Jobs at Dania

Thank you for considering employment with Dania School.

We currently have 2 open positions:
To learn more and/or to submit your CV, please contact Christina Bek Larsen at 020 7607 4268 or [email protected].

Position 1: Dania Scandinavian School – we are recruiting!

Dania Scandinavian School Early Years is a fun, engaging and caring workplace. Our values are based in the Scandinavian tradition which includes outdoor experiences, child-led play in focus and social and emotional development at the heart of our practice.  


We are looking for a new member of our team at our nurturing and inspiring preschool in Islington. 


The role is to ensure high-quality general education and care, in line with our ethos, for our 2-4-year-olds.  Our main job is to create a positive and caring environment, diverse outdoor experiences and trips and an active, creative and fun day. 


We are looking for a person with energy and a strong interest in Early Years development. A team player who can identify needs and areas of development and take action on daily tasks such as planning activities, observing children and communicating with parents. 


  • Qualification in Early Years or childcare is desired
  • Interest in outdoor activities
  • Child-centred approach a must


You will be a part of a small team with the responsibility to track and document the development of children using a “planning in the moment” approach.  You will be a part of a small school setting with a holistic view of education. Our setting has a strong focus on English as Additional language and experiences with bilingual children would be beneficial. 


The role is 35 hours per week with shifts spread out on 5 days per week. 

Contact [email protected] for more information and an informal chat.




Position 2: Maths and Sciences Teacher
Job start: 1 September 2019
Location: Islington, North London
Contract: Permanent, Full time

Are you a creative thinker and inspiring teacher who specialises in Math and Science? Are you experimental, open-minded and truly collaborative? Then we would love to hear from you.

At Dania Scandinavian School we inspire children to be active, confident, and responsible lifelong learners. With an individual approach to each child, we offer a small learning environment as well as focused group projects, spending lots of time outdoors.

Dania is a growing, multilingual independent school (accredited through Independent Schools Association) with a Scandinavian ethos built around playful learning and outdoor experiences. We are now looking to appoint a full time, permanent KS1 and KS2 Maths and Science Teacher. You will be part of a highly professional team working towards creating a unique education environment for our children.

You offer:

  • A proven track record, and an inspirational and fun teaching style
  • Fluency in English and ideally other languages too
  • A real desire to play a key part in building a Scandinavian school ethos whilst adhering to a British curriculum
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and organisational skills
  • Experience of innovative teaching methods
  • A real passion for teaching and learning
  • A positive and engaged working environment
  • Motivated children and parents

We offer:

  • Market appropriate pay and benefits.
  • A fantastic location in Islington.
  • The opportunity to be part of an ambitious and focused team that is truly dedicated to making a difference.

If you would like to learn more about this fantastic opportunity, please send your CV and a short cover letter to You are also welcome to call Head teacher Christina Bek Larsen on 020 7607 4268 for an informal discussion.

Other Positions:

Qualified teachers and people looking for paid positions are welcome to send their CVs and motivated applications to Anne Hermann at [email protected]

All staff will undergo checks with the Disclosure and Barring Service and will have to undergo relevant safeguarding training.

Dania takes safeguarding of the pupils very seriously and will not allow any adults or supervisors on site without doing a thorough background analysis, including criminal and professional background checks on the said individuals.