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Trainer

school
Ecole Internationale de Geneve
location
Geneva, Switzerland, Europe
Start date
Start August 2022
1
  • All Levels
  • University Graduate
  • High School Diploma

Candidate requirements

Essential:     

  • Passionate about learning and teaching
  • Excellent knowledge of and extensive experience in teaching in an international environment
  • A teaching qualification
  • Experience in running adult training workshops
  • Track record of engagement with educational research
  • Fluent in English or French and at least B2 level in the other language

Desirable:     

  • Advanced International Baccalaureate® Educator Network (IBEN) role - Workshop leader, consultant, etc.
  • Knowledge of all four programs of the IB Continuum
  • A Master’s in Education

Disposition, attributes, and behaviors:

  • Energy, dynamism, determination, and professionalism
  • Excellent administrative and organizational skills
  • Flexible, resourceful, and able to meet deadlines
  • Able to show initiative and innovate while assuring compliance with agreed procedures
  • IT literate and experience is a worthwhile use of technology for learning
  • Sincere respect and understanding of cultural differences
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • A team player

Candidates are requested to apply online with their CV, three references, one of which should be from the current or most recent employer (who can be contacted should you be invited for an interview) and a covering letter to be addressed to Dr. Karen Taylor Director of Education, International School of Geneva by 18th May 2022 mentioning the reference number 0 282.

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

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.

Relocation package for expatriates.

Foundation - The Institute of Learning and Professional Studies

Education

Seeks for 16th August 2022

Founded in 1924, the Foundation of the International School of Geneva, commonly known as Ecolint educates 4500 students aged from 3-to 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, 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.

The International School of Geneva offers an Initial Teacher Training Course which allows achieving a postgraduate qualification (PGCE International) and IB Certificate in Teaching and Learning through a collaborative partnership with Durham University. The program runs each year in Geneva at Campus des Nations and is undertaken by trainees accepted onto the course by Durham University who wish to train to teach primary or secondary students in an international context.

To complete our team, we are looking for a:

Teacher Trainer

Full-time – 40 Hours

Responsibilities:

  • Work as part of the professional training team to plan and deliver workshops for the Initial Teacher Education Programme
  • Facilitate professional workshops delivered by external and internal speakers
  • Hold bi-weekly tutorial meetings with trainee teachers
  • Participate in mentor training sessions
  • Conduct formal lesson observations of trainee teachers during school placements
  • Participate in final tutorials for trainees
  • Provide feedback on Professional Module Final Standard Portfolios.
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We prepare students for membership of 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