Lower School Homeroom Teacher (One year position; 01.08.21 - 31.07.2022)

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Lower School Homeroom Teacher (One year position; 01.08.21 - 31.07.2022)


At Zurich International School our 1,200 students are not the only ones who learn. We recruit teachers with an outstanding record of achievement, an innovative mindset, an understanding of the power of technology, and an exemplary commitment to international education. Then our strong professional growth program challenges them to get even better.



Do you do what’s right even when no one is watching? Consider the impact of a decision or action on others? Actively attempt to understand why people hold certain perspectives? Then Zurich International School may be the right fit for you! Integrity, fairness and compassion are important character standards for everyone at ZIS.



Learning is a shared responsibility and at Zurich International School, we challenge our students to exceed their own expectations - and ourselves to ensure their success. To achieve this, we need to be open to risk, change and innovation. Do you feel the same way about learning? Then ZIS may be the right fit for you.



Do you lead by example, seeking best practice and educational innovation? Consider how your action will have a positive impact on others? At Zurich International School, we enable faculty and staff, as well as our students, to become confident and responsible leaders,with a clear sense of direction and purpose. Are you the kind of educator we're looking for?


We are seeking a qualified Lower School teacher for a one year vacancy position. Please specify your area of expertise and experience - Early Childhood, Lower Primary, Upper Primary.



Teacher applicants should have at least 2-3 years of previous Lower School teaching experience, preferably at an international school. Teaching certification is required. A current Swiss work permit is required. Applicants must furnish evidence of:

  • Teaching license including specialism

  • Documented record of excellence in teaching

  • BA / BSC or equivalent university degree

  • Experience with inquiry based pedagogy

  • Experience with Readers & Writers Workshop

  • Learner-centered focus

  • Commitment to ongoing professional development

  • Ability to differentiate for diverse learning needs, including EAL learners

  • Teamwork, collaboration, and active participation in school life