Teacher of Mathematics (with the possibility of a Head of Department Role for a candidate with adequate profile)

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 date02/03/2020
Starting Date31.08.2020

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

Teacher of Mathematics (with the possibility of a Head of Department Role for a candidate with adequate profile)

Full-time 40 hours

Teaching Responsibilities:

  • To be an advocate for student wellbeing and a holistic educator
  • Enthusiasm and creativity with a passion for teaching and learning and a drive to achieve the highest possible standards for all students
  • A passion for engaging concept based learning strategies
  • An excellent understanding of Mathematics
  • A willingness to teach across all age ranges (11 to 18yrs old)
  • 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
  • Excellent understanding and use of ICT in the classroom (Google Level 1 / 2 educator certificate)
  • Willingness to contribute to enrichment activities such as supervision of Extended Essays and department field trips
  • Excellent classroom management and organizational skills

Head of Department 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.
  • 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 the Learning Support Department to ensure all student needs are met.
  • Promote peer to peer observations within and across departments

Candidate requirements:

  • Appropriate degree and teaching qualification
  • Experience of teaching IB Diploma Programme and Middle Years Programme in an international setting is an advantage
  • Fluent English speaker. Good working knowledge of French is 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 Jamie Williams, Secondary School Principal, International School of Geneva, Campus des Nations by March 2nd, 2020, mentioning the reference number 430 020.

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.