ISSR is looking for an experienced homeroom teacher to teach in the PYP

Stockholms Stad, Utbildningsförvaltningen, ISSR

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The International School of the Stockholm Region (ISSR) is a publicly 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 Programme (PYP) is offered to students from 5-11 years of age, the Middle Years Programme (MYP) is offered to students from 11-16 and the Diploma Programme (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 is looking for an experienced homeroom teacher to teach in the Primary Years Programme. The position is a full-time and permanent position.

The PYP is an inquiry-based and transdisciplinary program with a student-centered focus. The position requires certification for teaching language and literature, math, science, social studies and art in a homeroom setting. There is an ongoing expectation to collaborate closely with students, teachers, assistants and parents to facilitate learning. It is essential that the teacher differentiates instruction according to student needs. Digital tools are an integral part of the teaching and learning. The homeroom teacher is part of the PYP team, working with high emphasis on collaborative planning and learning. The homeroom teacher position requires organizational skills, flexibility and open-mindedness.

All documentation and communication at ISSR are carried out in English.

Main responsibilities:    

Plan, teach and document high quality inquiry learning experiences for students Differentiate instruction Provide a structured and engaging learning environment Plan and collaborate with colleagues in the PYP Team and across the school Participate in school activities (assemblies, evening events, conferences, parent nights etc.)  Maintain ongoing parent/school communication regarding students’ development On-going professional development


  • Certified primary school teacher homeroom teacher (5-11 year olds)
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English (academic level)

Other qualifications may also include:

  • High competence with IT learning tools
  • IB Primary Years Programme homeroom teacher experience
  • Experience working in an international school setting


We place emphasis on flexibility in approach with colleagues and students and a desire to work collaboratively and consistently with a commitment to the whole school ethos.

- heltid

- tillsvidare

- Start date:  Augusti, 2023

- Contact person: Justina Soewarso Sundström




Anställningsform Tillsvidareanställning
Anställningens omfattning Heltid
Tillträde 2023-08-09
Antal lediga befattningar 1
Sysselsättningsgrad 100
Ort Stockholm
Län Stockholms län
Land Sverige
Referensnummer 2023/1637
  • Justina Soewarso Sundström, 076-1200357
Facklig företrädare
  • Mikael Hansen Goobar LR,
  • Catharina Lindh Lärarförbundet,
Publicerat 2023-03-17
Sista ansökningsdag 2023-03-31

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