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IB Economics Teacher

Ecole Internationale de Geneve
Geneva, Switzerland, Europe
US 0 - 0 a month
Start date
Start September 2024
2 years
  • High School
  • Licensed Teacher
  • Bachelor
  • 3 years of teaching experience
  • Teaching Credential/License

Candidate requirements:

  • Extensive experience in teaching economics at the IB Diploma or equivalent
  • Ability to teach another humanity an advantage
  • Knowledge of current trends and debates influencing the teaching of economics
  • Experience working in an international school
  • Be passionate about their subject and inspire our students to be so as well
  • Enthusiasm, creativity, and drive to achieve the highest possible standards
  • A genuine interest in students and their well-being and progress
  • Be an outstanding and inspirational teacher of students throughout the secondary age range
  • Be able to manage resources efficiently so that teaching and learning are effectively supported
  • Fluent written and spoken in English, knowledge of French, or a willingness to learn.
  • Willingness to play a wider part in the life of the school
  • High personal standards and high expectations of others
  • Good communication skills with colleagues and parents

Candidates are requested to apply online attaching their CV, three references (one of which must be from their current or most recent employer, who can be contacted should the candidate be selected for an interview), and a cover letter. The application must be addressed to Jonathan Halden, International School of Geneva, La Grande Boissière Campus by 24th November 2023 mentioning the reference number 340 354.

Please note that only applications via our website will be considered.

Relocation package for expatriates.

Founded in 1924, the Foundation of the International School of Geneva, commonly known as Ecolint educates 4500 students aged from 3-18 representing over 130 nationalities. Each of our eight schools is dedicated to the development of seven life-worthy, future-ready global competencies: we develop lifelong learning, self-agency, and the ability to interact with the world, with others, and with resources to develop transdisciplinary, multiliterate thinking. Through this, we drive our mission, which is to educate students to be global citizens with the courage and capacity to create a just and joyful tomorrow together. Ecolint is built on strong humanitarian values and prides itself on its long history of pedagogical innovation, including the creation of the Model United Nations system and the International Baccalaureate. We have around 1250 employees representing more than 60 nationalities, united as one core of dynamic professionals, committed to our mission.

La Grande Boissière (LGB) campus is centrally located in Geneva and blends a mix of 18th-century buildings with cutting-edge STEM and Arts facilities. The bilingual (French and English) campus is home to close to 1,900 students across the Primary, Middle, and Secondary Schools. Our unique Universal Learning Programme, co-designed with UNESCO’s International Bureau of Education, seeks to anchor learning in deep conceptual understanding and the assessment of Ecolint’s global competencies, to ensure that the outcome of learning makes some positive social impact.

To complete our team, we are looking for a:

Teacher of IB Economics

Full-time – 24 Period(s)


  • We are looking for an enthusiastic Teacher of Economics to join the department and help students understand the world around them, preparing them for their future. The teacher will be able to inspire students through a variety of creative teaching styles and someone with excellent classroom management and organizational skills.
  • The post holder will work in the Economics Department. The post may involve some Year 9-11 Geography or History teaching if required.
  • To teach International Baccalaureate Diploma Economics at Higher and Standard Level, plus Year 11 ULP Economics
  • To be willing to team-teach classes and collaborate closely with colleagues
  • To contribute to the teaching resources of the department
  • To regularly assess the progress of students and record and report those results to parent
  • To ensure curriculum entitlement and progression is achieved for all students

The International School of Geneva values and encourages diversity among its staff. As such, we welcome applications from candidates with a wide range of backgrounds and experience. The School is seriously committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All successful candidates will be subject to rigorous conduct and child protection checks appropriate to their position, including prior checks with their previous employers and the authorities.

This is a Direct to School Job
This is a Direct to School Job

We prepare students for membership in communities that are socially and culturally diverse, for citizenship, and for engagement with the political, ethical, and environmental challenges of their times. We expect them to want to take an active part in making their world a better place and one that is based on the mutual understanding, respect, and shared values to which the school has been committed throughout its long history.

The International School of Geneva serves both the international and local communities of the Geneva area. We are committed to preparing students to live in a multilingual and multicultural world and, as a bilingual Foundation, to develop their fluency in both English and French.

The school exists for the sake of its students and is committed to a continual re-evaluation of their needs in the light of social, economic, and cultural change. The school strives continually to promote excellence in all aspects of its provision, to do better than its previous best, and to model the values that it encourages in its students.

The main principles of an international education

A key element of this unity is a commitment to a particular kind of international education.

The Foundation has defined those main principles as follows:

Encouraging important international values Supporting the student’s language development Ensuring an international dimension to the curriculum Recognising the importance of global issues Showing respect for, and integration with, the host country
This is a Direct to School Job
This is a Direct to School Job
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