On the bilingual campus of Cologne International School – Internationale Friedensschule Köln – people from more than 50 nations learn and teach- from KiTa to International Baccalaureate. Our first-class education is our trademark: We contribute to a better world by inspiring a passion for learning along with the drive to make a difference.

We are actively seeking an enthusiastic

Secondary School Teacher specializing in German Language and Literature and Language Acquisition

for the MYP (Middle Years Programme) and DP (Diploma Programme) of the International Baccalaureate (IB) curriculum, as well as Head of Department.

The right candidate will also recognise that excellent pastoral care is also essential to student development, and be willing to support this in non-curricular roles such as homeroom teacher or during self directed learning times as an advisor or coach. 

Your Responsibilities

  • Develop and deliver engaging German L&L and German Language Acquisition lessons aligned with the MYP and DP frameworks. 
  • Foster a dynamic and inclusive learning environment that promotes curiosity and critical thinking.
  • Assess student progress in  German L&L and German Language Acquisition and provide constructive feedback.
  • Collaborate with colleagues to design interdisciplinary projects and activities.
  • Participate actively in school events, parent-teacher conferences, and professional development activities.
  • Support and promote the school’s ethos
  • Engage students in the effective delivery of the curriculum through excellent subject knowledge and diverse lesson content that reflects the ability and needs of all students in the class
  • Manage classroom behavior to ensure an effective learning environment for all students
  • Support students proactively in reaching their learning and approaches to learning goals
  • To regularly measure, record and share student progress
  • Be familiar with data regarding the academic and pastoral progress of their students
  • Provide Subject Coordinators with class data 
  • Plan in Managebac
  • Be familiar with school policies
  • Be available outside of lessons to support students

Your Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Education, German Literature and German Language Acquisition; Master’s degree is advantageous.
  • Teaching certification with a focus on  German L&L and German Language Acquisition and knowledge of the MYP and DP (IB) curriculum.
  • Minimum 2 years proven experience in teaching secondary school  German L&L and German Language Acquisition.
  • In-depth knowledge of the International Baccalaureate curriculum and assessment practices.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

Working Hours / Allowance

  • flexible
  • Salary according to experience

If you are interested, please send your application (Cover letter und CV) to:

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