The International School of Stavanger (ISS) has existed in Stavanger since 1966 and at last count was the largest independent school in Norway. We are an English speaking, non-profit international school, educating students from Pre-school through Grade 12. We currently have almost 600 students from over 40 countries; this includes 19% Americans; 17% British; and 16% Norwegians, our three largest groups. We also have 117 staff from over 20 countries, and seventy-six of the staff are teachers.
We teach an international and transportable curricula (International Baccalaureate and IGCSE) for transient international families who are primarily associated with oil companies or NATO, as well as a smaller percentage of local or localized families who wish for an international education in an international school environment. ISS is located on a beautiful grounds by the local fjord where the most famous Viking battle in Norway occurred. ISS offers a full program for students that includes strong academics, as well as many clubs and activities. Our sports teams play against the NECIS family of schools in Europe and our students and staff regularly travel to European destinations. Norway is safe, clean, and beautiful country in which to work.
NOTE: The International School of Stavanger is committed to safeguarding and promoting the physical and emotional well-being of our students through our hiring policies and daily school operations. Any allegation of risk to a student will be handled through ISS Child Protection Policies and relevant local authorities.