The American School in SwitzerlandThe American School in Switzerland
Elementary School Grade 5 Substitute Teacher

Elementary School Grade 5 Substitute Teacher


  • Bachelor’s degree; master's degree preferred
  • Grade Level Experience
  • Singapore Math Teaching Experience (Training Preferred)
  • Workshop Literacy Experience
  • Experience with EAL Students (WiDA Experience Preferred) 
  • Experience implementing AERO or CCSS standards
  • Response to Intervention (RTI) Experience
  • Proven ability to use data to inform instruction 
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of the teaching and learning process at the elementary school level
  • Collaborative
  • Ability to nurture respectful relationships with students and parents; must be sensitive to the cultural needs of the population served
  • Demonstrated talent in the instruction of students with varied learning styles and levels of mastery
  • Demonstrated success in effectively solving challenging problems through a positive, collaborative approach
  • Swiss criminal record report no more than six months old.
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Native English speaker
  • A current CPR/First Aid certification.


  • Collaborate with Lower School Head and Assistant Head
  • Teach subject area according to curriculum guidelines set forth by the school
  • Further develop and refine a high-level, challenging curriculum in the subject area
  • Collaborate with other faculty in the delivery of appropriate instructional approaches, working to serve the various learning styles and needs of students
  • Implement curriculum and instruction in a manner consistent with TASIS Mission Statement, including understanding, modeling, and fostering independent thinking skills, creative problem solving, and abstract reasoning
  • Assess student performance frequently and objectively
  • Promote ethical behavior to demonstrate responsible conduct by students and staff
  • Develop a cooperative partnership with parents and students based on mutual respect and objectivity
  • Any other relevant tasks as determined by the Early Childhood Coordinator or Lower School Head


  • Salary commensurate with experience and education

To apply for this position, please complete the Faculty Employment Application and send your resume and cover letter to Timothy Fitzgerald, Head of Lower School, at