Employment

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.  

Middle School (Grades 6-8) Part-time International School Counselor

The International School of Helsinki seeks to employ a part-time (50%) counselor beginning on 24 October through the end of the 22-23 school year. This role would primarily support middle school students (grades 6-8). Through the year, the role may transition into working with a broader grade range of students and special social-emotional and health-related projects depending on student and program needs. The ideal applicant would have an advanced degree in the field from an accredited university, quality experience supporting a range of learners in different school or therapeutic settings, and a track record of excellent collaborative skills, creative problem solving, and positivity. Applicants must demonstrate strong speaking, reading and writing skills in English and ease communicating with students, teachers, and parents. Appreciation for supporting students across this grade range is essential. Please send a letter of interest and current CV to employment@ishelsinki.fi

More details of the job description will be given to successful candidates called for an interview. A review of qualified candidates will begin immediately. 

Early Years Educational Assistant Job Announcement

The International School of Helsinki seeks to employ a part time Educational Assistant to support students and teachers in an Early Years classroom (Age range from 4-7) for the remainder of Semester 1 of the 22-23 school year (through 16 Dec 2022). The length of contract may be extended depending on staffing needs. The ideal applicant must have at least a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university with a teaching qualification. Finnish early years teaching qualifications are required and we will only be reaching out to candidates with the correct qualifications for the role. Applicants must be able to demonstrate proficiency in speaking, reading and writing in English. Significant experience with early learners is desirable. Please send a letter of interest and current 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.

Personal Assistant Job Announcement

The International School of Helsinki is seeking to employ a Personal Assistant (PA) in lower school. The PA will accompany this student throughout each school day providing direct assistance in support of their learning needs. The ideal applicant must have a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university and experience supporting students this age. Applicants must be able to demonstrate proficiency in speaking, reading and writing in English. Significant experience with children aged 7-10 is desirable.  Please send a letter of interest and current CV to employment@ishelsinki.fi

More details of the job description will be given to successful candidates called for an interview. A review of qualified candidates will begin immediately. 

EAL Teacher for PYP and/or MYP Job Announcement

The International School of Helsinki is seeking part time teaching for English as an Additional Language learning, potentially working with students in both Lower and Upper School (Grades Early Years – Grade 10). The ideal applicant would have at least a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university with a Teaching Qualification as well as experience teaching students with language learning needs. Applicants must be able to demonstrate proficiency in speaking, reading and writing in English. Experience and appreciation for teaching students across this grade range is desirable. Please send a letter of interest and current 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.

 

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Internship Positions

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 interest for the 2023-2024 school year to employment@ishelsinki.fi

Please note that all internship positions for the 2022-2023 school year have been filled .

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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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