Call for Applications

Call for Applications 

Thank you for your interest in joining the Board of Trustees of the Inter-Community School in Zurich. The application process is now closed. We welcome your application at any time for consideration in the next selection process.

Custodians of Zurich’s oldest International School, the Trustees are responsible for the fiduciary, long-term strategy, and oversight of the School’s mission and vision. 

As we step into the next phase of our strategic roadmap, the School is open to accepting new applicants to serve up to a three-year term. The role is a voluntary one, working alongside a Board with a breadth of experience across many industries. 

Trustees are required to attend all Board Meetings (every two months), serve on at least one committee, and attend ad-hoc meetings as required. 

Prospective Trustees should:

  1. Have an interest in education and a strong commitment to the community and its values.
  2. Have proven leadership experience in the workplace, community, and/or on a prior or current Board.
  3. Have specific expertise in one or more of the strategic functions of the Board including: Finance, Governance, Planning, Strategy, and Marketing. Candidates with Engineering and Construction backgrounds are also encouraged, as we enter a new building phase. 

Application Process: 

Prospective candidates should send their current CV and a cover letter stating their qualifications and personal motivation for Board of Trustee membership. All CVs and cover letters should be submitted to and will be handled confidentially by the Board Nominating Committee.

Applications are invited from current parents, alumni, parents of alumni, and those beyond the ICS community. Please share this with any colleagues or acquaintances who fulfil the relevant expertise requirements. 


Any questions should be directed to Valentijn Bonger, Chair of the ICS Board of Trustees Nominating Committee at


Diversity at ICS

ICS students currently represent over 50 nationalities. For globally mobile communities of international schools like ours, meeting the challenges of globalization requires a flexible and comprehensive education that prepares students to realize their full potential.

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