Through the International Baccalaureate® educator network (IBEN), educators can support our work in a number of roles.

IBEN ensures that the IB provides a high-quality experience in classrooms and schools.

Educators in the network can become workshop leaders, examiners, curriculum developers, authorization visitors and consultant visitors, and more.

IBEN opportunities in the Americas

If you’d like to join the IB Educator Network, follow these four easy steps below and you’ll be on your way to supporting IB activities in your region and even across the globe.

Step 1: Click here to register your personal account for My IB, which will give you access to IBEN Central (the database management system of IBEN). You will receive an email to complete your registration.

Step 2: Next, apply for an IBEN Role by accessing the IBEN Central application. To access IBEN Central click the "My IB" link at the top of our web pages. Note: Your application will only be considered once you have registered for a training.

Step 3: Finally, apply for IBEN Training using IBEN Central.

Step 4: Upon successful completion of your IBEN training, you will become an IB Educator and part of a network of educators committed to the IB mission.

Available IBEN training events are displayed and open for registration via IBEN Central. When you select and register for a specific event, your application will be submitted for review. Please check back on IBEN Central for updates to your application status.

School Services roles: IBEN

There are a number of School Services roles in the Americas. For each role, educators can work with schools implementing each of the four IB programmes.

The IB has roles for:

  • Consultants
  • Readers
  • School visits team members
  • School visits team leaders.

Read explanations of the roles listed above, including experience requirements.

Professional development roles: IBEN

The IB also has professional development roles in the Americas:

  • Workshop leaders
  • Programme field representatives

IBEN has positions for workshop leaders in all four IB programmes. Programme field representatives are currently required for the Primary Years Programme (PYP), Middle Years Programme (MYP) and Diploma Programme (DP).

These roles are outlined more detail.

Contact IBEN in the Americas

If you would like further information on the roles above, or on how IBEN works, please email us.