Teacher of English - Language A

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. Campus des Nations is the most recent campus in the International School of Geneva Foundation. Located in the heart of Geneva’s international quarter, this campus has quickly established itself as an educationally pioneering school committed to putting student learning at the centre of all its activities. Campus des Nations is proud to be an International Baccalaureate World School. Our programmes are based on the IB’s ‘Learner Profile’, a set of ideals that inspire, motivate and focus the work of the school and help students to become more thoughtful, moral, cultured and caring. Fostering these qualities is at the heart of all we do.
Information
LocationCampus des Nations
Application closing date26/01/2023
Starting Date28/08/2023
ContractFull-time

To complete our team, we are looking for a:

Teacher of English - Language A

Full-time - 24 periods of 45 minutes

Responsibilities:

The successful candidate will be able to teach MYP and DP English classes, with a high degree of professionalism in teaching and assessment practices who is able to provide differentiated and engaging instruction to a multinational student cohort. The chosen candidate will also be required to take a mentor group in the MYP.

Candidate requirements:

  • Passionate about teaching and learning
  • Student centred
  • A willingness to be a mentor and take an active role in the pastoral care of students
  • A passion for world literature
  • Committed to concept-based education
  • Committed to the welfare of the students, has experience and interest in pastoral care
  • Has strong working knowledge of the curriculum of the International Baccalaureate(IB) Middle Years Programme (MYP) and Diploma Programme (DP)
  • A teaching qualification and a minimum of a Bachelor's degree in English is required
  • Fully fluent in English with a working knowledge or desire to develop fluency in French
  • IT competent - Google Level 1 desirable
  • Willing and flexible approach in meeting the needs of the department
  • Able to or experienced in teaching Drama desirable 

Candidates are requested to apply online attaching their CV, contact details of three references, one of whom must be your current or most recent employer and a covering letter. The application must be addressed to Mr Jamie Williams, International School of Geneva, Campus des Nations Campus by the 26th january 2023, mentioning the reference number 410 791.

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.