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Skagerak International School founded in 1991, is a vibrant school located in the picturesque coastal town of Sandefjord, only 90 minutes from Oslo.The school is an IB World School offering the IB curriculum - PYP/MYP/DP - from Kindergarten all the way through to High School. The student population amounts to about 380 students from a diverse range of nationalities, cultures and backgrounds. Our well-qualified and experienced staff are also equally international and dynamic. Together we are Skagerak International School.

The High School has about 150 students and offers both a Foundation Year/Year 11/MY5 and Norwegian National Programme (Vg1) and the IB Diploma Programme, DP1 and DP2. We are an accredited member of CIS and ECIS.


Teacher of Norwegian

Position Type
  • Full-time Permanent – 20%
  • Primarily focussing on year-group 7, but other suitable teaching within the MYP, Pre-DP or DP programmes may be assigned. This position is expected to grow.

Commencement Date

  • Immediate

Essential requirements

  • Relevant University Degree or equivalent specialist tertiary training in Norwegian language consisting of at least 60 ECTS.
  • Recognized teacher training/certification consisting of at least 60 ECTS.
  • Demonstrable fluency in both written and spoken English.
  • Personal attributes as indicated by the IB learner profile.

Preferred candidates will also have

  • Experience teaching at international schools and/or training and experience related to teaching within the International Baccalaureate community.
  • Interest and motivation to work in a high-performing, internationally-minded organization.

Closing date for applications

  • open until further notice

Further information

  • The appointment is subject to the rules governing schools for Norway.
  • Further information, including a Job Description and Terms & Conditions, are available from Mr James Tester james.tester@skagerak.org

MYP / Pre DP / DP Science teacher

Position Type

  • Full-time Permanent – 100%
  • Suitable teaching within the MYP, Pre DP or DP programmes may be assigned

Commencement Date

  • 1 August 2016

Essential requirements

  • Relevant University Degree or equivalent specialist tertiary training in Norwegian language consisting of at least 60 ECTS.
  • Recognized teacher training/certification consisting of at least 60 ECTS.
  • Demonstrable fluency in both written and spoken English.
  • Personal attributes as indicated by the IB learner profile.

Preferred candidates will also have

  • Experience teaching at international schools and/or training and experience related to teaching within the International Baccalaureate community.
  • Interest and motivation to work in a high-performing, internationally-minded organization.

Closing date for applications

  • open until further notice

Further information

  • The appointment is subject to the rules governing schools for Norway.
  • Further information, including a Job Description and Terms & Conditions, are available from Mr James Tester james.tester@skagerak.org


High school - Year 11 Individuals and Societies teacher (Vg1 and MYP)

Position type

  • Full time - 100%

Commencement Date

  • 1 August 2016

Essential requirements

  • Recognized third-level education of at least 240 ECTS of which pedagogical training accounts fro 60 ECTS
  • Demonstrable fluency in both written and spoken English.
  • Personal attributes as indicated by the IB learner profile.

Preferred candidates will also have

  • Experience teaching at international schools and/or training and experience related to teaching within the International Baccalaureate community.
  • Interest and motivation to work in a high-performing, internationally-minded organization.

Closing date for applications

  • Friday 20 May at 16:00

Further information

  • The appointment is subject to the rules governing schools for Norway.
  • Further information is available from Mr Kjeld Jørgen Glittenberg jo.glittenberg@skagerak.org



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