L1 Estonian Teacher at the European School Copenhagen – Temporary position/Part time


  • Udsendt dato
    5. august 2022
  • Udløbsdato
    31. august 2022

Job beskrivelse

We need a Estonian mother tongue speaking Teacher for teaching L1 Estonian to a student in P3 and S1, each 4 hours per week.

Available position:

  • 1 part time position approximately 30-35% % for the school year 2022/2023.


  • Teaching qualification is essential
  • Mother tongue Estonian speaker
  • Proven experience in teaching the relevant age group
  • Outstanding commitment and ability to engage students and assist in developing their social, creative and academic skills  

Teaching students in their mother tongue:

In the European School Copenhagen, students who do not have a language section corresponding to their mother tongue/dominant language in the year level sought (SWALS students), and whose mother tongue/dominant language is an official language of an EU Member State may be offered L1 tuition in their mother tongue/dominant language 3-4 hours a week if they meet certain conditions.

Students without their own language section are enrolled in one of the school’s existing language sections (Danish, English, French) and will, if required, receive support to follow the tuition in the language of the section that they join.

About the school:

European School Copenhagen (ESCPH) is a public, international school under the Municipality of Copenhagen and the only of its kind in Denmark.

ESCPH opened in August 2014 and now has 3 language sections, French, English and Danish from Nursery to S7. When the school is fully phased in, the school will have nearly 1,000 pupils.

ESCPH is an accredited school within the established European School system and as such offers a European education combining the rigorous educational requirements for European Schools with Danish pedagogy and working guidelines.

In October 2018, the school moved into a brand-new state-of-the-art school building in the Carlsberg City District of Copenhagen, a few stops from Copenhagen central station.  

We offer: 

  • A dynamic work environment where you can participate in the development of our school
  • A management culture of cooperation, dialogue and trust, and inclusion of employees and parents
  • Motivated and committed parents
  • Dedicated colleagues from various countries
  • Training opportunities

Salary and employment conditions in accordance with relevant collective agreements.

The City of Copenhagen perceives diversity as a resource and appreciates that each employee contributes with his or her particular background, personality, competences and skills.

For more information about the school, please visit: www.escph.dk. If you have any questions about the position, please contact Head of Lower Secondary Madelaine Pippa Kirk, tel. +45 40 96 96 09, or send an email to jobs.escph@kk.dk.

Please address your application to Head of Lower Secondary Madelaine Pippa Kirk and submit it online via the link below.

When you submit your application, you will need to answer some standard questions in Danish. To help you answer these, we have provided a translation of the questions here.


The application deadline is as soon as possible, 2022

Job start: August, 2022

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