To work in the schools of Imatra

Imatra has three school centers where we guarantee modern working and learning environments for both children and our staff. 

Pre-school groups under early childhood education also operate in all school centers. The idea is that the student's progress along the study path is as flexible as possible. 

Imatra is one of the top municipalities in the country when it comes to digitalization, and we are also involved in UNICEF's child-friendly municipality model. We develop and develop agilely.

We are currently looking

  • Full-time lesson teacher (biology, geography and health information)
  • Lecturer in mother tongue and literature
  • Mathematics lecturer
  • Class teacher
  • Special class teacher
  • Full-time lesson teacher (mathematics, physics and chemistry)

See open positions at Imatra schools >>

We have available

  • Healthy and versatile working and learning environments.
  • Good continuing education opportunities. 
  • A good support network and the opportunity to e.g. for consulting a specialist in education and training.
  • Reasonable basic education class sizes. 
  • The opportunity to participate in development work and influence its shape.
  • Opportunities for work rotation.
  • The ProKoulu model that improves work well-being.
  • All teachers have work phones.
  • Locally agreed salary supplement for special needs teachers and special class teachers. 
  • Good job guidance and coaching opportunities. 
  • Functional structure of special education: comprehensive instructor resources, flexible special groups/classes, special classes
  • Preventive occupational health care that supports coping at work and also covers specialist consultation if necessary.
  • Employee bicycle benefit.
  • A family-friendly work community.
  • Possibility of charging electric cars in school centers. 
  • More affordable housing.
  • If necessary, we assist in obtaining a rental apartment.

Join a good group!

The working atmosphere is considered to be good. Our employees have rated the atmosphere and trust in the educational services of the city of Imatra 4,2/5. (Job well-being survey 2021)

Mirva Mustonen

Mirva, resource teacher

"Koski School Center is a real gem as a working environment and community. The resources are good and the physical framework is modern. Staff and students have space to work and study. The school grounds are also diverse."
Lasse Tiilikka

Lasse, principal of Mansikkala school center

"Mansikkala School Center operates in Finland's largest wooden school along Vuoksi in the middle of the city of Imatra. There are approximately 1 students in the 9st to 750th grades of the elementary school. Imatra's joint high school, day care and pre-school for early childhood education and youth services are located in the same building.
The focus areas of our school are music and sports. Music grades 3–9 in the city of Imatra work in our school, and physical education classes will start their trial activities in the 7th grades in the fall of 2023."
Mika Korhonen

Mika, headmaster of Koske School Centre

"The Koski school center has about 750 students and a truly international atmosphere. Our focus area is languages ​​and internationality. At our school, almost ten different languages ​​are spoken as mother tongue, and there are even more different nationalities. Come with!"
Johanna Ovaska

Johanna, principal of Imatra Yhteislukio

Imatra co-educational high school (IYL) was founded in 1908. The high school with more than 400 students is located in the Mansikkala school center, Finland's largest wooden school. IYL offers teaching in a traditional day high school line, in an IB high school, in an Eastern Finland school high school or in a line aiming for a double degree. In addition, we have the South Karelia Sports Academy and Culture Academy. We offer a healthy and up-to-date study environment and a good atmosphere. Our students get competitive skills for postgraduate studies.
Kirsi Hamunen

Kirsi, principal of Vuoksenniska School Center

"Vuoksenniska School Center's emphasis is on environmental education, sustainable development and natural sciences. Our values ​​are safety, inclusiveness and community, and respect for uniqueness, and we want our values ​​to be visible in every encounter.
We provide versatile support in learning and behavior through fixed special education groups and flexible groups, and special attention is paid to general support."
Joakim Mansner

Joakim, special education teacher

"The city offers teachers a really wide range of training, as well as a great framework for leisure activities. Vuoksenniska's school has the power of cooperation with good colleagues."
Imatra harbor and Ukonniemi beach

Small town, big city possibilities

Imatra has comfortable living environments and good services. Saimaa, Vuoksi and Imatrankoski create a unique landscape to experience. The diverse cultural offer and active sports community offer things to do and experiences.

The National Miracle of Finland is home to an easier everyday life and a joyful celebration. Come on!

Ask more about school jobs

Minna Rovio
Education and youth manager
p. 020 617 3404

Ask more about Imatra as a place of residence

Heikki Laine
p. 020 617 2321

Emails are a form first name Last (firstname[dot]surname[at]imatra[dot]fi)