Vacancies and internships

Interest in working at the German Embassy School Addis Ababa?

Then become part of our team, be it in the kindergarten, at school or the administration. The German School Addis Ababa (DBSAA) is one of 141 accredited schools abroad which were established by the Federal Republic of Germany together with local school associations to promote the German language and culture abroad. The school has been awarded the seal of quality “Excellent German School Abroad” several times.

We offer our students a comprehensive range of educational opportunities from kindergarten to the mixed-language IB Diploma Programme. Our school looks back on a history of more than 60 years. After eventful times, the school has now developed into a German-speaking school with an international community of students.

We are proud of our beautiful, green school grounds, well-equipped classrooms and subject rooms, a rich extra-curricular offer in the areas of sports, music, theatre and natural sciences and a competent and committed staff, most of whom graduated in Germany.

  • There are many good reasons to work at the DBSAA:
  • Good atmosphere with about 200 students from grade 1-12
  • Class sizes up to 25, in primary school up to 15, in IB up to 10 students
  • Regular further and advanced training
  • Actively participate and make a difference
  • Career opportunities and assumption of responsibility
  • Highly qualified, experienced and committed staff
  • An international working environment
  • The team includes foreign and local teachers, educators, specialists in various pedagogical fields and administrative staff
  • Assistance with visa applications
  • Newcomer Seminar

Open positions

internship kindergarten

We are constantly looking for interns to work in our kindergarten, e.g. within the framework of a voluntary social year, social internship or, if applicable, as an accredited intern.

Please address your inquiries to the principal Dr. Martin Nutz sl[at]


Please address your inquiries to the principal Dr. Martin Nutz sl[at]

Application procedure
Please send your application with all documents exclusively by e-mail to the German Embassy School Addis Ababa, Dr. Martin Nutz, Email: sl(at) | For questions by phone: 00251-11-55 34 465

Life in Addis Ababa
With reports and photos we want to give potential applicants and their families a better impression of life in Ethiopia as employees of the DBSAA. All photos and statements are therefore from the staff, their families and the school. The brochure is only available in German language.

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