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Living and working at Schule Schloss Salem

Become part of the Salem community

The school and boarding community of Schule Schloss Salem consists of around 250 staff members and approximately 600 students. Around half the staff are teachers who live and work with our students both in the boarding school, i.e. on the wings, and also in lessons, in the services, guilds and clubs. All others work in the areas of housekeeping, caretaking and administration. This includes our kitchen team, our maintenance staff and our cleaning staff, as well as the areas of accounting, human resources, IT, admissions, international office, marketing and fundraising.

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Discover many opportunities & possibilities

  • Unique school and boarding school community
  • Multinationality and a charming location in the Lake Constance area
  • Meaningful work with committed young people
  • Modern classrooms
  • Diverse opportunities to shape school and boarding school life and to actively participate in school development
  • Childcare on Saturdays and special events
  • Countless opportunities to become involved in our community
  • A salary in line with the TV-L with special payments for boarding school support, with appropriate qualifications a civil service position is possible through the state of Baden-Württemberg
  • Each additional task will be remunerated via allowances (the amount of allowances can be individually adjusted each year).
  • Reimbursement of relocation costs
  • You have a family and would like to join us as a mentor or tutor? Simply bring your family to Salem!


A special tour of the Schule Schloss Salem

Our vacancies:

Dear prospective colleague,
Thank you for your interest in working at Schule Schloss Salem. Unfortunately we currently have no teaching vacancies available for September 2024 in our grade 8-10 International Classes or for grades 11 & 12 IB Diploma subjects. However, we would be pleased to receive your speculative application (CV and letter) for September 2025.

Please note that the correct qualification, essential for teaching at German grammar school level, is mandatory. Schule Schloss Salem is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils. All applicants will therefore need to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Boarding School / Teaching Assistant (m/f/d) (residential position)

Have you already completed your Bachelor's degree?

  • Do you have a good level of German and enjoy working with children?
  • Are you thinking that teaching might be a career for you?
  • Are you interested in gaining experience by living and working in a boarding school?

If you answer yes to all of the above, please click here for further information about how to apply to become an Assistant at Schule Schloss Salem.


Online Application Form

Send application by email

Please address your written application to:

Natalie Lander
Schule Schloss Salem | Campus Härlen
Kurt-Hahn-Str. 1
88662 Überlingen
Tel.: +49 7553 919 - 516

All our new teachers are encouraged to also take on a role in the boarding school. This means that you become an integrated member of our school community from day one, assisting in the boarding school with evening and weekend tasks as required, or possibly living on campus as a resident Mentor / House Tutor.

Contact persons
Janina Kölle

Janina Kölle
Head of Personnel

Tel.: + 49 7553 919 - 356
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Natalie Lander | IB Diploma CAS Koordination, Abitur AG Koordination, Vertrauensdozentin Salem Kolleg, Dienstekoordination Jahrgangsstufe 11 & 12, Leitung Salem International Summer School, Rekrutierung pädagogischer Mitarbeiter

Natalie Lander
Teaching Staff Recruitment

Tel.: + 49 7553 919 - 516
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Susanne Schilling | Sekretariat Oberstufe Härlen, Sekretariat Rekrutierung pädagogischer Mitarbeiter

Susanne Schilling
Teaching Staff Recruitment

Tel.: + 49 7553 919 - 535
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