Teaching abroad in Sweden

Would you like to teach abroad in Sweden? Teacherhorizons work with a number of international schools in Sweden and worldwide. On this page, you will find more information about teaching in Sweden and our current teaching jobs in Sweden.

Key details

Population: 9,041,262
Capital: Stockholm
Currency: Swedish krona
Number of international schools: 12
Number of IB schools: 9
Number of current vacancies: 7
Cost of Living

Living in Sweden

Most international schools in Sweden offer teachers a generous package that will afford you a great quality of life and excellent professional development opportunities. Teaching overseas in Sweden be an excellent strategic move to develop your international teaching career. You will no doubt find life in Sweden very different to life in your home country. This is something we encourage you to embrace! In our experience, teachers who really get to know Sweden, explore different parts of the country and try to learn the language, get the most out of teaching in Sweden. With improved communications including Skype and social media, there has never been an easier time to start a new adventure and live in Sweden. Please note – this page about teaching in Sweden is new and we wish to develop these country pages with real teachers' experiences at heart. If you have previously lived and taught in Sweden and would like to contribute to this page, please email info@teacherhorizons.com as we would love to hear from you.

Lonely Planet Sweden

Latest teaching jobs in Sweden
Visas and Medical

Most international schools in Sweden will help to arrange and pay for your visa and any necessary work and residence permits. There can be a fair bit of paperwork to contend with but persevere - it will be worth it! There can be certain working visa restrictions according to your nationality and experience – please check out the ‘benefits’ section on the school profile page on Teacherhorizons for further details. If in doubt, ask the school at interview or consult your nearest embassy or consulate. Many international schools in Sweden offer private medical insurance as part of their package to ensure you have access to a decent standard of healthcare. This will also usually cover you for international travel as well.

Latest teaching jobs in Sweden
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