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What Are We Looking for When Recruiting?

With 50 staff members from 16 different countries, we look for diversity and intercultural competence when recruiting.

When looking for teachers, we seek those who:

  • Consider teaching a calling
  • Dedicated to student-centered and project based learning
  • Foster a sense of belonging
  • Bring a variety of experiences for colleagues and students to learn from
  • Are trained in inquiry based pedagogy
  • Are highly trained experts in their field
  • See parents as partners


Norwegian Language Acquisition Teacher

45%, permanent, 30% temporary

Relevant Qualifications and Desired Experience:

  • An appropriate degree in Education,

  • Certified teacher status in Norway. This can be applied for once a contract has been signed (NOKUT and UDIR Accreditation are required for permanent contracts),

  • be conversant with the European Framework of Reference for Languages

  • be able to work in an innovative educational environment

  • be able to provide a clean police background check

  • be flexible, able to collaborate with others

  • be committed to the philosophy and practice of the International Baccalaureate

  • An understanding and commitment to safeguarding and child protection policies and procedures. 

Key Roles and Responsibilities:

Teaching and learning: 

  • Create a warm learning environment that supports inquiry-based learning,

  • Foster students’ self-esteem, motivation and social responsibility,

  • Empower students to become independent learners

  • Work collaboratively with colleagues, parents and students to maintain positive, supportive relationships and ensure continuity and progression in the curriculum,

Student life beyond the classroom: 

  • Supervise students as per the playground duty roster, 

  • Take an active part in House and sporting activities, field trips and residential trips as required,

  • Support community events throughout the year.


  • Contribute to the ongoing development of an environment of safety and in which every child can flourish,

  • Conduct oneself professionally, operating at all times in line with ISB’s Core Values, policies and procedures,

  • Demonstrate a willingness to communicate openly, calmly and professionally as part of ISB team 

  • Be an active, positive participant in collaborative planning and meetings

  • Teaching assignments are subject to change depending on need.

We are offering:

  • An inspiring international working environment,

  • An active workplace where we see and encourage each other,

  • An exciting and stimulating professional environment in constant development,

  • Professional and personal development,

  • Salary according to the agreement with the Norwegian Teacher Union.

Candidates will be expected to comply with ISB's child protection policy

At ISB we strive to be able to offer our employees full time positions and will therefore be willing to look at the possibilities of combining the position as Norwegian Language Acquisition Teacher with the position as French Teacher if the applicant has the necessary qualifications to be able to fill such a position.

Please send letter of application and CV no later than August 14th to:

Substitute/Supply Teachers

We welcome applications from teachers living locally who would be interested in working as substitutes to cover staff absences. Please apply to

Teachers joining the ISB will be required to have their qualifications recognised by NOKUT and two years experience in teaching will be expected.

We hope you will consider joining us and further enhance our learning journey! We pride ourselves on being an inclusive school and a close community.

Please keep an eye on vacancies, which we advertise here, GRC and on LinkedIn.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Renate Tviberg Hegre,
HR & Finance Manager