Teacher of Art & Design for Primary school, Moscow, Russia

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Evgeny Primakov GymnasiumMoscow, Russia

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Start date: 20th of August 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Evgeny Primakov Gymnasium, in cooperation with StudyLab School in Moscow, seek a teacher for Art and Design to start from the 20th of August 2018.

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.

Art and Design teachers will be teaching to the primary school pupils aged 6-10. The Art teacher will be responsible for developing in each student an interest and ability for creative expression in Art and Design; to discover and develop talents of students in the field of Art. 

The students speak English as their second language. Teachers need to concentrate on strengthening the basic literacy and communication skills of students who have a limited background in learning the language. Lessons need to be interactive, engaging and student-centered (teacher talking time to be followed). 


  • Bachelor degree in Art or Art Education or Bachelor degree in Education with an Art  focus 
  • Master's or higher degree is desirable
  • EFL qualifications TEFL/TESOL 
  • 3+ years of teaching experience working in an international setting with non-native speakers is essential
  • Background in color theory, design, sculpture, textiles and painting is essential 

The successful candidate 

  • Lively, warm, approachable, positive and creative 
  • Has artistic skills including oil painting, color mixing, watercoloring, drawing, clay, charcoal, ceramics and other crafts 
  • Develops students' creativity and imagination
  • Resourceful, innovative and enterprising 
  • Able to encourage, motivate and inspire pupils with a proven track record of successful student outcomes
  • Knows the fundamentals and different approaches in the field of Art 
  • Passionate about teaching 
  • Willing to make a minimum of 2 years commitment to the position 

Key tasks & responsibilities

  • To teach Art and Design classes to the primary school pupils aged 6-10
  • To plan, prepare and deliver high quality lessons
  • Plan and present art displays and exhibitions for the school 
  • To evaluate children's performance and growth in knowledge and aesthetic understandings, prepare progress reports 
  • To be a positive member of the school community 
  • 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 native 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 
  • Flight reimbursement
  • 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 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 

Facebook https://www.facebook.com/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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