Aalesund International School (AaIS) is a young and growing school located in the scenic town of Aalesund on the Norwegian west coast.

We are currently looking to fill the following positions from August 2018:

  • IB Coordinator-PYP/MYP
  • IB PYP Teacher
  • Norwegian Language Teacher Years 1 to 3 (ages 6-9)
  • Subsitute/Coverage/Supply Teachers

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. Aalesund International School is an International Baccalaureate World School.


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Aalesund International School (AaIS) is a young and growing school located in the scenic town of Aalesund on the Norwegian west coast. Established in 2012, the school has around 100 students.

AaIS is looking to employ a positive, energetic and experienced coordinator/coordinators to join our dynamic team and support us in our preparations for an IB (International Baccalaureate) PYP (Primary Years Programme) Evaluation Visit/MYP (Middle Years Programme) Authorization.

PYP/MYP Coordinator

We are seeking to appoint an inspirational, highly motivated and experienced PYP/MYP Coordinator to join our school. Ideally, we are looking to hire a full-time coordinator that has experience across both programs (half PYP/half MYP). However, all experienced IB coordinators should apply. Depending on applicant’s background, a half time coordinating/half time teaching role is also a viable option.


PYP/MYP Coordinator Qualifications and Qualities Required

  • Extensive experience with the International Baccalaureate program and commitment to its educational philosophies
  • Proven skills in achieving international accreditation, IB authorization, and building established relationships and networks within the international education community
  • Have the relevant teaching qualifications and experience, Master’s Degree or equivalent international qualification (preferred)
  • 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
  • A high level of cultural awareness and international-mindedness
  • Reports to General Manager (GM) and Principal

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. Aalesund International School is an International Baccalaureate World School.

To apply please submit the following documents to the school:

  • a cover letter
  • a full CV/résumé with photograph and three referees

Please email these documents to the school management at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Homeroom teachers in the Primary Years Programme (PYP).

Aalesund International School (AaIS) is also looking for motivated, enthusiastic and competent homeroom-teachers for Primary Years Programme (PYP). Hired teachers will join an international team of professionals in a young and growing school.

Knowledge of or experience with the International Baccalaureate is an advantage.

To apply please submit the following documents to the school:

  • a cover letter (English/Norwegian)
  • a full CV/résumé with photograph (English/Norwegian)

Applicants need to hold the equivalent of a NOKUT-recognised four-year teaching degree.

Please email these documents to the school management at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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 Aalesund International School (AaIS) has a vacancy for a Norwegian Language teacher in the Primary Years Programme (PYP).

Aalesund International School er en internasjonal skole som underviser i tråd med International Baccalaureate programmet. Vi underviser også i norsk på vår skole og søker etter en entusiastisk, motivert og kompetent norsklærer for første til tredje klasse.  

Vi søker etter deg som er;

  • Samarbeidsvillig, løsningsorientert og med hjerte for elevene. Stor arbeidskapasitet og god tålmodighet.
  • Erfaring fra småtrinnet
  • Gode engelskkunnskaper
  • Godkjent adjunkt med kompetanse til å undervise på barnetrinnet

Vennligst send:

  • Søknadsbrev

Send søknad til skolens ledelse:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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The occasional need for substitution arises from time to time throughout the school year. If you are interested in teaching for a day or short periods of time. We are especially looking for substitute teachers to teach Norwegian as first and second language.

To apply please submit the following documents to the school:

  • a cover letter (English/Norwegian)
  • a full CV/résumé with photograph (English/Norwegian)

Please email these documents to the school management at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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