The International School of Lausanne (ISL) is a leading, not-for-profit, International Baccalaureate (IB) World School. 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 900 students from over 60 nationalities, from 3 to 18 years of age.

For our Private Instrumental Music Programme, we are seeking to employ dynamic and qualified Private Instrumental Music Teachers of the following instruments:

Private Instrumental Music Teacher – Clarinet, Flute/ Recorder, Saxophone

From 2 September 2024

Within the frame of the Instrumental and Vocal Music Programme, the successful candidate will provide weekly private lessons to multiple students on the designated instrument.

Desired profile

  • Specialisation in the performance of their instrument and its pedagogy
  • Music degree and teaching experience within a school or conservatory
  • Experienced in teaching students aged 5-11 years
  • Ability to build a holistic and interactive curriculum and deliver and evaluate sessions which stimulate and motivate students
  • Strong interpersonal skills and intercultural awareness
  • Excellent verbal communication skills in English with very good listening skills; any other language is an asset
  • Adaptability, flexibility, dynamism and a sense of humour


To apply please submit the following documents on JobUp:

  • a cover letter
  • a resume/ CV
  • copies of diplomas
  • copies work certificates/ reference letters (if any)
  • copy of work permit (if applicable)

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

Why join ISL?

Our school is a unique place. We are an organisation of a size where your work will have a direct impact on our community. We provide a multicultural environment where diversity is valued and in which every opinion counts. We are highly reflective on our practices and impact and dedicated to the well-being of our staff and students.

Our staff members form a committed, hard-working, and passionate community. In return, we offer a rewarding, collaborative, and trusting work environment, an approachable leadership team, and a modern and spacious campus located at a stone’s throw from the centre of Lausanne.

We care for children

The International School of Lausanne is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all of its staff to share this commitment. A background check, including criminal records check and/or police clearance, will be conducted on all successful applicants.

We value diversity At ISL, all members of our community contribute to creating an environment where diversity is valued. Each individual is committed to ensuring everyone has a strong sense of belonging and feels respected. ISL is committed to being an inclusive employer that values diversity. This is reflected in our recruitment practices and in our Code of behaviour.