Employment at ZIS

Thank you for your interest in working at ZIS!

On these pages you learn about:

There are a number of advantages to working at ZIS:

  • We offer a wide range of job opportunities at four different campuses;
  • With faculty from over 18 countries, we are a truly international employer. Values such as openness, curiosity, tolerance and mutual respect are ingrained in every one of our employees;
  • Although ZIS is the largest international school in the Zurich area, we have a family environment. Faculty and staff members build close bonds and friendships and enjoy working with one another.

Current Openings

IT and Administration Positions

Currently no vacancies. 


Early Childhood Center Positions 2017/2018

Currently no vacancies.

Lower School, W├Ądenswil Campus Positions 2017//18

German Teacher



Middle School, Kilchberg Campus Positions 2017/18

German Teacher

 

Upper School, Adliswil Campus 2016/17 and 2017/18

Upper School Assistant Principal

Upper School Science - Coordinated Science, IB Biology/Physics HL/SL, AP Biology/Physics

Learning Support / Individualized Learning Program (Tentative)

 

 


How to apply:

ZIS welcomes educators to apply to become a part of our outstanding faculty. Due to the high number of inquiries we receive every day in a variety of formats, we request that you apply for a particular position using our own online application process. Only in this way can we assure you that your application will be processed in a timely manner.

ZIS respects each applicant's decision to register through various recruitment agencies, but we also require you to apply to ZIS directly using our online system. Thank you for your understanding.

Online Application Form

Child Protection

Zurich International School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment. The school has a code of conduct, a child protection policy, and procedures which support this commitment.

All employees are required to undertake a security clearance. This takes the form of a criminal records report and a special excerpt from Swiss criminal records for those working with children. It is school policy to actively seek confidential references for all new employees.


Qualifications

Teacher applicants must have at least 2-3 years of previous teaching experience in a pertinent subject area/discipline, preferably at an international school. Teaching certification is required for all positions. Applicants must furnish evidence of:

  • Teaching licence including specialism
  • Documented record of excellence in teaching
  • BA / BSC or equivalent university degree
  • IB Diploma/AP experience for specified Upper School positions
  • Understanding of Middle School philosophy and best practice for Middle School positions
  • Experience/familiarity with an inquiry-based pedagogy for Lower School positions
  • Integration of technology into curriculum
  • Learner-centered focus
  • Commitment to ongoing professional growth
  • Ability to differentiate for diverse learning needs
  • Teamwork, collaboration, and active participation in school life

Our Culture

Look through our website to learn about our culture and what makes our employees feel that this is an exciting place to work.

View our online video and discover what makes ZIS the ideal career partner for your future!

About Us

With more than 1,450 students at four unique campuses, ZIS offers an extensive educational program with all the benefits of size but the intimacy of smaller settings.

 

Admissions

We know that choosing the right school is one of the most important decisions you can make for your child. Our Admissions Team is here to help and guide you through the process.

 

Learning at ZIS

At ZIS we recognize the unique and diverse nature of our students. That’s why accommodating the individual learning needs of each and every student remains our highest priority.

 

Student Life

Co-curricular activities challenge our students’ personal, social and physical development and encourage a greater passion for learning. Opportunities range from the arts to sports to outreach and service work and beyond.

 

Campuses

ZIS has four unique campuses offering a personal experience to each of our students. Whether it is an old villa or one of our modern buildings, ZIS offers an age-appropriate environment for your child’s learning.

 

Community

The ZIS community extends beyond our students and includes ZIS families, alumni, faculty and staff, corporate partners, neighbors and friends.

 

Alumni

Once a member of our community, always a part of our family around the world! Our alumni include former students, former parents and former faculty and staff. At ZIS we welcome our alumni’s engagement and strive to help you stay connected with your ZIS.

 

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Contact Us

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Admissions - Prospective Families
+41 (0) 58 750 2531
admissions@zis.ch
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Main Office
+41 (0) 58 750 2500
zis@zis.ch
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Early Chlldhood Center
+41 (0) 58 750 2250
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Lower School, Wadenswil Campus
+41 (0) 58 750 2200
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Middle School, Kilchberg Campus
+41 (0) 58 750 2300
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Upper School
+41 (0) 58 750 2400
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