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GEMS World Academy SA (GWAS) is an international school that opened its doors in September 2013. In addition to being an International Baccalaureate® (IB) World School, we benefit from belonging to the GEMS global network of award winning international schools.

The school has an enthusiastic and dedicated team of staff, who create personalized and challenging learning opportunities to develop the student’s critical thinking, problem-solving, innovation and independent learning skills.

Currently, we are looking for:

Director of Students Services

Type of Contract: CDI
Rate of activity: 100%
Beginning of the contract: August 13, 2018

The role of the Director of Support Services is to evaluate and enhance the effectiveness of Student Support Services at the GEMS World Academy (Switzerland), provide leadership and technical assistance to EAL and learning support throughout the school, organising and facilitating case meetings, and assist in developing and maintaining related school policies and procedures.

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Empowering children to face the complex challenges of the future

The School:
Obersee Bilingual School is a state-approved private bilingual day school providing a future-oriented and innovative bilingual (English/German 50:50) curriculum from Baby care (age 3 months+) to the general qualification for university entrance. OBS students are encouraged to enquire, discover, explore and think independently and take responsibility. Highly qualified teachers expand the child's curiosity by contemporary teaching methods.
Our Upper School prepares motivated young people for the Swiss Matura based on the “Input and Learning Atelier “model. OBS is a candidate for the International Baccalaureate Diploma pursuing authorisation as an IB World School. Balanced with a combination of shared and individual learning, our aim is to create a learning environment that supports and enhances learning, encourages curiosity, and helps students reach their full potential. Regular individual coaching by the Personal Coach completes our guidance and support.

The Position

From February 2019 we are seeking qualified, experienced and passionate educators to assume the role of an:

Upper School Teacher: Supplementary Philosophy (2 lessons)

The Philosophy subject is examined orally in English during the bilingual Swiss Matura Examinations

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The school:

Obersee Bilingual School (OBS) is a state-approved private bilingual day school providing a future-oriented and innovative bilingual (English/German 50:50) curriculum from Babycare age through to Upper School. Our Primary School combines competences from Lehrplan 21 – the Swiss National Curriculum – with learning goals of the International Primary Curriculum (IPC). A clear learning process and set learning goals enable students to be appropriately challenged. OBS students are encouraged to enquire, discover, explore and to think deeply. Through a combination of collaborative learning and individual work, the learning environment aims to support and improve learning, foster curiosity and challenge learners to achieve their fullest potential.

The Position:

For the academic year 2018/19 we are seeking a qualified, experienced and passionate educator to assume the role of a

Primary Music Teacher: Grade 1-6 (approx. 50 %)

The Primary Music Teacher at OBS is responsible for the academic and social development of their students within the subject of Music. They are also expected to be an active member of the school community, working closely with the class teachers to engage in collaborative planning for the subject of Music. We expect our teachers to actively take part in committees and school development as well as maintaining a strong commitment to professional development and lifelong learning.

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Empowering children to face the complex challenges of the future

The school:

Obersee Bilingual School is a state-approved private bilingual day school providing a future-oriented and innovative bilingual (English/German 50:50) curriculum from Babycare age through to Upper School. Our Primary School combines competences from Lehrplan 21 – the Swiss National Curriculum – with learning goals of the International Primary Curriculum (IPC). A clear learning process and set learning goals enable students to be appropriately challenged. OBS students are encouraged to enquire, discover, explore and to think deeply. Through a combination of collaborative learning and individual work, the learning environment aims to support and improve learning, foster curiosity and challenge learners to achieve their fullest potential.

The position:

For the academic year 2018/19 we are seeking qualified, experienced and passionate educators to assume the role of an

Educational Psychologist

What we require:

  • Master’s degree and further advanced studies that are relevant to the role
  • Experience within the field of psychology in educational settings
  • Diagnostic, methodological and legal competencies as well as the ability to take on an advising role
  • Excellent communication skills complemented by cooperative and reflective work habits
  • Reliable, responsible and flexible professional with the ability to perform under pressure
  • Native English speaker with basic understanding of German or willingness to partake in English courses
  • Adaptability, flexibility, openness towards new ideas – willingness to work in a private school environment
  • Loyalty and a commitment to the school, its vision and being a role model through living the OBS Universe of Values.
  • An attitude of international mindedness and lifelong learning – a commitment to continuous professional development

What we offer:

  • An innovative and international bilingual working environment
  • Competitive working conditions and a supportive and inspiring team
  • Motivated and passionate students as well as dedicated parents
  • Possibility to contribute towards school development
  • Flexible terms of employment

Please send your CV and cover letter alongside your educational philosophy and references digitally to our Human Resources Assistant, Ms. Karin Grob (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).
Obersee Bilingual School Eichenstrasse 4c CH-8808 Pfäffikon SZ Phone +41 (0) 55 511 38 00 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. www.oberseebilingualschool.ch

SGIS do not accept CV's. For information on vacancies advertised or queries about positions available in Switzerland please contact schools directly. Please send your CV to the relevant school site.

ISZL

The International School of Zug and Luzern (ISZL) is a highly regarded independent co-educational, non-profit day school serving the international community of Central Switzerland. Our student body is made up of over 1250 students from 57 different nationalities, ages 3 to 18 years across two campuses. As an IB World School, we offer the IB Primary Years, Middle Years and Diploma Programmes. In addition, students in Grades 11 and 12 have the option of taking Advanced Placement (AP) courses.

For our Zug Campus in Walterswil/Baar, ISZL is seeking a:

Science - Maternity Cover (ASAP- 7 May 2018 with some flexibility depending on applicant)

ISZL is looking for a qualified science teacher to begin as soon as possible and continue through the first week of May. This maternity leave cover may include up to five classes depending on the qualifications and experiences of the successful applicant. The position could include five classes--three MYP 5 integrated science classes; one IB Year 1 SL/HL Biology; and one Biology course for grade 11. The position would also include tutor (i.e., pastoral care) responsibilities. We are looking for a dynamic and experienced teacher who is willing to collaborate with colleagues and integrate within the ISZL culture.

Required to start: As Soon As Possible

Applicants should send an up to date CV with photo, and a cover letter in English.
Please apply electronically to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Eddie Wexler
High School Principal
International School of Zug and Luzern
Riverside Campus
6331 Hunenberg, Switzerland

SGIS do not accept CV's. For information on vacancies advertised or queries about positions available in Switzerland please contact schools directly. Please send your CV to the relevant school site.

Upcoming events

  • Formations à l'Ecolint

    Microprogramme de Philosophie pour les Enfants. Deadline for registration/inscription: 18 May 2018. Symposium: Concept-Based Curriculum and Instruction - a Vehicle for Understanding. 17 May 2018 at La Grande Boissière 17h-19h. Register here CAS:...

  • MYP Cluster workshop hosted by the Danube International School, Vienna

    18th and 19th May, 2018 MYP Individuals and Societies, Delivering the Curriculum (category 2) Dear colleagues, We are proposing to organize a cluster workshop for MYP Individuals and Societies, Delivering the Curriculum (category 2) at our school...

  • Physics for Non-Specialists Workshop

    Leysin American School Switzerland,  21st September 2018 10:00 - 22nd September 2018 16:00 An intensive, but fun, two-day physics teaching course for non-specalists. Delivered by experts in supporting physics education worldwide in a low stress, but...

The SGIS Annual Conference 2019

« Can we walk the talk? »

WILL TAKE PLACE ON MARCH 1st AND 2nd 2019

at International School of Basel, Switzerland

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