Art Teacher, 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
Suitable for NQTs: No

As our school grows we are looking to appoint an outstanding and motivated teacher to be the sole teacher of Art across the school.

The successful applicant would be the sole teacher of Art to students from Reception to Year 9, teaching using the International Early Years Curriculum, the International Primary Curriculum and the International Middle Years Curriculum. Experience of teaching Art is essential, experience of teaching the IMYC would be an advantage.

Class sizes are a maximum of 16 students. The successful candidate would report directly to the Head of Primary School and Head of Middle School.

It would be an advantage if the successful candidate could also teach History to the Middle School students (Years 6-9) or EAL across the school. For this second role they would work under the Head of EAL, liaising with her and the other EAL teachers as necessary.

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 team events and hikes/cycles. In line with all teachers at JFK, the successful applicant would be expected to lead an after school activity of their choosing during either the Autumn or Spring term. 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. 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