Middle School Math Teacher, Montagnola, Switzerland

The American School in Switzerland (TASIS)Montagnola, Switzerland

Date posted:
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

Middle School Math Teacher

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics
  • Master's Degree Preferred
  • Math teaching experience in a public or private setting, including work with highly capable students
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of the teaching and learning process, at the middle school level particularly in mathematics.
  • Ability to develop conceptual understanding of math with Middle School Students
  • Ability to foster a love of math in students
  • Ability to nurture respectful relationships with students and parents, must be sensitive to the cultural needs of the population served.
  • Demonstrated talent in the instruction of students with varied learning styles and levels of mastery.
  • Demonstrated success in effectively solving challenging problems through a positive, collaborative approach.
  • Swiss criminal record report no more than 6 months old.
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Good knowledge of spoken and written English desirable
  • A Current CPR/First Aid Certification.


Responsibilities:

  • Teachers will collaborate with school Academic Dean and Department Head
  • Teaches subject area according to curriculum guidelines set forth by the school.
  • Further develops and refines a high-level, challenging curriculum in subject area.
  • Collaborates with other faculty in the delivery of appropriate instructional approaches, working to serve the various learning styles and needs of students.
  • Implements curriculum and instruction in a manner consistent with TASIS mission statement, including understanding, modeling, and fostering independent thinking skills, creative problem solving, and abstract reasoning.
  • Assesses student performance frequently and objectively.
  • Promotes ethical behavior while in school atmosphere to demonstrate responsible conduct by student and staff.
  • Develops a cooperative partnership with parents and students based on mutual respect and objectivity.
  • Act as an Advisor for a group of Middle School Students
  • Chaperone Academic Travel and Winter Adventure trips


Compensation:

  • Salary commensurate with experience and education
  • Annual contract
  • Status: Full-time-Contract


To apply for this position, please complete the Faculty Online Application, and send your resume and cover letter to Timothy Fitzgerald, Academic Dean Middle School, at timothy.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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