Learning Support Specialist (Bilingual English/German)

Job type:
Full Time, Part Time, Permanent
Start date:
April or August 2024
Apply by:
30 April 2024

You Can Make a Difference:

Seeking a certified Learning Support Specialist with experience working with students with mild learning differences. This role may be part-time or full-time depending on your needs, and requires fluent English and at least B2 level German.

Responsibilities of the Learning Support team members:

  • Work with students (including students with mild diagnosed learning differences and gifted learners) to develop individual learning plans based on their needs and goals. About 15-20% of our students have learning differences including ADHD, dyslexia/dysgraphia, and Autism Spectrum Disorder.
  • Communicate learning plans and annual reports with teachers and parents.
  • As needed, support in classrooms, in small groups in the afternoons, or one-on-one.
  • Help train teachers on common strategies to support students with learning differences in class (adaptive teaching).
  • Work with others in the Student Support Team to maintain records and coordinate support.

What we require:

  • Degree or certification in a field related to learning support or special education
  • At least 2 years’ experience working with students with mild to moderate learning differences (especially ADHD, dyslexia, ASD)
  • High level of professionalism and communication skills in both English (fluent) and German (B2 or above preferred)

What makes you stand out:

  • Passion for progressive education
  • Asset-based focus
  • Ability to network with other members of the Student Support Team as well as the teaching staff
  • Willingness to lead professional learning sessions for staff on common accommodations and/or modifications
  • Interest in current educational research and practices

What we offer:

  • Working with other passionate educators in a values-driven environment
  • A well-integrated Student Support Team
  • Open-minded and supportive school management
  • Further training opportunities
  • A well-developed funding concept
  • Access to employer-supported childcare 
  • Opportunities for your high school-aged children to attend our school 
  • Relocation support, accident insurance, and employer contributions to Swiss retirement fund
  • A unique village-like campus home in the heart of the Swiss alps, located within an expansive ski resort

If you are a trained, creative and sustainable person with a sense of humor and calmness, and if you can work in a team, we look forward to getting to know you. 

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