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The International School of Lausanne (ISL) is a leading non-profit, English language, International Baccalaureate (IB) World School set in the French speaking part of Switzerland. Our school is committed to excellence in education. We strive to recognise the unique potential of each student, and to equip them to play an active and responsible role in a complex, multicultural world. The school employs approximately 250 members of staff on its campus where we welcome approximately 950 students from over 60 nationalities, from 3 to 18 years of age.

For our Secondary School, we are seeking to employ an inspirational

Teacher of Mathematics and TOK

(IB MYP and Diploma)

Full-time permanent position from 1 August 2020

Qualifications and Qualities desired

  • Ability to teach Mathematics with Theory of Knowledge in the IB MYP and IB Diploma Programme
  • Knowledge of the International Baccalaureate (IB) programmes
  • A recognized teaching qualification at graduate or postgraduate level
  • Ideally three years’ proven teaching success
  • Ability to plan, deliver and evaluate lessons which stimulate and motivate students to learn
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Understanding of and sensitivity to cultural variance; a work experience in an international environment is a strong asset
  • Commitment to excellence in education
  • Adaptability, flexibility, dynamism and a sense of humour
  • Ability to meet high expectations of students, colleagues and a professional parent community
  • Excellent ICT skills and a knowledge of their effective use to support pedagogy
  • Commitment to self-reflection and professional development

Due to work permit limitations, preference will be given to candidates having a Swiss citizenship or holding a Swiss work permit.

ISL is an equal opportunity employer. To apply, please submit the following documents by email to SFoley@isl.ch:

  • cover letter
  • CV/ résumé
  • statement of educational philosophy
  • copies of diplomas
  • details of three professional referees

Closing date: Saturday 29 February 2020