Language teacher assistants

Education and/or Teacher Training, Languages and Philological Sciences
Viken County
18 Aug, 2020 to 23 Jun, 2021
15 Mar, 2020

General information

10 months

Viken County Council is the name of a new region in Norway as a result of a regional reform from 01.01.2020. Viken will be continuing the placement of teacher assistants which was in place in Akershus County. 

Viken County Council offer traineeships in secondary schools for newly graduates or students within the Erasmus + traneeships program, which you apply to directly to your home university.  We run 58 upper secondary schools in the region of Viken. The schools vary in size from around 300 – 1200 pupils. The age of the pupils is between 15-19.

Viken County Council will connect potential students with schools that wish to host an assistant. We are mainly looking for assistants who are studying to become teachers or have recently finished their teacher education. We also accept applications from students who do not have formal teacher education.

We are especially interested in persons who are native speakers or are fluent in one of the following languages:

  • Spanish
  • French
  • German
  • English

It is sometimes possible to combine teaching a foreign language with another subject relevant to your degree. 

Activities and tasks:

  • Assistance to teachers in the preparation of the courses, the teaching and the evaluation of the students.
  • Diverse administrative tasks linked to teaching in upper secondary school.
  • Tasks will be according to the assistants knowledge and interests

Dates and duration of the assistantship:

We now accept applicants for the following periods: 

- autumn semester 2020 (August - December 2020)

- autumn semester 2020 + spring semester 2021 (August 2020 - June 2021)

- spring semester 2021 (January - June 2021).  


This is a non-paid traineeship for students/newly graduated students who will be eligible for an Erasmus + internship grant from their home university.
However, the following costs will be covered by Viken County Council:
- accommodation
- local transportation
- Norwegian language course

To apply, send the following to [email protected] before March 15th 2020:

  • CV in English
  • motivation letter 

For more information, please contact Guri Gjerde in Viken County Council:
E-mail: gu[email protected]
Telephone: +47 22 05 54 83

Erasmus + traineeships:

A list of schools can be found here:


Transportation costs
Years of Experience required: 


language assistant  teacher assistant  Spanish  French  German  English  school  teaching  
English: Independent User B2
Level of Studies: 
good communication skills
teaching experience and/or interest in teaching
Spanish, French, German or English. Either native speaker or C1 level.