Class Teacher for Primary Section, Tallinn, Estonia

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Tallinn European SchoolTallinn, Estonia

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Start date: August 2017
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term

Class Teachers for Primary Section

Tallinn European School (TES) is part of the network of European Schools, currently located in the IT hub of Estonia with a new building under construction. We offer the full European Schools Curriculum (from nursery 1 – Secondary 7) which leads to the European Baccalaureate Certificate at the end of secondary 7. TES emphasizes a holistic approach to education at the heart of which is inquiry based teaching and learning. The primary section offers education in English and pupils can chose between French or German as language 2 from primary 1 onwards. Pupils also have an option of choosing their mother tongue (One of the official EU languages) as language 1 while the rest of the curriculum is delivered in English. The secondary curriculum is delivered in English and supplemented by a strong language 2 programme with a third language chosen from secondary 1. The opening of a French section is planned for the 2018/19 school year.

Tallinn European School (TES) is now recruiting enthusiastic and committed teachers for the above positions for the school year beginning August 2017:

  • Relevant teaching experience at primary school level.
  • A commitment to student centred inquiry based learning.
  • Experience as class teacher essential for primary class teacher positions.
  • Additional European language and advantage but not essential
  • Flexibility to co-teach with a content subject or English teacher if required.

Applicants please send an email along with a statement of your educational philosophy and full resume to the Deputy Director, Mr. Paul Senosi ( ) by latest 30 September 2017 (positions are currently available)

(Personal data collected will be used for recruitment-related purposes only)
Interested applicants should apply sending their CV, a recent photograph, a covering letter of application, a statement of their educational philosophy and full contact details of two referees, one of whom should be your current employer, to: . We have 3 positions available. We have started the school year with temporary staff and we are waiting for the most suitable candidates to employ on a permanent full-time basis.

We may request a telephone or Skype interview with candidates. Please include a mobile number and Skype address in your application.

We will automatically request references for all shortlisted candidates.

Interviews with shortlisted candidates may take place in one of the following venues:
Online via Skype

Tallinn European School, Estonia (cost will be covered by the school)
Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all the students in our care and expects all applicants to share this commitment. We follow safe recruitment practices and all appointments are subject to interview, satisfactory references, identity and criminal record checks.

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More about Tallinn European School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 18 years
Address: Boris Tamm Building, Keevise 2, Tallinn, 11415, Estonia
Telephone: +372 735 0550
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