Teacher Assistant

British School of Geneva

British School of Geneva


Key information

Our school welcomes around 270 students from over 70 nationalities in its bright, spacious, built-for-purpose premises. The British School of Geneva is a day school only and employs approximately 50 teachers and administrators. Students are the life-blood of any school, and all teachers, management and administrators are committed to helping every one of them thrive and confidently attain their full potential. The concepts of inclusion, respect, motivation and achievement are fundamental and permeate every aspect of school life.

As a member school of The International School Partnership our school places student learning at the centre of everything we do. Each student has the right to expect outstanding teaching and support at all times in their learning journey. We believe each student can amaze themselves with their learning and development through high quality teaching.

In order to support the highest standard and most effective operation of the school we now seek an outstanding TEACHER ASSISTANT for the 2023-2024 school year on a Fixed Term Contract.

Do you have a proven track record of outstanding Teacher Assistance working to support mainstream teachers and students with Additional Learning needs in your career to date. If you are confident that you can meet the requirements of this position with confidence and enthusiasm we would like to hear from you.

This position is to provide 1:1 Support in a mainstream English Language Secondary school in Geneva at 50% or 12 Hours per week and 10 hours of additional general Learning Support for students with additional needs including english Language acquisition.

The position runs for the full 2023-24 school year commencing with immedaite efefct.

Person Sepcification :

Experienced working with children with specific additional neeeds.

A calm personality.

Able to act in the best interests of another.

Trustworthy and kind in interactions with all.

Treat all with care and respect.

Flexible and adaptable.

Relaible, punctual and good at record keeping.

Available 5 days per week during school Term time.

Proven experience working effectively within a team.

Creative and able to utilise a varioety of resources.

IT proficient.

Eligibility requirements:

Must hold a Valid Work Permit for Geneva

Proof of Residency in Geneva or the Frontalier area.

Proof of Nationality

Fleuncy in English : Spanish or France in addition an advantage, but English a neccesity.

A 10 year Criminal Clearance background record is a requirement for appointment inclsive of all countries lived and worked in in that period (2013-2023).

Prior Experience working in a school setting is a distinct advantage.

Immediate availability. Please do not apply if you do not possess a current Work Permit or permision to work in Geneva.

The CLOSING DATE for Submission of Apllications in Monday 2nd October 2023. Applications will be processed on an 'As received' basis and Interview may occur prior to that date.

The British School of Geneva is a member school of the International School Partnership:

ISP Principles

Begin with our children and students. Our children and students are at the heart of what we do. Simply, their success is our success. Wellbeing and safety are both essential for learners and learning. Therefore, we are consistent in identifying potential safeguarding issues and acting and following up on all concerns appropriately.

Treat everyone with care and respect. We look after one another, embrace similarities and differences and promote the well-being of self and others.

Operate effectively. We focus relentlessly on the things that are most important and will make the most difference. We apply school policies and procedures and embody the shared ideas of our community.

Learn continuously. Getting better is what drives us. We positively engage with personal and professional development and school improvement.

You consistently demonstrate and role-model the ISP Leadership Competencies in all that you do.

  1. Collaboration. Takes an active part in leading their school or region; is cooperative and a genuine team player, developing positive, supportive relationships with colleagues to solve problems and maximise opportunities.

  1. Learning & Getting Better. Continually demonstrates personal commitment and passion for learning and getting better using evidence and feedback; supporting others in their continual learning, development and growth.

  1. Innovation Leadership. Is good at creating an environment where ideas for learning initiatives and services are generated and is able to motivate and inspire others through the process of creation through to completion.

  1. Outcome driven. Can be counted on to find solutions. Is consistently looking to exceed goals and is focused on KPIs.

  1. Resilience. Can deal with setbacks and challenges calmly and effectively.

  1. Community Focus. Is committed to meeting and exceeding the needs and expectations of our students and their families.

  1. Integrity & Ethical Management. Has the ability to work ethically and with integrity; helps others feel valued; upholds and models the ISP Vision, Purpose and Principles.

ISP Commitment to Safeguarding Principles

ISP is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All post holders are subject to appropriate vetting procedures and satisfactory Criminal Background Checks or equivalent covering the previous 10 years’ employment history.


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