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Birralee International School Trondheim

We are looking for a

Humanities / Social Studies Teacher
(Years 6 - 10)

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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: 01.08.2022

End date: 31.07.2023

Type: 49% substitute position covering a leave 

This position can be combined with other needs in the school:

This position can be combined with any of the following subjects:

  • Primary Teacher (Year 1 - Year 5) - 100%

  • Norwegian Teacher (Year 1 - Year 5) - 100%

  • English (Year 6 - Year 10) - 73%

  • Art and Design (Year 6 - Year 10) - 71%

  • Design and Technology (Year 6 - Year 10) - 55%

  • Music (Year 1 - Year 4) - 51.4%

  • Computer Science (Year 6 - Year 10) - 20%

  • Food and Health (Year 8 - Year 10) - 16%

Place of work: Birralee International School, Trondheim

Application deadline: 12.04.2022

The successful candidate will be able to inspire, motivate and support our students in their learning journey as well as contributing to our vibrant international community. Knowledge and experience of teaching in the International Middle Years Curriculum (IMYC) and/or Key Stage 2/3/4 and/or (I)GCSE would be an advantage.

We are looking for someone who:

  • is a qualified teacher;

  • has appropriate subject knowledge;

  • has outstanding teaching skills and relevant experience;

  • is engaged, flexible and able to differentiate for the needs of individual learners;

  • is committed to students’ wellbeing and inclusive education;

  • has excellent communication and interpersonal skills;

  • is able to work effectively as part of a team;

  • is committed to lifelong learning and professional development;

  • supports the vision, ethos and policies of the school.

We offer

  • an exciting international work environment;

  • a wonderful school with excellent resources and positive links with parents and the local community;

  • class sizes between 18 and 25 students;

  • motivated and engaged students;

  • professional working conditions and supportive colleagues;

  • support with and commitment to, professional development;

  • competitive salary.

Salary and benefits

The position is paid as a teacher according to the latest Hovedtariffoppgjøret (KS). The person hired will normally be paid from 451.600 to 652.900 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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