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FGES is looking for ECE and primary years teachers for international projects

Unique opportunity to be part of creating new school culture!

Finnish Global Education Solutions (FGES) offers versatile pre-K to Grade 12 education services. Our aim is to create schools where both students and staff are motivated and inspired to learn.

FGES has multiple projects starting in the Asia and North Africa. We are working with existing schools and establishing brand new schools with our partners. With the existing schools the goal is to make a transformation into Finnish-style schools with Finnish pedagogy, learning environments and management. This is always a collaborative effort with local stakeholders. With brand new schools the process starts from scratch. Our focus is always on creating a school culture where high learning outcomes meet with students’ overall wellbeing and joy of learning, and staff’s wellbeing and professional development is valued and supported. The schools will set new standards in the countries’ K12 education sector.


We are looking for innovative and internationally minded ECE and primary years teachers for a variety of roles in these projects, including concept development, material development and onsite/online training and coaching.

Skills and profile we are looking for

  • Motivated and committed professionals with 5+ years of experience in their own field in Finnish education system (ECE, primary years)

  • Candidate holds minimum a bachelor’s degree in ECE or minimum a master’s degree in education

  • Growth mindset

  • Ability to innovate and create out-of-the-box solutions

  • Dedicated team players who are able to set the common goals ahead of own objectives and who are able to interact and communicate in a multicultural, English-speaking environment

  • Flexibility and adaptability in changing situations

  • Fluent proficiency in Finnish and English, other language skills are a bonus

  • International experience in teaching and/or teaching in a multicultural classroom is an asset

  • Ability to travel regularly

What we offer

  • An international position with supportive and motivated team

  • A first-hand experience in developing Finnish-International schools abroad

  • Opportunity to develop your own skills, knowledge, and competences

  • Competitive salary

  • A chance for a long-lasting career in the field of Education Export

Application

Please send your CV and short video (1-3 min) in English where you describe yourself as a teacher to Tea von Gizycki (tea.vongizycki@fges.fi) as soon as possible, latest by June 5th, 2022. Applications are processed already during the application period and positions are filled as soon as suitable candidates are found. If you have questions about the position, please call Helena Mäkinen (+358 50 5505 546) or Petteri Elo (+358 40 5506 020).