Teacher of Primary, Ukraine

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The British International School, UkraineUkraine

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Start date: 12th August 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive
Contract term: Permanent

A BISU teacher must be dedicated to the wellbeing of the pupils in his/her care, able to think creatively, have a ‘team-first’ attitude and a commitment to the school’s ethos and values. They must be willing to take risks to develop best practice, and accept that challenge is an integral part of the teaching profession.
This is an exciting time for both Ukraine and our school and the best teachers will thrive in this environment. 

We have recently celebrated our 21st year and grown to 4 campuses with over 650 students from Nursery to Year 13. As a British international school, we are a proud member of COBIS.

BISU is interested in receiving applications from teachers having the following qualifications and experience as a minimum:

  • Degree and QTS (or equivalent);
  • A commitment to a constructivist approach to learning;
  • A willingness to contribute to the life of our school as an active team member;
  • A genuine interest in promoting and providing quality learning and teaching;
  • A commitment to taking the school to ‘outstanding’;
  • Experience with PYP is desirable however, training will be provided;
  • UK training or experience of working in a British International school is a strong advantage.


Kyiv is a wonderful, accessible and vibrant city in which to live and explore. It gives easy access to other European capitals and beyond. Flight time to the UK is less than 4 hours.

We provide a very competitive salary, gratuity & benefits package which includes accommodation, flights, medical cover and CPD opportunities. The low cost of living means a high standard of lifestyle can be enjoyed while still providing an excellent opportunity to save. Teachers with or without dependants are welcome to apply.

A CV and covering letter should accompany your application and be emailed ‘For the attention of the Principal’ to recruitment@britishschool.com.ua 

Closing date for applications: 8am (Kyiv) 19th November 2018
Start date: 12th August 2019.

Early application is encouraged as school reserves the right to appoint before the advertised deadline if a suitable candidate is found.

Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions or require further information.

We look forward to receiving your application.

Please note. Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including  an interview, identity and criminal record checks and satisfactory references.

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More about The British International School, Ukraine
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: The Pechersk Campus, 1 Dragomirova Street, Kyiv, 01103, Ukraine
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