Living and working at Schule Schloss Salem

Become part of the Salem community

The school and boarding community of Schule Schloss Salem consists of around 250 staff members and approximately 600 students. Around half the staff are teachers who live and work with our students both in the boarding school, i.e. on the wings, and also in lessons, in the services, guilds and clubs. All others work in the areas of housekeeping, caretaking and administration. This includes our kitchen team, our maintenance staff and our cleaning staff, as well as the areas of accounting, human resources, IT, admissions, international office, marketing, communications and fundraising.

Directly to the vacancies

Discover many opportunities & possibilities

  • Unique school and boarding school community
  • Multinationality and a charming location in the Lake Constance area
  • Meaningful work with committed young people
  • Modern classrooms
  • Diverse opportunities to shape school and boarding school life and to actively participate in school development
  • Countless opportunities to become involved in our community
  • A salary in line with the TV-L with special payments for boarding school support, with appropriate qualifications a civil service position is possible through the state of Baden-Württemberg
  • Each additional task will be remunerated via allowances (the amount of allowances can be individually adjusted each year).
  • Reimbursement of relocation costs
  • You have a family and would like to join us as a mentor or tutor? Simply bring your family to Salem!

 

One workplace, many different tasks

Jan Quäker is a mentor in Salem. His story is a good way to see what the job and everyday working life can look like, for example, as a mentor in Salem.

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Our vacancies:

Dear interested reader!
We are currently looking to strengthen our pedagogical team both in the classroom and in the boarding school.
Any combination of the tasks / subject areas listed below would be of interest to us. The correct qualification, essential for teaching at German grammar school level, is mandatory. We look forward to receiving your application!

Boarding school director (m/f/d) grades 5 - 10

At the founding site of Schloss Salem - a former Cistercian abbey - around 300 pupils in grades 5 - 10 live and learn. For this campus, the management of Schule Schloss Salem gGmbH is looking as of 1 September 2022 for a Boarding school director (m/f/d) grades 5 - 10.

Task Profile:
As an integral part of a strong management team, you will be responsible for and shape the boarding school area as the „heart“ of Salem education. Central to this are the trusting cooperation with your residential mentors, whose supervisor you are, the cooperation with the various departments and areas of our educational institution as well as the lived educational partnership with the parents of our international student body, the participation of the ‚students with responsibility‘, which is very important for Salem, in everyday life as well as your commitment as a member of the extended school management.
You are directly responsible to the Headmaster for all three school campuses.


Applicant Profile:
You enjoy working with people. You have an academic education and broad experience gained in the field of teaching or in another pedagogical professional. You have the work experience necessary for a management position. Your pedagogical style is characterised by clarity and decisive action; at the same time, it fosters a relationship of trust with children and young people, irrespective of the necessary professional distance. Your open-mindedness towards colleagues and pupils is combined with persuasiveness and the ability to assert yourself based on this. You are fluent in written and spoken German and English.
We offer you a field of work in which the magnitude of responsibility corresponds to a high degree with creative freedom, an appropriate salary and a generous apartment on the castle grounds of Schloss Salem.

If you feel up to the task outlined above, we look forward to receiving your application. Please send all the usual and necessary documents by E-Mail by 15 January 2022 to Schule Schloss Salem.

Reference

Send application by email

Please address your written application to:

Ulrike Walser
Schule Schloss Salem
Schlossbezirk 1
88682 Salem
Tel.: +49 7553 919 - 363

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Boarding school director (m/f/d) grades 10PLUS, 11 & 12

For Salem International College, the management of Schule Schloss Salem gGmbH is looking as of 1 September 2022 for a Boarding school director (m/f/d) grades 10PLUS, 11 & 12.

Task Profile:
As an integral part of a strong management team, you will be responsible for and shape the boarding school area as the „heart“ of Salem education. Central to this are the trusting cooperation with your residential mentors, whose supervisor you are, the cooperation with the various departments and areas of our educational institution as well as the lived educational partnership with the parents of our international student body, the participation of the ‚students with responsibility‘, which is very important for Salem, in everyday life as well as your commitment as a member of the extended school management.
You are directly responsible to the Headmaster for all three school campuses.


Applicant Profile:
You enjoy working with people. You have an academic education and broad experience gained in the field of teaching and in other educational professional. You have the work experience necessary for a management position. Your pedagogical style is characterized by clarity and decisive action; at the same time, it fosters a relationship of trust with adolescents and young adults, notwithstanding the necessary professional distance. Your open-mindedness towards colleagues and pupils is combined with persuasiveness and the ability to assert yourself based on this. You are fluent in written and spoken German and English.

We offer you a field of work in which the magnitude of responsibility corresponds to a high degree with creative freedom, an appropriate salary and a generous apartment at Schloss Spetzgart.

If you feel up to the task outlined above, we look forward to receiving your application. Please send all the usual and necessary documents by E-Mail by 15 January 2022 to Schule Schloss Salem.

