Current Openings

Peter Gruber International Academy - IB Postings  

Please send your resume to Ms. Gloria Zakers at, cc:

Science/Math Middle and/or High School Teacher. Minimum 1 year teaching experience, IB preferred.

We are always interested in viable IB experienced middle and high school teachers that might be interested in future employment.


Please send your resume to Ms. Norma Bolinger at, cc:

No lead teacher positions available at this time, however we are always interested in viable Montessori accredited candidates that might be interested in future employment for Toddler through Elementary.

Spanish Speaking Assistant-- OPENINGS AVAILABLE!  

Our Montessori and Casa classrooms are setup with one lead teacher and one assistant teacher.  A significant portion of our Spanish Infusion program at VIMSIA includes employing Spanish Speaking Assistant Teachers.  This role fulfills the requirements of an AMI Assistant Teacher, plus, provides a backdrop of Spanish language for the students throughout the day.  Candidate should speak Spanish and English fluently and have experience working with children.  Must have at minimum a High School Degree, however, an Child Development Associates Degree is preferred. 

School Administration

Please send your resume to Ms. Peggy Hunt at

Administrative openings in the areas of Marketing, Development, Admissions, HR and Administrative Assistance.  

Our admin staff is tasked with wearing many hats to cover multiple functional areas.  If you feel that you are an effective  team player with excellent interpersonal and computer skills plus expertise in one or more of the areas above, preferably in the field of education, please contact Ms. Peggy Hunt, Business Director, with your resume at either or

Photo Credit Don Hebert

Photo Credit Don Hebert

Virgin Islands Montessori School and Peter Gruber International Academy is located on the beautiful island of St. Thomas in the United States Virgin Islands. VIMSIA, was established in 1964, and we offer programs - Toddler through High School. Our classes are well equipped. Our children are exceptional; our 10 acre campus is tropically lush fostering outdoor activity. Our students, staff and parents join to create a loving and caring community that is diverse and unique in many ways. Our island, and school, hosts a truly global community.  

International Academy Teaching candidates must be amenable to teaching under the auspices of the International Baccalaureate Programme ( All Academy teaching curriculum will be based on the IB MYP program for grades 7-10 and the IB DB program for grades 11 & 12. VIMSIA is proud to be the first and only International Baccalaureate World School in the US Virgin Islands. In April 2009 we received our IB Diploma Programme authorization for Grades 11 and 12, in March of 2010 we received our IB MYP authorization for grades 7-10.   

Montessori Teaching positions (ages 3 through 12; grades Pre-K through 6th) require an Association Montessori Internationale teaching certificate.

Competitive salary and benefits package offered.   We regret that owing to immigration restrictions preference will be given to those who are legally authorized to work in the U.S. Due to the volume of applications that we receive we will only be contacting the finalists. We thank you in advance for your interest in our school.