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Sandnes International School opened its doors in August 2017. It is a small school located in the western Norway. Our school is a culturally diverse learning organisation with English as the principal language of instruction. We inspire growth, empower excellence and enrich lives.


Our vision is to be a leading international school by providing students with a rigorous international education in a safe and positive learning environment in which learners’ needs are supported and their unique qualities valued and nurtured.



Key Objectives of the Position:





A PYP class teacher is a reflective practitioner who uses inquiry-based teaching strategies to create positive learning environments, which motivate and challenge all students in their class to become self-regulated and life-long learners.


The responsibilities are:


  • To teach, according to students’ educational needs;

  • To promote the general progress and well-being of individual students and of any class or groups of students assigned;

  • To assign students’ achievements and progress in according with the arranged agreed within the school;

  • To make records of and reports on the personal and social needs of students;

  • To communicate and consult with the parents of students;

  • To communicate and co-operate with persons or bodies engaged in school business outside the school;

  • To control and oversee the use and storage of books and other teaching materials provided for class usage and to supervise the work of classroom assistants relevant to the allocated class;

  • To maintain positive learning environment in accordance with the code of conduct set by school;

  • To contribute to the meetings, discussions and management systems necessary to co-ordinate the work of the whole school;

  • To review from time to time methods of teaching and programmes of work;

  • To advise and co-operate with the head of school and other teachers on the preparation and the development of the planning, teaching materials, methods of teaching and assessment and pastoral arrangements;

  • Participate in arrangements for further training and professional developments as a teacher including undertaking training and professional development which am to meet needs identified in appraisal objectives;

  • To the familiar with the policy relations to all aspects of health and safety, paying particular attention to those aspects which related to the delivery of the curriculum and educational visits;

  • To promote equal opportunities within the school and to seek to ensure the implementation of the school’s equal opportunities and racial equality.


Required qualifications and experiences


The position of PYP teacher requires that the successful candidate has:


  • A degree plus teaching qualification (or equivalent)

  • Evidence of continued relevant professional development

  • Experience with PYP (preferred)

  • Proficiency in spoken English


Person Qualities


  • Self-motivated and goal focused

  • Inclusive, flexible and adaptable

  • Sense of humor

  • Passionate in learning


If you are interested in the position, please apply with a letter of personal statement outlining your motivation, strengths, indicate the subjects that you apply and include your most recent CV.




If you are interested in the position, please apply with a letter of personal statement outlining your motivation, strengths and career aspirations and include your most recent CV.

For more information about this position please contact or send your CV to: yuwei.fei@sdis.no and include: REF: www.ibschooljobs.com - Application for Position as PYP Homeroom Teacher in the subject line of your mail. 


In line with international standards, Sandnes International School maintains strong child protection policies and procedures. All applicants are screened to ensure that they meet the legal and ethical requirements for employment in Norway, and our school strives to provide a safe, secure environment for all students.


All appointments will be subject to a police check as required by Norwegian Law and ratification of certifications and qualifications by NOKUT & Udir. 


                             Please note that only short listed candidates will be contacted.



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