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Institut Montana Zugerberg is a fully accredited (CIS, IBO, Cambridge CIE, Canton of Zug) Swiss and international boarding school with different academic programmes: the Bilingual Elementary School (Grades 1-6), the Bilingual Secondary School (Grades 7-9), the Swiss Gymnasium (Grades 7-12, Swiss Matura, incl. bilingual track) and the International School (Grades 7-12, CLSP, IGCSE, IBDP). Today, the school serves 300 students from more than 40 different nations. Half of our students are boarders living on campus.

For our International School, starting in January 2020, we are looking to hire a:

College Counsellor (80-100%)

What you should bring:

  • University degree and min. 5 years of college counselling experience at international schools; knowledge of the IB/IGCSE programmes preferred
  • Experience in all aspects of the university application process worldwide, trends in university admissions and the use of counselling software (e.g. Unifrog)
  • Enthusiasm to support our grade 10-12 students according to their individual needs and in small groups, as well as to organise internal workshops and university fairs
  • Genuine motivation to become an active member of the school community by participating in school-wide initiatives, e.g. the Learning Support Centre
  • Experience in the evaluation and administration of incoming transcripts/high school credits and the production of outgoing transcripts
  • Passion for continually reviewing the services and effectiveness of the college counselling programme with the goal of providing the best possible resources and support for our students
  • Fluency in English at the level of a native speaker, especially writing skills to produce high-quality school statements and individualised letters of recommendation; understanding of German preferred
  • Strong organisational and ICT skills
  • A longer-term commitment to our school
  • Eligibility for a Swiss work permit

SGIS Annual General Meeting 2020

The SGIS Annual General Meeting will take place on March 19th, 2020 at the President Wilson Hotel, Geneva

Time TBC

Upcoming events

  • Elfs meeting

    Our next Elfs meeting will take place at the British School of Bern Date: Sat. 2nd November 2019  Workshop Title:  When to intervene in an Early Year’s Programme Workshop Presenter: Mrs. Sylvia Leck, Academic Director of “ Foundations For...

  • Job-Alike: IB Diploma Design Technology & IB Diploma Computer Science

    Friday 8th November 2019 International School Basel is hosting a one-day Job-Alike event for the IB Diploma Design Technology and IB Diploma Computer Science teachers.The event aims to provide an opportunity for experienced and new teachers to get...

  • SGIS Business Managers' Meeting

    Friday, 15 November 2019 International School Basel is pleased to host the annual SGIS Business Managers' Meeting. For more information contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. document.getElementById('cloak1f3057c76a191d5c3eab14457441a47e').innerHTML...

  • The SGIS Leadership Conference

    Saturday 16 November 2019 10:00 > 16:00 Campus des Nations at the International School of Geneva More info and link to...

  • EDgility: Pulling Agile into Education

    April 23-25, 2020 Leysin American School Hosted by Nic Cosgrove and Paul Magnuson Contact Paul for registration information (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. document.getElementById('cloak95bc197a07ba6c93c9093bfdaac9c421').innerHTML =...

The SGIS Annual Conference 2020

WILL TAKE PLACE ON MARCH 20th and 21st 2020

at Institut Florimont, Geneva