Teacher of Physical Education and Sports Science

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.

La Grande Boissière (LGB) campus is centrally located in Geneva and blends a mix of 18th Century buildings with cutting edge STEM and Arts facilities. The bilingual (French and English) campus is home to close to 1,900 students across the Primary, Middle and Secondary Schools. Our unique Universal Learning Programme, co-designed with UNESCO’s International Bureau of Education, seeks to anchor learning in deep conceptual understanding and the assessment of Ecolint’s global competences, to ensure that the outcome of learning makes some positive social impact.


La Grande Boissière (Secondary)

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Teacher of Physical Education and Sports Science

Part-time 50-75%


  • Teaching PE to the secondary and middle school students.

Candidates requirements

  • Teaching qualification in Physical Education essential, coaching qualification also desirable.
  • Min 4-5 years of experience teaching students of mixed athletic ability, in a coeducational and international environment.
  • Has the ability to teach physical education in both English and French.
  • Experience of teaching sports science or educational background in sports science.
  • Is passionate about teaching and learning with an excellent knowledge and understanding of assessment in physical education.
  • The ability to teach all areas of the physical education curriculum is essential
  • Is prepared to do replacement cover for colleagues who may be away with sport teams etc.
  • Is willing to assume responsibilities for organising annual events such as sports days
  • The ability to be a good team player is essential


Interested candidates are invited to apply online with their CV, three referees, of which one must be the current or most recent employer (who will be contacted in case of interview) and a letter of motivation addressed to Jonathan Halden, Ecole Internationale de Genève, Campus de La Grande Boissière before 24th November 2023, mentioning the reference number 340 358.


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.