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Employment Opportunities

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. Please note:

  • You can anticipate this online application process to take between 20 and 30 minutes.
  • You must "Review" and "Submit" your application before we will have access to it for consideration)
  • There is no application fee

[Full description for faculty positions]

All School

Brazilian Studies Director
Starting in January 2015. [full job description
Please note: all interested candidates should fill out their application here:

High School

High School Assistant Principal [full job description]
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
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 [full job description]

  • 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:
      • 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 Optimal Learning Center/Learning Support 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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