Extended Support Teacher


1297 Founex
  • Publication date:

    19 März 2023
  • Workload:

    50 – 100%
  • Contract:

    Unlimited employment
  • Language:

    French, English

Extended Support Teacher

Extended Support Teacher

Founded in 1924, the Foundation of the International School of Geneva, commonly known as Ecolint educates 4500 students aged from 3-18 representing over 130 nationalities.Each of our eight schools is dedicated to the development of seven life-worthy, future-ready global competences: we develop lifelong learning, self-agency, the ability to interact with the world, with others and with resources so as to develop transdisciplinary, multiliterate thinking. Through this, we drive our mission, which is to educate students to be global citizens with the courage and capacity to create a just and joyful tomorrow together.Ecolint is built on strong humanitarian values and prides itself on its long history of pedagogical innovation, including the creation of the Model United Nations system and the International Baccalaureate. We have around 1250 employees representing more than 60 nationalities, united as one core of dynamic professionals, committed to our mission.The La Châtaigneraie Campus is set amidst the picturesque rolling farms and villages of Founex overlooking Lake Geneva not far from the city. With a mix of historic and new buildings, the campus is split into a Primary and Secondary school with a combined total of around 1600 students. We are proud to be an International Baccalaureate World School while also offering our students the option to complete the Swiss Maturité. Our programmes are based on the IB's 'Learner Profile', a set of ideals that inspire, motivate and focus the work of the school and help students to become more thoughtful, grounded, responsible and caring global citizens. Fostering these qualities is at the heart of all we do. The international team of educators is devoted to supporting and celebrating a diverse population of students.
LieuLa Châtaigneraie (Secondary/secondaire)
Date limite de candidature24/03/2023
Date de début28/08/2023
Type de contratPart-time

To complete our team, we are looking for a:

Extended Support Teacher
1-year contract

50-100% - 9-18 Hours


  • Coordinate the ESP programme and team (ESP assistants) for 8 students.
  • Liaise with staff, parents, external agencies and other schools to coordinate their contribution
  • Create the curriculum and ILPs for the ESP students
  • Guide parents and students with orientation for placement when students leave the school
  • Ensure accurate and effective administration of all ESP matters
  • Liaise closely with parents, LS team, school psychologists, subject teachers, mentors
  • Raise awareness of ESP students' needs, contributes to professional development of staff
  • Teach a full-time timetable of 18 hours per week
  • Work with teachers and staff to develop effective ways of bridging barriers to learning through: assessment of needs; monitoring of teaching quality and student achievement; maintaining a detailed recording system for progress

Candidate requirements

  • Relevant university degree
  • Evidence of a successful track record in providing learning support in the field of special needs and education
  • Experience in running the ASDAN and other relevant ESP programmes
  • Fluent in French and English
  • An effective team player and communicator able to motivate and inspire trust, counsel and mediate
  • Excellent administrative and IT skills
  • Self-critical, curious, ethical
  • Mental and emotional stamina and confidence to take and abide by informed decisions and remain calm under pressure
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, especially listening, able to relate well to parents, staff and students
  • Able to show initiative and innovate while assuring compliance with agreed procedures

Candidates are requested to apply online attaching their CV , three references (one of which must be from their current or most recent employer, who can be contacted should the candidate be selected for an interview), and a covering letter. The application must be addressed to Soraya Sayed Hassen, International School of Geneva, La Châtaigneraie Campus by 24th March 2023 mentioning the reference number 230 321.

Please indicate your ideal occupancy rate in your cover letter

The International School of Geneva values and encourages diversity among its staff. As such, we welcome applications from candidates with a wide range of backgrounds and experience. The School is seriously committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.

All successful candidates will be subject to rigorous conduct and child protection checks appropriate to their position, including prior checks with their previous employers and the authorities.

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