A Chapter in Your Success Story

Why CIS?

As lifelong learners, our faculty and staff bring a wealth of knowledge from all over the world. We represent more than 10 countries and, collectively, our senior academic leadership team has over 60 years of experience in education. Among many, our shared core values include family, integrity, wellness and civic engagement. We are a community of artists, scientists, authors, visionaries and much more. No matter what your hobby or lifelong passion is, there is a place for you here at CIS.

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Quick Facts

Our Host Society

It is truly an honor to be a guest in the Kingdom of Cambodia. With a rich history and unique culture, Cambodia lives up to its alias “The Kingdom of Wonder”. To learn more about life in Cambodia and Phnom Penh specifically, please visit: 

Our Global Network

We deliver the Canadian Alberta Education curriculum which is highly regarded internationally. When you join CIS you join a network of schools in Alberta Province and abroad dedicated to ensuring a bright future for the next generation of leaders. There are opportunities for you to collaborate with other professionals at Alberta Education schools and create meaningful partnerships across time zones that can last a lifetime.  

We are also an International Baccalaureate (IBO) World school and offer the IB Diploma Programme from grade 11. 

Bassac Garden Preschool Team Photo

Equal Opportunity Employer

As a diverse international community, the Canadian International School of Phnom Penh is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all people regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, or national origin.  

What Our Staff Say

"I really enjoy working at CIS. I knew from the start when I was being interviewed that this was where I wanted to be. The way the Principal talked to me about the facilities, staff and students, made me eager to start working there. Once I started working at CIS, I was warmly welcomed into the CIS family. We have a great time together every day, and I plan on staying here for a very long time, no doubt about it."
Merve - CIS Early Years Coordinator
Merve Sanli Bulut
Early Years Coordinator (since 2018)
"CIS has a terrific staff who support each other both professionally and off the clock. I arrived at a different time than all of the other staff and a small get together was planned to make me feel welcome on my first day. Many of my colleagues will certainly be lifelong friends!"
Jacalyn Hannah
Junior Kindergarten Teacher (since 2019)
"I feel like being able to impact the future generation in a positive way is fantastic."
Somaly Sim
Admissions Manager (Since 2017)

Frequently Asked Questions

We offer airport pick-up service and visa assistance for all incoming expat faculty and staff.

The school makes special arrangements for employees who must quarantine upon entry. Specific information about this will be shared with successful candidates.

CIS provides housing to overseas-hired faculty. There are housing options that fit the needs of newcomers ranging from single teachers to teaching families.

The school only covers insurance for faculty and staff. However, we do provide affordable options for dependents, including non-teaching spouses and children.

All faculty members are required to obtain Alberta certification with the Ministry of Education. The process to acquire certification will be shared with successful candidates.

"Hi from the CIS Human Resources Office. We pride ourselves in recruiting and retaining experienced, dedicated faculty and staff that will help fulfill the mission of our school. As an educator or professional staff candidate, you have the opportunity to join an institution that promotes a healthy work-life balance while providing opportunities for you to grow professionally. If you have any questions, feel free to email hr@cisp.edu.kh. Thank you for considering CIS as your next home."
Dany SROEUN
HR Manager

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