Teacher of Physical Education - 2 years' contract

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. La Grande Boissière (LGB) campus is centrally located in Geneva and blends a mix of 18th Century buildings with cutting edge STEM and Arts facilities. The bilingual (French and English) campus is home to close to 1,900 students across the Primary, Middle and Secondary Schools. Our unique Universal Learning Programme, co-designed with UNESCO’s International Bureau of Education, seeks to anchor learning in deep conceptual understanding and the assessment of Ecolint’s global competences, to ensure that the outcome of learning makes some positive social impact.
LocationLa Grande Boissière (Secondary/secondaire)
Application closing date11/02/2022
Starting Date23/08/2022

To complete our team, we are looking for a:

Teacher of Physical Education - 2 years' contract
Full-time – 24 Period(s)


  • Teaching Physical Education in Secondary and Middle Schools

Candidate requirements

  • Teaching qualification in Physical Education essential, coaching qualification also desirable.
  • Min 4-5 years of experience teaching both Secondary and Middle 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 and curriculum content in physical education.
  • Experience of teaching Sports Science an advantage.
  • 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 requested to apply online attaching their CV, three references (one of which must be from their current or most recent employer, who can be contacted should the candidate be selected for an interview) and a covering letter. The application must be addressed to Conrad Hughes, International School of Geneva, La Grande Boissière Campus by 11th February 2022 mentioning the reference number 340 237.

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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.