Children First Association is a non-profit organisation providing quality early years education for bilingual international children in Zurich, Switzerland. Our curriculum is Montessori based alongside the UK Early Years Framework with child observation at the core of our practice. We are located close to the city centre in a quiet residential area, with excellent transport links and local facilities.


Would you like the opportunity to work at a senior level within an exceptional Early Years setting that takes pride in putting the needs of children first? Responsible for high standards in teaching and learning, you will be a native English-speaking Montessori or accredited teaching professional with a track record in the successful management of Early Years / Montessori environments. Your Early Years teaching qualification must be recognized in the UK or EU.

We are looking for a professional with proven ability in reflective practice to join our established and successful team. Minimum 4 days per week. Montessori-trained teachers, early years and primary teachers eligible for accreditation in Switzerland may apply. Salary: CHF 60,000 pa – CHF 75,000 per annum, pro rata.

If you would like to make a wonderful contribution to children living abroad in a beautiful environment, please send your CV together with a full description of your work with children and an introductory letter stating why you would like to work abroad, by 1st May 2019 to:

Monica Shah Zeeman                                                                                  


Children First Association

Freiestrasse 175

8032 Zürich


Interviews will be conducted in London on 6th May 2019 and in Basel / Zurich on 24th / 26th April 2019.