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The Kumon Leysin Academy of Switzerland, a coeducational boarding school for Japanese students aged 15-18, is seeking experienced, dynamic, organized and qualified teachers to fill the following positions with a starting date of July 6, 2020.

College Guidance Counsellor/EFL Teacher (tentative)

The successful candidate will be responsible for assisting students who apply for non-Japanese universities, coordinating summer programs for eligible students and will also teach some EFL (English as a Foreign Language) classes.

All positions involve other boarding school duties such as, but not limited to, club supervision, overnight dorm supervision, and trip supervision. An understanding of and appreciation for Japanese culture is certainly advantageous, but candidates are not expected to have any knowledge of the Japanese language.

For further details or to send a cover letter and CV, please email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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The Kumon Leysin Academy of Switzerland, a coeducational boarding school for Japanese students aged 15-18, is seeking experienced, dynamic, organized and qualified teachers to fill the following positions with a starting date of July 6, 2020.

Mathematics & Physics Teacher

The successful candidate will teach one or two physics classes, an elective precalculus class, an elective AP Calculus class, and some EFL (English as a Foreign Language) classes when necessary.

All positions involve other boarding school duties such as, but not limited to, club supervision, overnight dorm supervision, and trip supervision. An understanding of and appreciation for Japanese culture is certainly advantageous, but candidates are not expected to have any knowledge of the Japanese language.

For further details or to send a cover letter and CV, please email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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The Kumon Leysin Academy of Switzerland, a coeducational boarding school for Japanese students aged 15-18, is seeking experienced, dynamic, organized and qualified teachers to fill the following positions with a starting date of July 6, 2020.

Art Teacher

The successful candidate will teach art to all 10th graders, an elective 11th grade art class, an elective AP Studio Art class, and some EFL (English as a Foreign Language) classes when necessary. The art teacher also coordinates set and props for the annual school musical.

All positions involve other boarding school duties such as, but not limited to, club supervision, overnight dorm supervision, and trip supervision. An understanding of and appreciation for Japanese culture is certainly advantageous, but candidates are not expected to have any knowledge of the Japanese language.

For further details or to send a cover letter and CV, please email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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The school:

We are a future-oriented, bilingual school offering a student-centred and holistic education to children of 3 months to 18 years of age. We are grounded in our school values and offer an exciting community and learning environment that fosters both a local and global mindset.

Do you believe that education should prepare children for what they need to be successful in the future rather than what was done in the past? Are you excited at the prospect of incorporating real-life situations and relevancy into your teaching? Do you put a child’s needs over the needs of a system? Is interdisciplinary teaching part of your educational philosophy? Do you believe in working closely in a team? Would you rather talk about what your student has learned as opposed to what grade they got on their test? Do you believe that assessments can take on many different types of formats? Are you of the opinion that school is more than just lessons in the classroom? Do open learning spaces excite you? Do you view parents as partners in the process of their child’s education? Have your communication and organisation skills been an asset to you? Are you a lifelong learner who views teaching as a vocation? Have you learnt as much from your previous students as they have learnt from you? Would you like to be involved with a vibrant international community? Do you believe in our mission and are you keen to contribute towards our school’s development?

If this sounds like you, we encourage you to consider joining our community where a warm and supportive team, inspiring students, committed parents and an international environment that is passionate about learning awaits you.

The Position:

We are seeking a qualified, experienced and passionate educator for the academic 2020/21 to assume the role of an

EAL Teacher (English as an Additional Language) (50%)

Initially, a contract for the academic year 2020/21 will be issued with a possibility of permanent employment thereafter.

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The International School of Lausanne (ISL) is a leading not-for-profit, English language, International Baccalaureate (IB) World School set in the French speaking part of Switzerland. Our school is committed to excellence in education. We strive to recognise the unique potential of each student, and to equip them to play an active and responsible role in a complex, multicultural world. The school employs approximately 250 members of staff on its campus where we welcome approximately 950 students from over 60 nationalities, from 3 to 18 years of age.   

We are seeking to appoint an experienced, well-organised and passionate  

Head of After-School Activities and Competitive Sports

Full-time permanent position from 1 August 2020

Within the holistic framework of our school, the ASA programme provides every student with the opportunity to explore their talents, develop new skills, and be successful beyond the classroom. It also lays the groundwork for them to remain active and involved throughout their lives. The ASA programme covers more than 125 activities that complement the academic programme - indoor and outdoor, competitive and recreational, well-being, music, art, technology and science activities.

The Head of After-School Activities and Competitive Sports reports to the School Director and is part of the Operational Leadership Team of the School. S/he leads a team of two administrators and around 75 coaches and activity leaders.

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The International School of Lausanne is a leading not-for-profit, English language, three programme International Baccalaureate World School set in the French speaking part of Switzerland. Our school is committed to excellence in education. It strives to fulfil the unique potential of each student in a supportive and challenging holistic learning environment that prepares him or her for continuing education and an active and responsible role in a multicultural world. The school employs 160 employees on its campus where we welcome approximately 850 students from over 60 nationalities, from three to 18 years of age.

We are seeking to appoint an inspirational, passionate and experienced

Primary School Principal

Full-time permanent position from 1 August 2020

whose vision, commitment, and enthusiasm for teaching and learning will guide our Primary and Early Childhood sections in maintaining and developing a strong intellectual, physical, social and emotional foundation for our students. The Primary School Principal provides leadership in all areas of curriculum and welfare of the Primary School in conjunction with the Director and the Primary Educational Leadership Team.

