Teacher of English ( IB ) – Boarding School, Switzerland
Job Start: September 2021
Timetable: Full Time
Package: £46,000-£56,000 + flights + meals + accommodation
Our client, an independent boarding school in Switzerland, is looking for a suitable Teacher of English to join their historic and successful school.
The school is a celebrated and well-regarded institution and is one of the oldest boarding schools in Switzerland, offering a first rate modern curriculum to its 230 students on roll. There are over 40 nationalities present within the school, and ages ranging from 11-18 across girls and boys. The majority of students board on site. The school offers a broad curriculum and makes full use of the surrounding Swiss countryside all-year round. The syllabus offers the International Baccalaureate ( IB ) across an English and a French curriculum, although, knowledge of the French language or curriculum is not essential for this position. Knowledge of IB however is desired.
There is currently a vacancy for an experienced English Teacher with excellent communication skills and clear educational vision to join the English faculty in the British half of the school. English is a key subject for the school and the incoming Teacher will have experience of the IB or A-level as well as a relevant degree. The remuneration package includes a generous salary of £48,000 – £56,000 (CHF Swiss Franc equivalent), dependent on experience.
The successful candidate will be an English Teaching specialist, possessing a good degree in a relative field of study, and will be an exceptional teacher with a proven track record of achievement. Experience teaching KS5 is essential and the school can consider applications from both A-level specialists experienced with the UK syllabus, as well as IBDP teachers. Applications are welcomed from both experienced teachers as well as candidates new to the profession. Commitment to the wider life of the school is essential and applicants should demonstrate willingness to contribute to extra curricular programmes. Extra curricular activities range from team sports to individual pursuits, particularly with a focus on alpine activities, such as skiing, snowboarding, hiking and camping.
If you do have the relevant requirements and would like to be considered for this opportunity please apply by attaching a copy of your CV, or call Phil at Connaught for more information.
Connaught Education – The Independent Schools Specialist
Connaught Education is a trading brand of Connaught Resourcing and operates as an Employment Business and an Employment Agency. We are a committed equal opportunities employer who respect and value cultural diversity. We are committed to supporting the welfare of children and young people. In support of current Safeguarding legislation we will carry out background checks and an Enhanced DBS Disclosure as part of our recruitment and selection procedures.