Thank you for considering GIS as your future work place.

We are always keen to hear from teachers who are enthusiastic, innovative, collaborative and internationally minded. Interest in international education, especially the International Baccalaureate PYP and MYP (www.ibo.org) is a must and previous experience at an IB school is an advantage. Please contact us for further information.

Vacancies 2017-2018

Administrative positions:


GIS is currently looking to appoint a

Business Manager

responsible for business, financial and daily operations of the school


Job Goal & Purpose:

The Business Manager is a member of the school’s Senior Leadership Team and plays a significant role in both strategic planning and managing daily operations. This position works closely with the School Board and reports directly to the Principal.

Areas of Responsibility:



  • Liasing with Norwegian authorities, e.g. UDIR
  • Staying up-to-date with the laws regulating schools in Norway



  • Financial planning and budgeting
  • Budget tracking and reporting
  • Cash management
  • Tax and legal compliance


Business Office Operations

  • Facility rentals and leases
  • Purchasing
  • Risk management


Health and Safety

  • Insurance
  • Compliance with all health and safety guidelines and regulations



Language: Fluent spoken and written English and Norwegian

Education: A degree in administration/economics and/or background in education are a significant advantage

Personality: excellent communicator, precise and analytical, transparent, team player


We offer a full-time, permanent position in a busy international environment. It is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic professional to use his/her expertise and creativity to help shape a brand new school rather than fit into an established system.

If you are interested in the position, please submit your updated CV and cover letter to principal@gjovikis.no no later than 16th October 2017.




Teaching positions:

All positions have been filled.





Assistants perform a variety of tasks. Among other duties, they are expected to:

  • – work with specified children individually and/or as a group
  • – use any timetabled prep time to plan and create resources as requested by the class teacher
    • – carry out other jobs within the classroom such as photocopying, managing resources etc. as directed by
    •   the class teacher
  • – carry out tasks agreed with the class teacher/principal

We are currently accepting applications for this position. If you are interested, please send your CV and cover letter to principal@gjovikis.no


Supply teachers

GIS is always interested in qualified teaching staff who would be willing to do occasional substitute or supply work. This work can be day to day or for longer periods of time, and is usually to cover for an absent class or subject teacher. If you are interested in joining our supply list, please send your CV to principal@gjovikis.no.



All hiring of educational personnel will be subject to police check, as required by Norwegian Law.

You can find useful information on living and working in Norway here and here.

Upcoming Events

  1. International Day

    October 26 @ 09:00 - 12:00
  2. Vaccinations

    October 31
  3. Board Meeting

    November 15 @ 13:30 - 15:30
  4. Last day of clubs (Cycle 1)

    November 29 @ 15:00 - 16:00
  5. Christmas Concert

    December 12