For August 2023 we are looking for a

Primary Class Teacher 100%

Grade 1 & 2 at our Horgen campus

The school

  • We are a small, private, bilingual day school with approximately 130 students (Pre-Kindergarten to Grade 6) at each campus
  • We follow Lehrplan 21 enriched with international curricula
  • As a non-profit school we offer a familiar and stimulating environment with an international mindset
  • Our reputation for excellent working conditions includes a remuneration package which is based on the Canton of Zurich public school pay scale alongside other attractive benefits

The role

  • A full-time class teacher instructs 22-26 lessons per week
  • One class teacher shares the responsibility for two grade-levels together with a native German-speaking teacher (weekly alternation of grade-level)
  • You will only teach in your native English language

What we require

  • Passion and skills for teaching children
  • The desire to work in a small, private school environment
  • An open-minded, collaborative and warm personality
  • A teaching degree that is EDK accredited for teaching primary school aged children in Switzerland (accreditation process can take place during the first year of employment)
  • A native English-speaker with a minimum level of B1 German

What we desire

  • A minimum of two years teaching experience with the ability to demonstrate a successful track record
  • Previous bilingual or international school teaching experience
  • Candidates who already reside in Switzerland

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Candidates wishing to apply should send their application in one PDF document to Peter Gilbert, Primary School Division Head, Horgen This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

We look forward to hearing from you!
Please note that applications which do not fulfill the ‘What we require’ section may not be processed.