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Art Teacher

Art Teacher

Haileybury Almaty

Kazakhstan

  • Expired
Job type:
Full Time, Fixed Term
Start date:
August 2018
Apply by:
23 February 2018

Job overview

HAILEYBURY ALMATY

This superbly resourced British independent day school in Kazakhstan was founded in 2008 and enjoys a reputation as the best school in the country. The School is in partnership with Haileybury in the UK, and is an accredited member of COBIS.

We offer a Haileybury curriculum that is based on the British curriculum and the best of international and Kazakh curricula and cater for approximately 600 children, aged from four to eighteen.  We offer IGCSE followed by the A level programme in the Sixth Form and our pupils go on to achieve places in world class universities across the world, predominantly the UK and the US.

Almaty is a lively, family-friendly city with a rich cultural life, situated near the beautiful Tien Shan Mountains, and Kazakhstan is a diverse and fascinating country.

As an international British independent school in Almaty Kazakhstan, we are looking for teachers who care about the pupils under their guardianship and whom pupils respect, enjoy the company of and fellowship with.  We want inspirational teachers with a passion for learning and their subject areas; the manner in which learning happens and for whom education occurs both inside and outside of the classroom through a contribution to the extensive co-curricular programme we offer. Teachers who have an understanding of the independent sector and have been involved in either day or boarding schools can bring an additional dimension to Haileybury Almaty as it continues to develop over the next ten years. Above all, we want committed passionate teachers who are aligned with our vision; what we do and who wish to make a difference to our pupils’ lives.

Therefore, Haileybury Almaty invites applications from well-qualified, inspirational teachers for the following position, to start from August 2018.

  • Experienced specialist teacher in Art with experience at IGCSE and A level;
  • Experience in teaching learners for whom English is not their first language preferred;
  • The School offers a competitive tax paid salary, accommodation, baggage allowance, medical insurance, gratuity, pension contributions and annual flights to the UK.

Haileybury Almaty is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and those connected to the school to share this commitment. Applicants for this post must be willing to undergo child protection screening including reference checks with previous employers and a DBS check or equivalent.

To apply and for further details please contact Mrs Kathryn Walsh at:
Almaty.Recruitment@haileybury.com by emailing your letter of application, CV, a recent photo and contact details of 3 referees.

The closing date for applications is:  Friday 23rd February 2018 but the school reserves the right to make an appointment before the closing date.

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About Haileybury Almaty

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Haileybury Almaty (HAL) is situated in the vibrant city of Almaty, Kazakhstan, and was the first Haileybury school to be established in the country. With an ever-expanding student body that currently sits at close to 800 pupils ranging from Reception to Year 13 (ages 4-18), HAL offers a unique educational experience. Our primary medium of instruction is English, complemented by dedicated teaching of the Kazakh language and history.

Nestled at the base of the Zailiysky Alatau mountain range, Almaty is a true hidden gem. These mountains are part of the majestic Tien Shan range, extending all the way to the Himalayas in the South and the Altai range in the North.

Kazakhstan has celebrated three decades of independence, with its remarkable progress attributed to policies of neutrality, ethnic tolerance, and balanced international relations. This has attracted substantial foreign investment across all sectors, leading to impressive and resilient economic growth.

Formerly the capital until 1997, Almaty remains the heart of commerce, culture, and entertainment. The city boasts a diverse array of restaurants, clubs, and bars, all set in a relaxed cafe atmosphere. Warm summers and the surrounding countryside offer boundless opportunities for trekking and mountain exploration. Just a short drive from the city, you will encounter breathtaking vistas in the Zhailau mountains.

A 15-minute journey takes you to Medeo, home to an expansive open-air ice rink. Nighttime skating amid falling snowflakes is enchanting and breathtaking. For adventure seekers, the world's second-longest gondola ride from Medeo to the Shymbulak ski resort awaits. Shymbulak offers year-round attractions, from beautiful alpine meadows in the summer to a European standard ski and snowboarding resort in winter, including mesmerising floodlit night skiing.

At HAL, we understand the value of providing a comprehensive educational experience. In addition to our IGCSE and A-Level programmes, parents appreciate our diverse extracurricular activities such as sports, drama, music, community service, debating, Model United Nations, and the International Award (Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme). These offerings complement our rigorous academic curriculum.

Continuing Professional Development is a key focus for all of our staff at HAL. We offer in-house NPQML and NPQSL programmes as professional qualifications, along with a dynamic in-house and external CPD programme.

Our vibrant House system underscores our commitment to outstanding pastoral care and fostering a positive ethos among our students. House competitions occur year-round, and we reward academic progress, participation in school life, musical performances, sports achievements, and contributions to the community through this system.

Our Governing Body comprises five members nominated by the Founder Investors and five nominated by Haileybury UK, including the Master of Haileybury UK. Ian Hunt, Chair of the Board, is a former HMC Head and was also CEO of Gabbitas Education. Established in 2008 in partnership with Haileybury College, one of the UK's most renowned and successful independent schools, Haileybury Almaty offers world-class holistic education for children aged 4-18, in line with the valued traditions of a British independent school education. The current Head, Simon Mills is also a former HMC Head of two highly successful schools in the UK.

At Haileybury Almaty, we take pride in our academic selectivity, with our students consistently achieving outstanding results in iGCSE and A-Level examinations. They go on to secure coveted spots at elite universities worldwide, including prestigious Ivy League institutions such as Harvard, , Yale , Columbia , and Brown in addition to MIT, and in the UK to Oxford, Cambridge, and other world class Russell Group destinations.

With a strong emphasis on the Kazakh language and culture, Haileybury Almaty enriches students' understanding of Kazakh heritage while preserving national traditions.

Haileybury Almaty was founded as a non-profit institution by a group of philanthropic Kazakh business leadersAll proceeds are reinvested in educational programmes and infrastructure to provide exceptional learning conditions. We also offer Scholarship and bursary opportunities to talented students joining Year 9 and Year 12, ensuring that more individuals can experience the excellence of a British international education in Almaty.

Our school is in a phase of growth and we currently accept between 20% to 40% of pupil applicants to take the entrance examination. We maintain the same level of selectivity in recruiting our teachers, aiming to attract highly qualified and experienced educators who are not only knowledgeable but also passionate about nurturing the next generation.

For more information about Haileybury Almaty, please visit our website at www.haileybury.kz . There, you will find detailed information about our facilities, academic programmes, staffing structure, and a wide array of extracurricular activities. We recommend exploring our social media platforms, reels and stories to gain a deeper insight into our school's vibrant activities.

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