Teaching abroad in Switzerland

Switzerland is a great place to live and work. We have links with some excellent schools in Switzerland and are happy to help talented teachers to find a job there.

Key details

Population: 7,252,331
Capital: Bern
Currency: Swiss franc
Number of international schools: 52
Number of IB schools: 36
Number of current vacancies: 31
Cost of Living

Living in Switzerland

Switzerland is an attractive place to live and work because of its high standard of living. It is clean and safe, with efficient services and all modern conveniences. Things are quite expensive in Switzerland, but you can expect a decent salary to compensate for this. The main language in Switzerland is Swiss German, although standard German is understood. A healthy lifestyle and outdoor pursuits are popular in Switzerland, and the efficient rail system makes it easy to head into the Alpine countryside for hiking or skiing in your free time.

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Visas and Medical

EU citizens do not require a visa to enter Switzerland. All expats require a residence visa. See http://www.expatarrivals.com/switzerland/visas-for-switzerland for more information. The standard of healthcare in Switzerland is excellent. Private health insurance is compulsory for everyone. Your international school may provide or subsidise this.

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