At Zurich International School our 1,200 students are not the only ones who learn. We recruit teachers with an outstanding record of achievement, an innovative mindset, an understanding of the power of technology, and an exemplary commitment to international education. Then our strong professional growth program challenges them to get even better.
Do you do what’s right even when no one is watching? Consider the impact of a decision or action on others? Actively attempt to understand why people hold certain perspectives? Then Zurich International School may be the right fit for you! Integrity, fairness and compassion are important character standards for everyone at ZIS.
Learning is a shared responsibility and at Zurich International School, we challenge our students to exceed their own expectations - and ourselves to ensure their success. To achieve this, we need to be open to risk, change and innovation. Do you feel the same way about learning? Then ZIS may be the right fit for you.
Do you lead by example, seeking best practice and educational innovation? Consider how your action will have a positive impact on others? At Zurich International School, we enable faculty and staff, as well as our students, to become confident and responsible leaders,with a clear sense of direction and purpose. Are you the kind of educator we're looking for?
ZIS launched a bilingual program for children in Kindergarten 1 and 2 (children aged 4 to 6) from August 2021.The aim is to expand the program, which will meet the requirements of the Swiss Lehrplan 21 curriculum combined with our own robust international curriculum, to include students aged up to 12 in the coming years.
The LP21 program will be offered as an alternative pathway to our full international program. German speaking homeroom teachers will be part of our extended international grade level teaching team.
Our Early Childhood bilingual class for 2021-22 quickly filled and we are now looking to expand the program from August 2022 through Grade 2. We are seeking experienced Kindergarten through Grade 2 bilingual homeroom teachers who are excited by the challenge and benefits of working in an international environment that values and promotes professional collaboration. The positions include significant planning time, ongoing professional development and international networking opportunities.
Teacher applicants must have prior experience in teaching Lehrplan 21. Recent teaching experience in a bilingual setting would be an advantage. EDK teaching certification is required. Applicants must furnish evidence of:
- Native German speaker, with C2 level of English
- Teaching license including specialism
- Learner-centered focus
- Commitment to ongoing professional development
- Ability to differentiate for diverse learning needs, including students with multiple language learning needs
- Teamwork, collaboration, and active participation in school life
Please apply to ZIS directly using our online system through Employment at ZIS