Work at ISH

Founded in 2009, the International School of Hellerup is a not-for-profit educational institution located in Copenhagen. As an IB Continuum World School, we offer a comprehensive range of International Baccalaureate (IB) Programmes, catering to students from Pre-K to Grade 12. Since 2022, we also offer a Danish STX programme, further expanding the educational opporunities for our students.

At the International School of Hellerup, our primary goal is to deliver the highest standard of education in a student-centered environment. We believe in empowering individuals to unlock their full potential and become purposeful life-long learners, as well as responsible global citizens. Our dedicated faculty and staff are committed to creating a supportive and inspiring atmosphere where students can thrive academically, socially, and emotionally. 

To apply for open vacancies, kindly send your CV and cover letter to Please ensure your email subject line is formatted as "Application - [Your Full Name] - [Position Name]". Your CV will be securely stored for a period of 12 months, allowing us to consider your application for any subsequent, relevant openings during this time. We thank you for your interest in ISH and look forward to exploring the possibility of welcoming you to our team.

A word of caution regarding recruitment scams: Please be advised that all available positions at the International School of Hellerup are listed on this page. We do not offer any remote, work-from-home positions.

Explore Current Opportunities at ISH

Submit Your Unsolicited Application

At ISH, we're always on the lookout for enthusiastic and talented individuals to join our community. We invite you to submit your CV and a cover letter to, especially if you are interested in substitute teaching opportunities. Please format your email subject as "Unsolicited Application - [Your Full Name] - [Area of Expertise/Position of Interest]". Kindly note that with your submission, your application will be securely stored for a period of 12 months, during which we may reach out regarding future opportunities that align with your expertise. We are grateful for your interest in ISH and look forward to possibly welcoming you to our team.

Volunteering at ISH

ISH warmly welcomes teachers and those aspiring to join the profession to volunteer at our school. Volunteering not only significantly contributes to student education but also fosters connections within the school community and provides hands-on teaching experience.  Interested individuals are invited to send a brief introduction and CV to with the subject line "Volunteer Interest - [Your Full Name] - [Principal's Name]". For your convenience, here are the names of the respective principals:

  • Primary School Principal: Joanna Christoffersen
  • Middle School Principal: Abenaa Uttenthal
  • High School Principal: Evis Qeska
  • After School Care Programme: Chiara Giani

Your CV will be securely stored for 12 months, facilitating communication about potential opportunities that align with your skills and interests. August/September and December are optimal times to contact us. We look forward to the possibility of you joining us at ISH, where your contributions can make a meaningful difference in our community.