Teacher of Design

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 representing 140 nationalities. We have around 1250 employees from all over the world. 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.
LocationCampus des Nations (Secondary/secondaire)
Application closing date06/04/2020
Starting Date01.09.2020
ContractPart - time 12 periods

Seeks for 1st September 2020

To complete our team at Secondary School, we are looking for a:

Teacher of Design

Part - time 12 periods - Initial 2 year-contract


  • Be responsible for planning, preparing and delivering engaging, challenging and fully inclusive Design lessons to Secondary School students (aged 11 to 18).
  • Understand and have experience teaching engineering styled projects, programming, CAD, use of machinery and web design.

Candidate requirements:

  • A Design related degree and teaching qualification
  • Experience teaching Design, Coding, Engineering, Robotics, or a related field in an international setting is an advantage
  • Experience with teaching the IBO Middle Years Programme and Diploma Programme would be an advantage
  • A passion for transdisciplinary teaching and learning.
  • Willingness to contribute to enrichment activities such as supervision of Extended Essays, after school clubs and department field trips
  • English - French bilingualism is to be considered a substantial 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

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 Jamie Williams, Secondary Principal, International School of Geneva, Campus des Nations, by April 6th, 2020, mentioning the reference number 430 027.

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.