Employment

WHY WORK AT ISZL?

ISZL is a diverse, close-knit community dedicated to academic and personal excellence, rooted in the values of respect, motivation and achievement. We are one of the largest employers in the canton of Zug, with over 330 employees from almost 40 countries and 1,260 students from over 60 different nationalities. Our vibrant, multicultural and caring community fosters a deep sense of wellbeing.

Learn how we nurture our teams and build community at ISZL

ISZL is an award-winning co-educational day school in Central Switzerland, founded in 1961. As a non-profit International Baccalaureate® world school for students aged 3 to 18, we offer a comprehensive and rigorous academic programme that connects students to the world around them. 

We help students turn their learning into action by stretching them further to achieve more than they believe possible. 

Our two ISZL campuses are in the canton of Zug - a vibrant international community known for its dynamic business environment and excellent quality of life.

BENEFITS

We offer many unique benefits to support your wellbeing:

  • Flexibility for work-life balance
  • Generous pension plan contributions
  • Free accident insurance and long-term sickness insurance
  • Relocation support for international hires
  • Modern, dynamic and collaborative work environment
  • Short decision making processes

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

We encourage professional development that enhances your lifelong learning:

  • Self-directed Learning
  • Professional Learning Communities (PLC) and Networks
  • Internal and External Coaches
  • Conferences, workshop, courses and institutes
  • Site visits of other schools

WELLBEING AND COMMUNITY

All staff work in collaborative teams to encourage a successful transition to life here in Switzerland.  Regular meetings and events offer opportunities for professional dialogue, socialising and developing new friendships.

Vistas over the lakes and Alps, fresh clean air, thousands of kilometers of ski, bike and hiking trails provide a great way to rejuvenate. Staff ski weekends at our chalet in Wengen and free yoga classes are just a few of our staff wellbeing initiatives.
 

Child Protection

Student safeguarding is at the heart of every decision taken by ISZL, including our recruitment of staff. Our Child Protection Handbook sets out the ways in which we create a safe environment for our students. Staff have annual child protection training, with enhanced training for those involved in the management of child protection responses. ISZL has two online platforms, MyConcern and Confide, which allow staff and community members to share concerns about children and / or adults. Swiss and international criminal records bureau checks are carried out, and verbal references taken before recruitment is confirmed.

 

OPEN POSITIONS

HOW TO APPLY

Please apply via the link under each job post below. (Attach your letter of interest, CV/resume and professional references)  
 

MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS COORDINATOR (80%)
Whole School | Start As per agreement
APPLY HERE


KITCHEN HELP
Zug Campus | Start As per agreement
APPLY HERE
 

CLASSROOM ASSISTANT EY-G1 
Zug Campus | Start August 2024
APPLY HERE
 

FRONT OFFICE ASSISTANT 
Zug Campus | Start As per agreement
APPLY HERE


BUS DRIVER (30 - 50%)
Zug Campus | Start As soon as possible | Job Details German | English
EMAIL US
 

SUBSTITUTE TEACHER FOR THE PRIMARY SCHOOL
Zug Campus 
APPLY HERE 

SUBSTITUTE TEACHER FOR THE MIDDLE SCHOOL
Zug Campus 
APPLY HERE 

SUBSTITUTE TEACHER FOR THE HIGH SCHOOL
Riverside Campus 
APPLY HERE 

RECENTLY FILLED POSITIONS

HIGH SCHOOL COMPUTER SCIENCE AND DESIGN TEACHER 
Riverside Campus 

GERMAN ASSISTANT TEACHER (G1-G5)
Zug Campus 

SWIMMING ASSISTANT (CHANGING ROOMS) - PART-TIME 
Zug Campus 

GERMAN TEACHER (60%) 
Riverside Campus 

HIGH SCHOOL FRENCH TEACHER (SPANISH PREFERRED)
Riverside Campus 

THEATRE MANAGER (50%) 
Zug Campus 

HIGH SCHOOL ART AND/OR DESIGN TEACHER 
Riverside Campus | Start August 2024

MYP MATHEMATICS TEACHER 
Zug Campus

LEARNING SUPPORT TEACHER (MATERNITY COVER) 
Zug Campus 

MYP SPANISH TEACHER (50%)
Zug Campus

MIDDLE SCHOOL MYP PHYSICAL HEALTH EDUCATION TEACHER (50%) 
Zug Campus 

UPPER PRIMARY HOMEROOM TEACHER
Zug Campus 

COVER TEACHER FOR THE HIGH SCHOOL - PHYSICS TEACHER (IBDP) - PART-TIME 
Riverside Campus 

HIGH SCHOOL SOCIAL AND EMOTIONAL COUNSELLOR 
Riverside Campus 

HIGH SCHOOL UNIVERSITY COUNSELLOR 
Riverside Campus 
 

STAFF STORIES

We are a community where positive relationships are central to our mission. There is a culture of mutual respect that supports our Swiss international schools's community, to learn and live together in harmony. Learn more about our faculty and staff experiences:

Teaching Languages

I feel very privileged to be able to support students and families from around the globe here in Switzerland. I am fascinated by languages and how children and adults navigate multilingual environments. We are lucky to live in a place where ...

 

Loving Outdoor Life

The ever present respected rapport between students and faculty at the High School promotes open, honest and mature communication. I can sit down with a sports team captain and discuss...

Supportive Community

Whenever I tell friends and family about ISZL, two words that spring to mind are community and opportunity. My teaching experience at the High School has been defined by the warm and collegial atmosphere...

A Long Distance move

Armed with mostly high school music, philosophy and coaching experiences from South Africa and the UK, I joined the ISZL teaching staff on Valentine’s Day 2006. It has been an amazingly awesome adventure of ...

ENCHANTED BY SWITZERLAND

En Aout 2000, notre famille a rejoint la communauté d'ISZL. Francois est professeur de mathématiques et de physique et moi de mathématiques...