Head of Universities’ Admissions and Guidance, Kazakhstan

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Haileybury AlmatyKazakhstan

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Start date: August 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

This superbly resourced British independent day school in Kazakhstan was founded in 2008 and enjoys a reputation as the best school in the country. The School is in partnership with Haileybury in the UK, and is an accredited member of COBIS.

We offer a Haileybury curriculum that is based on the British curriculum and the best of international and Kazakh curricula and cater for approximately 600 children, aged from four to eighteen.  We offer IGCSE followed by the A level programme in the Sixth Form and our pupils go on to achieve places in world class universities across the world, predominantly the UK and the US.

Almaty is a lively, family-friendly city with a rich cultural life, situated near the beautiful Tien Shan Mountains, and Kazakhstan is a diverse and fascinating country.

As an international British independent school in Almaty Kazakhstan, we are looking for teachers who care about the pupils under their guardianship and whom pupils respect, enjoy the company of and fellowship with.  We want inspirational teachers with a passion for learning and their subject areas; the manner in which learning happens and for whom education occurs both inside and outside of the classroom through a contribution to the extensive co-curricular programme we offer. Teachers who have an understanding of the independent sector and have been involved in either day or boarding schools can bring an additional dimension to Haileybury Almaty as it continues to develop over the next ten years. Above all, we want committed passionate teachers who are aligned with our vision; what we do and who wish to make a difference to our pupils’ lives.

Therefore, Haileybury Almaty invites applications from well-qualified, experienced counsellors for the above position, to start from August 2019.

Haileybury Almaty aims to deliver a stimulating and challenging curriculum and the most important part of the role is classroom teaching and the associated pastoral care of the pupils. In addition to this, the School’s emphasis on activities outside the classroom means that an effective and varied contribution to the co-curricular programme is also required. There is a comprehensive programme of co-curricular activities and all pupils and staff are expected to be active members of the community.

The successful candidate will be offered a two-year renewable contract, a competitive tax paid salary, accommodation, baggage allowance, medical insurance, gratuity, pension contributions and annual flights to the UK or declared home base.

To apply and for further details please contact Mrs Kathryn Walsh at: Almaty.Recruitment@haileybury.com by completing the Haileybury Almaty application form including a recent photo and contact details of 3 referees.

Interviews may be held via skype.

The closing date for applications is: Monday 20th May 2019 but the school reserves the right to make an appointment before the closing date.

Haileybury Almaty 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.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: State
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 5 - 18 years
Address: Al-Farabi, 112 Al Farabi Avenue, Almaty, 050040, Kazakhstan. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +7 273 550100
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Almaty is a hidden gem of a city nestling in the foothills of the ZailiyskyAlatau mountain range.  These mountains are part of the magnificent TienShen range which stretches to the Himalayas in the South and the Altai range in the North.  T...