We have openings for Finnish early childhood education and primary education professionals in Argentina

HEI Schools (Helsinki International Schools Group Oy) is opening a new kindergarten and primary school for 0-8-year-old children in San Rafael, Argentina in 2020. We are now looking for Finnish early childhood education professionals and class teachers to conduct HEI Schools’ teacher training and curriculum development work in HEI San Rafael.

HEI Schools is an international education concept that was founded in partnership with the University of Helsinki in 2015. Our curriculum is based on the Finnish national core curricula and the latest research. HEI Schools is growing rapidly with schools in Finland, Australia, China and Korea already open and several other locations to be opened in the near future.

Open positions

  • Early childhood education teacher (kindergarten, 0-6-year-old children)

  • Classroom teacher (primary school, 7-8-year-old children)


Your qualifications, skills and attributes

  • University degree in early childhood education or teaching in primary education (grades 1-6)

  • 3+ years of work experience in Finnish early childhood education or in primary education (grades 1-6)

  • Experience in teaching primary grades and studies of preschool and primary education are regarded as an advance

  • Ability to lead and train an international teacher community

  • A positive attitude and great cooperation skills

  • Excellent problem-solving skills

  • A passion for supporting teachers in finding their professional strengths and ways of developing professionally

  • A passion for supporting children in finding their strengths and own ways of learning

  • Understanding and sensitivity towards cultural diversity

  • Fluent English communication skills

  • Fluent spoken and written Spanish skills are considered an advantage 

What HEI Schools will offer

  • An inspiring HEI Community where you can be a pioneer in exporting HEI Schools’ concept to South America

  • A strong focus on research-based pedagogy with an emphasis on child’s active participation, curiosity and creativity, sustainability, holistic well-being, and learning together everywhere and all the time

  • HEI Training before going onsite

  • An international HEI community with close collaboration with other HEI Schools’ principals and teachers around the world

If you have a passion for working with children, you are dedicated to learn and teach according to the HEI Way, work collaboratively, share your knowledge and travel the world with us, please send your application with a cover letter and CV in English or in English and in Spanish to info@heischools.com by Friday, September 27th 2019. 

In your email, please define in the subject line which position you are applying for by using “HEI San Rafael, kindergarten” when applying for the early childhood education teacher’s position and “HEI San Rafael, primary school” if you are interested in the class teacher’s position.

If you have any questions regarding these positions, please do not hesitate to contact our Pedagogical Manager Reetta Kaasalainen (reetta.kaasalainen@heischools.com).

To find out more about the HEI Schools concept, please visit: www.heischools.com

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