Houseparent (Girls Boarding House)

Closing Date: 30 April 2024
Telephone: +41818513004
Salary: Gross salary 100% per year: CHF 61’100.00 - CHF 95’940.00
Employment Term: Full TimePermanent

The Lyceum Alpinum Zuoz is an international boarding school with a history stretching back over 120 years, located near St. Moritz in the heart of the scenic Engadin Valley (Switzerland). 220 boarders from around the world and 110 local day students’ study at our school for the Swiss Matura, the iGCSE, and the International Baccalaureate Diploma (IBDP). The school philosophy is founded on respect for tradition combined with innovative thinking and emphasizes values such as respect, openness, responsibility, engagement, inquiry, critical thinking, creativity, and balance.
Due to our growth, and the addition of a new girls’ boarding house in the next academic year, we are currently looking for an enthusiastic and caring person to join as:

Houseparent (Girls Boarding House)
Start date: August 2024
Workload: 80 – 100%

The position will suit candidates who enjoy the challenge of working with bright and inquisitive international students, aged 12 – 19 (grades 7 to 12).

• Serve as a visible role model for Lyceum Alpinum values in all aspects of the running of the boarding house
• Be responsible for the pastoral guidance and support of boarders during duty times
• Create a safe, well-ordered, warm and friendly environment
• Support boarders in their academic and co-curricular activities
• Ensure behaviour in line with school and house rules
• Communicate with parents and all stakeholders at the school
• Organise and actively contribute to boarding activities in the evenings and at weekends
• Ensure safeguarding practices are upheld at all times

• Experience working with young people in a residential setting
• Minimum 3 – 5 years of working experience
• High level of social competence and empathy. Strong communicative skills, strong sense of responsibility and teamwork.
• EU/EFTA citizenship is an advantage
• English language communication skills of minimum B2 level. Other language skills are an advantage.

We offer:
• Attractive conditions of employment
• Salary CHF 61’100.00 – CHF 95’940.00 per year
• A dynamic international context in the spectacular alpine setting of the Engadin at 1718 meters above sea level.
• Career development through opportunities for professional learning and advancement for the right candidate

Lyceum Alpinum Zuoz is committed to safer recruiting practices, and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children; the successful applicant will be subject to thorough background checks through Aequivalent SA.

If you have any questions or require further information, please do not hesitate to contact
Mrs Esther Binkert, Head of Human Resources, (Tel. 081 851 30 00).

We look forward to receiving your application using the online form on our Website: