Key Stage 1 Teacher, Yankin, Yangon, Myanmar

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Myanmar International SchoolYankin, Yangon, Myanmar
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Start date: 9 August 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Starting salary 25-30,000USD (net) plus accommodation, health insurance, visa and flights. Living costs in Yangon are 40% of those in London (expatistan.com)
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

We are looking for an inspirational class teacher to join our lower primary team.  Experienced in working with students for whom English is an Additional Language, you will demonstrate best practice in teaching and assessment to maximize children’s progress. Specialist teachers are in place for music, art, ICT and PE. A commitment to working collaboratively with colleagues is essential. A coordinator’s position may be available for a suitably experienced and qualified candidate.    

About the School

Myanmar International School (MIS) is a well-established Cambridge Curriculum school in Yangon, formerly Rangoon, the capital of Burma. Situated near picturesque Inya Lake and the country’s most modern shopping mall, MIS offers an attractive environment for teachers looking for an opportunity in South East Asia. With a roll of 720 aged from 3-18, classes are capped at 20 students and are often smaller with a level of resources comparable to schools in the UK or North America. Parents are highly supportive and our students are hardworking, respectful and enthusiastic. Our talented teachers come from the UK, USA and other English speaking countries.  Myanmar is developing fast and yet it retains much of the lifestyle, tradition and culture that has perhaps been lost elsewhere in the region. Yangon is a safe and peaceful place to live and work.

About you

Above all, we want to recruit inspirational and committed professionals who work well with colleagues and who have the resilience to see life in a developing country as an exciting challenge.

Essential requirements:

Bachelor's Degree

Lower primary/KS1 teaching qualification in an English speaking country

Desirable requirements:

Experience of teaching students for whom English is an additional language

What we offer you

· Two-year renewable contract

· A competitive salary with significant savings potential. The cost of living in Yangon is estimated to be 60% lower than that of London. https://www.expatistan.com/cost-of-living/comparison/london/yangon?

· Annual salary increments

· Sole occupancy of a school apartment for the first year with the option of a housing allowance thereafter.

· Visa expenses, including costs of overnight renewal trips to Bangkok.

· Excellent health insurance

· Flights to and from your point of origin at the start and end of your contract

· Opportunities for professional development 



Job location

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Address: 20 Pyin Nya Waddy Street, Yankin, Yangon, Myanmar
Telephone: +95 1 558115