Teacher of Theatre

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.
Information
LocationLa Châtaigneraie (Secondary/secondaire)
Application closing date28/10/2019
Starting Date01.01.2020
Contractfull-time

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.

To complete our dynamic Theatre team, we are looking for an experienced and well qualified

TEACHER OF THEATRE

Full-time

To join our department and help students to understand the world around them, preparing them for their future. We seek an enthusiastic teacher, able to inspire students through a variety of creative teaching styles and someone with excellent classroom management and organizational skills.

Responsibilities:

  • To teach International Baccalaureate Diploma Theatre at Higher and Standard Level and experience in directing and producing theatre productions in various styles
  • To deliver high quality theatre lessons
  • To contribute to the teaching resources of the department
  • To regularly assess the progress of students, record, and report those results to parents
  • To be willing to collaborate closely with colleagues
  • Ability to take leadership or offer support in staging productions, both scripted and devised

Professional experience required:

  • Have experience of teaching IB Theatre
  • Teaching students age Y7-13
  • Excellent subject knowledge
  • Be passionate about theatre
  • Enthusiasm, creativity and drive to achieve the highest possible standards
  • A genuine interest in students and their well-being and progress
  • High personal standards and high expectations of others
  • French or English mother tongue with a good knowledge of the other language
  • Good communication skills with colleagues and parents
  • Proven expertise in collaboratively directing and production shows

Candidate requirements:

  • Be passionate about theatre and inspire our students to be so as well;
  • Enthusiasm, creativity and drive to achieve the highest possible standards;
  • A genuine interest in students and their well-being and progress;
  • High personal standards and high expectations of others;
  • French or English mother tongue with a good knowledge of the other language;
  • Good communication skills with colleagues and parents.

 

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 28th of October 2019, mentioning the reference number 230 021.

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.