Primary Teachers (KG - Grade 8) - Port Moresby, PNG - August 2024

Papua New Guinea
School - South East Asia
Primary-Lower (5-7), Primary-Upper (8-11)
Start Date:
01 August 2024
Initial Contract Length:
2 year, renewable
Curriculum Experience Required:
No - flexible
We are looking for Primary Teachers (KG - Grade 8) for a Kindergarten - Grade 8 international school in PNG’s capital city, Port Moresby. There are approximately 600 students attending the school and they represent families from the Port Moresby area and the expatriate community in PNG. The school is well-resourced with dedicated and skilled teaching professionals from PNG and around the world.

They are looking for teachers who are open to the challenges of responding to the diverse needs of students in an international education environment, and who have a solid understanding of child centred education approaches to meet the needs of all learners and nurture student well-being. In addition, they must be able to deal professionally with a range of stakeholders in a dynamic school community. Applicants must hold a B.Ed. or equivalent teaching qualification at degree level and full teacher registration. Preference is for teachers with 5 years of teaching experience and experience in English-speaking school systems. A valid driving license and willingness to own a private vehicle are necessary requirements.

The position attracts an international competitive package that includes an attractive salary, school fees for dependent children, free housing and utilities, medical insurance, and a laptop. Visa and removal expenses and annual leave fares are also provided.

The school is located in Papua New Guinea's largest and capital city, Port Moresby. Please contact Edvectus for details on how to apply.
Number Of Students:
Student Make Up:
44 nationalities about 50% expat and 50% local
Regional Info:
Port Moresby is the largest and capital city in Papua New Guinea and on the shores of the Gulf of Papua. It's a diverse and interesting country with 4 main regions - Port Moresby being located in the Southern Region, closest to Australia. Port Moresby is just a 1 1/2 hour flight from Cairns, Australia and 4 hours from Sydney. There is plenty to do in PNG such as scuba diving, fishing, 4 wheel driving, surfing, cultural experiences and plenty of opportunity for exploring. There are around 9 million people in PNG and over 851 languages and over 1000 cultural groups, though most people speak English so it's easy to integrate and there is a large expat population. Most expats live in safe and modern compounds. PNG is well-known for high levels of crime, although advice from people who live there is to not just listen to mainstream media but to talk to people who have actually lived in PNG. Working and living in PNG as an expat Welcome to Papau New Guinea Papua New Guinea: Country Profile Location Overview: Ela Beach, Port Moresby
Tax Rate:
Taxes typically 41% or more
Flights -yearly, Housing - provided, Medical or Health insurance, Professional development allowance, Tuition - free for dependants, Utilities paid
Suited To:
Activity - swimming beaches, Activity-typical land sporting types, Activity-typical water sporting types, Climate - warmer, Dependent children - more suitable, Holiday destination - not typical, Westernised - not very
Minimum Years Experience:
Curriculum Experience Required:
No - flexible
Will Accept Newly Qualified Teachers:
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