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Teacher of Physical Education

British School of Geneva
Geneva, Vernier, Switzerland
Date Added: Jun 3, 2024

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Teacher of Physical Education

Primary, Secondary and A Level


Purpose of Role

The British School of Geneva is seeking to recruit an outstanding Physical Education teacher for a full-time Contract from 24th August 2024. Founded in 2005, The British School of Geneva offers the full English National Curriculum from EYFS through to A Levels to students of all nationalities and educational backgrounds.

Today, the school welcomes around 300 students from over 70 nationalities in its bright, spacious, built-for-purpose premises. The British School of Geneva is a day school only and employs approximately 50 teachers and administrators. Students are the life-blood of any school, and all teachers, management and administrators are committed to helping every one of them thrive and confidently attain their full potential. The concepts of inclusion, respect, motivation and achievement are fundamental and permeate every aspect of school life.

As a member school of The International School Partnership our school places student learning at the centre of everything we do. Each student has the right to expect outstanding teaching and support at all times in their learning journey. We believe each student can amaze themselves with their learning and development through energized high quality teaching.


Key Responsibilities

In order to support the highest standard and most effective operation of the school we now seek an outstanding Physical Education teacher who can teach both non examination PE and PEARSON EDEXCEL A Level Physical Education (9PE0), from August 24th 2024.

Do you have a proven track record of outstanding Physical Education teaching in your career to date in a Pearson EDEXCEL or equivalent English language school?. If you are confident that you can meet the requirements of this position with confidence and enthusiasm we would like to hear from you.

Physical Education Teacher: Provision of scheduled Staff Duties, Form Tutor and After School Activities

The PEdepartment comprises 1.5 full-time equivalent positions. Our school utilizes our Hall area and the local highly resourced Bois des Freres Sports Centre for the provision of our Physical Education classes.

The British School of Geneva (BSG) offers non-examination PE to all students in all years. For August 2024 we are introducing PEARSON EDEXCEL A Level PE, Course 9PEO. The successful candidate will be expected to deliver this course commencing for the incoming Year 12 students from August 2024.

The PE teaching position also comes with the expectation of offering three after school days of ECA Activity (for which there is separate, additional remuneration allocated).


  • Ability to offer Specific team or individual sports.


Skills, Qualifications and Experience

  • BA in Physical Education OR a BA in Sports Coaching with either followed by a PGCE qualification OR a B. Ed in Physical education.
  • Ability to teach A Level Physical Education with Pearson EDEXCEL OR equivalent.
  • Proven ability to contribute to and work effectively within a Subject department and broader staff community.
  • Proven ability to maintain accurate data, records and Curricular Schemes of Learning.
  • Proven ability to energise student learning and experience ensuring high level of student development and improvement.
  • Strong knowledge of relevant Information technology systems
  • Proven ability to provide additional contribution to student experience beyond the mainstream curriculum.

Current Work Permit to work in Switzerland or residency in Switzerland or as a Frontailer.


What we can offer you?

  • Bespoke training opportunities to support you within your role
  • An evidence informed approach to teaching and learning
  • A highly visible and supportive SLT
  • The opportunity to try new initiatives
  • A commitment to reducing paperwork and bureaucracy


ISP Principles

Begin with our children and students. Our children and students are at the heart of what we do. Simply, their success is our success. Wellbeing and safety are both essential for learners and learning. Therefore, we are consistent in identifying potential safeguarding and Health & Safety issues and acting and following up on all concerns appropriately.

Treat everyone with care and respect. We look after one another, embrace similarities and differences and promote the well-being of self and others.

Operate effectively. We focus relentlessly on the things that are most important and will make the most difference. We apply school policies and procedures and embody the shared ideas of our community.

Are financially responsible. We make financial choices carefully based on the needs of the children, students and our schools.

Learn continuously. Getting better is what drives us. We positively engage with personal and professional development and school improvement.


ISP Commitment to Safeguarding Principles

ISP is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

All post holders are subject to appropriate vetting procedures, including an online due diligence search, references and satisfactory Criminal Background Checks or equivalent covering the previous 10 years’ employment history. 


ISP Commitment to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging

ISP is committed to strengthening our inclusive culture by identifying, hiring, developing, and retaining high-performing teammates regardless of gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation and gender expression, age, disability status, neurodivergence, socio-economic background or other demographic characteristics. Candidates who share our vision and principles and are interested in contributing to the success of ISP through this role are strongly encouraged to apply.

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