Primary Key Stage 1 Teachers - Astana, Kazakhstan - August 2024

Country:
Kazakhstan
Region:
School - Far East / East Asia
Curriculum:
United Kingdom
Level:
Primary-Lower (5-7)
Start Date:
01 August 2024
Initial Contract Length:
2 year, renewable
Curriculum Experience Required:
Yes - not flexible
We are looking for a number of well-qualified and experienced Primary Key Stage 1 Teachers to join a brand new British International School opening it's doors in September 2024 in Astana, Kazakhstan.

They are looking for teachers with the following education, skills and experience:

•Bachelor’s Degree in Primary Education or Bachelor’s Degree with PGCE.
•Teaching qualification is essential in accordance with Kazakhstan law.
•Relevant teaching experience at the primary level in either KS1 or KS2.
•Experience of teaching learners with English as a second language.
•Ability to support the school’s extracurricular programme.
•Strong technological skills, including knowledge of Microsoft Teams, Google Suite and experience with management learning platforms, would be advantageous.
•Experience in international education, is desirable.

Personal Attributes and Skills:
•Approachable and compassionate with great energy and a love of learning
•Exceptional written, verbal, visual and non-verbal communication skills.
•Positive, enthusiastic, energetic, empathetic, inspirational.
•Outstanding interpersonal skills and collaborative team player.
•Strong cultural understanding and ability to adapt to the school’s culture.
•ICT literate with a willingness to develop skills as the use of technology changes.
•Have a patient, resourceful, and resilient personality.
•Strong organisational, problem solving and time management skills.
•Able to work effectively with students, colleagues and parents.
•Ability to prioritize and thrive in a fast-paced and rapidly changing environment.
•Demonstrated commitment to all aspects of the life of the school
•Passionate about fostering a positive and enriching learning environment.

Please ask Edvectus for the full job description
The school offers a very competitive salary and benefits package that includes a generous tax-free salary, housing, medical insurance, annual flights and tuition for staff children.

The school is in the capital of Astana, a modern and unique city in the north central part of Kazakhstan. With a variety of international restaurants, bars, shopping facilities, sporting facilities and an array of outdoor activities to partake in, Astana is an attractive destination for expats looking for an interesting, exciting yet affordable place to teach and live.
Regional Info:
The school is located in the dynamic and modern city of Astana, Kazakhstan's capital in the north central part of the country along the Ishim River. Kazakhstan is the largest and most economically developed of the Central Asian countries. With vast oil and mineral deposits, it has invested heavily in education and infrastructure. Mountainous in the east and bordering the Caspian Sea in the west, Kazakhstan has a range of climates that range from colder in the north, and warmer and more moderate in the south with many areas of outstanding natural beauty. It is a country where the population has a long history of balanced, harmonious, multi-ethnic social interaction, where both guests and locals are treated with respect during everyday life, where children are valued and elders are respected. Expatriates experience hospitality and warmth in this lovely country that had long been isolated and repressed under Soviet rule, but is now blossoming and looking forward to the future and outward from its borders with anticipation and curiosity. Kazakhstan has a stable government and is very religiously and ethnically tolerant. Located on the Silk Road, Kazakhstan has a long tradition of welcoming visitors, and this stunning country has been relatively undiscovered by the west …until now! Find out more: Astana. Capital of Kazakhstan. Super Modern City https://youtu.be/DPm2t5Ins4A?si=hKfvPvTzCvni_qD7 Kazakhstan Travel Guide: 11 BEST Places to Visit in Kazakhstan (& Best Things to Do) https://youtu.be/kVDLM8DfNFE?si=tOwT69_mnZLtje06 11 Best Places to Visit in Nur-Sultan (Astana), Kazakhstan | Travel Video | Travel Guide| SKY Travel https://youtu.be/95zRrtLU0os?si=jfRZJQkiK2ms6Ly0 https://www.lonelyplanet.com/kazakhstan/northern-kazakhstan/astana https://www.advantour.com/kazakhstan/astana.htm https://www.expatarrivals.com/asia-pacific/kazakhstan/pros-and-cons-moving-kazakhstan#:~:text=Astana%20is%20a%20very%20safe,lower%20levels%20of%20serious%20crime. https://visitastana.kz/en/
Tax Rate:
Tax Free
Housing:
Allowance on top of salary
Benefits:
Flights -yearly, Gratuity or end of service bonus, Housing- allowance, Medical or Health insurance, Transport to/from school, Tuition - free for dependants
Suited To:
Activity - winter sporting types, Activity- mountains, Activity-typical land sporting types, Climate - cooler, Climate -moderate, Dependent children - more suitable, Holiday destination - not typical, Westernised - moderately
Minimum Years Experience:
2.0
Curriculum Experience Required:
Yes - not flexible
Will Accept Newly Qualified Teachers:
N
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