MYP Spanish teacher needed for August 2019

Location
The Norwegian county of Telemark is one of the most attractive areas of the country with a stunning
coastline, deep forests, historic waterways and beautiful mountains. We are within reach of the
cosmopolitan delights of Oslo, the countries of Denmark and Sweden, whilst the European mainland
is a ferry journey of 3 hours.
The international airport of Sandefjord Torp serves regular flights throughout Europe and the fast
developing road and rail connections link Telemark with the rest of the country. For anyone with a
keen interest in the outdoors, winter sports and nature, this region offers enormous potential and is
one of the most varied and picturesque in Norway.
International School Telemark (IST) is a fast growing International Baccalaureate (IB) school with an
excellent facility, keen and enthusiastic students, and a positive focus on quality to be one of the best
of its kind. If you are interested in coming to work with us here to be part of such a future in one of
the top countries for both standard of living and economic success, then consider the following
exciting teaching and coordination opportunity:

MYP Spanish
Are you keen to join a successful school in a beautiful part of the world? This permanent post offers
a dynamic, experienced and adventurous teacher the opportunity to experience Norway and
international education.
The position involves teaching Spanish, specifically Grades 7-10, and you will be responsible for
teaching and learning of a class of up to 21 students. The position is for 65% dependent on
negotiation. You will be part of the school’s competitive teacher pay scale and have access to a
generous relocation allowance, gym membership, professional development and a number of other
benefits.
The position will include the following areas of responsibility:
 Spanish language teaching for MYP
 Curriculum planning
 Academic and pastoral care
 Team planning
 Assessment and student monitoring of progress
The skills desirable of the incumbent are:
 Excellent understanding and knowledge of design education particularly in an international
school/IB context
 Excellent management and organisational skills
 IB experience (especially of MYP)
 Good team work, communication and collaborative skills
 Flexibility, enthusiasm and professionalism

 Understanding and experience of living and working in Nordic Europe
However, above all, we are looking for an open, flexible and excellent Spanish teacher.
Please apply 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 by Wednesday 24 April 2019.
Send applications to: principal@istelemark.no or contact for further information about the position.
The school website is: www.istelemark.no
More information about the IB can be found at: http://www.ibo.org/