Reference

Send application by email

Please address your written application to:

Ulrike Walser
Schule Schloss Salem
Schlossbezirk 1
88682 Salem
Tel.: +49 7553 919 - 363

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English Teacher (m/f/d)

For Salem International College, the management of Schule Schloss Salem gGmbH is looking as of 1 September 2022 for an English Teacher (m/f/d).

We are looking for teachers who

  • enjoy working as a role model in a culturally diverse community
  • enjoy supporting young people as they develop as critical, independent thinkers

We require you to

  • have a relevant teaching qualification for teaching IB English Language and also Literature
  • have experience of teaching in the IB MYP / Diploma Programme or in a comparable international education system
  • be able to teach lessons competently in English, in grades 8-10 as well as in the IB Diploma Programme
  • have experience of tutoring/mentoring young people, possibly with experience of boarding duties
  • enjoy working as a role model in a culturally diverse community

What we offer

  • modern, well equipped classooms
  • an international living and learning environment with our motived team, based on a cosmopolitan and holistic education
  • a wide range of opportunities to become involved in the development of the school and boarding life, including professional personal development, evaluation and training opportunities (such as learning German, IB courses etc.) as required
  • a salary based on the German national tariff for public service, supplemented by special boarding school allowance
  • a refund of relocation expenses (up to 2,500€ within Europe and up to 5,000€ for those relocating from overseas)
  • the possibility to enjoy a vast range of leisure and cultural activities in the Lake Constance region as well as in nearby Switzerland and Austria

If you can see yourself working and living with children and young people at our school, we look forward to receiving your letter of application, cv and references.

Reference

Online Application Form

Send application by email

Please address your written application to:

Natalie Lander
Schule Schloss Salem | Campus Härlen
Kurt-Hahn-Str. 1
88662 Überlingen
Tel.: +49 7553 919 - 516

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Mathematics Teacher (m/f/d)

For Salem International College, the management of Schule Schloss Salem gGmbH is looking as of 1 September 2022 for an Mathematics Teacher (m/f/d).

We are looking for teachers who

  • enjoy working as a role model in a culturally diverse community
  • enjoy supporting young people as they develop as critical, independent thinkers

We require you to

  • have a relevant teaching qualification for teaching IB mathematics
  • have experience of teaching in the IB MYP / Diploma Programme or in a comparable international education system
  • be able to teach lessons competently in English, in grades 8-10 as well as in the IB Diploma Programme
  • have experience of tutoring/mentoring young people, possibly with experience of boarding duties, and enjoy working as a role model in a culturally diverse community

What we offer

  • an international living and learning environment with our motived team, based on a cosmopolitan and holistic education
  • a wide range of opportunities to become involved in the development of the school and boarding life, including professional personal development, evaluation and training opportunities (such as learning German, IB courses etc.) as required
  • a salary based on the German national tariff for public service, supplemented by special boarding school allowance
  • a refund of relocation expenses (up to 2,500€ within Europe and up to 5,000€ for those relocating from overseas)
  • the possibility to enjoy a vast range of leisure and cultural activities in the Lake Constance region as well as in nearby Switzerland and Austria

If you can see yourself working and living with children and young people at our school, we look forward to receiving your letter of application, cv and references.

Reference

Online Application Form

Send application by email

Please address your written application to:

Natalie Lander
Schule Schloss Salem | Campus Härlen
Kurt-Hahn-Str. 1
88662 Überlingen
Tel.: +49 7553 919 - 516

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Boarding School / Teaching Assistant (residential position) for September 2022

Have you already completed your Bachelors degree?

  • Are you thinking that teaching might be a career for you?
  • Do you have a good level of German and enjoy working with children?

If you answer yes to all of the above, please click here for further information about how to apply to become an Assistant at Schule Schloss Salem.

Reference

Online Application Form

Send application by email

Please address your written application to:

Natalie Lander
Schule Schloss Salem | Campus Härlen
Kurt-Hahn-Str. 1
88662 Überlingen
Tel.: +49 7553 919 - 516

All our new teachers are encouraged to also take on a role in the boarding school. This means that you become an integrated member of our school community from day one, assisting in the boarding school with evening and weekend tasks as required, or possibly living on campus as a resident Mentor / House Tutor.

Contact persons
Ulrike Walser | Personalbüro, Personalleitung Hauswirtschaft, Technik, Verwaltung

Ulrike Walser
HR Manager
Housekeeping, Technics, Administration

Tel.: +49 7553 919 - 363
Send email

Natalie Lander | IB Diploma CAS Koordination, Abitur AG Koordination, Vertrauensdozentin Salem Kolleg, Dienstekoordination Jahrgangsstufe 11 & 12, Leitung Salem International Summer School, Rekrutierung pädagogischer Mitarbeiter

Natalie Lander
Teaching Staff Recruitment



Tel.: +49 7553 919 - 516
Send email

Susanne Schilling | Sekretariat Oberstufe Härlen, Sekretariat Rekrutierung pädagogischer Mitarbeiter

Susanne Schilling
Secretary
Teaching Staff Recruitment


Tel.: +49 7553 919 - 535
Send email