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Birralee International School Trondheim

We are looking for a

Teaching and Learning
Assistant (School and ASP)

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This is Birralee

Widely recognised as one of the most innovative schools in Norway, we are fortunate to have many experienced, highly qualified and caring staff in our organisation. 

With us, you can enjoy exciting career opportunities, a commitment to professional development, a competitive salary and a progressive approach to work-life balance – as well as the knowledge that you are making a difference in the world.

We aim to recruit and retain the very best staff, providing a diverse, open and inclusive environment that allows everyone to grow and flourish. People are the foundation of the School’s success. The quality of teachers and support staff is critical to our future.

This is Biralee Job

About the position

​Start date: by agreement

End date: 30.07.2024 (with the possibility of an extension)

Working hours: 08:30 - 16:30. 

Type: 100% substitute position.

We are looking for someone who:

We are looking for candidates who are passionate about student wellbeing and have the ability to make a difference in the learning journey of our children.

Your responsibilities:

  • to work with the whole class, small groups of students and individual students as required;

  • to support the learning in the classroom;

  • to support social and emotional development of students;

  • to undertake duties;

  • to work in the After School Programme and in the Holiday Programme.


Your skills:

  • relate well to the children and have a passion to help them achieve academically and socially;

  • be patient, caring and have a determination to bring out the very best in children;

  • be able to stay calm and objective when presented with challenging behaviours;

  • be enthusiastic and motivated to improve learning outcomes;

  • be enthusiastic and committed to work as part of a team;

  • be able to work alongside the class teachers to improve learning and inclusion.

We offer

  • Supportive colleagues and an involved community who are committed to school improvement.

  • Students who are enthusiastic and highly motivated with a love of learning.

  • Excellent premises and well-equipped classrooms providing a modern and technologically advanced learning environment for students.

  • The opportunity to make a real difference to the lives of our students.

Salary and benefits

The position is paid as an assistant according to the latest Hovedtariffoppgjøret (KS). The person hired will normally be paid from 351.200 to 487.300 NOK per year (for a full time position) depending on qualifications and seniority.

A 2% contribution to the Pension Fund is deducted from the salary.

General Information


At Birralee International School we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All posts are subject to appropriate recent Police Clearances, plus verification of the right to work in Norway.

Diversity at Birralee
Birralee International School celebrates diversity and encourages qualified candidates with different life experiences and backgrounds to apply regardless of age, gender,  functional ability or cultural background. Our premises are universally designed, and we create the conditions for people with disabilities. 

Public list of applicants

All names will appear on a public list of applicants for each position as required by the Public Administration Act §25. Exemptions to be omitted from the list are only made in exceptional cases and the request must be made at the time of application.

As an employee at Birralee, you must at all times comply with changes that the development in the subject entails, and the organizational changes that are adopted.

Questions about the position can be directed to the School Development Leader Caroline Lewis-Jones, 73 87 02 60 or

The application with all attachments is sent electronically via  If you are invited to an interview, you must bring certified copies of certificates and diplomas. 

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