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Employer King’s College, The British School of Latvia
Location Latvia
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent Suitable for NQTs
Job dates
Posted
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts January 2018

King’s Group is seeking to appoint a Reception Teacher due to the success of its new school in Riga, Latvia.

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.

Our mission is to provide high quality British education that delivers a transformative learning experience to all our pupils.

Engaging and effective teaching based on our core values and the best, most up-to-date UK educational practice enables children at our schools to achieve their academic ambitions and lifetime careers. At the same time we nurture their individual talents and emphasise the importance of educating the whole child with attention to their physical, emotional and social development.

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.

King’s College Latvia, Riga will open in August 2017.

The Post: Reception Teacher - Latvia

We are now seeking to appoint an inspiring and innovative person for our new King’s School in Riga, Latvia. The school has opened its doors in August 2017 and is the first British school in the country. Occupying 20,000 m2 site within the Saliena development in Babites, the school will provide the local and surrounding communities with the opportunity to benefit from a quality British education, the hallmark of King’s Group.

In the first year the school we are operating as an Infant and Primary school.

The school has opened with pupils age 3 (Nursery) to age 10 (Year 5). As the school grows it will eventually educate pupils from Nursery to Year 13 (age 18).

The curriculum of the new school is based on the English National Curriculum and allows 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.

The Reception 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 recognize the unique child and plan for their development using both the indoor and out-door curriculum

We offer a highly attractive remuneration package including relocation services, healthcare cover and provide opportunities for professional development within the group.

Application Process

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

The closing date for completed application form is 17/11/2017

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) check. Identity, right to work in the EU and qualifications will be requested in the interview.

About the employer

Information about King’s College, The British School of Latvia
Org type Mainstream School
Phase All-through with sixth form
Funding status Independent
Gender Mixed
Age range 2 - 19 years
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Rupnieku iela 8
Pinki
Babites novads
LV-2107
Latvia