Kindergarten teacher (English speaking)

Children First GmbH

  • Veröffentlicht:

    08 Oktober 2022
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Kindergarten teacher (English speaking)

Freiestrasse 175, 8032 Zürich, 044 252 9121,**,**

Role Description: Qualified English Kindergarten Teacher

General Responsibilities

  • Deliver an Early Years curriculum meeting international standards
    in child development and early years education

  • Plan and prepare activities for individual children and groups and
    report how they experienced them to parents on request

  • Agree what each team member can contribute to the work with the
    children, keeping an overview of what is achieved individually and in

  • Work with German teacher to co-ordinate teaching and learning

  • Monitor children’s progress and keep assessment records

  • Take responsibility for safety, hygiene and protection of all
    children aged three to six years old, and handover to other
    teachers as required


  • Ensure the staff team work to uphold standards described in CFA
    information, policy documents, guidelines and Swiss legislation

  • Take responsibility for children’s behaviour and set targets for
    improvement where necessary

  • Maintain confidentiality at all times and take measures for data

  • Ensure equal opportunities through awareness of a child’s culture
    and individual background, understanding the different skills and
    abilities of each child

  • Manage the staff team of the kindergarten.

  • Supervise information given to parents regarding the daily care of
    their children and ensure communications are accurate,
    professional and timely.

  • Deputise for the Head of School when required, e.g. hosting visits,
    responding to enquiries and organizing the work.

  • Clean rooms and equipment including laundry or ensure this is done

  • Keep accident, incident and risk assessment records.

  • Prepare meals and supervise meal times.

  • Present Children First in a friendly, calm and professional manner.

  • Meet with Nursery / Preschool Team Leader to co-ordinate
    curricular work and school holiday Fun weeks.

  • Any other duties appropriate to the post as directed by the Head /
    Schoolhouse Manager.

Pensum/ Work Load: 70% - 100%
Start date: immediately or upon agreement

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Recognized teaching degree with a special focus on early years.
    Knowledge of or trained in EYFS / UK National Curriculum
    framework or equivalent curriculum.

  • We also accept Montessori (AMI/ AMS) trained kindergarten
    teachers 3 – 6.

  • A minimum of five years teaching experience.

  • Swiss work permit

Competency and Skills:

  • Team management skills

  • Ideally worked in a smaller environment / new school

  • Native-speaker of English ,German an advantage

  • Interculturally competent, self-starter, responsible, mature

  • Ideally speaks another language or has lived in different countries
    in the past.

  • Values are aligned with our values: empathy and transparent
    communication with parents, good team skills, mature and happy to
    take responsibility.

Freiestrasse 175, 8032 Zürich, 044 252 9121,**,**

Examples of kindergarten degrees we accept:

  • U.K. PGCE/QTS/Certification of Education with specialisation in
    kindergarten / early years

  • Montessori Diploma (AMI or AMS) for ages 3 to 6

  • Swiss (PH) Kindergarten Diploma

  • U.S. State Teaching License for ages 3 to 5

  • Canadian Province Teaching License for ages 3 to 5

  • New Zealand Trained Teacher's Diploma for ages 3 to 5

  • Bachelor of Education with Early Years Specialisation

Please e-mail your letter of motivation, CV and your qualifications to