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English teacher

Mosaic
Geneva, Switzerland
Date Added: Jul 10, 2024

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Description

Mosaic Primary School
English Teacher
 
 
Purpose of Role 
As an English teacher at Mosaic school, your role is pivotal in enhancing students' proficiency in English, in line with our curriculum based on the PER (plan d’étude roman) and the English National Curriculum. This involves developing their reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills, while integrating cultural aspects of English-speaking countries to foster a well-rounded education. You will support balanced bilingualism, ensuring students achieve fluency in both languages, and facilitate critical thinking and social interaction. Additionally, you will prepare students for global opportunities and engage them with diverse perspectives, collaborating with colleagues and parents to create a cohesive learning environment that nurtures both academic and personal growth.
 
Qualifications and Experience 
  • English native speaker 
  • English teaching qualification 
  • Previous teaching experience in primary education 
  • A good level in French would be advantageous 
  • Excellent classroom management and organizational skills 
  • Applicants must have experience in teaching in primary schools and be excited by the challenge of contributing to the various projects developed at Mosaic during the school year 
  • Ability to work in a way that ensures the safety and well-being of children 
  • Very good communication skills with colleagues and parents 
  • Be dynamic and have an interactive approach 
  • Be available and flexible. 
 
The school
Mosaic School is part of the International Schools Partnership (ISP) group, comprising committed colleagues in financially responsible schools around the world, where learning is at the heart of everything we do for our students, colleagues, and parents. We are committed to getting better, all the time. ISP was founded by an experienced team of committed educationalists and operators who have worked together over many years. ISP’s growing group of private schools are located in the UK, the USA, Canada, Spain, Italy, Switzerland, Costa Rica, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Malaysia, Mexico, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru, educating children and students from 2–18 years of age. ISP has expanded to 83 schools that employ over 10,000 staff and deliver multiple curricula to over 56,000 students located across the globe
 
 
Key Responsibilities.
As an English Primary Teacher at Mosaic, you will have to: 
  • Plan, prepare and deliver lessons, which follow our unique curriculum based on the English National curriculum and the Plan d’étude Roman (PER) 
  • Work with your French colleague, who you share the class with 
  • Review lessons and resources regularly to ensure they provide maximum engagement and clear opportunities for pupils to develop skills and processes 
  • Prepare and set tests. 
  • Maintaining a safe and orderly classroom environment where students feel comfortable learning 
  • Any other responsibilities as requested by the pedagogical department. 
  • Follow all the training and requirements of our group, international school partnership, ISP. 
 
ISP and Mosaic 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 and Mosaic 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 and Mosaic 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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