EFL (English as a Foreign Language) Teacher, Moscow, Russia

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Evgeny Primakov GymnasiumMoscow, Russia

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Start date: January - February 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Excellent
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Evgeny Primakov Gymnasium, in cooperation with StudyLab School in Moscow, seek EFL (English as a Foreign Language) teachers to start from January  - February 2019.

Evgeny Primakov Gymnasium is an outstanding bilingual Gymnasium in Moscow of c.200 children (aged 3-6) in pre-school and c.600 students in Primary, Secondary and High School departments. 

School’s goal is to provide high-quality bilingual (Russian-English) education for today's world by engaging the best teaching staff of the highest standard across all age groups and subjects and by bringing together the best of traditional and innovative teaching methods to help students reach their full potential.

All members of the school community are committed towards creating the best possible learning environment within modern, purpose-built facilities. The School is staffed with a team of dedicated, energetic, highly-qualified and enthusiastic teachers.

EFL teachers will be teaching to the secondary school pupils aged 13-17. The students speak English as their second language. The EFL teacher is to assist students in  integrating into the English language and culture. Teachers need to concentrate on strengthening the basic literacy and communication skills of students who have a limit background in learning the language. Lessons need to be interactive and student-centered (teacher talking time to be followed). The teacher should demonstrate excellent classroom management skills, use various online and offline resources, use games and activities in the classroom and regularly evaluate academic results. 


  • Bachelor degree in English or English related subject (Linguistics) or Bachelor degree in Education with English focus 
  • Master's or higher degree is desirable 
  • Teaching qualification  is desirable 
  • 3+ years of teaching experience working in an international setting with international students is essential

The successful candidate 

  • Dynamic, energetic and a team-player
  • Able to inspire pupils with a proven track record of successful student outcomes
  • Passionate about teaching 
  • Willing to make a minimum of 2 years commitment to the position 
  • Apply different educational formulas and methodologies, new approaches in order to create a unique learning experience for pupils (CLIL; project-based learning; communicative approach, etc.) 

Key tasks & responsibilities

  • To teach EFL classes to secondary school pupils aged 13-17
  • To plan, prepare and deliver high quality lessons
  • Maintain up-to-date records of formative and summative assessments, planning and reports 
  • Take an active role in curriculum development and planning within the department 
  • Maintain positive, courteous relationships with pupils, parents and colleagues 
  • To attend parent meetings and other school events 

Why consider Evgeny Primakov Gymnasium?

  • Outstanding opportunity to be involved in an innovative, recently established new school and concept  
  • New school with impressive facilities and resources 
  • A team of c. 20 English-speaking teachers from the UK, the USA, Canada and Australia 
  • Opportunities for ongoing professional development and career progression 
  • Competitive salary based on experience 
  • Health insurance 
  • Work permit and full visa support 
  • Accommodation allowance
  • Airport transfer 
  • Free daily transfer to and from school 
  • 24 hour support

Evgeny Primakov Gymnasium and StudyLab School are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including checks with past employers, criminal record check and the DBS.

Please apply by filling an international teacher application form and sending your CV to study@studylab.ru

More information about the school can be seen by visiting website http://ogprim.ru 

Instagram @primakovschool 


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More about Evgeny Primakov Gymnasium
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 17 years
Address: Moscow Oblast, Razdory Village, Odintsovsky District, Moscow, 143082, Russian Federation
Telephone: +7 495 274 44 44
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