ISSR needs an Swedish Language Acquisition teacher to the MYP and DP

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MYP Language Acquisition Swedish (Svenska som andra språk)


Allmän information:

The International School of the Stockholm Region is a publically funded international school which exists primarily to serve the educational needs of the transient and/or international community of Stockholm. The school runs the International Baccalaureate’s curricula.  The Primary Years Program (PYP) is offered to students from 5-11 years of age, the Middle Years Program (MYP) is offered to students from 11-16 and the Diploma Program (DP) is available for students from 16-19 year of age.  The school’s language of instruction is English for all subjects. At ISSR, students can receive an internationally-recognized education in English from 5 to 19 years of age in one location in the center of Stockholm. The teachers at ISSR are qualified and experienced educators. Teachers and staff take part in the wide range of professional development resources and activities offered by the International Baccalaureate Organization (IB).

Job description:

ISSR needs an experienced Swedish Language Acquisition teacher to teach in the Middle Years Programme (MYP) and Diploma Programme (DP).

The position also includes acting as an advisor (mentor) to approximately 15 students, participating in the ISSR school community and working actively to build a culture of learning through collaboration. There is an ongoing expectation to collaborate closely with students, teachers and parents to facilitate learning. DP/MYP teachers are part of a team with a high emphasis on collaborative planning and learning. All documentation and communication at ISSR is carried out in English.

Responsibilities include:

  • Planning high quality lessons and ongoing documentation of student achievement according to the IB standards and policies.
  • Advisory responsibilities for approximately 15 students
  • Maintaining ongoing parent/school communication
  • Planning with colleagues across the school, both in and beyond the MYP
  • Continued professional development both independently and in group trainings
  • Participate in school activities (assemblies, evening events, conferences, etc.)





  • Qualified middle/high school teacher
  • Experience working as a Swedish or Swedish as second language (Svenska som andra språk) teacher
  • Fluency in written and spoken English to a professional level


Other qualifications may include:  

  • Experience working with multilingual communities
  • Experience teaching foreign language (moderna språk)
  • MYP or IB training and/or experience
  • High competence with IT (Windows platform, Google for Education & other digital tools for learning).
  • Strong interpersonal skills and proven ability to work effectively on a team.



-permanent position (tillsvidare)  

-Start date: August 7, 2020



Christiane Candella

Biträdande rektor,

Anställningsform Tillsvidareanställning
Anställningens omfattning Heltid
Tillträde 20200807
Antal lediga befattningar 1
Sysselsättningsgrad 100%
Ort Stockholm
Län Stockholms län
Land Sverige
Referensnummer 2020/3333
  • Christiane Candella, 0761293869
Facklig företrädare
  • Mikael Hansen Goobar LR,
  • Madeleine Wennersten Lärarförbundet,
Publicerat 2020-06-26
Sista ansökningsdag 2020-07-10

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