Primary Teacher, Moscow

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English International School of MoscowMoscow

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Start date: September 2018 (or as soon as possible thereafter)
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term

English International School Moscow South West

We have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced and qualified Primary School Teacher, ideally with EYFS experience, to join our successful and growing school in Moscow.

About the School

The English International School Moscow – South West ( is a British style, international school in Moscow. It offers learning and teaching experiences based on the Early Years Foundation Stage and English National Curriculum enhanced to meet the needs of its international student body. Secondary students are prepared for Cambridge University and Pearson Edexcel IGCSE with the intention to extend this to A Level examinations in the 2020-21 academic year.

The school is accommodated in well-resourced premises that are situated in the residential district of Prospekt Vernadskogo a 17 minute metro ride from Central Moscow It has a capacity for 140 pupils from 3 – 18 years of age, making it unique in the city with regard to its smaller school and family feel environment. The school currently has a student population of over 80 pupils. Class sizes are all under 16 pupils.

The school also forms part of the Orbital Education group, an expanding group of international schools providing a British Education to an internationally diverse student population. In addition to our 3 schools in Moscow, the Orbital group have schools in other culturally attractive and historically important destinations, such as Spain, Hungary, Shanghai, Ecuador, Slovenia and the Middle East, with exciting plans to develop schools in new regions across the globe. As part of the Orbital group, our staff have the opportunity to work and collaborate with colleagues around the world, supporting them to achieve excellent outcomes and enabling their students to achieve their potential. After two years’ successful employment, staff also have the opportunity to be considered for roles at other schools within the group, giving them the opportunity to see the world at the same time as progressing their career.

About the Role

The role is due to start from September 2018 (or as soon as possible thereafter) and will be to teach within the primary or early years section of the school. An excellent remuneration package is available.

English International School (EIS) Moscow South West has already built its reputation on high quality and high standards and as such it has similar high expectations of its staff. The school therefore welcomes fully qualified, flexible, creative, child-centred teachers who will further enhance the quality of teaching and learning and also be prepared to contribute to the extra-curricular life of this busy school. Applicants are invited from teachers currently working in the UK maintained or independent school sectors, from those already posted overseas and with equivalent full teaching qualifications.

Applicants must have a relevant Bachelor degree from a reputable UK University (or equivalent), Qualified Teacher Status, with either a PGCE or BEd from the UK, a minimum of 2 years teaching experience in a maintained, independent or international British style school, and experience of teaching the English National Curriculum at KS1 or KS2. Applications from fluent speakers of English are preferred. We are particularly interested in candidates with early years qualifications or experience or who have a desire to work in an early years (mixed nursery/ reception) environment.

EIS Moscow South West Teachers:

  • are passionate about education, 
  • inspire their pupils through their engaging and demanding teaching,
  • participate in all aspects of school life,
  • create a warm and safe community, to which parents and pupils are proud to belong,
  • are flexible and have a sense of humour,
  • enjoy being part of a British owned and managed group of schools with all the consequent benefits this brings.

Applications - If this describes you and you are keen to join our excellent school and friendly, supportive and hardworking staff team, then we would welcome an application from you. Your application should be submitted by email and should include a CV with photograph, a letter of application and the names and email contacts of two referees, one of whom must be your current or most recent employer.

Please submit your application to the Principal, Mr. Paul Wade

Closing date - Friday 2nd March 2018

Interviews will take place by skype and will commence immediately from the date of advertising until the post if filled. Prior to starting the post, the employee will have to present a current DBS certificate or Police Check from their current country of employment along with original and notarised copies of their qualifications. The school reserves the right to appoint before this deadline if the right candidate is found.

English International School (EIS) Moscow South West is committed to safeguarding children and young people. All post-holders are subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS (in the UK) or Criminal Records (Police Check) disclosure from their most recent country of residence.


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More about English International School of Moscow
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: State
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 16 years
Address: EIS Moscow South-West, 14 Lobachevskogo Ulitsa, Moscow, 119361, Russian Federation
Telephone: +7 495 984 59 92
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