Head of Chemistry, Kazakhstan

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Haileybury AstanaKazakhstan

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

Haileybury Astana is so much more than the leading academic school in Astana; it is a community of excellence at the heart of the city. Founded in 2011, Haileybury Astana provides an outstanding holistic education. As a school, we have a strong focus on academic progress and achievement. Student leadership is at the very heart of our ethos. When families join Haileybury Astana they become lifelong members of an institution, which puts the child at the centre of everything. Our not-for-profit status means that every dollar we charge is reinvested in the students and the school. The high quality teaching and excellent extra-curricular provision make Haileybury Astana a very special place to be. Our curriculum model is based upon the English National Curriculum and the International Baccalaureate, but goes significantly beyond the minimum expectations, covering a diverse range of subjects. At Haileybury Astana, pupils work in an environment where they are stretched and challenged, and have their expectations raised to achieve demanding targets. This is evidenced in our latest results, in which we’re proud to say that our students have done exceptionally well.  Such success is a result of the partnership between the school, our pupils and their parents through our commitment to parental engagement.   We are very proud of the exceptional body of teaching staff we have working across the school, engaging our pupils in a wide range of exciting learning opportunities. Our excellent team ensures that every pupil is guided and cared for, working hard to ensure that their individual needs are met. Pupils leave Haileybury Astana accomplished in academic skills and become architects of lives that exceed expectations.  In a nutshell, Haileybury Astana is a challenging and yet exhilarating place to learn, develop and explore.  Haileybury Astana invites well-qualified, inspirational teachers to apply for the below position, to start from August 2020: Head of Chemistry with IB Diploma experience (Head of Science opportunity for the right candidate) Experienced specialist teacher in Chemistry with experience at IGCSE and IBDP Experience in teaching learners for whom English is not their first language preferred. The School offers a competitive tax paid salary, accommodation, baggage allowance, medical insurance, gratuity, pension contributions and annual flights. Haileybury Astana is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and those connected to the school to share this commitment. Applicants for this post must be willing to undergo child protection screening including reference checks with previous employers and a DBS check or equivalent. To apply, please complete the online application form. We want our Head of Chemistry to be someone who: can develop a broad and balanced curriculum and maintain high teaching and learning standards.is engaging, possesses excellent communication skills and has strong emotional intelligence.helps to develop a collaborative and supportive culture amongst colleagues, in which information, ideas and resources are shared.can deliver well-planned, engaging and creative learning experiences for pupils.will contribute to the co-curricular programme and whole-school activities in a committed and enthusiastic manner.will work co-operatively and supportively with all members of staff.has a proven track record of excellent results at both IGCSE and IB DP. Closing date for applications is:  Friday 15 November 2019 but the school reserves the right to make an appointment before the closing date.                         
 



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: Panfilov Street 4, Nur-Sultan, 010000, Kazakhstan. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +7 717 255 9855
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Haileybury Astana, (HAS) located in the capital city, Nur-Sultan, and is the second Haileybury school in Kazakhstan. It has a growing roll that currently stands at 600 pupils from kindergarten to year 13. The teaching medium is English with additiona...