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Each year Graded recruits the best teachers from the United States, Brazil and around the world to join our school. Please make use of this site to learn more about Graded, our staff and students, and Brazil!

Graded School is a unique learning community of innovative and committed educators, enthusiastic and curious students, and solidly supportive parents. Blending American-style education practices, international curriculum concepts, and a strong Brazilian studies component, Graded offers educators a rich professional experience. São Paulo is a fascinating city whose cultural opportunities match its size in both variety and intensity. Together, the professional climate at Graded and the exciting atmosphere of São Paulo, offer just the combination the discerning international educator is longing for.

Graded School welcomes experienced educators to apply to become a part of our outstanding faculty. Due to the high number of inquiries we receive every day in a variety of formats, we politely request that you apply for a particular position using our own online application process. Only in this way can we assure you that your application will be processed in a timely manner.

Graded respects each applicant's decision to register through various recruitment agencies, but we also require you to apply to Graded directly using our online system. You can anticipate this online application process to take between 20 and 30 minutes. There is no application fee. Thank you for your understanding.

Submit your application here

(NOTE: You must "Review" and "Submit" your application before we will have access to it for consideration)

Staff Openings

All School

  • Brazilian Studies Director

Starting in January 2015

Click here to see the full job description
 All interested candidates should fill out an application form at the following link:

High School
  • High School Assistant Principal
  • Portuguese Language Teacher, with experience teaching Portuguese as a Foreign Language (PFL) - Upper School (grades 6-12)
  • High School English Teacher
  • High School Social Studies Teacher
  • High School Science Teacher (Integrated Science, IB Biology)
  • High School Science Teacher (Integrated Science, Physics, STEM elective) - IB experience preferred
  • High School IB Coordinator (coupled with other subject matter)
  • Theory of Knowledge Teacher (ToK) - coupled with other subject matter
  • High School Visual Arts Teacher (including IB)
  • Upper School Physical Education Teacher (part-time)
  • Upper School Theater Teacher


Middle School

  • Middle School Principal (Tentative)
  • Middle School Assistant Principal

Graded seeks a qualified educator to fill the position of Middle School Assistant Principal.
Click here to see the full job description

Requirements (to be included when completing the application)

    • Minimum of five years of successful middle school teaching experience;
    • Masters Degree in curriculum, teaching, or administration held or in progress;
    • Extensive experience as coach/sponsor of extracurricular activities
    • Experience in leading teams
    • Include the following in the Attachments section of the application
      • Letter of Interest
      • Current resumé
      • Educational Philosophy Statement 

A small committee of administrators and MS faculty will review the applications and participate in interviews with selected candidates. We will be accepting applications until October 31 and plan on making an offer by mid-November. The review of files will begin as soon as applications are received.

  • Middle School Humanities Teacher
  • Middle School Math Teacher
  • Middle School Special Education Teacher

Lower School
  • Lower School Special Education Teacher (Optimal Learning Center)
  • Lower School Classroom Teacher (Upper Elementary Grades 3 - 5)
  • Lower School Teaching and Learning Coach
  • Lower School ELL Teacher (Tentative)

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Av. Pres. Giovanni Gronchi, 4710    |   CEP 05724-002    |   Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil    |    T: 55-11-3747-4800
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