Teacher of Physical Education

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.
LocationLa Châtaigneraie
Application closing date18/02/2019
Starting Date01.09.2019
ContractTemps partiel - 6 to 12 périodes

The Campus La Châtaigneraie is set amidst the picturesque rolling farms and villages of Founex, overlooking Lake Geneva not far from the city. With a mix of historic and new buildings, the campus is split into a Primary and Secondary school. The international team of educators is devoted to supporting a diverse population of students.

The International School of Geneva has an excellent reputation for the quality of its education and its diverse multicultural environment. Its success is mainly due to the openness and commitment of all its employees.

To complete our Physical Education team, we are looking for an energetic, committed and well qualified



Part-time: 6 to 12 periods / 36 weeks 


  • Teaching PE to all age groups, but especially years 7-13 Group

Candidate requirements:

  • Teaching qualification in Physical Education essential, coaching qualification also desirable.

  • Min 4-5 years of experience teaching both primary and secondary students of mixed ability, in a coeducational and international environment.

  • Has the ability to teach in both English and French.

  • Is passionate about teaching and learning with an excellent knowledge and understanding of assessment in physical education.

  • The ability to teach gymnastics is essential

  • Is prepared to do replace cover for colleagues who may be away with sport teams etc.

  • Is willing to assume responsibilities for organizing annual events such as sports days and ski days

  • Has experience of delivering the Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award.

  • Is willing to coach and contribute to the extra-curricular sports program.

The ability to be a good team player is essential

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. David Woods, Campus and Secondary Principal, International School of Geneva, La Châtaigneraie by 18th of February 2019, mentioning the reference number 230 013

Only online applications will be considered

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L'Ecole Internationale de Genève accepte les candidatures de candidats aux parcours et expériences variés. L'École s'engage à protéger et à promouvoir le bien-être des enfants, et les candidats doivent être disposés à se soumettre à un contrôle de protection de l'enfance adapté à leur poste, y compris des vérifications auprès de leurs anciens employeurs.