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IST aims to recruit quality teachers from around the world and we carefully consider every application to identify the top candidates best suited to every position. As part of our salary and benefits package, IST provides extensive support, a collaborative environment, and professional development opportunities.

2022-2023 Vacancies


IST is looking for a School Counsellor for next school year, as maternity leave cover:

Position description:

  • The Counsellor provides psychosocial support to all students through individual meetings, group work, parent meetings and faculty support, making recommendations and referrals to outside agencies as needed.

  • The Counsellor is in charge of coordinating the school’s wellbeing initiatives and the guidance programme.

  • The Counsellor is the point of reference for the primary and secondary school learning support teams.

    Qualifications: Degree in psychology (preferred) or counseling & prior experience in similar role and context.


    Required skills:

    • Excellent organizational, planning, and human relations skills.

    • Good knowledge of guidance counseling, career education methods, materials, procedures, and practices.

    • Previous experience in school counseling, preferably in an international environment

    • Ability to work both as part of a team and independently, in a diverse range of environments.

    • Good knowledge of adolescent growth and development and an understanding of the needs of young people.

    • Ability to apply knowledge of contemporary guidance and counseling practices.

    • Ability to develop cooperative working relationships with students, parents and faculty.

    • Ability to maintain accurate records and confidentiality.

    • Patience, flexible attitude.

    • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, both in English and Italian


    Please apply using the application form below, attaching an updated CV and contact details of three referees.







    Thank you for your interest in becoming a member of the IST team. To apply for any of the current open positions shown below, or to submit a spontaneous application, please fill in the application form below and submit the following documents:

    • A cover letter
    • A full CV/ résumé with a photograph
    • A statement outlining your educational philosophy
    • Details of professional referees from employment from your three previous schools.

    Please note: only applications received through the online application form will be considered. 


    The International School of Turin is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
    It is school policy to actively seek confidential references for all new employees including at least one from the previous three employers.
    All new employees coming from outside Italy are required to provide a police background check from their current country of employment/residence and all previous countries worked.
    Locally hired staff are required to provide a police background check with the local police authorities.


    As an accredited school, IST adheres to the CIS Code of Ethics. The purpose of the CIS Code of Ethics (Council of International Schools) is to describe the moral principles upon which CIS members are expected to base their conduct and professional practice. 

    All CIS members are expected to: 

    • Fulfill the promises stated in their guiding statements, policies, contracts and promotional materials.

    • Strive for excellence.

    • Nurture a culture of care in which the education, safety and well-being of students and others are paramount.

    • Comply with applicable laws and regulations.

    • Respect the dignity and equality of all individuals, groups and cultures.

    • Promote global citizenship.





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