Visiting Teacher of Violin and Director of School Orchestra

Geneva English School

  • Publication date:

    27 May 2023
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  • Place of work:

    1294 Genthod

Visiting Teacher of Violin and Director of School Orchestra


GES is an academically successful British international school. The Primary campus is located in beautiful grounds in Genthod. The Secondary campus is located in Versoix and easily accessible by public transport. We offer a friendly staff and a welcoming parent and student community.

To complete our multidisciplinary and international team in a privileged educational environment based on the Primary campus in Genthod, The Geneva English School is looking for a part-time violin teacher as of the beginning of the school year 2023 for students aged 5 to 11 years.

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  • You must have an independent worker status as confirmed by the AVS or its equivalent in neighbouring France

  • Availability to give weekly violin lessons

  • Availability to direct the weekly school orchestra

  • Approximately 15 weeks of whole class violin teaching in the school year (about 2 hours per week)

  • University Diploma or equivalent

  • Specialisation in the performance of its instrument and its pedagogy

  • Music degree and teaching experience within a school or conservatory are necessary

  • Proficiency in English with the ability to speak French an advantage

  • Strong affinity to working with students and open to collaborations with colleagues

  • Organising and attending student concerts

  • Enthusiastic, flexible, team player

How to apply

Please note that you need to already have the right to work in Switzerland to apply for this position. Please do not apply if you don’t meet the visa requirements of the post.

Please use the TES portal (via our website) to apply for the role. You must include a covering letter and if you would like you can upload your CV. Applications outside of the TES platform will not be considered.

Due to the large number of applications we receive for each position, it will not be possible to contact all candidates, but we thank you in advance for your interest in our school.

Our recruitment policy

GES is committed to equal opportunities, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We welcome applications from suitably qualified people regardless of gender, race, religion, sexual orientation or disability. Applicants will be required to undergo a child protection check, including reference checks with previous employers, national/international criminal record checks and disqualification checks. In some cases, social network searches may be carried out.


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