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German Assistant 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 German Assistant Teacher.

The International School of Zug and Luzern (ISZL) is seeking a full-time German Assistant Teacher for Primary School (Grades 1-5) starting 1 August 2024. The role involves working alongside and under the guidance of the German teaching team. Ideal candidates will be native German speakers with proficiency in English and experience working with children of diverse abilities. Knowledge of child development is desirable. The German Assistant Teacher will also participate in the after-school activities program one day per week.

Working with ISZL Children:
  • Ensure the safety and well-being of all students.
  • Foster a learning environment where children are key drivers of their own learning.
  • Support all children in the classroom under the guidance of the German teacher.
  • Utilize various teaching strategies and resources to cater to all students.
  • Confidently use a range of IT software.


Working with ISZL Colleagues:
  • Maintain regular contact with the German team to report on students’ academic performance, social integration, and general progress.
  • Participate in German team meetings and occasionally in school-wide meetings.
  • Engage with colleagues reflectively to deepen practice and learn from each other through regular meetings and professional development opportunities.
  • Assist in the preparation of resources for lessons.
  • Contribute to the smooth running of the school by performing regular duties and being familiar with school policies.


Required and Preferred Qualifications:
  • Native German speaker with English proficiency at C1 level.
  • Experience working with children, preferably with recognized certificates.
  • Must have a Swiss or EU passport/valid Swiss work permit (or be approved for a Swiss work visa).
  • Familiarity with ISZL’s Candidate Profile is preferred.


  • Competitive salary commensurate with the responsibilities of the position.
  • 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 inclusion and non-discrimination. We support the safety and care of all community members, including 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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