Welcome to Sekolah Pelita Harapan

“Do you desire to impact the world for Jesus Christ?”

“Are you open to teaching internationally?”

“Would you enjoy serving in a highly relational, fast-paced, internationally diverse Christian community?”

Then you’ll want to prayerfully consider joining the faculty and staff of Sekolah Pelita Harapan International Schools (SPH) in Jakarta, Indonesia. (translated – School of Hope and Light)

We are seeking men and women who desire to join God’s Kingdom work in Indonesia. The faculty and staff of SPH are educating and equipping young people to be influencers in their world for God’s glory. SPH is made up of a diverse international group of educators who are part of this dynamic learning community investing in the life-changing work of Christian schooling across the Indonesian archipelago.

We invite you to review our current job openings for immediate consideration and begin the application process for current or future openings. SPH offers competitive compensation and benefits. Benefits include health insurance, retirement plan, housing, relocation, and travel allowances for expatriate employees.

Thank you for your interest in Kingdom education to the glory of God!

Matthew Mann

SPH Executive Director

  • Opportunities

Teaching and Staff
Opportunities at SPH

The openings listed below include openings for all five of our campuses. We welcome applications at any time regardless of current openings. To submit an application for a position that is not currently open, place “Expression of interest for future employment” as the job title applied for.

Teaching Opportunities

2021/2022 Opportunities

Learning Support Teacher ***


2022/23 Anticipated Opportunities

Art Teacher ***
Biblical Studies Teacher***
EAL Teacher *
Elementary Teacher *
English Teacher *
Humanities Teacher ***
Learning Support Teacher ***
Math Teacher ***
Psychology Teacher ***
Science Teacher ***
Wood Tech Teacher ***

* Expatriate educators only (preference to candidates whose first language is English)

** Indonesian National educators only

*** Open to Expat and National educators

Staff Opportunities

(for Indonesian only)

Faculty and staff who are selected to serve at Sekolah Pelita Harapan are placed on the campus they are needed as an integral part of the campus culture and ministry.

Successful teachers at Sekolah Pelita Harapan (SPH) have the following characteristics:

  • Commitment to grow and mature in their personal relationship with Christ
  • Willingness to engage and contribute to the spiritual life at SPH
  • Effective communicators and collaborators with students, parents, and colleagues
  • Natural mentors and motivators of students
  • Self-starters, flexible, and eager to teach and learn
  • Curious learners, seeking to offer their best efforts, focus, and talents to their students and colleagues daily
  • Passionate about developing student potential beyond the walls of the traditional classroom
  • Process

Employment Process

For Indonesian citizen

Complete the YPPH Application form and submit it to us via email at job@ypph.org.

(Hiring decisions will be made on a rolling basis as positions are available. All applicants are encouraged to submit their application at their earliest convenience)

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For Non-Indonesian Citizen

Step 1

Complete the SPH Step 1 Application form and submit it to us via email at expat.recruitment@sph.ac.id

(Hiring decisions will be made on a rolling basis as positions are available. All applicants are encouraged to submit their Step 1 Application at their earliest convenience)

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Step 2

Your Step 1 Application will be reviewed, and we will respond within one week.

Step 3

After we review your Step 1 Application, we may ask you to complete our full application for a specific position. The full application involves providing in-depth responses. As such we don’t request everyone to complete the full application unless we intend to move ahead with your interest.

Step 4

Once we receive your completed application, we will review it and you may expect a reply within two weeks.

Step 5

Interviews will be initiated after receiving the full application.

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Contact Us

We would love to hear from you! If you’d like to speak to any of our Recruitment Team, just reach out to us.

National Recruitment
Expat Recruitment
The SPH Student Dormitory

Pelita Harapan House (PHH)
at Sentul City

More than a place to stay.

PHH provides students with a supportive community, dynamic environment and balanced programs to nurtures dorm residents to be independent learners.

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