ISH is always looking to recruit great teachers. We are looking for people who can inspire students, teachers that are forward thinking and colleagues who want to work collaboratively.

To be considered for teaching/educational assistant positions at the International School of Helsinki all applicants must meet the following qualifications:

  • Minimally a Bachelor’s Degree in Education (Master’s Degree preferred)
  • Teacher Certification/License
  • Minimally two full years of teaching experience post degree and certification (PYP, MYP and DP experience preferred). This is applicable to teaching positions.
  • Extract of criminal record as requested in § 3 Law of working with children, must be presented by applicants chosen for any position.
  • Please send all required documentation to only published jobs listed and to the following address:  employment@ishelsinki.fi  We do not review credentials or CVs not aligned with an open position.  

HR Assistant, part-time, 2024-2025

The International School of Helsinki is seeking to employ a part-time Business & HR Assistant working minimum 20 hours per week to support the Business & HR team from August 19, 2024 until May 16, 2025. The successful applicant is service minded with a drive to respond promptly to questions and needs of staff, with good communication skills, positive and proactive attitude and highly organized. Work will include, e.g., tasks to support recruiting, onboarding, personnel benefits, as well as management of absences and personnel records, and other work as needed. The ideal applicant will have a Bachelor’s Degree, some experience working in HR, and an understanding of Finnish labour laws. Please send a letter of interest and your CV to employment@ishelsinki.fi. More details of the job description will be given to successful candidates called for an interview. Review of applications will begin immediately.


Internship Positions

Please note that all internship positions for the 2024-2025 school year have been filled. 

Internship applications for the 2025-2026 school year will be accepted and reviewed in November – December 2024.

The International School of Helsinki is happy to work with Erasmus interns from all over the world in our Primary Years Programme. If you are an Erasmus student or potential Erasmus student, please forward your CV and a letter of interest to employment@ishelsinki.fi


For all positions, a criminal record check as required in § 3 Law of working with children, must be presented by applicant chosen for the position.

Statement of Anti-Discrimination

At the International School of Helsinki we pursue policies which ensure the equal treatment of all, eschewing discrimination on the basis of gender, gender presentation, ethnic background, nationality, skin color, age, physical abilities, sexual orientation and religious or political views.



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