Description of School:

UWC Mahindra College is a pre-university residential high school for 240 students aged 15 to 19 representing more than 80 countries. The College offers the globally recognised 2 year International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme, taught by 30 faculty members from around the world. Resting in a 175-acre biodiversity reserve, our campus is located amidst the greater Western Ghats – one of the world’s biodiversity hotspots - and close to the city of Pune, an emerging tech hub with a long-standing legacy in higher education.

Description of Position:

UWC Mahindra College seeks to appoint an experienced candidate who will work collaboratively with faculty, staff and students to promote and maintain the welfare, health, safety and wellbeing of individuals and the community.

Preference will be given to candidates that can also teach one of the following subjects:

Mathematics, Visual art.

Please indicate this in your cover letter.

Teaching at UWC 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.

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.