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Child Protection at ISD

The International School of Dakar is committed to the safety and protection of children. Click the links below to view both our Child Protection Policy as well as our Code of Conduct which applies to all faculty, staff, employees, volunteers, and students who represent the school and who interact with children or young people in both a direct and/or unsupervised capacity. 

Local Hire Positions

Part-time SEC MYP PHE Teacher (2022-23 School Year, starting on August 1, 2022)




  • Plan, prepare, and deliver MYP PHE lessons

  • Assess and report on students’ work formatively and summatively

  • Act as grade-level advisor

  • Develop MYP unit plans

  • Attend departmental meetings

  • Attend faculty meetings

  • Engage in self and school directed professional development

  • Contribute to co-curricular activities and athletics 

  • Participate in Service Learning

Preferred qualifications:

  • Degree in Physical & Health Education

  • Teaching certification 

  • Two years of teaching experience in PHE

  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills (English)

  • IBMYP training & experience 

  • Strong technology acumen 

  • Excellent organizational skills 

  • Multilingual

  • Experience with Managebac

Candidates must be available during the academic school year, August through mid-June and will schedule breaks during school vacation times.


If interested please send an email to hr@faculty.isd.sn with your CV and motivation letter. The deadline for the applications is May 24, 2022.

Life in Dakar

Welcome to the land of 'Teranga,' the Senegalese concept of hospitality. Senegalese people are welcoming, warm people with a rich culture and history. Life in Dakar is marked by trips to local markets, sandy beaches, and year-long sunny weather. Its location on the tip of the continent makes it ideal for water sports, including surfing, snorkeling, kite-surfing, and more! 

Senegal is both politically and economically stable. Thanks to political stability, the ex-pat community in Dakar is thriving and there are many delicious restaurants and modern supermarkets. There is also a large tourism industry, with high end hotels, resorts, and infrastructure to accommodate international tourists. 

Want to learn more about living and working in Dakar?


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A Day in the Life

Follow one of our former Kindergarten teachers, Ms. Melissa, through a typical day in her classroom. Want more life at ISD content?

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