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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 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 (grades 10-12) has about 150  students and offers both a PreDP and Norwegian National Programme (Vg1) in grade 10 and the IB Diploma Programme (grades11-12). We are an accredited member of CIS and ECIS.

Temporary DP teacher of Biology and Environmental Systems and Societies with some Pre DP general science teaching

This is a temporary (six months), full time teaching position to cover for a colleague on parental leave.

Starting date: 5 January 2015

General requirements
  • Relevant university degree or equivalent specialist tertiary training
  • Recognized teacher training/certification
  • Minimum of 240 ECTS with 60 ECTS in the relevant teaching subject
  • High level of English/communication competence
  • Personal attributes as indicated by the IB learner profile

Preferred candidates will also have

  • Experience teaching in international schools and/or training and experience related to teaching within the International Baccalaureate system
  • A willingness to be involved in running effective CAS activities or extra-curricular activities would be an advantage

To apply or for more information, please contact Hans Jørgen Firing, high school principal:

Applications shall be sent to the school at before 31 October 2014.

    • WedNov12 Forskerfabrikken 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

      Theme:  Utrolige farger

      Once again Skagerak International School hosts Forskerfabrikken's courses in Sandefjord. Sign up through

    • FriNov14 DKS school concert

      As part of Den kulturelle skolesekken, Middle school students are invited to Sitt stillle!!!

    • TueNov18 Information meeting PreDP and DP program 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

      Information meeting for students and parents. Come and find out what makes Skagerak International School, High School different, and how we can help you, (your son or your daughter) fulfill your potential, academic and personal.

      A presentation of the PreDP and DP1 program.

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