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Careers at HIA

Join the HIA Lion PRIDE!

Thank you for your interest in leading learning at Hsinchu International Academy (HIA).


We hope that you have enjoyed visiting our website and learning about Hsinchu International Academy's educational philosophy. We are committed to recruiting a caring team of educators who are not only focused on bringing out the best in our students but also constantly seek to bring out the best within themselves. We seek growth-minded educators who are inspirational in their practice, educators who share our commitment to teaching the whole child, and those who believe that academic success is interwoven with healthy social and personal development.


HIA offers a competitive salary paid over 12 months and operates on an academic calendar that follows both Taiwanese and American holidays.


HIA recruits year-round. We welcome your interest in working at HIA and encourage qualified candidates to complete the brief Teacher or Staff Application form below. An administrator will review your professional materials and contact you should a suitable vacancy arise. HIA attends the TAI-Fair Teacher Recruitment Fair held at the American School in Taichung in late November/early December of each year.

Full-time teaching positions for the 2024-2025 school year:
  • Chinese Language Teacher - MOE Chinese Language & Culture Curriculum
  • Spanish Language Teacher
Currently seeking:
  • Part-time Music/Drama Teacher - Ocarina, Guitar, Garage Band, Musical Performance

Candidate Teacher Qualifications


Successful teacher candidates will have a teaching degree and/or a major with breadth and depth in the subject area to be taught as well as a teaching certification. Additionally, prospective teachers should demonstrate an understanding of and the ability to work with EAL (English as an Additional Language) students.


  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Education or a subject area of teaching. 

  • Certification/licensure/QTS in the subject and grade level to be taught. This certificate must be issued by an authorized agency in the teacher’s home country.

  • Have completed sufficient college course work in their major teaching field.

  • Broad working knowledge of progressive pedagogy, UDL, PBL, and SEL a plus.

  • EAL/ESL certification/licensure a plus.


  •  At least 2 years of experience in teaching of subject area classes preferred.

  • International teaching experience a plus. 

  • Highly motivated Newly Qualified Teachers are encouraged to apply.

HIA teachers are expected to:

  • Collaborate with their colleagues to develop, implement, and evaluate grade-level and school-wide plans related to teaching and learning.

  • Attend and contribute to scheduled faculty meetings, curriculum planning sessions as well as department, grade-level and other such meetings.

  • Passionately lead advisory and life education learning programs that are at the heart of our institutional design.

  • Sponsor co-curricular activityies or sports 3x a week during the afternoon ECA time (4PM-5PM).


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