Primary EAL Teacher Start Date: August 2017 Location: Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan Region: Far East and South East Asia Curriculum: IB PYP, Cambridge, IB DP Experience: 2+ years Sponsorship: Single or married teachers with dependents Salary: Salary is internationally compatible and tax-free Contract: 3 years renewable
School Vision / Ethos: This not-for-profit school in Central Asia opened in September 2011 providing an inclusive international style education accredited with Cambridge International Examinations as well as with the International Baccalaureate (IB). It will offer the IB Primary Years Programme, IB Middle Years Programme and IB Diploma Programme from September 2016. The school has over 140 students age 2 to 16, with plans in place for expansion up to age 18 and doubling student numbers. An extra-curricular programme is offered and all teachers are expected to play a role in it.
Regional Overview: Kyrgyzstan is a really beautiful country and from Bishkek the most breath taking trips to the mountains and lakes are easily accessible. Tourism is taking off but the unspoilt nature of this wonderful country can still be felt. This is a very safe country where local people will go out of their way to help you. In winter ski resorts offer holidays, at a fraction of the cost that their counterparts in Europe will charge - this is an unforgettable place in which to live.
Requirements: Qualifications must have been obtained at an accredited University or Teacher's Training College in the United Kingdom, Australia, North America, New Zealand or South Africa. Candidates should ideally have at least 2 years successful experience as a Primary teacher and at least a familiarity with the IB PYP Programme. They are looking for teachers with a genuine enjoyment of working with children and proven ability to enable a wide range of children to develop their academic and social potential and the ability to plan strategically, to set and meet deadlines and to implement plans. Native fluency in spoken and written English, other European and Central Asia language skills are an advantage. The school want teachers who are keen to make a real difference by being part of an enthusiastic team building a non-profit community school within the limitations this can throw up. The school is keen to find adventurous resourceful people who want to push their comfort zone and learn more.
Package:- Salary is internationally compatible and tax-free; Two year renewable contract; Annual Flight paid for by the school from home city international airport; Medical and evacuation Insurance; All visa costs; Settling-in Allowance of US$240 (Once-off); Housing and utilities; The school are happy to have married teachers with non teaching spouses as long as they understand that the can only get a spousal visa for them and cannot promise them employment. They are happy to employ teachers with children. They will get remission on school fees.