Assistant Principal

Founded in 1924, and enjoying close ties with the UN, the Foundation of the International School of Geneva, commonly known as Ecolint, is the world's number one international school. With eight schools on three campuses across the Geneva area, we educate around 4500 students aged from 3-18. We have around 1500 employees representing more than 110 nationalities. Ecolint is built on strong humanitarian values and prides itself on its long history of pedagogical innovation, including the creation of the International Baccalaureate, currently a reference in more than 3500 international schools in the world. Our mission is to shape students' lives and prepare them to be world citizens engaged with the political, ethical and environmental challenge of their times.
LocationLa Châtaigneraie (Secondary/secondaire)
Application closing date18/11/2019
Starting Date01.09.2020

The Campus La Châtaigneraie with its 1’585 students is set amidst the picturesque rolling farms and villages of Founex, overlooking Lake Geneva not far from the city. With a mix of historic and new buildings, the campus is split into a Primary and Secondary school. The international team of educators is devoted to supporting a diverse population of students.

To complete our team at the secondary school, we are looking for an experienced and well qualified

Assistant Principal



  • Pedagogical and pastoral leadership of Years 10 to 13, (roughly 600 students) including IBDP Coordination

  • Contribution to the development of the Secondary school through membership of the senior leadership team

  • 25 % teaching responsibility

Candidate requirements:

  • Good degree and teaching qualifications with passion for pedagogical innovation

  • Successful IB Diploma Programme leadership and teaching in an international school context

  • Track record in raising standards and challenging students and staff to be the best they can be

  • Vision for curriculum development in Years 10 and 11

  • Mother tongue (or equivalent) English or French with a good working knowledge of the other.


Candidates are required to apply on the link below by sending their CV, three references, one of whom must be your current or most recent employer, that may be followed at the point of interview and a cover letter to the attention of Mr David Woods, Campus and Secondary School Director, International School of Geneva, via our website by 18th November 2019, mentioning the reference number 230 023.

Only online applications will be considered

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The International School of Geneva welcomes applications from candidates with diverse backgrounds and experiences. The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers.