Teacher and assistant positions School Year 2018/2019

Trondheim International School (ThIS)

School Vision: Building Global Citizens

School Mission Statements:

  • ThIS is an IB world school that creates independent, knowledgeable and caring individuals

  • ThIS fosters life-long learners in a safe and supportive environment

  • ThIS provides academic excellence through a high-quality education

  • ThIS develops values and skills for the world of tomorrow

  • ThIS inspires action and contributes to the local, national and international communities


Trondheim International School offers up to 300% temporary positions in the Primary Years Program (1st through 6th grade), the Middle Years Program (7th through 10th grade) and/or before/after school program/SFO.

  • ThIS is seeking a teacher in the Primary Years Program.

  • ThIS is seeking a Norwegian language teacher in the Primary Years Program.

  • ThIS is seeking a pedagogue to support students in all subject areas in the Middle Years Program.

  • ThIS is seeking assistants/miljøarbeider to support students in all subject areas.

  • ThIS is seeking assistants in the before/after school program/SFO.

  • All school positions start from 01.08.2018.

  • SFO positions start from 30.07.2018.

Primary Years Program/Barneskole: Primary Years IB Teacher/Klasselærer

All subjects taught in English.

Both international and Norwegian classroom teachers encouraged to apply.

Primary Years Program/Barneskole: IB Norwegian Language Teacher (1st through 4th grade)

The Norwegian language teacher would collaborate with the contact teachers to support the Primary Years Program and Norwegian language development of students.

Middle Years Program/Ungdomsskole: Experienced Pedagogue

Working with special needs students, both individually and in small groups in all subject areas.

The position could include substitution in all subjects.

Before/after School Program/SFO: SFO Assistants

Assistants for the before/after school program and Holiday Clubs run during school holidays.


Personal Qualities

We are looking for internationally minded teachers and assistants that are willing to contribute to an active school community, with a collaborative and open-minded approach to teaching and learning.

Qualifications for teaching positions
  • Approved education (barneskole- og/eller ungdomsskolelær)

  • If you are educated outside of Norway, applicants need to provide certified documents from NOKUT (http://www.nokut.no/en/) and Udir (https://www.udir.no/) (teaching positions)

  • International work experience is encouraged, but not required (all positions)

  • Current police record check (politiattest) must be provided if offered a position (all positions)

  • Knowledge about the IB programs is preferred, but not required (all positions)

  • Language fluency in English (written and spoken) required (all positions)

  • Language fluency in Norwegian desired (all positions)

  • Male applicants encouraged to apply

We offer;

ThIS provides a diverse, international working environment in Trondheim. The school is an authorized IB World school (www.ibo.org), which is a holistic, international education that encourages students to take responsibility for their learning through inquiry, action and reflection. The school provides both internal and external professional development opportunities for all staff members.

Salary according to KS salary table and pension according to the school’s local Working Conditions Agreement.

Please visit our webpage for more information about our school and the IB. www.this.no

To apply

Send your CV and a cover letter explaining your interest and eligibility to work at our school to office@this.no.

Indicate the position or positions you are interested in clearly in your application.

Application Deadline: 22 May, 2018


Supply Teachers:  School, SFO – We are always looking for qualified teachers or people with experience working with children as relief staff. Please contact the school or come in with copy of your degree, teaching certificates, and CV.

If interested, send your inquiry to kanako.mori@this.no. Persons with Norwegian teaching authorisations may submit CVs, degrees, supplemental authorizations and a letter of interest. Foreign teaching applicants must qualify their degrees and teaching authorizations with NOKUT and UDIR, and submit all of the aforementioned documentation.

For more information about working in Norway, we encourage you to visit this official information page.