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Inter-Community School Zurich

Switzerland

Accreditation

Council of International Schools (CIS), New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC)

Curriculum

IB PYP, IB MYP, IB DP

Instructional Language

English

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The Inter-Community School Zurich (ICS) is a fully accredited and renowned international school in Zurich, Switzerland. We are the only school in Zurich offering the International Baccalaureate (IB) Programme for Primary Years, Middle Years, and Diploma Studies. As an IB World School established in 1960, ICS provides personalised education for students 3 to 18, including a bilingual diploma option. Our supportive community and rigorous curriculum prepares students to flourish in today's quickly changing world.

Number of Contract Days

Teachers contract days : 189
Teacher - Pupil Contact days: 180 and 20 hours contact time per week

Starting Salary Range

77'900 - 91'900

Taxes

approx. 10% of salary

Savings Potential

10- 15%

Accommodation

Our housing coordinator will support you to find a suitable apartment in the area according to your personal needs. We also have some school apartments which may be available.

Flights/Transport

Travel allowance to take up your appointment with ICS in Switzerland is covered as follows:
Swiss Francs 1'000.- within Europe per family member
Swiss Francs 2'000.- outside Europe per family member

Furniture

Swiss apartments are unfurnished. If you take over an ICS apartment, it may be possible to buy the furniture from the previous tenant. There is also the possibility to buy furniture from other departing staff members.

Moving Allowance

Swiss Francs 4'000.- relocation allowance

Dependent Opportunities

up to 100%

Medical

Health insurance is compulsory in Switzerland and the amount of cover up to the individual. Our insurance brokers will support you in finding the right solution for you and your family.

Dental

Health Insurance cover can be purchased.

Disability

Life and disability insurance - a certain degree of cover through our Pension Plan.

Other

Accident insurance covered by the school worldwide on a private ward.
Loss of salary allowance insurance premium fully covered by the school.
Support from our insurance brokers in any kind of other insurance: household, car etc.

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