Teacher and assistant positions School Year 2017/2018

ThIS offers up to 400% substitute (vikariat) and permanent (fast) teaching positions in the Primary Years Program (1st to 6th grade) and the Middle Years Program (7th to 10th grade). The responsibility as a contact teacher might follow the positions. We also offer an assistant position in SFO/School. All positions are from 01.08.2017. Temporary positions are until 31.07.2018. 


Pedagogy: Special Needs Advisor (Spesialpedagogisk rådgiver) 100%

The Special Needs Advisor has the responsibility for the school’s structure and work around special needs pedagogy. The Advisor works in a team with 1 coordinator for the Primary Years Program (barneskole) and 1 coordinator for the Middle Years Program (ungdomsskole). The position includes as of now 50% administrative tasks as a Special Needs Advisor. The remaining 50% consists of teaching. The school follows the Special Needs Handbook (Spesialpedagogisk Håndbok) of Trondheim Kommune, regarding procedures and guidelines for special needs students. Knowledge of procedures in Trondheim Kommune / special needs in Norway is required.


Barneskole/Primary Years Program: IB Classroom Teacher (Klasselærer)

Classroom teacher, all subjects taught in English.


Ungdomsskole/Middle Years Program: IB Humanities (Samfunnsfag / KRLE)

Humanities teacher 7-10th grade, taught in English.

Ungdomsskole/Middle Years Program: IB English (Engelsk)

English teacher 7-10th grade.

Ungdomsskole/Middle Years Program: IB Spanish and/or French (Spansk og/eller Fransk)

Spanish and/or French teacher 8-10th grade.


School Librarian 50% (Bibliotekar)

School librarian position from 1st-10th grade. The librarian’s role supports the IB program.


School/SFO Assistants

Personal assistant and School/SFO assistant(s) for before-/after school program / Holiday Clubs.


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).


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: 12 May, 2017.

Agneta Amundsson, Head of School. Phone: 9345 5852


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 authorizations may submit CV’s, 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.