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Economics and Business Management Teacher, College Du Leman, Switzerland

College Du Leman

This school is based in Geneva, Switzerland and is looking for a Economics and Business Management Teacher.

Collège du Léman is one of Switzerland’s most prestigious international schools, situated on the shores of Lake Geneva with a view of the Swiss Alps. We welcome children aged 2 to 18 into a truly international community representing more than 120 nationalities. Our vision is to shape generations who harness differences and empower our students to change the world for the better. As part of the Nord Anglia Education family, we are committed to nurturing individual strengths through our exceptional educators and the broad array of opportunities we offer.

Main Purpose of the Role: The successful applicant’s role will be to support and encourage students, helping them to enjoy and maximize the learning opportunities offered by the school. Teaching assignments may include IB Economics, IB Business Management, IGCSE Economics, and AP Micro/Macroeconomics. The teacher may also take on a homeroom advisory role, assisting the pastoral team by leading an advisory class and being the first point of contact for the families of their advisees.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Promote the school’s mission and vision by assisting students to discover and develop individual strengths, make lifelong global connections, and be their best selves.
  • Contribute to the creation of a caring and inclusive learning environment where students can thrive, ensuring their health and well-being are prioritized.
  • Embody and promote Collège du Léman’s RISE values of Respect, Internationalism, Spirit, and Excellence.
  • Use and develop existing resources to plan engaging, challenging, and rigorous economics lessons.
  • Develop curricula and unit plans considering the RISE values, the development of 21st-century skills, and specific course-related considerations such as the IB Learner Profile.
  • Provide regular formative and summative feedback to students and ensure active engagement with feedback.
  • Use assessment data to differentiate appropriately, inform lesson planning, and ensure all students make excellent progress.
  • Collaborate with members of the humanities department to share best practices, plan in teams, offer feedback, and develop interdisciplinary learning opportunities.
  • Engage with the teaching community of external examination courses to stay updated with course changes, understand assessment guidelines, and exchange ideas for best teaching practices.
  • Use the school’s Teacher Appraisal – Professional Development (TAPD) framework to set and meet clear, challenging, and relevant objectives, and participate in ongoing professional development (internal and, if appropriate, external).
  • Manage and regularly update the school’s digital platforms to keep timely records of attendance, student grades, lesson plans, and resources.
  • Supervise Extended Essays in Business Management, Economics, or other related domains within the IB program.


Skills and Competencies:
  • Fluency in English, at a native or equivalent level.
  • Ability to utilize and integrate educational technology effectively within the curriculum.
  • Proficiency in ICT, including educational tools and mainstream software.
  • Ability to establish a positive rapport with students, balancing firmness, empathy, and fairness.
  • Proficiency in French is an asset.
  • Clear communication skills and the ability to build positive relationships with students and colleagues.
  • Strong collaborative skills, reflecting a growth mindset and a commitment to continual professional development.
  • Effective organization of workload and prioritization skills.
  • Ability to thrive under pressure and work to tight deadlines with resilience.


Crucial Information: It is essential that the post holder is always aware of Child Protection guidelines and maintains a professional distance from students while developing effective and caring relationships. You understand and embrace the importance of diversity and inclusion and stand against discrimination in any form. Background investigations and reference checks for the past ten years will be conducted during the selection process.

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