Music Teacher, Russian Federation

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The British School of St PetersburgRussian Federation

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

Opening in August 2019, The British School of St Petersburg will be the first choice for families seeking a British education with its ethos and values. The school is located in a stunning area of the city and is part of a brand new development with views overlooking the river.

In its initial opening phase, BSSP will offer places for children from Pre-Nursery to Year 2. Based around the National Curriculum for England, the school aims to deliver progressive results across the breadth of the curriculum.

Applications are desired from qualified music teachers with U.K. experience of teaching Early Years and KS1 who can deliver outstanding lessons and be involved in a wide range of after school activities.

The position presents an exciting opportunity, allowing the applicant to play an important role in the foundation and development of a world class international primary school.

Primary Music Teacher

The British School of St Petersburg is looking to appoint an exceptional music teacher to join our talented team. Reporting to the Headmaster, you will become part of a highly dedicated team with the collective responsibility of forming the initial academic direction of the school. We welcome applications from motivated and reflective professionals who offer energy, enthusiasm,
experience and a passion for teaching and learning that embraces change and innovation. Given that this will be a school in its first year of inception, flexibility will be a key factor in your approach. Please refer to the teacher job description for detailed requirements, roles and responsibilities.

Teachers will be expected to:

  • Relentlessly pursue outstanding performance for all students, both personally, socially and academically.
  • Collaborate with other teachers to achieve collective accountability.
  • Ensure the classroom is a well-organised, efficient and an effective hive of purposeful activity.
  • Participate in a culture of professional learning.
  •  Engage in active communication with parents and other important stakeholders.
  • Promote our Mission through the opportunities we offer, the impact we make, the leadership we demonstrate and the respect everyone deserves.
  • Possess a creative and pragmatic approach, collaborating on innovations in teaching and learning and the broader activity of the school.
  • Understand how to blend the best of premium British education with contemporary international thinking, helping to create a distinctive positioning for the school.
  • Be accountable and a positive advocate for all management decisions.
  • Respect, appreciate and understand a variety of cultures and societies.
  • Be prepared to take on an area of curriculum responsibility to support the
    development of the school.

Application Process

Applications should be emailed to head@britishschool.ru and should contain a CV, letter of application and the details of three professional referees - one of which must be your current line manager. Due to GDPR, you must ask referees for approval before submitting your application.

Application letters should be no longer than one side of A4.

Initial interviews will be conducted in person where possible, or via Skype.

Closing date: 20th March, 2019
Start date: August 2019



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 2 - 11 years
Address: St Petersburg, Russian Federation