Employment at KIS

Available positions

MYP Design Teacher and Technology Support Manager

The successful candidate:

·         will have a pedagogical ICT background.

·         will be highly motivated and knowledgeable.

·         will be able to get MYP (Middle Years Programme, norsk: ungdomsskole) students interested in and excited about the use of technology in design and design in technology.

·         must have an in-depth knowledge of various programming languages and their applications to design cycles.

·         would be comfortable managing and trouble-shooting a variety of school and student computer issues, both from a hardware and software perspective.

·         would be able to collaborate with local technology companies to build a greater understanding of design in technology. An understanding of engineering principles would be beneficial. In order to create a useful network in the community and be able to trouble-shoot technological issues, a working knowledge of Norwegian is preferable.

·         must demonstrate a high level of relational, communicative and collaborative capabilities across levels and cultures.

 

Familiarity with IB and MYP would be beneficial but is not mandatory. IB training will be provided.

The position is a full-time position and is available from 1 August 2019.

To apply, please send your CV and letter of application (maximum 1 page) to: hege.myhre@kischool.org. Deadline for applications: 1 March 2019

 

General Information:

The school accepts open applications for employment throughout the academic year. Such applications should include a brief letter of application and a CV and be directed to the school office: office@kischool.org. As the school receives many applications, we regret that we cannot guarantee a response to all.

Please note that all teaching staff must meet the Norwegian national requirements for qualifications for teaching staff (as set out in §14 of “Forskrift til Opplæringsloven” – the Regulations Appertaining to the Norwegian Education Act) in order to gain a permanent contract. Teaching staff with qualifications from abroad must gain approval from the Norwegian Directorate for Education and Training (“Utdanningsdirektoratet”) in order to qualify for a permanent contract. The employee must also provide the school with valid proof of all relevant qualifications and experience stated on their CV.

The school is committed to safe recruitment and safeguarding of young people. As such, all employees must submit an up-to-date Norwegian police certificate before starting their employment at the school. References will be required and checked for all positions before an offer of employment is made.

 

Unfortunately, several scams relating to non-existent teaching jobs at international schools have circulated on the Internet in past years, which include information taken from official websites. If you are unsure whether a teaching position exists, please do contact the school directly. KIS never charges fees for applications for employment and candidates should carefully consider the requests made when applying to any reputable international school.