Climbing Coach

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
Application closing date22/10/2019
Starting DateASAP

The International School of Geneva has an excellent reputation for the quality of its education and its diverse multicultural environment. Its success is mainly due to the openness and commitment of all its employees.

The Campus La Châtaigneraie 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 extra-curricular sports team, we are looking for an energetic, committed and well qualified

Climbing Coach


  • Coach students between 11 and 18 years old, different levels
  • Help all children to develop to their full potential
  • Provide instruction according to the skills identified per class and feedback for improvement
  • Maintain a high level of confidentiality and professionalism

Candidate requirements:

  • Extensive background in climbing at a good level, and appropriate qualification and experiences of coaching students
  • Jeunesse & Sport Qualification an advantage
  • Positive, enthusiastic & respectful attitude
  • Ability to relate well to children and teens as well as parents
  • Ability to work in a collaborative coaching atmosphere
  • Commitment to programme’s high standards
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality
  • English or French, good command of the other language an advantage

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 covering letter addressed to Mr. Grant Walker, Athletics Director, International School of Geneva, La Châtaigneraie by 22th of October 2019, mentioning the reference number 200 017.

Only online applications will be considered

Apply Online

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.