Teacher of English, Kazakhstan

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Spectrum International SchoolKazakhstan

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Start date: 2020 August
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Spectrum International School

Spectrum International School (SIS) is a non-profit private school operating under the umbrella of International Social Foundation BILIM ORDA which runs a network of private schools in Kazakhstan. We cater for a range of local and international students residing in Astana, the new vibrant capital of Kazakhstan. The School has a purpose-built building that is situated in the newly erected part of the city and offers its students excellent modern facilities for learning and recreation. The curriculum in Primary and Secondary follows Cambridge International Programmes including Cambridge Primary, Secondary 1 & 2, and Advanced Level. The curriculum is also enriched with very few local subjects such as Kazakh language, History & Geography of Kazakhstan to meet the needs of our local students.  As part of external assessment, our students sit a set of Cambridge International examinations like Cambridge Primary and Secondary Checkpoints, Cambridge IGCSE and Cambridge International AS/A Levels.We are an accredited member of the Council of International Schools (CIS), a registered centre for Cambridge International Examinations (CIE) as well as  Cambridge Assessment English.We seek passionate and dedicated professional teachers for vacancies in our School. Candidates are expected to possess a commitment to creating and managing a caring, supportive, purposeful and stimulating environment which is conducive to children’s learning and to be able to adapt to new cultures, environment and climate easily. The majority of our students are local nationals, for whom English is not the First Language.  Other students are fluent English speaking local nationals and expatriates and our student population continues to grow each year. 

Minimum requirements:

  • Degree from the UK/Australia
  • Speaker of English as a first language
  • At least three years of full-time classroom teaching experience
  • Bachelor of Education
  • Experience of teaching English National Curriculum or Cambridge International Programmes and overseas teaching experience is desirable but not essential


  • A competitive tax-free salary
  • Accommodation allowance
  • An annual return flight
  • Basic local health insurance
  • End of academic year bonus

To apply for this post, please follow this link to complete the JOB APPLICATION FORM online. After completing the form please email us your CV with photograph. For further information, please contact recruitment@spectrum.edu.kz 

Spectrum International School,  

Kasym Amanzholov, 34 

Astana, Kazakhstan


Tel: +7 7172 427832   

Fax: +7 7172 427831

Contract term: Negotiable (A two-year renewable contract is offered at the beginning)  

Note: Check the cost of living before application, please.


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

  • 3 years teaching experience.
  • A degree related to subject taught.
  • Bachelors with Teaching Qualification 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, Criminal background check, Medical check
  • Over 24 and below 50 years of age

More about Spectrum International School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Address: Kasym Amanzholov Street, Building 34, Astana, 010000, Kazakhstan. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +7 7172 42 78 32
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