Play School Manager, Saanen

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John F. Kennedy International SchoolSaanen
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Start date: 1st September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

We are looking to appoint an outstanding and motivated teacher and manager for our Play School, leading a team of assistants. The successful applicant would be Early Years trained with at least 2 years of experience in managing a playschool setting. Learning and development is underpinned by the four learning strands of the International Early Years Curriculum. The number of students varies during the year to a maximum of 18 students.  The successful candidate would report directly to the Head of Primary School.

John F. Kennedy International School is a small school with a family atmosphere. Student role is approximately 80 in Autumn and Spring and 120 in Winter. Staff at the school take on many roles such as lunchtime supervision, after school activities, accompanying excursions (including overnight), chalet events and hikes/cycles. Staff know all of the students across the school and are comfortable teaching across the age range.

All staff are expected to exhibit the JFK Core Values of Adaptability, Morality, Resilience, Enquiry, Cooperation, Communication, Thoughtfulness and Respect.

Please note that only EU / Swiss nationals applications will be considered due to strict Swiss working permit regulations.  A full /clean driving license, with recent driving experience is required. The ability to drive a minibus would be an advantage. References will be taken from 2 sources and you must be able to provide evidence of your teaching qualifications.

Closing date for receipt of applications:12 April 2020. Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted, interviews will take place in April via Skype. Please apply through TES directly. 

More about John F. Kennedy International School
Address: Chilchgasse 2, 3792 Saanen, Switzerland. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +41 33 744 1372