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Looking for work in Schools in cantons as Zurich, Basel, Zug

Language Assistantship in Switzerland 2017/18

Part-time position - Available from August 2017

Would you like the opportunity to spend a year living and working in Switzerland? By becoming a Language Assistant in a Swiss school you can do just that, whilst also helping students improve their knowledge and understanding of your language and culture.

As an English language assistant, you spend around one year at a secondary school or vocational high school in Switzerland. This gives you the opportunity to gain experience in foreign language teaching, improve your language skills and deepen your knowledge of Switzerland and its education system.

Dates of appointment: mid August/early September to end June/early July, depending on the school's preference and the region (canton).

Hours: 12 per week, e.g. usually 16 lessons of 45 minutes each

Pay: CHF 3,200 per month gross (around CHF 2,600 net)

Details: Teaching in Switzerland



The offer is aimed at students and graduates of universities and teacher training colleges who are native English speaker or equivalent grown up in english speaking countries. They should have either a Swiss or European nationality.


Candidates should have some basic teaching experience or another kind of work experience with children between the age of 12 and 18.


Edith Funicello
Project Staff Member ¦ Language Assistance
Tel. +41 (0)32 462 00 72
E-Mail: sap@movetia.ch