Job details

High School History Teacher
Collège du Léman, Geneva, Switzerland

Job reference: 06424

Location: Collège du Léman, Geneva, Switzerland

Closing date: 15/06/2019

Department: Teaching

Main Purpose of the Role:


We are seeking a History teacher to join our Anglophone High School (including IGCSE, IBDP and AP programmes) to teach approximately 28 periods of 40 minutes per week, plus required cover and supervision duties (a full-time post consists of 28 teaching periods. The estimated start date of this position is August 2019.

The successful candidate will be a team player and will join a dynamic department of teaching staff in a highly motivating international setting.

All candidates must be the holder of a relevant university degree and a teaching qualification. Previous experience of teaching History in the IGCSE, IBDP and AP programmes is an advantage. The ability to use and integrate ICT in the curriculum is expected.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Use and develop the existing resources to teach History in the Anglophone High school
  • Use and develop the existing resources to teach History in the IGCSE, IBDP and AP programmes
  • Work as a class advisor
  • Provide Subject Support in history

Skills and Competencies:

Good interpersonal skills and classroom management skills

Excellent communication skills                                              


Ability to work in a team


Skills / Qualities Required:






University Degree in History

Teaching qualification.



Some teaching experience.

Previous experience in an international school setting.

Previous experience of teaching IGCSE History and/or IBDP History and/or AP US/European History

Prior Skills and Knowledge

Good rapport with students

Good organizational skills.

ICT literacy, both with educational tools and mainstream software.

English mother tongue or equivalent fluency.

Good communication skills.

Working knowledge of French.

Additional skills


Must be able to work as part of a team.

Ability to work to tight deadlines.


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


The closing date for this job has now passed.