Employment

Thank you for your interest in working at Sandnes International School.

SDIS enjoys an excellent reputation for being a great school, a warm and welcoming community, and a rewarding place to work. We offer a competitive package, excellent professional learning opportunities and the chance to work with talented professionals from around the world. We are looking for excellent teachers who are passionate about education and wish to contribute to school and student life in a variety of ways.

SDIS is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in education and employment. We do not discriminate against individuals based on race, color, gender, sexual orientation, religion, disability, age, or national or ethnic.

SDIS promotes and protects the rights of children to physical and psychological well-being. In line with the school’s Student Protection Policy and Guidelines, we implement safe recruitment procedures to ensure that all potential members of staff undergo comprehensive criminal background checks. We also require references from previous direct supervisors for all finalist candidates.

Current Opportunities

PYP Class Teacher (Start: As Soon As Possible)

Key Objectives of the Position

To teach students within the school and to carry out such other associated duties as are reasonably assigned by the Head of School or PYP coordinator.

The responsibilities are:

  • To teach, according to students’ educational needs;
  • To promote the general progress and well-being of individual students and of any class or groups of students assigned;
  • To assign students’ achievements and progress in according with the arranged agreed within the school;
  • To make records of and reports on the personal and social needs of students;
  • To communicate and consult with the parents of students;
  • To communicate and cooperate with persons or bodies engaged in school business outside the school;
  • To control and oversee the use and storage of books and other teaching materials provided for class usage and to supervise the work of classroom assistants relevant to the allocated class;
  • To maintain positive learning environment in accordance with the code of conduct set by school;
  • To contribute to the meetings, discussions and management systems necessary to co-ordinate the work of the whole school;
  • To review from time to time methods of teaching and programmes of work;
  • To advise and co-operate with the head of school and other teachers on the preparation and the development of the planning, teaching materials, methods of teaching and assessment and pastoral arrangements;
  • Participate in arrangements for further training and professional developments as a teacher including undertaking training and professional development which am to meet needs identified in appraisal objectives;
  • To the familiar with the policy relations to all aspects of health and safety, paying particular attention to those aspects related to the delivery of the curriculum and educational visits;
  • To promote equal opportunities within the school and to seek to ensure the implementation of the school’s equal opportunities and racial equality. 

Key Requirements:

  • Hold a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Teacher Education or some related field of study together with qualified teacher status or an equivalent level of teaching qualification
  • Organized and committed to the role
  • A commitment to contribute to the wider aspects of school life
  • Experience of working in a teaching position for at least two years
  • An effective team member
  • Clear and confident communication skills, able to liaise at all levels and with all members of the school community
  • Be resilient, able to work well under pressure and manage time effectively
  • The ability to establish good working relationships with a wide range of people including students, parents, and colleagues

Deadline: 30.09.2020

 

If you are interested in the position, please apply with a letter of a personal statement outlining your motivation, strengths, and career aspirations and include your most recent CV.

Send applications to employment(a)sdis.no or contact for further information about the position.

 

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

In line with international standards, Sandnes International School maintains strong child protection policies and procedures. All applicants are screened to ensure that they meet the legal and ethical requirements for employment in Norway, and our school strives to provide a safe, secure environment for all students.

All appointments will be subject to a police check as required by Norwegian Law. 

Open Application

Open Application:-

Teachers, Substitute Teachers and Teaching Assistants

We are always looking for qualified candidates with experience working with children.

Please send your CV to employment(a)sdis.no

The ideal candidate will have 

  • At least three years’ full time relevant experience in an international school
  • International Baccalaureate experience preferred
  • Highly collaborative with strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Passionate in learning

In line with international standards, Sandnes International School maintains strong child protection policies and procedures. All applicants are screened to ensure that they meet the legal and ethical requirements for employment in Norway, and our school strives to provide a safe, secure environment for all students.

All appointments will be subject to a police check as required by Norwegian Law and ratification of certifications and qualifications by NOKUT & Udir.

Working and living in Norway

The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) has ranked Norway as the best country in the world in which to live. Norway scored highest on the UN’s annual index measuring longevity, education levels and gross income per capital.

Norway is a perfect place to live with stunning scenery with deep blue fjords, flowing waterfalls, and sharp, snow-capped mountains that tower high above the water.

Compensation & Benefits

SDIS offers a comprehensive remuneration package, including:

  • Competitive salary
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Shipping allowance
  • Accident insurance
  • Supplementary pension scheme
  • School contributions to health, nursing care, pension and unemployment insurance
  • Sick, personal, maternity and parent leave
  • Relocation assistance