Founded in 2008, La Côte International School is a co-educational, English language based, day school that welcomes nearly 420 students between 2 and 18 years old. Nestled between the vineyards and fruit orchards of Aubonne, Switzerland, La Côte International School (“LCIS”) is within easy commuting distance from Geneva and Lausanne.
We offer our students unparalleled international learning experiences, inspired by our collaborations with Juilliard, MIT and UNICEF. Our customized curriculum offers our students the opportunity to follow an English, French or bilingual pathway leading to the internationally renowned International Baccalaureate Diploma Program (IBDP).

It is in this dynamic environment that we invite you to join our team:

Design Technology Teacher

100% – 2-year contract – August 2022

Responsibilities:

  • Deliver the teaching and learning of Design Technology throughout the secondary school effectively and the teaching of some Art with lower secondary students
  • Support the STEAM agenda and the collaboration with MIT
  • Liaise with the curriculum leaders to ensure effective delivery of the curriculum to specified classes, including selecting resources and managing them efficiently in the classroom
  • Promote the health and safety of assigned classes
  • Participate in professional development and contribute to regular staff training/meetings
  • Contribute to a programme of trips, excursions, fieldtrips and extracurricular activities
  • Enhance the professional standing of the teaching body
  • Contribute to the development of a positive attitude between Science and the wider community through cooperative relations, publications, competitions etc.

Qualifications and skills:

  • Bachelor or Masters degree with a PGCE Design & Technology or equivalent
  • Proven track record of excellence in teaching with at least three years’ experience, ideally in an international environment
  • Knowledge and proven experience of teaching Design Technology at GCSE and IBDP level
  • Fluency in English
  • Excellent communication skills and team player
  • Have the ability to manage a diverse and demanding workload
  • Strong organisation skills and use of technology for administration and teaching
  • Be able to inspire mixed culture and ability classes, by creating challenging and engaging learning opportunities for all students
  • Experience in universities and careers – an asset
  • Be able to support student needs in learning and pastoral matters
  • Clear criminal extracts

If you share our passion for education and would like to join our team, please apply directly online through our website.

www.international-school.org