Primary School Teacher, Russian Federation

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English International School of MoscowRussian Federation

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Start date: August 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Primary Teacher
Contract term: Fixed Term

Are you a fully qualified, experienced, and highly motivated Primary School Teacher, seeking a new opportunity?  If so, you will be interested in this fantastic opportunity to join our successful and growing school in Moscow.

About the School

The English International School Moscow – ( is a British style, intern ational school in Moscow. It offers learning and teaching experiences based on the Early Years Foundation Stage and English National Curriculum enhanced to meet the needs of its international student body. Secondary students are prepared for Cambridge University and Pearson Edexcel IGCSE and A Level examinations.

The school is accommodated in well-resourced premises that are situated in the residential district of Moscow a 25 minute metro ride from Central Moscow It has a capacity for 200 pupils from 2 – 18 years of age, making it unique in the city with regard to its smaller school and family feel environment. The school currently has a student population of over 100 pupils. Class sizes are all under 18 pupils. We are working towards securing accreditation from CIS (recent preliminary report was very favourable) and are an active member of COBIS.

About the Opportunity

The role is due to start from August 2020 and will be to teach Primary (KS1 and KS2) students in the school. An excellent remuneration package is available.

English International School (EIS) Moscow has already built its reputation on high quality and high standards and as such it has similar high expectations of its staff. The school therefore welcomes fully qualified, flexible, creative, child-centred teachers who will further enhance the quality of teaching and learning and also be prepared to contribute to the extra-curricular life of this busy school. Applicants are invited from teachers currently working in the UK maintained or independent school sectors and from those already posted overseas.

Applicants must have a relevant Bachelor degree from a reputable UK University (or equivalent), Qualified Teacher Status, with either a PGCE or BEd from the UK, a minimum of 2 years teaching experience in a maintained, independent or international British style school, and experience of teaching the English National Curriculum at KS1 or KS2.

EIS Moscow Teachers:

- are passionate about education,

- inspire their pupils through their engaging and demanding teaching,

- participate in all aspects of school life,

- create a warm and safe community, to which parents and pupils are proud to belong,

- are flexible and have a sense of humour,

- enjoy being part of a British owned and managed group of schools with all the consequent benefits this brings.

As an English school specialising in the English National Curriculum to a diverse international student population, strong English language is an essential requirement and applications from native-level speakers of English will be preferred.

Benefits of working at an Orbital Education School

Orbital Education  focuses on delivering the very best in British education to its students around the globe. It’s an expanding group with schools already in Spain, Hungary, Slovenia, China, Russia, Ecuador and the Middle East, with exciting plans to develop new schools across the globe. Key reasons to work at an Orbital Education School include:

i) Opportunities to collaborate with colleagues and students worldwide

ii) Enhanced professional development opportunities, through partnerships with specialist learning providers to offer recognised and accredited professional development programmes.

iii) Opportunities for both career development and movement within the group, providing opportunity to see the world whilst progressing an attractive and rewarding career.

Living and working in Moscow

The experience of living and working in Moscow has been said to be quite unlike anything else on earth, due to the unique and fascinating culture the city offers. An iconic, global and rapidly expanding city, Moscow has played a central role in the development of Russia and the world.

The city has changed a great deal in recent decades, to the vibrant international metropolis it is today, offering a bustling and exciting lifestyle and rich culture steeped in history. Moscow's monuments are some of the most immediately recognisable in the world, from Red Square and the high red walls of the Kremlin, to St Basil's Cathedral's onion domes and many other hidden riches waiting to be discovered.

Moscow is a welcoming and modern city, with four international airports and numerous rail transport links, meaning transport to Europe and the UK is simple to access and navigate.

Applications - If this describes you and you are keen to join our excellent school and friendly, supportive and hardworking staff team, then we would welcome an application from you. Your application should be submitted by email and should include a CV with photograph, a letter of application and the names and email contacts of two referees, one of whom must be your current or most recent employer.

Please submit your application to the Principal, Mr. Malcolm Phillips

Closing date for applications is 10th April 2020

However, early applications are encouraged as interviews will commence immediately from the date of advertising, and the school may close the advert before this deadline if the right candidate is found. 

If you have not been contacted by 20th April 2020 you should assume that your application has not been successful on this occasion.

Safeguarding – English International School (EIS) Moscow is committed to safeguarding children and young people. As part of the school’s commitment to safeguarding, all post-holders are subject to background checks and will be required to present either a DBS certificate alongside a current update from the DBS service, or an International Child Protection Certificate administered by ACRO (if ever worked or lived in the UK).

Prohibition checks will also be required where appropriate and/or Criminal Records (Police Check) disclosure from their most recent country of residence.

You must meet the following requirements for a visa or working permit:

  • 2 years teaching experience.
  • Any degree.
  • Bachelors with Teaching Qualification, PGCE or PGDE, iPGCE, UK Qualified Teacher Status or similar teaching qualification.
  • Proficient in English.
  • Should hold a valid passport from either Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, New Zealand, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom or United States.
  • References, Medical check, Criminal background check

More about English International School of Moscow
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: EIS Moscow East, 66A Zeleny Prospekt, Moscow, 111396, Russian Federation. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +7 495 301 2104
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