Board Secretary (40%)

Board Secretary (40%)

Start Date: as soon as possible or latest January 2022
Closing date for applications: 31 October 2021

School Profile

The International School Basel (ISB) is an English-language international day school for students from ages 3 to 18. ISB is home to approximately 1,400 students who enjoy modern purpose-built facilities on three campuses clustered a few kilometers south of Basel in the towns of Reinach and Aesch. ISB is an International Baccalaureate World School offering the Primary Years Programme (PYP) for younger students aged 3 to 11, the Middle Years Programme (MYP) for students aged 11 to 16 and the Diploma Programme (DP) for students in the final two years of their school careers. ISB is accredited by both the Council of International Schools (CIS) and the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC).

At ISB, we live our Mission and are committed to creating safe, caring, and affirming learning spaces for our international community. It is our aim to create a welcoming environment for students and families from across the globe and to promote learning and respect for people of all nationalities, religions and cultures.

ISB's commitment to hiring and retaining quality employees has created a community of professional and dynamic teaching and administrative staff with low turnover rates and a high degree of involvement in professional development programmes. For more information about the school and our mission we invite you to visit our website at www.isbasel.ch.

Commitment to Safe Recruitment

International School Basel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of students in its care. As an employer, the school expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All post holders are appointed subject to satisfactory Criminal Records Checks, Social Media Check, Civil Litigation Check, Global Sanctions Check, and Reference Checks with past employers.

Position

The Board Secretary’s core responsibility is to provide administrative support to the Board of Directors to ensure effective management and coordination of Board activities and documentation in-line with established procedures and priorities. The Board Secretary will serve as the official keeper of Board of Directors information. This part-time role aligns with the school academic calendar with great deal of flexibility during the school holidays. Most of the role could be done independently and flexibly around an individual’s scheduling preferences or other assignments. This role will report directly to the Chair of the Board of Directors.

Please see the job description for more details

Our Offer

ISB offers an excellent employment package in an international and welcoming environment including professional development opportunities, first-class accident insurance worldwide together with an employee friendly pension plan and many more.

How to apply

Please apply by sending your application to recruitment@isbasel.ch, or using the link available on ISB website, LinkedIn and job.ch. Your application should include: Letter of Application (2 pages maximum); up-to-date Curriculum Vitae; and names and contact details of at least two (although three is preferred) professional referees.

Kindly note that no internal applications will be accepted for this position.

Due to work permit restrictions, preference will be given to candidates of EU/Swiss nationalities and candidates who hold a current Swiss work permit.

We look forward to receiving your application!