The International School of Berne (ISBerne) has the following opening for the 2019/2020 school year:

English Language and Literature and Drama Teacher – IB MYP

Full time position, starting August 2019

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 330 students representing around 50 nationalities, with over 60 dedicated faculty and administration staff.

The Position
ISBerne seeks to appoint a teacher of IB MYP English Language and Literature and Drama. Applicants must have experience in teaching English and Drama to students aged 11 – 16 and 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.

Required

  • A desire to contribute to and foster a positive IB learning community
  • Minimum of three years teaching experience
  • Outstanding classroom practitioner and experience with external exam preparation
  • Minimum of two years IB MYP experience
  • Appropriate degree and teaching qualification
  • Ability to contribute to curriculum development in Physics
  • Ability to work as a team member within a department and in an interdisciplinary team

Desired

  • An appreciation of working in a small school environment
  • Experience working in a European international school environment
  • EAL experience
  • EU Passport

Salaries and Benefits

  • Nationally competitive salary and benefits
  • Open ended contract
  • Enhanced pension plan
  • Subsidized lunches at the school cafeteria
  • Moving/settling in allowance
  • Visa fees paid

Application
Interested candidates who meet the above mentioned requirements should apply to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Please submit the following:

  • A letter of motivation
  • Full CV with photo
  • Passport copy
  • Contact details of three referees, one of which must be your current Head of School (referees will be contacted with your consent)

Interviews will be held via Skype and/or face-to-face, as appropriate.
Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all students in our care and expects all applicants to share this commitment. We follow safe recruitment practices and appointments are subject to satisfactory references and criminal record/background checks

 

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

The SGIS Annual Conference 2020

WILL TAKE PLACE ON MARCH 20th and 21st 2020

at Institute Florimont, Geneva