Cover Teacher, Ticino

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International School of TicinoTicino

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Contract type: Full Time / Part Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Supply

The International School of Ticino would like to hear from English-speaking teachers (living in Italy or Ticino) who are interested in occasional substitute work. Longer term, there may the possibility of a more permanent position of employment. 

Candidates should be well-qualified, committed to high standards, interested in using innovative approaches to teaching and learning and enthusiastic about promoting international understanding.

The position

We are looking for English-speaking teachers (living in the local area of Italy or Ticino) who are interested in substitute work. Teachers should show a high level of initiative, flexibility, creativity and organisational skills in caring for and providing safe and enriching educational experiences for students aged 3-11.

Longer term, there may the possibility of more permanent position of employment as professionals within our IB programmes and initial substitute work can often be a great way for you to get to know the school, as well as for the school to get to know you.  

Essential characteristics 

• to be living locally in Italy or Ticino.

• to have had recent experience working with students aged 3-11;

• to have good English skills;

• to be an EU passport holder or already be in possession of a valid visa that enables you to work in Ticino;

• to be in possession of a university degree in a related field.

How to apply

Interested candidates who meet the above requirements should complete the standard TES application form via the TES “apply now/quick apply” link. When completing this application form, it is particularly important that candidates include the following:

• Supporting Statement (within the box provided) which clearly outlines your availability; 

• CV with photo (as an attached supporting document);

• Contact details of two referees (within the box provided), one of which must be head of school and one of which must be direct line manager, both from current/most recent appointment.

Before employment begins,  a criminal records check will need to be completed as part of our safer recruitment and child safeguarding policies.

More about International School of Ticino
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: Via Ponteggia 23, Cadempino, Ticino, 6814, Switzerland. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +41 91 971 0344
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