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The International School of Berne (ISBerne) has the following opening for the 2020/2021 school year:

Individuals and Societies Teacher IB MYP and IB DP

starting August 2020

ISBerne is a dynamic, friendly and thriving school located close to the Swiss Capital Berne. ISBerne aims for all students to be reflective and responsible life-long learners who are active global citizens. The school ethos is based on the attributes of the IB Learner Profile and advocates a constructivist approach to teaching and learning.

ISBerne is an authorized IB World school, offering the Primary Years Programme (PYP, ages 3-11), Middle Years Programme (MYP, ages 11-16) and Diploma Programme (DP, ages 16-18).

The International School of Berne was founded in October 1961. In April 2017, the school moved to a modern and spacious purpose-built campus which includes three brand new state-of-the-art science laboratories with a dedicated prep room, a big central library, subject dedicated classrooms and a large double gym.

ISBerne currently has an enrollment of 300 students representing around 50 nationalities, with over 60 dedicated faculty and administration staff.

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The International School of Berne (ISBerne) has the following opening for the 2020/2021 school year:

IB MYP Integrated Sciences and IB DP Chemistry Teacher

starting August 2020

ISBerne is a dynamic, friendly and thriving school located close to the Swiss Capital Berne. ISBerne aims for all students to be reflective and responsible life-long learners who are active global citizens. The school ethos is based on the attributes of the IB Learner Profile and advocates a constructivist approach to teaching and learning.

ISBerne is an authorized IB World school, offering the Primary Years Programme (PYP, ages 3-11), Middle Years Programme (MYP, ages 11-16) and Diploma Programme (DP, ages 16-18).

The International School of Berne was founded in October 1961. In April 2017, the school moved to a modern and spacious purpose-built campus which includes three brand new state-of-the-art science laboratories with a dedicated prep room, a big central library, subject dedicated classrooms and a large double gym.

ISBerne currently has an enrollment of 300 students representing around 50 nationalities, with over 60 dedicated faculty and administration staff.

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The school:

We are a future-oriented, bilingual school offering a student-centred and holistic education to children of 3 months to 18 years of age. We are grounded in our school values and offer an exciting community and learning environment that fosters both a local and global mindset.

Do you believe that education should prepare children for what they need to be successful in the future rather than what was done in the past? Are you excited at the prospect of incorporating real-life situations and relevancy into your teaching? Do you put a child’s needs over the needs of a system? Is interdisciplinary teaching part of your educational philosophy? Do you believe in working closely in a team? Would you rather talk about what your student has learned as opposed to what grade they got on their test? Do you believe that assessments can take on many different types of formats? Are you of the opinion that school is more than just lessons in the classroom? Do open learning spaces excite you? Do you view parents as partners in the process of their child’s education? Have your communication and organisation skills been an asset to you? Are you a lifelong learner who views teaching as a vocation? Have you learnt as much from your previous students as they have learnt from you? Would you like to be involved with a vibrant international community? Do you believe in our mission and are you keen to contribute towards our school’s development?

If this sounds like you, we encourage you to consider joining our community where a warm and supportive team, inspiring students, committed parents and an international environment that is passionate about learning awaits you.

The Position:

For August 2020 we are seeking a qualified, experienced and passionate educator to assume the role of a

Primary Class Teacher (100%)

Initially, a contract for the academic year 2020/21 will be issued with a possibility of permanent employment thereafter.

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The School: The Obersee Bilingual School is a state-recognised private bilingual day school with a future-oriented and innovative bilingual (English / German 50:50) curriculum from Baby Care to Matura and IB (International Baccalaureate). OBS pupils are encouraged to ask questions, to research, to think independently and to take responsibility. Highly qualified teachers help in maintaining the child's curiosity through contemporary teaching methods. OBS prepares students for the Swiss Matura and the IB Diploma using a goal-orientated approach and a learning studio model. A well-balanced combination of shared and individual learning helps students to reach their full potential. Regular individual coaching by a teacher completes the supervision.

The position

For the school year 2020/21 we are looking for qualified and experienced Upper School teachers for the following subjects for secondary level (school years 7-13):

  • Arts 30 – 40 %
  • Economics 60 – 80 %
  • Maths 60 – 80 %
  • Physics 60 – 80 %
  • History 30 – 40 %
  • English 30 – 40 %

Lessons must be held in English.

SGIS Annual General Meeting 2020

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

Time:

17.00-17.30  Registration, welcome

17.30-18.30 AGM Meeting followed by the Heads dinner

Upcoming events

  • Globe Day student conference - your invitation to participate

    at LAS on 11 March 2020 Leysin American School Educational Research (LASER) invites you and your students to join us for our upcoming “Globe Day” student conference on Wednesday, 11 March 2020, from 10:00 to 14:30.Globe Day 2020 will be our sixth...

  • NEASC Accreditation for Learning

    From Compliance to Improvement to Transformation March 19, 2020 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM (8:30-15:30)  Location: Institut Florimont This full day workshop will explore NEASC's ACE Learning protocol as a process that helps schools prepare learners for the...

  • 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('cloakdece63db778655e576ec04f334481308').innerHTML =...

  • EduTech 2020

    Institut Le Rosey will be welcoming EduTech 2020 on Wednesday May 6 from 15:00 to 18:00.Dear colleagues, This year Institut Le Rosey will be welcoming EduTech 2020 on Wednesday May 6 from 15:00 to 18:00.In this mini-conference, teachers from...

The SGIS Annual Conference 2020

WILL TAKE PLACE ON MARCH 20th and 21st 2020

at Institut Florimont, Geneva