This full time (100%) position is to act as a specialist in Learning Support (LS) working with SEN
students (Special Educational Needs) and including teaching language attainment and improvement
skills to students in both English and Norwegian. The position will both lead and manage work with
individuals and groups of students, particularly in Grades 1-6.
The position will include the following areas of responsibility:
Teaching and working with SEN/LS students
Support and assistance to the management and leadership of SEN/LS
Case managing student referrals, assessment, testing and documentation
Documentation, collaboration and liaison with parents and external organisations (including
BUP, PPT, SAF etc)
Analyse reports from professional organisations
Write Individual Education Plans (IEP)s based upon the professional organisation reports
Assessment and student monitoring of progress
Teaching reading to beginning and struggling readers
Assist in improvement strategies for struggling readers
Development and implementation of literacy improvement plan
Meet with literacy and math coordinators
Conduct pre and post-testing using standardized tests for each student
Demonstrate competency in all subject areas
Participate in the identification of students with possible disabilities
Provide direct student instruction
Collaborate with grade level and subject teachers
Plans lessons that reflect accommodations and modifications for individual differences
Implements positive behavioural interventions and supports with discipline management
Employs a variety of instructional techniques incorporating current technology
Differentiates instruction for students with disabilities by employing a variety of instructional
Differentiate instruction for students with language deficits (English, Norwegian)
Engages students in work that develops thinking skills.
Bachelor’s degree in teaching primary or secondary students; Specialist training in Learning
Preferable qualifications: BA in Special Education, English as a Second language (ESL),
Reading Specialist Certificate
Relevant primary or secondary teaching experience
Experience working with diverse student groups, learning abilities and challenges
Knowledge and experience in international schools or in an international/English language
structure an advantage
However, above all, we are looking for an open, flexible and excellent Learning Support teacher.
How to apply
Please apply as soon as possible with a letter of application outlying your skills, experience and
interest in the position and school, and include your most recent CV and three references.
Send applications to: firstname.lastname@example.org or contact for further information about the position.
The school website is: www.istelemark.no