“Each mind has its own method.”

The International School of Schaffhausen is a well-established international and bilingual school in the north of Zurich, Switzerland. We are an IB-World School with a bilingual Early Learning Centre for children ages 3-6.

We are seeking a qualified and experienced

Early Years Educator

with several years of experience with group leading and teaching in an open and play-based environment. Experience with the Montessori or Reggio Emilia approach is of advantage as well as being a confident bilingual speaker of English and German.

Starting Date: August 2022

Your profile

  • a team player who wants to be part of a dynamic team of early childhood educators
  • a person of high integrity who knows how to inspire, lead and enable the team, the young learners and the parent community

Your role

  • Lead the group of 4-6 year old students
  • Organize the timetable in collaboration with the other group leaders and educators
  • Teach early mathematics and language as well as themed units in a play-based yet structured environment

Your expertise

  • versatile teacher and a role model for excellence in teaching in a play-based environment
  • excellent interpersonal skills and the capacity to interact well and communicate effectively with children, parents and colleagues
  • ability to evaluate the progress of students and the quality of their learning and to use this to build an environment where children can grow and learn together

More information about the school can be found at www.issh.ch

Please send your letter of application, your CV, 2 letters of recommendation (open references), a recent photograph and the names and contact details of two referees to Gundula Kohlhaas (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

International School of Schaffhausen
Mühlentalstrasse 280
8200 Schaffhausen, Switzerland