Graduate Assistant


Montreux, CH

Date:  10 May 2023

Inspired Education is the leading global group of premium schools, with a portfolio of over 80 premium private schools spanning six continents which utilise proven educational practices from every corner of the globe, ensuring over 70,000 students receive a world-class learning experience from Kindergarten to Year 13.


In over 23 countries, Inspired schools are individually developed and anchored in the vibrant cultures of their respective locations. They collectively form an international family of schools that nurtures each student's academic and personal development in a progressive, dynamic, and innovative learning environment.


By joining our award-winning team of over 11,000 employees, you can work in state-of-the-art facilities alongside industry-renowned educators and leaders in some of the world's most desirable locations. We invest heavily in our team members who enjoy industry-leading professional development, exceptional career opportunities, and mobility across our group.



St George's International School is a co-educational, independent school, accredited by CIS and located at the foot of the mountains and at the doorstep of the lake, the school offers a unique school setting at the heart of the Swiss Riviera with an extraordinary workplace environment.

Around 400 students between the ages of 18 months and 18 years are registered here (day students and boarders from age 10+ coming from more than 60 nationalities). Children are recognized as individuals with unique skills to celebrate and given tailored support and guidance at each stage of their school career. Our structure of Early Learning School, Junior School, Middle School and Senior School means that every year group works with professionals who specialize and enjoy working with the students in their care.

The unique St George’s philosophy and our formula for success are based to a large degree on the quality and depth of our International curricula (Cambridge International Primary School, Cambridge Lower, IGCSE & IB Diploma), cultural and sporting activities and especially our dynamic and creative teaching staff, fully recognizing that what goes on in the classroom between teacher and student strongly influences the success of the school.


St George's International School is seeking to appoint a Graduate Assistant for its Boarding department who will work as part of a team to ensure the safety and well-being of the students from about 60 different nationalities in the house whilst maintaining the positive ethos and core values of the school at all times. We are looking for an educationally qualified person who is passionate about children/teenagers and committed to striving for excellence, continuous improvement, inspiring and enthusing students.



  • Working as part of a team to ensure the safety and wellbeing of the students in the house,
  • Supporting the team to ensure the smooth running of the boarding house,
  • Assisting with extra-curricular activities,
  • Playing an active role in the weekend activity programme,
  • Supporting students during study time,
  • Helping with airport transfers at key times of the term,
  • Assisting with any other duties that the school might reasonably ask.


Whilst every effort has been made to explain the main duties and responsibilities of the post, each individual responsibility undertaken may not be identified. The duties outlined above are not intended as a restrictive list and may be extended or altered to include other tasks that are commensurate with the  role as directed Senior Management.



Skills and previous experience

  • Ability to understand and enjoy multi culturalism
  • Experience of working with young people
  • IT skills, particularly with Microsoft Office


Qualifications and Accreditations

  • Educated to degree level
  • Appropriate right to work in Switzerland
  • Driving license


Personal Competencies and Attributes

  • Caring, organized & flexible
  • Enthusiastic, energetic & proactive
  • Resilient, resourceful & calm
  • Team player
  • English speaker (C2)
  • Self-disciplined & open minded
  • Sense of humour


Inspired Education Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, volunteers and other third parties to share this commitment. Safer recruitment practices and pre-employment background checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed.


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