Humanities Teacher, Switzerland

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Institut auf dem RosenbergSwitzerland

Date posted:
Start date: August 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

The role

We are seeking a dynamic and engaging Humanities teacher with a history and politics focus to join the Humanities Department at the Institut auf dem Rosenberg. The ability to teach an additional subject is an advantage. The school is particularly interested in hearing form applicants with experience of teaching across US, UK, and IB curricula. Please state on your application, which strands of humanities you can teach and to which level.

We are particularly interested in hearing from candidates who:

• Have taught Politics and History to middle school and high school students.

•       Have taught History on the IB Diploma Programme and/or Theory of Knowledge (TOK). 

• Employ modern teaching techniques and have a proven track record of excellent academic results, classroom management and in-class differentiation.

• Be warm and able to build excellent relationships with the students.

• Have the ability to work with mixed age groups of students.

• Are willing to develop and implement the school curriculum.

• Take an active part in the Institut auf dem Rosenberg’s extensive sports and/or co-curricular programmes.

Requirements

• An appropriate degree with PGCE or equivalent teaching-qualification.

• The ability and willingness to teach UK IGCSEs/A-Levels, IB Diploma and US High School Diploma/Advanced Placement.

• Proven track record of guiding students through the examinations for the above degrees with excellent grades.

• Dedication to the ongoing development and excellence of Institut auf dem Rosenberg.

• Commitment to the school's values and ethos.

The School

Institut auf dem Rosenberg is a prestigious and leading independent boarding school for students aged 4-19 years, offering an international education to students from all over the world. The school offers UK IGCSEs, A-Levels, the US High School Diploma with Advanced Placement exams and is a candidate school for the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme. The school also operates the Rosenberg School of Talent & Enrichment where students can access first class co-curricular and sports programmes.  For years the school has pioneered ways to educate children and young adults according to their individual abilities, talents and goals for the future. 

We Offer

• A rare opportunity to work in a highly successful and internationally renowned school.

• A truly international environment with outstanding facilities.

• Colleagues committed to excellence, and a teacher/student ratio of approximately 1:3.

• An entrepreneurial working atmosphere, dedicated to ensuring every student can follow an individual development plan to maximise his or her potential.

• Attractive remuneration package including pension and optional accommodation.

To Apply

Candidates should supply a CV, letter of application detailing clearly their suitability for the post, and contact details of three referees. Send to recruitment@instrosenberg.ch, stating "Humanities Teacher" in the subject-line. 

Closing date for applications: 26th March 2018. Early applications are encouraged and the school reserves the right to appoint before the application deadline. Initial interviews will be conducted via Skype. 

Any offer of appointment will be subject to child-protection screening including reference checks with previous employers, and clearance from the Disclosure and Barring Service (previously known as CRB) or equivalent.




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More about Institut auf dem Rosenberg
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 6 - 19 years
Address: Höhenweg 60, 9000 St.Gallen, Switzerland
Telephone: +41 71 277 77 77
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