Teacher of Biology/Chemistry, Geneva,

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International School of GenevaGeneva,

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Start date: 01.09.2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

  To complete our team at Secondary School, we are looking for a:

Teacher of Biology/Chemistry Full-time


● Teaching Biology and Chemistry in years 10, 11, and at the IB Diploma Programme level 

● Teaching Science (Y9)

Candidate requirements:

● Appropriate degree and teaching qualification 

● Experience teaching IB Diploma Programme Biology & Chemistry (HL & SL) in an international setting is an advantage

● Strong knowledge of and experience with incorporating technology into teaching and laboratory activities

● Willingness to contribute to enrichment activities such as supervision of Extended Essays and department field trips

● Experience as IB Biology or Chemistry examiner and/or workshop leader will be an advantage 

● English mother tongue. English - French bilingualism is an advantage

● Excellent classroom management and organizational skills 

● Enthusiasm and creativity with a passion for teaching and learning and a drive to achieve the highest possible standards for all students 

● A caring, sensitive attitude towards students: an outstanding and inspirational teacher 

● Excellent communication skills with colleagues and parents 

● Experience and interest in developing science curricula

● Experience working with a lab technician 

Candidates are required to apply online by sending their CV, three references, one of whom must be your current or most recent employer, that may be followed at the point of interview and a covering letter addressed to Dr Conrad Hughes, Campus and Secondary Principal, International School of Geneva, La Grande Boissière, by 7th December 2018, mentioning the reference number 340 003

Only online applications will be considered

The International School of Geneva welcomes applications from candidates with diverse backgrounds and experiences. The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers.

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More about International School of Geneva
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 7 - 18 years
Address: Campus des Nations - Saconnex Site, Route de Morillons 11, CH - 1218 Grand-Saconnex, Switzerland
Telephone: +41 22 770 4700