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Description of School:

Founded in 2009, International School of Hellerup (formerly Østerbro International School) is a not-for-profit IB Continuum World School in Copenhagen offering IB Programmes from Pre-K - Grade 12. Our mission is to provide the highest quality education in a student-centered environment by empowering individuals to fulfil their human potential to become purposeful life-long learners and responsible global citizens.

International School of Hellerup is looking to employ an energetic and flexible Early Years

pedagogue to join our Early Years Team and the After School Care Programme (ASCP) every

day Monday-Friday 8.30am-4pm (90%).

The role of the Early Years pedagogue (for children aged 3-6 years old) is to facilitate and

support the learning engagements, routines and transitions in both school hours and in the

After School Care Programme. The candidate should demonstrate a holistic, play-based

approach that integrates socio-emotional, physical and cognitive development within the

framework of the International Baccalaureate (IB).

The position will require the candidate to have or be:

  • Fluent in the English language (Danish is an advantage but not a requirement)

  • Ability to work in an internationally minded environment

  • Commitment to the educational philosophies of the IB

  • Able to work flexibly and collaboratively with all members of the school community

  • Qualifications and/or experience in the Early Years are an asset

The main job requirements are:

  • Collaborate on planning learning engagements with the teacher.

  • Reinforce lessons by reviewing material with students one-on-one or in small groups.

  • Observe children to detect signs of illness, injury, emotional disturbance, learning

  • disorder, speech problem or other special needs, and discuss observations with the

  • teacher.

  • Help prepare for lessons by getting materials ready or setting up equipment.

  • Help supervise students in class, during lunch and recess, and on field trips.

  • Reinforce school and class essential agreements providing consistency throughout the

  • day (in class, in transitions and in after school care).

  • Support students during lunchtime, toileting and washing activities.

  • Provide a safe and caring environment, growing students independence and supporting

  • Social Emotional Learning

  • General knowledge of the Danish Børnehave Læreplan is an advantage

  • The position commences in August 2023 and applications are welcome immediately.

To apply, please email your C.V, your diplomas/certifications and a letter of application by

March 15th 2023.

The application and qualifications should be addressed to the After School Care Programme Leader Ms. Chiara Giani and emailed to: Please add REF: - Application for Position as Early Years and After School Care Teacher in the subject of your email.

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