Description of School:

UWC Mahindra College is a pre-university residential high school for 240 students aged 16 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 world’s biodiversity hotspots - and close to the city of Pune, an emerging tech hub with a long-standing legacy in higher education.

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 recognized for the values and skills you bring to the table as a proponent of the UWC mission. We offer all employees a competitive compensation and benefits package, including opportunities for professional development.

Current Job Opportunities

Vacancies currently exist in the following IB subjects for August 2021 start:

  • Group 1 English

  • Language Acquisition:



English B

  • Philosophy

  • Theory of Knowledge

  • Biology

  • Environmental Systems & Societies

Teaching combinations of any of the subjects listed, should be mentioned in the Cover Letter.

Desired Qualifications for Teaching Positions:

We welcome applications from educators who share our vision and wish to contribute to UWC Mahindra College’s unique learning community. Our educators come from a range of diverse backgrounds and are encouraged to leverage their varied experiences in their teaching. Almost all our faculty hold a Master’s degree 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, political or outdoor education will be valued. Applications from couples are encouraged and most welcome.

Other Responsibilities:

All full-time faculty are usually residential and remain fully engaged in the broader life of the community after class time, including our Experiential Learning (co-curricular) and Residential programs. Faculty share a close relationship with students as teachers, mentors, advisors, and house parents. We enjoy and promote a culture of collaboration and engagement, and everyone has a voice and role to play in shaping our community.

Application for Position:

Interested applicants should send the following materials to the attention of the Head of College, Soraya Sayed Hassen at - Please add REF: - Application for Position as (Your Subject Here) in the subject of your email.

  • Curriculum Vitae (not more than two pages)

  • Brief cover letter (not more than one page)

  • Details of two references (professional relationship, dates of employment, telephone and email contacts) A 200-250-word statement on: How the UWC mission and values find expression in your own life and/or teaching.

  • 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.