Teacher and Head of mathematics department

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.
Information
LocationCampus des Nations (Secondary/secondaire)
Application closing date17/12/2019
Starting Date31.08.2020
Contractfull-time - 40 hours

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

Teacher and Head of mathematics department
Full-time - 40 hours

Responsibilities:

  • Develop the Curriculum and ‘approaches to teaching’ of the department.
  • Oversee and support the Professional Development of all the members of the department.
  • Set strategic goals based on the Foundations Strategy.
  • Teaching the Middle Years Programme, Careers Programme and Diploma Programme.
  • Leading and coordinating the work of a team of mathematics teachers in promoting and monitoring the academic welfare of students from Y7 to Y13.
  • Ensure that the department meets IBO, CIS and MSA regulations.
  • Assist the Secondary Principal in carrying out the strategic plan of the school.
  • Work closely with Learning Support Department to ensure all student needs are met.
  • Ensure that all student's wellbeing is considered holistically

Candidate requirements:

  • Appropriate degree and teaching qualification
  • Experience teaching IB Diploma Programme and Middle Years Programme in an international setting is an advantage
  • Create interesting and engaging lessons for students
  • Promote peer to peer observations within and across departments
  • Demonstrate experience and understanding of the importance of pastoral care within a school, with a desire to take an active role in our Mentor system
  • Willingness to contribute to enrichment activities such as supervision of Extended Essays and department field trips
  • Fluent English speaker. Good working knowledge of French is an advantage
  • Excellent classroom management and organizational skills
  • Enthusiasm and creativity with a passion for teaching and learning and a drive to achieve the highest possible standards for all students
  • A caring, sensitive attitude towards students: an outstanding and inspirational teacher
  • Excellent communication skills with colleagues and parents
  • Experience and interest in developing math’s curricula
  • Experience of running a department efficiently

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 Jamie Williams, Secondary School Principal, International School of Geneva, Campus des Nations before December 17th, 2019 mentioning the reference number 430 015.

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.