EAL Teacher

Founded in 1924, the Foundation of the International School of Geneva, commonly known as Ecolint educates 4500 students aged from 3-18 representing over 130 nationalities. Each of our eight schools is dedicated to the development of seven life-worthy, future-ready global competences: we develop lifelong learning, self-agency, the ability to interact with the world, with others and with resources so as to develop transdisciplinary, multiliterate thinking. Through this, we drive our mission, which is to educate students to be global citizens with the courage and capacity to create a just and joyful tomorrow together. Ecolint is built on strong humanitarian values and prides itself on its long history of pedagogical innovation, including the creation of the Model United Nations system and the International Baccalaureate. We have around 1250 employees representing more than 60 nationalities, united as one core of dynamic professionals, committed to our mission.
Information
LocationCampus des Nations (Primary/primaire)
Application closing date25/11/2022
Starting Date30/08/2023
ContractFull-time

To complete our team at Campus des Nations Primary School, we are looking for a:

 

English Language Acquisition Teacher

Full Time - 40 hours per week (19 hours and 20 minutes of teaching)

 

Responsibilities:

Leading teaching

  • Develop, prepare and deliver  lessons, teaching materials and assessments
  • Lead  small group sessions
  • Integration of technology to enhance and document learning
  • Keep abreast of professional learning opportunities
  • Work with teams to optimise support in an inclusive model

Leading student learning

  • Support students with no/little English proficiency in accessing the language in the mainstream
  •  Assist with wellbeing of students

Leading community learning

  • Provide workshops for parents and support family language planning
  • Support and mentor teachers to integrate best practices in language education

Manage and develop the languages programmes

  • Collect, organise and use data from student language profiles to facilitate learning.
  • Develop curriculum

Review quality of implementation

  • Support and observe the implementation of multilingual practices in the classrooms

 

Candidate requirements:

  • Teaching qualifications
  • EAL qualifications e.g. CELTA or TESOL, or equivalent
  • Previous experience teaching primary age children (3-12)
  • Experience working in a multicultural and multi linguistic environment 
  • Experience teaching an inquiry based curriculum (PYP or equivalent)
  • Confident in use of ICT and willing to develop expertise necessary in a school setting
  • Proactive resourceful and able to use own initiative
  • Flexible and able to adapt to changing situations
  • Child-centred, friendly, caring, patient and positive attitude
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills and ability to work collaboratively
  • Fluency in English, working knowledge of French
  • Other languages spoken desired

 

Candidates are required to apply online by posting 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 Ms Christelle Lonez, Primary School Principal, International School of Geneva, Campus des Nations, by November the 25th , mentioning the reference number 400 965.

The International School of Geneva values and encourages diversity among its staff. As such, we 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 conduct and child protection checks appropriate to their position, including prior checks with their previous employers and the authorities.

 

Apply Online

The International School of Geneva values and encourages diversity among its staff. As such, we 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 conduct and child protection checks appropriate to their position, including prior checks with their previous employers and the authorities.