Description of School:

UWC Mahindra College is a pre-university residential college to 240 students aged 15 to 19 representing more than 80 countries and with 30 faculty members from around the world. The college offers the globally recognised International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP) for two years. Resting in the 175-acre biodiversity reserve, our campus is located 40 km outside of Pune amidst the greater Western Ghats – one of the world’s top biodiversity hotspots.

Teaching at Mahindra College:

Working at UWC Mahindra College means that you believe in the promise of a better world. If you want to educate the brightest, boldest, most caring and ambitious minds and hearts from around the globe and be part of a community of learners and supporters - please join us. Whether you teach, maintain the campus, or work in our offices, you are recognised for your personal talents and skills and become part of a movement to educate for a more peaceful and sustainable future. UWC Mahindra College values candidates who are drawn to the particular educational experience and mission of the United World Colleges.

Aligned with the recommendations of the International Task Force on Child Protection, we hold ourselves to a high standard of effective recruiting practices with specific attention to child protection. UWC Mahindra College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people under its care.

We offer all employees a competitive compensation and benefits package, including opportunities for professional development. UWC Mahindra College welcomes qualified applications from individuals with a diverse range of backgrounds and we are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Description of Position:

Chemistry Teacher (with leadership opportunity for a Head of Group)

Desired Qualifications

UWC Mahindra College wishes to appoint individuals with a range of experiences and from diverse backgrounds. Almost all our faculty hold Masters degrees and often a doctorate and/or a teaching diploma. Combinations with other teaching subjects; aptitude in cultural, artistic or athletic performance; skills and interest in developing student health and well being; experience of interdisciplinary, experiential, project-based, residential, international or outdoor education will be valued.

Other Responsibilities

All full-time faculty actively contribute to the broader life of the community, including our experiential learning and residential programs. At the College, we enjoy and promote a culture of collaboration and engagement, and everyone has a voice in how the community functions. Since most of our faculty positions are residential, close bonds are formed between students and faculty in their various roles as teachers, mentors, advisors, and house parents. Faculty who live off-campus are equally engaged in the community: sharing meals in the dining hall, interacting with students, and participating in various on and off campus activities.

Application for Position:

Interested applicants should send the following materials to the attention of the Head of College, Dr. Dale Taylor at - Please add REF: - Application for Position as Chemistry Teacher in the subject of your email.

  • Curriculum Vitae (not more than two pages)

  • Brief cover letter (not more than one page)

  • A 200-250 word statement on: How the UWC mission and values find expression in your own life and/or teaching.

  • Details of two references (professional relationship, dates of employment, telephone and email contacts)

  • Couples who are both applying for a position should submit their application together.

  • Incomplete applications will not be considered.

More information on working with us is available here: ​

We hold ourselves to a high standard of effective recruiting practices with specific attention to child protection. Candidates must be willing to undergo screening appropriate to the position including checks with past employers.