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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.

We are looking to employ a qualified and experienced MYP Language and Literature Teacher to join our Middle School in August 2023. The role of the MYP Language and Literature teacher will be to implement the IB Programme, develop and write curriculum and teach the objectives of the subject. The person hired will also be class advisor, which includes delivering the social emotional learning curriculum, Second Step. The position is 80%- 100% and will require the candidate to:

The position will require the candidate to have or be:

  • Have a teaching degree in Education, Literature or related field of study

  • Have work experience with students ages 11-15 years

  • Have a high level of English Proficiency

  • Have a thorough and up-to-date understanding of best approaches to teaching for this age group

  • Have the ability to plan, deliver and reflect on curriculum and lessons which will stimulate, motivate and engage students’ learning and agency

  • Have the ability to teach to ensure inclusion through universal design and differentiated instruction

  • Employ strategies to empower a diverse group of students

  • Be capable of instilling confidence and facilitate students’ understanding and application of literary concepts;

  • Have outstanding collaboration skills

  • Have strong interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Be organized and reliable.

  • Engage actively and enthusiastically to contribute to a positive school environment ● Have knowledge of, and experience with, the educational philosophies and practices of the International Baccalaureate, specifically relating to the Middle Years Programmes (preferred)

To apply, please email your CV and a cover letter to the attention of our Middle School Principal, Abenaa Uttenthal at the email Please add REF: - Application for Position as Early Years and After School Care Teacher in the subject of your email.

Please note that we will continually evaluate applications and interview candidates. We encourage applicants to apply as soon as possible and no later than June 15th 2023.

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