Secondary Science (Physics) IGCSE & A Level Teacher - Almaty, Kazakhstan - August 2024

School - Far East / East Asia
United Kingdom
Secondary/ Middle(12-15), Secondary/High(16-18)
Start Date:
01 August 2024
Initial Contract Length:
2 year, renewable
Curriculum Experience Required:
Yes - not flexible
We are looking for an experienced Secondary Physics TEacher with a proven track record in strong UK and/or international schools who is wholly committed to providing an outstanding, British-style education to the pupils enrolled in a quality not-for-profit British International School in Almaty, Kazakhstan. This is for an August 2024 start.

Candidates should have the following education, skills and experience:
· Graduate qualified teacher
· Bachelor’s degree in relevant subject area
· Master’s degree an advantage
· Minimum 3 years’ experience in teaching the subject
· Experience in teaching EAL students
· Experience delivering at IGCSE and A Level
· Previous experience in an international school and familiarity with British education system
· Successful experience in working with students in the age group you are teaching
· Demonstrated experience in inspiring students in a stimulating learning
· environment Demonstrated experience of using ICT to promote learning
· Ability to analyse student data to support student achievement
· Demonstrated experience in raising achievement and setting challenging targets
· Strong commitment to supporting all aspects of our programme, especially through participating actively in the extra-curricular activities and contributing to the life of the school community

The school opened in 2008 and offers a first-class education for about 760 pupils between the ages of 3 and 18. They follow the UK curriculum leading to IGCSEs and then A Level examinations. There is also an extensive ECA programme. All teaching is in English and the majority of the teachers are from the UK though there is a strong emphasis on the Kazakhstani culture, history and language. The school is well-resourced with excellent facilities, class sizes are small and SEN support is available. They also offer a wide range of ECAs and CPD. Classrooms have interactive whiteboards; they have 3 ICT suites and the school is superbly resourced, e.g. Drama Studio, all-weather astroturf pitch, 25m indoor swimming pool, award-winning school building, stunningly beautiful location.

The school offer a generous package including a very competitive salary, annual gratuity, BUPA Global medical insurance scheme, full school fee remission, accommodation, and relocation allowance is offered according to eligibility.

The campus is set in a beautiful, natural parkland site, along the banks of the Esentai River, with the imposing backdrop of the Tien Shan Mountains, near the Sunkar International Ski Jumping Complex. Almaty is a lively city full of culture, arts, shopping and night-life. There are also plenty of outdoor activities and scenery to enjoy close to Almaty, such as skiing, lakes, national parks, hot springs and dunes. Please contact your Edvectus consultant for more information and details on how to apply.
Number Of Students:
Student Make Up:
20+ nationalities
Regional Info:
Almaty is the largest city in Kazakhstan and located in the mountainous southern area of the country. It is the cultural and financial centre of Central Asia and has a decent sized expatriate community. Almaty is about 30 minutes from a premier ski resort - Chimebulak – where you can enjoy skiing, snowboarding and ski jumping in the cold, winter months whilst the nearby Tien Shan mountains provide ample opportunity for hiking, climbing and camping in the warmer months (where temperatures average about 30 degrees and occasionally up to 40 degrees). There is a cable car for spectacular mountain views and other tourist attractions within a few hours’ drive. There are restaurants and cafes in Almaty as well as bars and clubs, markets, skating and, for relaxing, the Tau Spa in the mountains. Almaty has an international airport with flights to European and international destinations. Lonely Planet Almaty: The Largest City in Kazakhstan 10 Best Places to Vist in Almaty Kazakhstan Travel Guide: 11 BEST Places to Visit in Kazakhstan (& Best Things to Do)
Tax Rate:
Tax Free
Flights -yearly, Gratuity or end of service bonus, Housing - provided, 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, Activity-typical water sporting types, Climate - cooler, Dependent children - more suitable, Holiday destination - not typical, Westernised - moderately
Minimum Years Experience:
Curriculum Experience Required:
Yes - not flexible
Will Accept Newly Qualified Teachers:
Visa Restriction:
2 years post qualification teaching exp requd
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