PE Teacher, Latvia

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King’s College, The British School of LatviaLatvia

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Start date: August 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

King’s College, The British school of Latvia, is seeking to appoint a dynamic, inspiring and ambitious PE Teacher for our school in Riga. 

King’s Group is an international education organisation. We own and operate a network of British international schools and UK Academies, and complement this with services providing children’s Academic Year Abroad programmes and Summer Courses, Adult Training and Catering Services.

Our school network is one of the most established in the world and currently covers the UK, Europe and Latin America. In recognition of its success the UK Government also awarded us Multi-Academy Trust sponsorship status allowing us to manage state schools in England. With more than 45 years’ experience, King’s Group has nearly 1000 employees across the globe, educating more than 5,500 students at any one time.

We are determined to make a positive difference to the future of our pupils and their families, and the careers of our staff, as well as contributing to the wider community.

The school opened its doors in August 2017 and is the first British school in the country.

The school has opened with pupils age 3 (Nursery) to age 11 (Year 6). As the school grows it will eventually educate pupils from Nursery to Year 13 (age 18).

The curriculum is based on the English National Curriculum and will allow pupils to study a wide range of subjects, including also those covering the Latvian Language, History and Geography. These studies will culminate in students undertaking IGCSE, and A Level examinations, which will prepare them to be able to enter the best universities in the world.

We are currently seeking to appoint an inspiring person for our King’s School in Riga, Latvia: 

A dynamic, passionate, resilient and inspirational teacher

Achieved Qualified Teacher status (Applications from NQTs also welcome). 

A degree or equivalent in the subject to be taught 

Excellent working knowledge on the English national curriculum and recent developments

A fluent English speaker

Flexible and ready for the challenge of a developing school and new department. 

Desirable 2 years minimum experience

The PE Teacher will assist all pupils to develop emotional security, self-belief and mature social skills, assist all children to develop a love of learning and an excitement about coming to school each day and recognise the unique child and plan for their development using both the indoor and out-door curriculum.

Why come to Riga?

Our school is located in Babites, 16 km from Riga city. Our staff have the chance to live and work in a town of great history, culture and cuisine. Opportunities are endless for travelling around the Baltic area and also offers options for sports and entertainment. 


We are offering our teaching staff 

Highly attractive remuneration package including relocation services and healthcare cover. 

Support with CPD and professional development needs 

The chance to contribute to a growing school and a new department. 

Timeline of application and employment- The closing date for completed application form is 06/01/2018-

First SKYPE interviews will take place from the 7-11th of January 

Final interviews will take place on the 28th of January in London. 

References will be called for before the interview. 

A full job description, person specification and application form are available from: http://vacancies.kingsgroup.org/?centre=Latvia

To find out more about King’s Group, visit http://kingsgroup.org/ 

King’s Group is committed to the safeguarding and welfare of our children. This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS)  and necessary police checks. Identity, right to work in the EU and qualifications will be requested in the interview.



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More about King’s College, The British School of Latvia
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 2 - 19 years
Address: Rupnieku iela 8, Pinki, Babites novads, LV-2107, Latvia
Telephone: +371 67 630 563
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