Music & Drama 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

We are looking to appoint an outstanding and motivated music and drama teacher with a proven track record of achievement. Applicants need to be flexible and able to teach and develop the music and drama programme across the school.

You would be the sole teacher of music and drama to students from Play School to Year 9 using the International Early Years Curriculum, the International Primary Curriculum and the International Middle School Curriculum. Experience of teaching music and drama is essential; experience of teaching with the International Curriculum would be an advantage.

You must be willing and able to prepare students for a Christmas concert and present this to parents and friends of JFK in the local church, as well as producing a whole school production at the end of each Academic Year. This would involve all students from Reception to Year 9. You should be able to offer a musical instrument, preferably piano, as an after school activity.

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 you would work under the Head of EAL, liaising with her and the other EAL teachers as necessary.

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 and sports 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