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  • Date posted

    June 21, 2024

  • Hiring location

    International Libya


The International School of Martyrs (ISM) is the oldest international school in North Africa, having opened in 1954 as the Oil Companies School for the children of oil executives and diplomats posted to Libya.

We are seeking a resilient and committed Elementary School Maths Specialist to join us at the start of the 2024/2025 academic year in August 2024.

The successful candidate will:
● Be a qualified teacher (Bachelor of Education/Undergraduate degree + PGCE/HDE).
● Be fluent in both written and spoken English.
● Applications from recent graduates are welcomed and encouraged.

The position has the following benefits attached:
● Competitive tax-free salary paid in US Dollars
● Monthly living allowance paid in Libyan Dinars
● Free, fully-furnished accommodation (with utilities paid for)
● Annual return airfare to home country (cost of airfare to Libya at start of contract covered by school)
● Health insurance
● Cost of visa covered by school

Please note: Only single travellers or teaching couples can be considered for this role. The
school cannot accommodate minor or non-teaching adult dependents.

Libya is a warm and welcoming country where teachers are able to enjoy a comfortable lifestyle
with the package offered by our school. There is the potential to save and there are
opportunities to travel with relatively inexpensive flights from Mitiga International Airport to
nearby destinations (Tunis, Istanbul, Cairo, Malta etc.)

Should you wish to be considered for this unique and exciting opportunity, please send your CV
to You may also email the same email address should you wish to have
an informal discussion about life in Libya, the school and the role.

ISM International School reserves the right not to make an appointment. Submission of an
application in itself does not entitle the applicant to an interview.

The International School of Martyrs is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of
children, young people and adults. All applicants must be willing to undergo child protection
screening, including checks with past employers. The successful applicant must provide proof of
identity and a police check not older than 6 months. Our safeguarding and safer recruitment
policies are shared with all prospective candidates.

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