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Aalesund International School (AaIS) is a young and growing school located in Aalesund, Norway. The school is an authorized PYP/MYP International Baccalaureate school and has around 120 students.

We are seeking to appoint an inspirational, highly motivated and experienced IB PYP primary years teacher and combined PYP coordinator to join our team. The role comes with homeroom teacher responsibilities and the candidate will be a member of the school’s pedagogical leadership team.

PYP Coordinator:

  • Previous experience as PYP coordinator

  • Minimum 5 years experience from IB

  • Experience with IB evaluation or authorisation

  • Proven track record with teacher training and guidance

PYP – Primary Teacher

Extensive experience with the International Baccalaureate program and commitment to its educational philosophies

Relevant IB experience and training

  • Ability to meet high expectations of the school community (students, colleagues, parents, etc.)

  • Exceptional interpersonal ability and the capacity to build and maintain close relationships

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Integrity and a strong work ethic

  • Commitment to high academic standards

  • Good organization and time management skills

  • A high level of cultural awareness and international-mindedness

  • Provide pastoral care and support to children within a secure learning environment

  • Assist with the development of a child's personal, social and language abilities

Norwegian national requirements:

  • Recognized teaching qualification from before 2014, or teaching qualification minimum 1 year qualification of mathematics and literacy (30 European Credit Transfer and accumulation (ECTSs) or equivalent per subject)

  • A master’s degree is preferable

Reports to Principal and the General Manager (GM)

Staff salaries are equivalent to Norwegian National Teacher salaries. We offer excellent professional development opportunities, small class sizes and have a philosophy of individualized instruction.

Application for Position:

Please mail your application to and include: REF - Application for Position as PYP Coordinator - in the subject line of the mail. The email should contain:

  • a cover letter

  • a full CV/résumé with photograph and three referees

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