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PYP Teacher

Ecole Internationale de Geneve
Geneva, Switzerland, Europe
Start date
Start September 2024
2 years
  • Elementary
  • Licensed Teacher
  • Associate/2-year Diploma
  • 2 years of teaching experience
  • TESL/TEFL Diploma Level

Candidate requirements:

  • A university degree and teacher qualification
  • At least two years experience working with primary students, aged 3-11 years old
  • Understanding of and experience working with the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme and/or other inquiry-based programs ·     
  • Experience working with students with a range of learning styles and needs
  • Experience in using strategies to support English Language Learners
  • Ability to work collaboratively and effectively within a team
  • Excellent time-keeping and organisation
  • Ability to integrate technology to enhance learning (including Google Educator certification)
  • Excellent command of English C1 and French B2 minimum
  • Knowledge of other languages would be a desirable asset

Candidates are required to apply online by sending their CV, three references, one of whom must be your current or most recent employer, that may be followed at the point of interview, and a cover letter addressed to Mrs Isla Gordon, Primary School Principal, International School of Geneva, Campus Nations by 14.02.2024, mentioning the reference number 410 269.

Only online applications will be considered!

To be discussed during the interview.

Seeking for September 2024 – 2 year-contract

Founded in 1924, and enjoying close ties with the UN, the Foundation of the International School of Geneva, commonly known as Ecolint, is the world's number one international school. With eight schools on three campuses across the Geneva area, we educate around 4500 students aged from 3-18. We have around 1500 employees representing more than 110 nationalities. Ecolint is built on strong humanitarian values and prides itself on its long history of pedagogical innovation, including the creation of the International Baccalaureate, currently a reference in more than 3500 international schools in the world. Our mission is to shape students' lives and prepare them to be world citizens engaged with the political, ethical, and environmental challenges of their times.

To complete our team in the Primary School, we are looking for a :

PYP Teacher

(Full-time - 40 hours per week)


  • Oversee the academic, social, and emotional development of students
  • Plan and teach creative, challenging, and inspiring student learning experiences
  • Provide ongoing feedback and assessments
  • Participate in professional development related to school as well as professional related objectives
  • Carry out other tasks and duties required for the smooth running of the school
  • Be willing to play an active role in the wider life of the school.

The International School of Geneva welcomes applications from candidates with diverse backgrounds and experiences. The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers.

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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