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**WHO WE ARE**

Collège du Léman is one of Switzerland-s most prestigious international day and boarding schools, located on the edge of Lake Geneva in view of the Swiss Alps. Collège du Léman is part of the Nord Anglia family of 81 schools worldwide.
At Collège du Léman, we shape generations that harness differences, changing our world for the better, and are proud of our values -RISE- which stands for Respect, Internationalism, Spirit and Excellence.
We are a truly international community with more than 120 different nationalities. They come together on a green, village-like campus covering 8 hectares. Students follow international and national curricula, with English, French and Bilingual programmes.
 

 

**MAIN PURPOSE OF THE ROLE **
You will support and encourage students, helping them enjoy and make the most of the learning opportunities the school offers. You will be teaching Chemistry to High School students.

 

**KEY RESPONSIBILITIES**
\- Promote the school-s mission and vision by assisting students, both day and boarding, to discover and develop individual strengths, make powerful, lifelong global connections, and be their best selves.
\- Contribute to the creation of a caring and inclusive learning environment in which students can flourish, ensuring that each student-s health and well-being are given the necessary priority.
\- Embody and promote Collège du Léman-s RISE values of Respect, Internationalism, Spirit, and Excellence
\- Use and develop the existing resources to teach Chemistry in the Anglophone High School.
\- Teach Chemistry in the High School, possibly including IGCSE, IB, EALand High School classes. 
\- Possibility of Extended Essay supervision in Chemistry within the IBDP programme.
\- Possibility to act as a Pastoral Advisor.
\- The ability to teach another Science and PSHE is an advantage.

 

**SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES REQUIRED**
You should possess a relevant university degree in Chemistry and a teaching qualification. It is imperative that you have previous experience in teaching Chemistry in English, as well as a strong command of the language. Additionally, you must demonstrate the ability to use and integrate educational technology effectively into the curriculum, enhancing the learning experience for students.

Furthermore, you are expected to work closely with a team of dedicated colleagues and maintain a positive rapport with students, characterized by a firm yet empathetic and fair approach. 
In addition, you should be adept at managing tight deadlines, displaying strong organizational skills to meet the demands of the position effectively. These qualities, combined with a commitment to excellence in teaching, are fundamental for the successful candidate in this role.
Preferred qualifications for this position include previous experience in an international school setting as well as teaching IB and IGCSE Chemistry.

 

**CONDITIONS**
The position needs to be filled by August 2024. This is a full-time position. 

 

It is important that the post holder is always aware of Child Protection guidelines and observes a professional distance from students whilst still developing effective working and caring relationships.
You understand and embrace the importance of diversity and inclusion and stand against discrimination in any form. Background investigations and reference checks for the past ten years will be conducted during the selection process.

All areas of this job specification are subject to regular review and changes.