Employment Overview

ISG is a not-for-profit, values-based organization that is supported by the U.S. Department of State and has been established in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for over 50 years. It is a forward-looking school district of co-educational day schools that serves the families of over 4000 students from 70+ nationalities living in the Eastern Province by delivering the highest quality US, UK and International education.

“As stakeholders, we have a mission to be innovative within a compassionate environment.  Our teachers are learners who engage in programs of professional development based on existing good practice so that they can themselves be facilitators of learning for our outstanding students. Our students are our greatest asset and they take ownership of their own learning. We promote student agency which means they contribute to the planning, the implementation and the evaluation of their work.”  - Edward Liptrot, ISG Superintendent

The Human Resources Department proudly supports the needs of a high-performing and diverse workforce of nearly 700 employees through a style of customer service focused on consultancy and partnership. Our team of talented and dedicated HR specialists take pride in helping new staff members feel comfortable, confident and at home.”  - Tracy Kennedy, Director of Human Resources


At ISG we are able to consider three types of applicants:

International Applicant
Eligible International applicants are qualified, female and male Administrator or Teacher career professionals who are either American, British, Irish, Canadian, Australian, South African, New Zealander, French or Spanish nationals. Please note that, due to Saudi Arabian employment regulations, all other nationalities are currently ineligible for consideration. More...

Saudi National Applicant
Eligible applicants are Saudi male and female teachers or specialists in their area of non-teaching expertise who are qualified, career professionals. We particularly welcome applications from Saudi Nationals as they are under-represented within ISG at this time. For select positions, recent college graduates may be eligible to receive on-the-job training. More...

Dependent Applicant
Eligible applicants are female expatriate teachers or specialists in their area of non-teaching expertise who are qualified professionals and currently reside in Saudi Arabia as a dependent of their sponsor. They are non-Saudi nationals who possess the right qualifications and proven experience from their prior career in their home country and meet Saudi Arabian work permit application requirements. Unfortunately, as per Saudi Arabian employment regulations, ISG is unable to consider applications from male dependent expatriates. More...


Types of positions at ISG

Administrator positions:

  • Superintendent
  • Principal / Headteacher
  • Assistant Principal / Deputy Headteacher
  • District Office Director:
    • Admissions
    • Facilities
    • Finance
    • Government Relations
    • Human Resources
    • Learning
    • Safety & Security
    • Student Support Services
    • Technology

Teaching positions:

  • Teachers
  • Substitute teachers

Non-teaching positions (all other essential positions required to keep ISG's core operations running smoothly and efficiently):

  • Admissions
  • Marketing and Communications
  • Clerical / Administrative
  • Facilities
  • Finance
  • Government Relations
  • Human Resources
  • IT
  • Learning Commons
  • Nurse's Office
  • Security
  • Student Support Services