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Description of School:


We are looking to employ a positive, energetic and well-organized Danish Teacher to join our school in the PYP.


The International School of Hellerup was founded in 2009 to meet the needs of the International English-speaking community in Copenhagen. It is a not-for-profit IB World School for students aged 3-18 offering the three main International Baccaleaureate (IB) programmes: PYP, MYP and DP.  


Description of Position:


The role of the PYP Danish teacher will be to implement the programme, develop curriculum and facilitate a high-quality learning environment for the students. This role is a 68% permanent position commencing in January 2020. You will be teaching students in PYP1-5.


Essential criteria:


  • Proficiency in written and spoken Danish and English

  • Experience of teaching and learning strategies in a range of PYP grade levels


The successful candidate will:


  • Have a high fluency in written and spoken Danish and English

  • Demonstrate strong collaborative and interpersonal skills

  • Have relevant teaching qualifications and proven teaching experience, preferably in an IB school

  • Have strong classroom management skills

  • Model an inquiry approach to teaching and learning

  • Have knowledge and/or experience of, and a commitment to, the educational philosophies of the International Baccalaureate, specifically the Primary Years Programme

  • Teach the equivalent of 17 x 45-minute lessons per week

  • Design, deliver and evaluate lessons which stimulate and motivate student learning

  • Work and plan in collaboration within curricular teams

  • Be caring and compassionate

  • Enjoy teaching and working in an internationally minded environment

  • Experience in teaching all phases: Danish Beginners (Language Acquisition), Intermediate and Advanced.

  • IB PYP experience (or commitment to its philosophy), and evidence of applied IB professional development


Application for Position: 

Please email your CV and a letter of application to the Primary School Principal Stef Fleet: sfleet@ish.dk and include REF: www.ibschooljobs.com - Application for Position as Danish LanguageTeacher - PYP in the subject line of your email.


Please note that we will continually evaluate applications and interview candidates on a regular basis. 


We therefore encourage applicants to apply as soon as possible and no later than 15 November 2019. 



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