Dear Interested Teaching Candidates, 

Thank you for your interest in the Pan American School of Porto Alegre (PAS POA). 

The annual recruiting effort typically begins in late October, November, and December for the following school year. Our minimum requirements include teacher certification (Brasilian Pedagogia or Letras for local hires) or a degree in education from abroad. Preference is given to teachers with at least one year of full time classroom experience and knowledge of the International Baccalaureate (PYP/MYP) programs, although all qualified candidates will be considered. 

 Anticipated Openings for School Year 2018-2019

  • Elementary / Middle School music

PAS POA is a not-for-profit school with nearly four hundred students, 70% of whom are host nationals, from pre-school to twelfth grade. Students receive an international type of education taught in English as well as fulfilling the requirements of the Brazilian Ministry of Education. We have been providing excellent personal as well as educational opportunities to our students since 1966. 

Fully accredited by AdvancED in the United States and an authorized IBO World School (delivering the PYP and MYP curriculum frameworks) as well as the AP Capstone; we are searching for enthusiastic and dedicated educators who wish to positively contribute to our community and make a difference in the lives of our students and their families.

If you are a devoted educator who loves adventure, developing and implementing an inquiry based, IB curriculum and assessments, working as part of a community, and are willing to making a true difference in this world, please contact us for more information at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and visit the FAQ tab for additional information.

PAS POA, leading the way.

PAS Mission:  PAS inspires global, life-long learners to build their future.

PAS Vision To be an exemplary international learning community, nurturing confidence to embrace change.


PAS POA fully embraces and implements the International Child Protection Standards and Expectations as created by the ITFCP. As such, all candidates will be required to submit confidential references from current and past supervisors, self-declare any past criminal charges and provide comprehensive background checks before any contract is offered. All previous employers will be contacted. Failure to fully disclose any pertinent information will nullify any agreements made with the school.