Assistant Principal and Curriculum Coordinator

Founded in 1924, the Ecole Internationale de Genève (Ecolint) welcomes 4,500 students aged 3 to 18, representing more than 130 nationalities. Our 1,250 staff from all over the world work on our three campuses (La Grande Boissière and Campus des Nations in Geneva, La Châtaigneraie in the canton of Vaud).

In our 7 schools, our students benefit from international teaching and bilingual supervision of the highest quality.

To fulfil our mission of "Educating students to be global citizens with the courage and capacity to create a just and joyful tomorrow together", every member of staff can draw inspiration from our hundred years of experience, our constant drive to innovate, and our strong humanitarian values. Through our Ecolint Institute, we are committed to provide our staff with excellent professional development opportunities.


Campus des Nations (Secondary)

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Assistant Principal and Curriculum Coordinator

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Full Time - 40 hours per week, 40 weeks per year


Key personal characteristics and qualifications

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate:

  • Be dynamic, flexible and committed to promoting the school’s mission.
  • Have a clear passion for and vision of inclusive and holistic education.
  • Have a proven track record of implementing change which improves student experience.
  • Relevant higher education qualifications.
  • Ideally an additional qualification in education.
  • A clear understanding of the philosophy of the Middle Years Programme.
  • Excellent management, including the ability to work autonomously and within a team.
  • A positive, can-do attitude, with a demonstrated ability to lead and implement change.
  • A clear fit with Ecolint’s values of respect, tolerance, inclusion and bilingualism.
  • A positive attitude, resilient and great sense of humour.
  • Excellent ICT skills.
  • Level C2 speaker of English or French (or both) with at least a B2 level in the other language.

Overview of main responsibilities

Reporting to the Secondary School Principal, the successful candidate will:

  • Coordinate and run the Middle Years Programme with the assistant principal of years 10 and 11.
  • Oversee the holistic organisation of years 7 to 9 working with Heads of Years and Heads of Departments.
  • Oversee the implementation of strategic plans as outlined by the School Principal.
  • Ensure that the Middle Years Programme meets and then exceeds IBO requirements.
  • Create an engaging and motivating programme which educates our students to be global citizens with the courage and capacity to create a just and joyful tomorrow together.


If you are interested, send us a complete file including a cover letter, your curriculum vitae and other useful documents to the attention of Mr Jamie Williams, International School of Geneva, by 22 February 2024 with reference number 410 274.


The Ecole Internationale de Genève values and encourages diversity among its staff. We therefore welcome applications from candidates with a wide range of backgrounds and experience. The School is seriously committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All successful candidates will be subject to rigorous checks on their prior conduct with regard to Child Protection as appropriate to their position, including reference checking with previous employers and the relevant authorities.