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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.

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MYP Language and Literature teacher of Norwegian

Position type:

  • Full time permanent - 35%
  • Suitable teaching within the MYP, DP may be added to this percentage as needed

Commencement date:

  • 1 August 2018

Essential requirements:

  • relevant university degree with a minimum of 240 ECTS with equivalent specialist tertiary training in Norwegian consisting of at least 60 ECTS
  • recognized teacher training/certification
  • demonstrable fluency in both written and spoken English
  • personal attributes as indicated by the IB learner profile
  • a police clearance letter to be provided before1 August

Preferred candidates wil all also have:

  • experience teaching at international schools and training and experience related to teaching within the International Baccalaureate community (DP and MYP)
  • interest and motivation to work in a high-performing, internationally-minded organization

Application due date:

  • as soon as possible and until the position is filled

Further information

  • the appointment is subject to the rules governing schools for Norway
  • further information please contact principal Mr James Tester,

updated 15 May 2018

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