STARTING DATE: MARCH 2021 CLOSING DATE: 25 NOVEMBER 2020



The board of governors is looking to appoint an outstanding Founding head of School for Romerike International School. The position will commence in March 2021 and the students will start in August 2021. The founding head of school will provide leadership and vision by serving as the learning leader of the school. We are seeking a leader that has;

  • Fantastic organisational skills with a desire to create a great school

  • An innovative and entrepreneurial spirit with an excellent understanding of 21st century learning

  • An abundance of energy, initiative, vision, drive, imagination, humor and a willingness to blaze the trail for our new school

  • Strong collaboration skills to foster partnerships and teamwork among our community

  • A cross-cultural awareness and understanding and a willingness to immerse in the local community to support the school’s growth and development.

  • IB experience

Romerike International School is a mainly state funded international school, which will be housed in brand new facilities in the municipality of Nes, 30 minutes drive north of Oslo, and 20 minutes drive from Oslo Airport (Gardermoen). The school has been established as a non-profit making foundation with outline permission from the Norwegian Department of Education to have a total of 200 students from grades 1 to 10. The school aims to become an IB World School, with English as the medium of instruction. The school will also be required to fulfil the legal requirements in accordance with the Norwegian state.



Application for Position:


Letters of application and CV should be submitted by 25th November 2020. Applications and questions to Mya Esplin (Board member) : myaesplin@gmail.com, and please add REF: www.ibschooljobs.com - Application for Position as Founding Principal in the subject of your email.


Stiftelsen Romerike International School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare, success, wellbeing and safety of children. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers to ensure suitability for working within a school environment.


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