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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 seeking a dedicated, passionate, and student-centered teacher to join our school in the

Primary Years Programme (Pre-K-5th grade) division. As a PYP Homeroom Teacher, your primary responsibility will be to implement the programme, develop the curriculum, and create a high-quality learning environment for our students. This is a part-time (89%), temporary cover position from August 2024 until October 2024.

Requirements for the Role:

  • Valid primary teaching qualification

  • Previous teaching experience in the IB Primary Years Programme within an IB school, across various disciplines

  • Excellent fluency in both written and spoken English

The Successful Candidate Will Also:

  • Have experience in inquiry-based learning

  • Demonstrate strong collaborative and interpersonal skills

  • Possess effective classroom management skills

  • Model an inquiry-based approach to teaching and learning

  • Have knowledge and/or experience of, and a commitment to, the educational

  • philosophies of the International Baccalaureate, specifically the Primary Years Programme

  • Design, deliver, and evaluate lessons that stimulate and motivate student learning

  • Work and plan in collaboration within curricular teams

  • Be caring and compassionate

  • Enjoy teaching and working in an internationally-minded environment

To apply for this position, please send your Curriculum Vitae (C.V.) and a letter of application to

Joanna Christoffersen, our Primary School Principal, via email at by the closing date for this position: 21st June 2024. Please add REF: - Application for Position as Business & Management Teacher in the subject of your email.


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