Lower School Learning Support Teacher, Switzerland

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Zurich International SchoolSwitzerland
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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: No

The Zurich International School is an independent day school in the Greater Zurich Area. We offer a well rounded curriculum in English to around 1300 students from all over the world, aged 3 to 18 years. We are looking for a Lower School Learning Support Teacher.

Applicants must have at least 2-3 years of previous teaching experience in the
area of Learning Support. A background teaching English as an Additional
Language would be an advantage.

Ideal requirements:

  • A Master’s Degree (or equivalent certification) in Special Education
    and a valid special education teaching credential
  • Experience developing and implementing individualized educational
    programs, monitoring student progress, and the review and revision of
    IEPs, as appropriate
  • Experience with common educational and screening assessments for the
    purpose of assessing student competency levels and/or developing
    individual learning plans
  • Confidence with assistive technologies and 1:1 device programs
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with other professionals
  • Experience conducting in-class observations and advising teachers on how to implement accommodations, scaffolding and alternative teaching
  • Experience offering professional development to colleagues in the area of learning disabilities and differentiation
  • Previous experience in a similar role in an elementary school environment
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development
  • Ability to differentiate for diverse learning needs
  • Active participation in the wider school life
  • A warm, caring nature with a sense of humor

Please apply to ZIS directly using our online system through the employment
page of our school website www.zis.ch

Job location

More about Zurich International School
Address: ZIS Early Years, Seestrasse 169, Kilchberg, Zurich, 8802, Switzerland.
Telephone: +41 58 750 2500