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Duration: permanent contract starting August 1, 2024, with a 6-month probationary period

MISV is a student-centred international school committed to developing caring, knowledgeable and independent individuals through a high-quality International Baccalaureate (IB) education in a challenging, diverse, and supportive environment.

MISV is an IB candidate school for both the Primary Years Programme (PYP) and Middle Years Programme (MYP), and was established in January 2022 to meet the needs of the growing number of expatriate families coming to Västerås for work or study and requiring an international education for their children.

As a new school, MISV is in a period of growth and development, opening up the opportunity for enthusiastic and passionate educators to join our small team of hard-working and caring teachers who are united in their commitment to

make the world a better place.

We are looking for two IB MYP Individuals & Societies/ Language & Literature / Language Acquisition teachers who:

  • Demonstrate flexibility and a willingness to embrace change, a strong desire to collaborate, and a commitment to personal and professional growth.

  • Deliver engaging and inquiry driven MYP classes, ensuring the appropriate IB MYP curriculum framework is delivered to the highest possible standards.

  • Maximise learning opportunities both within and outside the classroom, implement varied teaching styles and resources and provide meaningful feedback to students to support their learning journey.

  • Implement formative and summative assessments aligned with IB standards.

We ask you to be:

  • A caring and passionate teacher who can inspire and engage students while providing rigorous instruction.

  • Experienced in teaching at relevant grade levels for students aged between 11 and 16.

  • Able to use technology effectively and to integrate technology meaningfully into teaching and learning.

  • Committed to innovating and changing teaching practices in response to best-practices, students' needs, and educational research.

  • Experienced in supporting both English Language and EAL students.

  • Committed to developing 21st-century (ATL) skills amongst students within a subject area.

  • Experienced in effective assessment practices and designing learning experiences that supports learning and skill mastery within the subject.

  • An exceptional class manager with strategies that maintain an effective learning environment, provides students with dignity, and builds student self-esteem.

  • Willing to implement school initiatives and engage in school improvement.

  • Supportive to colleagues with their professional growth.

  • An excellent communicator with interpersonal skills that reveal high levels of emotional intelligence and emotional agility.

  • Willing to work across all year groups in MYP to support our students’ learning journey.


  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Education or related field

  • Recognised Teacher Qualification/Certification e.g. QTS/Lärare Legitimation/BEd/PGCE/PGDE (or equivalent).

  • Exceptional subject knowledge in teaching in English.


  • Understanding and knowledge of IB programmes (experience teaching in the MYP and/or DP).

  • Recent IB MYP Language and Literature training.

  • Training and/or experience in teaching EAL students.

  • Ability to teach multiple subjects.

  • Teaching experience in an international context or working in an internationally minded workplace.

  • Experience in collaboratively planning lesson plans, units of instruction, and interdisciplinary assessments.

If you meet the above criteria, are enthusiastic about teaching and learning, and have the drive and passion to nurture a lifelong love of learning in our students, then we would very much welcome your application.


  • Competitive salary reflecting experience and qualifications.

  • Professional development opportunities to enhance teaching practices and personal growth

  • A supportive and collaborative work environment committed to educational excellence, with

  • Opportunities for career advancement and growth within our globally minded institution.

  • Comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance and retirement plans, a wellness stipend, and free daily pedagogical lunch provided at school.

Application Process:

Interested candidates are invited to submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three professional references to Petra Nygård at Please add: REF: - Application for position as Individuals & Societies / Language and Literature / Language Acquisition Teacher in the subject line of your mail. Please also add your full name.

Final Date to Apply: February 12, 2024.

MISV is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to diversity and inclusion. We encourage applications from individuals of diverse backgrounds who share our commitment to fostering a dynamic international learning community.

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