Working at ACST

The American Cooperative School of Tunis (ACST) has been serving the expatriate community in Tunisia for 60 years. Located at the northernmost point in Africa, on the Mediterranean Sea just a short hop from Europe, this vibrant American international school has a student body of 450 students from more than 60 nations. Tunisia is an amazingly beautiful and historically interesting country that is one of the top tourist destinations for Europeans. 

ACST’s mission of Opening Doors, Hearts, and Minds extends to its teaching staff.  We bring teachers from around the world and work together to learn as we help our students learn and grow. 

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package to overseas hires, which includes furnished housing, utilities, annual flights home, professional learning allowance, health insurance, life insurance, retirement, and shipping allowance. 

ACST generally lists positions for overseas hires at:

Search Associates 

2021-22 Vacancies

Job Openings:

  • Kindergarten
  • Secondary (Grades 6-12) Librarian
  • K-2 EAL/Literacy Specialist
  • Director of Technology

For all positions, current certification in the area and/or a degree in that subject or area of speciality is required. ACST usually hires teachers with at least 3-5 years experience.

If you are registered with Search or GRC, please apply through those portals.  If not, please send a current resume and letter of interest to Christine Dhane, Director's Assistant at

We appreciate the teachers that expressed interest in ACST by applying for the Visual Arts, Secondary School Mathematics, and Middle School Science. Those positions have now been filled. Please continue to check our website, Search Associates and GRC for openings.


Opening Hearts

ACST has been opening the hearts of students, staff, and parents for 60 years. What began in 1959 with eight students in an old barn has become a special place where more than 5,000 students have come and opened their hearts to each other and to learning.