Employment

ABOUT LEYSIN AMERICAN SCHOOL IN SWITZERLAND

Leysin American School in Switzerland is a boarding school for students in grades 7-PG. At LAS, we develop innovative, compassionate, and responsible citizens of the world.  

Our idyllic campus is tucked away in the beautiful mountain town of Leysin. It provides the ideal environment for students, faculty, and staff to learn together in a safe, residential community in the Swiss Alps.  It represents the epitome of Swiss culture, and our striking, cozy hometown is an internationally-recognized ski destination with the hospitality, facilities, and lifestyle that appeal to students and global visitors alike. 

To work at Leysin American School is to work within a rewarding, dynamic, and diverse community in a stunning Alpine location. If you are interested in a position at an international boarding school that provides top-notch education and pastoral care to students from grades 7 through PG, LAS would like to invite you to explore the opportunities we have available. You can find out more about our open positions by following the links below.

 

POSITIONS AVAILABLE 

Apply by: January 31, 2022
Start date: August 9, 2022


Firm Positions
Business and Entrepreneurship Teacher (Grades 7-10)
Business and Entrepreneurship Teacher (Grades 11 & 12)
Coding and Computer Science Teacher (Grade 11 & 12)
French Teacher (Grades 7-12)
Social Studies Teacher (Grades 7-10)

Tentative Positions
High School Librarian
History and TOK Teacher (Grade 11 & 12, Possible Department Head)
Learning Support Specialist (Grades 7-10)

If you are interested in any of these positions, please contact the email listed on the job description (if listed) or email us at employment@las.ch with your CV, personal statement and three references.

 

JOB FAIRS

LAS will be at the following job fairs:

Search Associates: Virtual Fairs

Some of our vacancies can also be found on the Search Associates website.

 

SUMMER STAFF

If you are interested in becoming an LAS Summer in Switzerland staff member, please click here to view our summer employment opportunities. 

 

Child Protection Statement

Leysin American School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all employees and volunteers to respect and share this commitment. The school has a code of conduct, a child protection policy, and procedures which support this commitment to ensure the safety of each student. All employees and volunteers are required to undertake a security clearance. This takes the form of a criminal record report and a special excerpt from Swiss criminal records for those working with children. It is school policy to actively seek confidential references for all new employees and volunteers.
 

Commitment to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Justice (DEIJ)

The family atmosphere is essential to the culture of LAS and one which allows students and staff of many nationalities to grow and learn from one another in harmony.  With firm resolve, LAS is committed to the work of diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice (DEIJ). Each member of the community is responsible for creating a safe and healthy campus as we support our diverse community. Staff are expected to model behavior that is respectful of all differences (such as racial, ethnic, religious, gender, and sexual orientation differences). All members of the staff must show compassion and dismantle racism and discrimination through education and student support. Ideal candidates will demonstrate significant evidence of incorporating principles of diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice within their communities.