College Alpin Beau Soleil is seeking to recruit a
Teacher of Film with another Subject
Start date: September 2022
At Beau Soleil, we believe it’s what you do that counts. This philosophy holds true in all that we do as staff and for our students. We are a community that believes in the power of action, engagement and participation, inside and outside of the classroom.
Our unique holistic education is built around four core values: Respect, Responsibility, Ambition and Determination, which provide a framework to community life for our international student body. Our students come from over fifty different countries, with diverse academic backgrounds and a wide range of future aspirations.
With curricular programmes in both English and French, students graduate with an IB or Advanced Studies Diploma. Within this framework, small class sizes allow for a flexible programme and staff are encouraged and supported to bring new ideas to all that they do
As a full boarding school, our staff are involved in all aspects of school life, sharing time in the classroom, in the boarding houses, out on the mountain and travelling the world. You may find yourself teaching an IBDP class in the morning, helping to staff one of our amazing expeditions in the afternoon, or accompanying a group to surf in Bali during the holiday period.
Professional development and training opportunities abound, and we believe in growing talent and supporting great teachers in their career paths. As a member of the Nord Anglia Education group of schools there are opportunity for ongoing professional training and exchange amongst the world’s leading premium schools organisation.
Our location in the heart of Villars-sur-Ollon, offers an enviable lifestyle with access to skiing in the winter months and a multitude of outdoor and sporting activities throughout the year. Montreux, Lausanne and Geneva are all within easy reach for cultural adventures and inspiration.
The Beau Soleil campus is an inspiring place to work with facilities that are second to none. Our ongoing campus development and maintenence programme ensures that our students and staff thrive in an environment of which they can be rightly proud.
If it’s good enough for James Bond and Luke Skywalker then why not you?
The Swiss Alps has served both film legends well and it could provide the setting for the next thrilling episode in your career...
Living and working in the Swiss Alps will inspire and encourage your creative freedom to teach Film to our international students. The school is extremely well-placed and well equipped to enable you to support our young people in exploring the diversity of film across time, cultures and contexts, as well as to develop their imaginations and collaborate with one another.
The Film department is well resourced with state-of-the-art equipment to meet the requirements of the IBDP programme and the rigours of modern technological advances in film technology; Equipped with green-screen technology, you will be able to enthuse and inspire the students to produce work that will have them snapping at the heels of Spielberg and producing work as visually rich as Hitchcock.
Our IBDP Film course has achieved unprecedented levels of recruitment and we are looking for a teacher who will imbute our learners with the courage to experiment and create; the passion to communicate freely and the curiosity to fully appreciate the most influential and dynamic art form of the last century.
Do you want to spend winter in a Swiss ski resort? Being part of a boarding school allows opportunities to share experiences and enthusiasm with students inside and outside the classroom, and you will be keen to see education as something deeper than just lessons or a syllabus. We believe it’s what you do that counts – and this carries over from classroom to village to mountain – and we are looking for people who share our enthusiasm for holistic education, experiential learning and community engagement.
With the opportunity to work within a creative and forwardlooking English Faculty, this post is perfect for teachers who are passionate about their subject, enjoy engagement with young people, keen to share ideas, learn from others and who set the highest expectations of themselves and their classes.
As a qualified teacher you will be a fluent English speaker, familiar with the IBDP curriculum and confident working with students from diverse backgrounds. You will be an excellent communicator and confident with technology; someone who gets on well with colleagues, students and parents.
Amongst other things, you’ll be well organised, have a good sense of humour and will want to participate fully in the extracurricular aspects of school life including the boarding house as well as the classroom. We have a comprehensive learning programme that includes Saturday morning academics and exciting challenges ranging from climbing 4000m peaks to night time ski racing
In addition to being highly successful in its own right, College Alpin Beau Soleil is a member of the Nord Anglia Education family of premium international schools. This means you’ll be joining an international team in which thoughts and ideas are shared around the globe as we strive to make our schools the very best in the world. You will have the security and opportunities that come from being part of a high quality global organisation dedicated to education and professional development.
Salary and Benefits
In return for your passion to deliver the highest quality all-round boarding education you will enjoy a competitive salary, and places in the school for your children. You will also have the opportunity to live and work in the stunningly beautiful Swiss Alpine ski resort of Villars sur Ollon.
Here at College Alpin Beau Soleil, we are a close knit team who are proud of our school and boarding community. We educate 280 young people from nearly 50 countries, preparing them for futures as impactful global citizens. If you’d like to be a part of our on-going success, please get in touch; we’d love to hear from you.
How to apply
Applications should be made via Beau Soleil recruitment website at www.beausoleil.ch/en/about-us/employmentopportunities and should contain a CV, letter of application and the details of two professional referees.
We encourage early application; the closing date is 28 February 2022. Successful short listed candidates will be contacted straight away with initial discussions conducted remotely by telephone or video call.
College Alpin Beau Soleil is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Clearance from the Disclosure and Barring Service is required prior to appointment.