Copenhagen International School

Copenhagen International School

CIS is an International Baccalaureate (IB) World School, offering the IB Primary Years Programme, the IB Middle Years Programme and the IB Diploma Programme. With more than 4,000 IB schools worldwide, the education that we offer is globally recognized and easily transferable. CIS has been accredited by the Council of International Schools since 1973 and has also been accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges in the U.S. for the past thirty years
CIS is committed to excellence in the education and the personal growth of every student. Our students learn in a multicultural community where each person is respected regardless of nationality, race, or religion. Students discover the world, its people, and its cultures through direct experience.

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1963
Private
Not for Profit
Elected and appointed Board
0.00
Day
Co-Educational
None
Council of International Schools (CIS)
New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC)
IB PYP
IB MYP
IB DP

Contact Information
Levantkaj 4-14
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Nordhavn
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2150
+4539463300
+4539612230

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Education Information
IB DP
IB MYP
IB PYP
English
PreK
12

Tuition Fees
18.0
25.0

Teacher Information
137
14
86
27

Student Information
954
0
85
342
242
285
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20
80
84
Teaching Information
190
August
Yes
No
No
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Job Types and Salaries

Visa Requirements
School Benefits
Number of Contract Days
Up to 190
Starting Salary Range
DKK 333, 466 - 489, 729 per annum, + DKK 4.324 pension (paid by school). Overseas hire allowance 4075 DDK per month for up to 5 years.
Taxes
According to income; up to 45%
Savings Potential
Depends a lot on lifestyle. Many teachers save, but it's difficult to generalise about this.
Accommodation
There is no separate allowance for accommodation. CIS can assist by paying the deposit upfront in the form of a loan. The loan is repayable monthly with 10% of the deposit being deducted from you salary.
Flights/Transport
CIS will pay an economy airfare from the international airport nearest the employee’s country of residence prior to the start of an international hire contract, for the teacher and dependents.

CIS will pay an economy airfare to the international airport nearest their home country on final completion of an international hire contract, for the teacher and dependents, provided that the teacher has completed a minimum of two years’ employment with the school.

CIS will provide an economy return airfare to internationally hired teachers and their dependents, to their home country on the completion of their second and fourth year of employment.
Utilities
Not provided.
Furniture
Not provided.
Moving Allowance
Relocation re-imbursements are authorized for lodging, meals, transportation, and flat/house searching expenses on arrival in Denmark. Receipts are necessary for re-imbursements.
• Single teacher: Up to 10,000DKK
• Teaching Couple: Up to 15,000DKK
• Per Child: Up to 4, 000DKK

Baggage allowance covers clothing, household effects and educational materials accompanying the teacher.
(a) At start of contract based on approved receipts are reimbursed as follows:
• Single teacher: Up to 12,000DKK
• Teaching Couple: Up to 18.000DKK
• Per child: Up to 5.500DKK
(b) On departure, provided that the teacher has completed a minimum of two years employment with the school and given four (4) months notice, a baggage allowance is payable.
(c) The return baggage allowances (based on receipts) are increased by 10% of the base allowance for each year of continuous service up to a maximum of four years service.
(d) Should an International Hire teacher stay more than 5 years at CIS and thereby have their employment status changed to Local Hire, baggage allowance will be payable on final departure from Denmark subject to approval by the Director prior to commencement of the 6th year of employment with the school.
Dependent Opportunities
Can be limited depending on qualifications/work experience.
Medical
Covered by state.
Dental
Not covered.
Disability
Covered by state.