Primary School Swedish Language Acquisition Teacher (svenska som andraspråk)


Stockholm, Sweden

REPORTS TO: The Primary School Principal


  • Teaching of Grades 1 to 5 Swedish – PYP World Languages.
  • Developing materials appropriate for classes with a wide range of abilities.
  • Contributing to the development and implementation of the curriculum.
  • Communicating regularly with parents. 
  • Be an active and contributing member of the school’s faculty. 
  • Participating in the full range of professional activities in the school. 
  • Actively contributing to the operational needs of the school. 

Qualifications and Experience the teacher is expected to have:

  • Teaching qualification.
  • Qualifications in the area of Swedish Language: Lärarlegitimation Svenska i Grundskolan.
  • Experience as a teacher. 
  • Excellent communication skills in English. 
  • The ability to establish rapport with adults and students. 
  • The ability to work effectively in a team. 
  • A pleasant and friendly personality. 
  • The ability to function effectively under pressure. 
  • The ability to show initiative and work independently.

It would be desirable for the successful applicant to have a working knowledge of the IB Primary Years Programme or its equivalent. Experience working with students from diverse cultures and countries would be an advantage. 

Aligned with the recommendations of the International Task Force on Child Protection, we hold ourselves to a high standard of effective recruiting practices with specific attention to child protection. Included in the recruitment process will be a local and national police check as well as a mandatory police background check from the last year of employment in every country worked.

Contract :

  • Temporary
  • Part-time: 60% 
  • Starting August, 2024 (or sooner if possible)
  • Ending June, 2025
  • Fixed salary


Last day for applications May 20th, 2024.

Please email a short statement of interest as well as a current CV to: and mark the email with “Swedish language teacher Primary”.

We only accept applications in English and from qualified teachers. SIS holds the right to offer the position as soon as a viable candidate is found.

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