Job start: April 2021        Location:  Basel, Switzerland  
Contract type:  Full time           Contract term:  6 months to be reviewed

ELA Basel - The Swiss British School of Basel is a happy, successful and growing international Early Years and primary school with approximately 340 pupils located in the heart of Basel, Switzerland, a cosmopolitan city known for Science and Culture on the border with France and Germany.   Established in 1993, the school celebrated its 25th Jubilee in 2018 and is well-respected for offering the highest quality childcare and teaching, small class-sizes, a creative and dynamic curriculum based on the National Curriculum of England and Wales and a wide range of extracurricular activities and wrap-around care.

Our Early Years Department is looking to appoint a suitably qualified early years’ educator with the right to work in Switzerland with a start date of April 2021. The contract term is for 6 months with a regular review.

The successful candidate will join our team of dedicated and committed professionals. We would be pleased to receive applications from experienced and qualified practitioners who already have the right to live and work in Switzerland and who are available for an April start.

To apply for the position, please submit the following for the attention of the Head of Early Years at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

  • Completed application form including two professional references
    (CVs may be submitted with a completed application form)
  • Letter of application (one page outlining your skills and experience and why you would like to work at ELA Basel)
  • Recent passport style photograph

Interviews will be held via Zoom, FaceTime or in Basel.  ELA Basel reserves the right to appoint an outstanding candidate early in the process.
Find out more about ELA Basel at our website:
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Please note ELA Basel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff to share in this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure Barring Service or local country equivalent 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.



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