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High School Computer Science and Design Teacher, International School of Zug and Luzern, Switzerland

International School of Zug and Luzern

This school is based in Zug, Switzerland and is looking for a High School Computer Science and Design Teacher.

The International School of Zug and Luzern (ISZL) is seeking a dynamic and passionate High School Computer Science and Design Teacher. This full-time position requires collaboration with colleagues to plan and implement an instructional program aligned with the school’s philosophy. Teachers guide and encourage students to develop and fulfill their academic and personal potential. Additionally, teachers participate in the student Personal Development Programme as a Homeroom Teacher or teacher of our MYP ‘Core’ Programme and support after-school clubs, activities, or sports.

  • Teach Computer Science/Design courses in the High School (MYP, IBDP, AP, BTEC, and/or ISZL courses) and maintain curriculum documentation.
  • Demonstrate commitment to student-centered and inquiry-driven pedagogy.
  • Involve students in planning their own learning through appropriate and regular assessment.
  • Plan and implement significant units of work within a framework of continuity and progression.
  • Utilize a variety of teaching strategies and resources to cater to different learning situations, abilities, and styles. Experience with UDL planning is advantageous but not essential.
  • Provide regular, written, formative feedback on student progress.
  • Demonstrate effective classroom management that understands the academic, social, and emotional dimensions of learning.


Additional Responsibilities:
  • Participate in Personal Development Week (experiential education trip) and our Personal Development Programme (PSHE, Homeroom, or Service as Action).
  • Offer a co-curricular activity or sports team coaching after school as part of our wider program.
  • Contribute to the smooth running of the school by performing regular duties and being familiar with school policies.
  • Lead by example and partner with students in their engagement with the community, locally, nationally, and internationally.


  • Collaborate with colleagues to ensure departmental and school-wide philosophical alignment.
  • Work within course teams to review, develop, and refine the Design and Computer Science courses to maximize and enhance student learning.
  • Participate in departmental, divisional, and school-wide meetings as appropriate.
  • Engage with colleagues through regular meetings, lesson observations, and professional development opportunities.
  • Demonstrate a strong commitment to professional learning and professional curiosity.


Parent and Community Engagement:
  • Engage parents as true partners in the learning process.
  • Keep parents informed about their children’s learning and proactively communicate with them.
  • Display student work to showcase learning and accomplishments.
  • Present occasionally at parent evenings.


Required and Preferred Qualifications:
  • Refer to ISZL’s Candidate Profile.
  • Hold a recognized teaching qualification or certification.
  • Compensation for this position is competitive globally and commensurate with responsibilities.


What We Offer:
  • Paid insurance benefits (accident insurance + long-term sickness).
  • Generous pension fund contributions.
  • Professional development opportunities.
  • Tuition discount.
  • Social events.
  • A modern, dynamic, and collaborative work environment.


Key ISZL Reference Documents:
  • Guiding Statements
  • Learning Principles
  • Inclusion Policy
  • ISZL Teacher Candidate Profile
  • For more information, visit the Employment section of ISZL’s website.


Equal Opportunity: ISZL is an equal-opportunity employer, committed to supporting, respecting, and seeking inclusion regarding the safety and care of all community members. This commitment includes but is not limited to: age; disabilities; ethnicity; gender; gender expression; gender identity; health needs; languages spoken; marital status; mental health; national origin; political affiliation; race; religion; sex; sexual orientation; and any additional characteristic protected under Swiss law.

Child Protection: ISZL is committed to the International Task Force on Child Protection screening and assessment practices for all hiring processes. We take our responsibility for safeguarding students against abuse and neglect seriously. All staff and adults associated with ISZL are expected to share this commitment and report any concerns regarding student safety or well-being immediately.


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