Teacher of Science - Biology Specialty (6 periods to increase to 12 periods from the end of October)

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.
Information
LocationLa Grande Boissière (Secondary/secondaire)
Application closing date11/06/2021
Starting Date30/08/2021
ContractPart-time

To complete our team, we are looking for a:

Teacher of Science - Biology Specialty (6 periods to increase to 12 periods from the end of October)
Part-time

 

Responsibilities:

  • To teach science and biology to the 14-16 year age range
  • To collaborate closely with colleagues
  • To contribute to the teaching resources of the department
  • To regularly assess the progress of students and record and report those results to parents
  • To be a pastoral tutor or mentor to a class

 

Candidate requirements

  • At least two years teaching experience in the 11-18 age range
  • Native English speaker or C2 equivalent. A knowledge and understanding of French would be beneficial
  • Excellent classroom management and organizational skills
  • Enthusiasm, creativity and drive: have a passion for teaching and learning with a drive to achieve the highest possible standards
  • A genuine interest in students and a caring, sensitive attitude to them: be an outstanding and inspirational teacher of students
  • Be able to manage resources efficiently so that teaching and learning is effectively supported
  • Ensure curriculum entitlement and progression is achieved for all students
  • High personal standards and high expectations of others
  • Good communication skills with colleagues and parents
  • Good ICT and technology skills

 

Candidates are requested to apply on the below link, 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 June 2021 mentioning the reference number 340 166.

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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.