short-term and/or long-term substitute teaching.

CAISL is a student-centered educational community in which we challenge ourselves and each other to do our best and to make positive contributions to our diverse and ever-changing world.