The American International School of Jeddah (AISJ), with a 71 year history, is one of the most well-known institutions in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. We are a Middle States Association (MSA) accredited, college preparatory school for students in grades Pre-K – 12. We provide a standards-based International American educational program based on the AERO Common Core Plus standards. We are a learning community of over 50 nationalities that prioritizes scholar-centered educational practices with the goal of preparing our scholars to become successful global citizens.
We place learning at the core of all of our interactions with students. Our students learn through active involvement, and they are encouraged to seek opportunities that help shape their unique identities. We prepare students for the rapidly-changing world by providing them with a holistic learning environment that focuses on our vision for excellence, innovation, and collaboration.
Our staff community is close-knit and welcoming. Outside of work, our staff can often be found together, sharing their favorite pastimes like bowling, going to the beach, and shopping. Jeddah’s location offers plenty of opportunities for adventure, including camping trips in the desert and diving in the Red Sea. We have planned activities throughout the year for our entire staff to participate in, including staff sport tournaments, potluck dinners, and family fun nights.
We provide a highly competitive compensation and benefit package, which includes:
- Tax-free salary
- Rent-free, fully-furnished housing in a secure, Western compound
- Relocation and settling-in allowance
- Annual transportation for you and your family to your home of record
- Worldwide family health insurance
- Generous professional development allowance
- Child tuition discounts
- On-site daycare
- Daily transportation to and from worksite
Jeddah is centrally-located and encourages travel to all parts of the world. Our staff often spends their free time travelling to popular destinations, including Dubai, Cairo, Istanbul, and Nairobi, all of which are a quick 2-hour flight away from Jeddah.