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

School Counsellor

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).

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Are you a teacher who is seeking for a new challenge in the field of new technologies? Are you willing to teach technology and ICT to secondary students in accordance with French and English curricular? Within this multicultural environment, we are recruiting a:

Teacher of STEAM skills,technology and ICT

The Institut International de Lancy is a private international school offering high-quality teaching in English and French, geared to 21st Century skills. Over 1400 students attend the school in its French, English and Bilingual sections, from Nursery through to the French and International Baccalaurate.

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Position description

We are looking for an experienced, flexible and engaging educator with expertise in Computer Science and Technology.
You will teach two or three classes, including Computer Science, during the academic morning hours, six days a week. You will also support faculty in integration of technology and digital literacy instruction across the curriculum. In the afternoon, you will offer an enrichment course which draws on additional skills and passions you possess.
Together with at least one other faculty member, you will lead a residential ‘family group’ in a boarding house. You will participate in and lead other aspects of community life, for example cleaning duty, community service groups, cultural festivals and celebrations, and outdoor activities including multi-day hikes.

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

Mathematics 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.

The Position

ISBerne seeks to appoint a teacher of MYP and DP Mathematics with prior experience in each of the IB programmes. Applicants should be excited by the challenge of contributing to curriculum development.
The successful applicant will be an accomplished teacher with experience, enthusiasm and a passion for teaching which will inspire our students. S/he will also understand the importance of being part of a department team and the wider faculty.

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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 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 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 AGM on Thursday 19th March at the Hotel President Wilson has been postponed. Further information soon.

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