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Join the British School Jakarta (BSJ) and become part of an exceptional educational institution that values equal opportunities and prioritises the professional development of its employees. We are dedicated to hiring passionate and committed practitioners who possess a flair for teaching and approach school life with energy and enthusiasm.

Career at BSJ

Teachers at BSJ come from a wide variety of backgrounds. Some are experienced international school teachers, whilst others have joined us directly from the UK system. Over 140 teachers from about 20 nationalities share a common belief in the benefits of international schooling and are committed to providing the best education possible for our students.

BSJ recruits well-qualified, experienced career professionals with relevant EYFS, International Primary Curriculum (IPC), IB MYP, and IB experience. Contributions to co-curricular programmes are essential. Outstanding teachers from other backgrounds will be considered if the applicant is willing to learn and work within the BSJ system and ethos.

  • Expatriate Teaching Staff

    For expatriate teaching staff, BSJ offers an excellent remuneration package that reflects the status and quality of our internationally renowned school. This package includes annual flights for employees and their dependents, comprehensive medical coverage, a substantial housing and household costs allowance, tuition fee remission for up to two dependents until Y13, relocation allowance, and a 25% gratuity per year paid upon completion of the initial 2-year contract and subsequently on an annual basis. 

  • Non-Teaching & Support Staff

    BSJ also provides career opportunities for non-teaching and support staff in various functions within our Primary and Secondary divisions, as well as in departments such as Campus Facilities and Services, Building and Maintenance, Finance and Procurement, Community Engagement, Medical, Health Safety and Environmental (HSE), Human Capital, Legal and Compliance, and Government Relations. We welcome qualified professionals from both the education industry and other industries to join our team.

    BSJ is dedicated to developing existing and new recruits through a systematic, competency-based approach and robust learning and development programs. We equip employees with the knowledge and skills necessary to excel in their roles, whether in teaching or non-teaching positions. We provide equal opportunities for individual and professional growth.

  • Continuous Professional Development

    For teaching roles, employees receive continuous professional development to enhance their capacity as educators and provide the best quality education to our students. For non-teaching roles, BSJ prepares employees with the right mindset to support our teaching staff and strengthen our support functions, ensuring that we achieve our objectives.

    Our development programs range from comprehensive new employee induction on the first day to job-specific training, leadership development, and managerial training. These programs are designed and implemented in alignment with BSJ's mission, vision, and values.


Please explore our opening vacancies.

Applicants must meet the following minimum requirements to be eligible for visa application:

  • Leadership Teaching Positions

    • Minimum of 5 years posts PGCE or QTS teaching experience in the same position.

    • Degree in the relevant subject.

  • Leadership Business and Operations Positions

    • Minimum of 5 years of experience in the related field of the position applied for.

    • Minimum Bachelor's degree in the relevant subject.

  • Teaching Positions

    Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS):

    • Minimum of 5 years posts PGCE or QTS teaching experience in EYFS.

    • Must hold an early childhood or psychology qualification. However, if evidence of studying either subject at a degree level is present on the academic transcript, it will also be considered.

    All Other Teachers:

    • Minimum of 5 years posts PGCE or QTS teaching experience and a degree in the subject taught.

  • Non-Teaching/Business Support Positions

    • Minimum of 5 years of experience in the related field of the position applied for.

    • Minimum Bachelor's degree in the relevant subject.

Please note that the letter of application and CV, including the most recent photograph, must be uploaded as one continuous document when submitting your application. If you encounter any issues during this process, please contact us directly at , and we will assist you promptly.

Living in Indonesia

Here are some of the reasons why living in Indonesia is so wonderful:

  1. Natural beauty: Indonesia is a country of unparalleled natural beauty, with stunning landscapes that range from pristine beaches to dense rainforests. The country is home to some of the world's most iconic natural wonders, including Bali's rice terraces, the Komodo National Park, and Mount Bromo.

  1. Cultural diversity: Indonesia is a diverse country with a rich cultural heritage that is evident in its food, music, art, and architecture. The country is home to hundreds of ethnic groups, each with its own unique customs and traditions. This diversity can create a vibrant and stimulating environment for those who appreciate different cultures.

  1. Affordable cost of living: Compared to many other countries, Indonesia has a relatively low cost of living. This can be especially attractive for those who are looking for an affordable retirement destination or for expats who want to stretch their money further.

  1. Warm and welcoming people: Indonesians are known for their warm and welcoming nature, and visitors often remark on the friendliness of the locals. This can create a sense of community and belonging for those who live in the country.

  1. Economic potential: Indonesia is the largest economy in Southeast Asia, with a rapidly growing middle class and a large, young population. This can create opportunities for business and entrepreneurship, and the country has seen significant economic growth in recent years.

You can read the full article here: Top 10 Reasons to Live in Indonesia.

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