Employment

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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.
All hiring of educational personnel will be subject to police check, as required by Norwegian Law.
 
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Vacancies 2021-2022

Leadership positions:

 

Position Title: MYP Coordinator and maths teacher

Programme: IB MYP

Closing Date for Applications: 30 April 2021

Start Date: 1st August 2021

 

Gjøvikregionen International School (GIS) seeks to appoint MYP Coordinator to lead the development of the programme towards IB MYP evaluation in 2023 and beyond. We are looking for an experienced or aspiring leader, who is inspirational, ambitious and student-centered.

 

Description of Position:

MYP Coordinator reports to Secondary Principal and is a member of the Senior Leadership Team. Working closely with the PYP Coordinator, the MYP Coordinator will seek to promote long-term continuity of approach, educational philosophy and expectation, in line with the school’s mission and vision. Correspondingly, the MYP coordinator is expected to oversee the development and implementation of the MYP curriculum and support staff and students in their growth as life-long learners.

 

The position includes a teaching component. The current post holder teaches MYP maths and we are unable to consider candidates with background in other subject areas.

 

Desired qualifications:

  • A degree in education
  • A minimum of 3 years in a leadership position (middle management or above)
  • IB MYP experience
  • Valid IB MYP training
  • IBEN role(s), ideally a school visitor for the IB.

 

Desired characteristics:

  • resilient and resourceful with a strong commitment to high standards of teaching and learning
  • highly motivated and an excellent classroom practitioner, with the ability to inspire and engage students
  • enthusiastic, energetic and committed to children of all abilities;
  • able to inspire others and lead by example, and to develop highly effective teams.

 

Application process:

If you are interested in the position, please send your CV and statement of your leadership philosophy to employment@gjovikis.no by 30 April 2021. The school reserves the right to make an appointment before the application deadline should an outstanding candidate be identified early in the search process. For this reason, we encourage interested applicants to submit their applications as soon as possible. Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

 

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

 

 

Teaching positions:

PYP

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MYP

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Teaching assistants:

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Other positions:

 

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.

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