Elementary School Teacher, Switzerland

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The American School in Switzerland (TASIS)Switzerland

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Maternity Cover

TASIS is searching for a dynamic and flexible educator to teach second grade. The American School in Switzerland is seeking candidates who demonstrate a growth mindset and possess strong verbal and written communication skills. The ideal candidate would be a team player, organized, and able to embrace cultural differences.

Specific responsibilities:
  • Plan, teach, evaluate and support students in order to provide a flexible, balanced and developmentally appropriate curriculum experience for 7 year old children.
  • Ability and willingness to differentiate instruction for all students.
  • Communicate on a daily, weekly, and monthly schedule with families in order to foster home and school connections.
  • Communicate student progress clearly and effectively to parents and faculty through emails, meetings and formal student reports.
  • Instrumental in admissions by welcoming families, participating in open houses and other school events to promote TASIS.

Summary of education background and professional experience:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education (Required)
  • Master's Degree (Preferred)
  • Relevant teaching experience in an accredited school (Preferred)
  • Successful completion of pre-employment background check and safety training (Required)

Professional skills:
  • Able to understand, articulate and put into practice current developmentally appropriate practices in Elementary education.
  • Positive attitude and eager to work collaboratively with colleagues in developing curriculum and planning for instruction.
  • A desire to respond to and initiate the solving of problems through clear and open conversation.
  • Desire and enthusiasm to work together as a unified teaching team with all Elementary professionals.
  • Demonstrate a proactive and dynamic teaching style.
  • Commitment to the mission, vision and values of TASIS.


Interested candidates should complete the Faculty Employment Application and send their letter of interest, resume, and at least 3 references to tim.fitzgerald@tasis.ch.



More about The American School in Switzerland (TASIS)
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 19 years
Address: Via Collina d'Oro 15, 6926 Montagnola, Switzerland. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +41 91 960 51 51
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