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Employer Transylvania College - The Cambridge International School in Cluj
Location Romania
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed

TRANSYLVANIA COLLEGE, Cluj-Napoca, Romania  seeks a Teacher of KS1 Effective from January 2017


Transylvania College, The Cambridge International School of Cluj, currently enrols almost 600 students aged 1 to 18 years. The majority are Romanian nationals, but our students also include those of 25 nationalities. The school is an Accredited Member of COBIS with continuing accreditation as a British School Overseas (BSO).

Transylvania College has grown from a small Kindergarten class opened in 1993 to incorporate parallel lines of Romanian and British curriculum Primary and Middle School classes leading to a High School which offers IGCSE and A level courses through University of Cambridge Examinations. The school celebrated its first graduating cohorts in 2014 and 2015 with our graduates accepted by some of the most prestigious universities in the UK and around the world.

Transylvania College is an independent co-educational day school with a small Boarding House which facilitates an international education to students from other parts of Romania. The school promotes academic excellence, ethical development and responsible world citizenship, based on principles of mutual respect and a love of learning. This extends beyond the barriers of the school to the wider community of Cluj-Napoca and Romania through the sharing of knowledge, skills and expertise with other individuals and institutions.


Transylvania College is seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic KS1 teacher to work in a successful and well-resourced Lower Primary department. We deliver an enhanced National Curriculum for England and Wales. Additional areas include integration of The Leader in Me process into everyday lessons and supporting our ethos to ensure that the students begin to develop a sense of global citizenship. We have a holistic approach to learning and support the emotional and social as well as academic development of our students.

Learners come from a broad range of backgrounds with a high proportion of learners for whom English is not their native language. Teachers are expected to have the highest expectations of all students whilst ensuring that all students are fully supported and challenged.


If you are interested in this unique opportunity, please submit the following documents to referencing the position in the subject line:

  • Application cover sheet
  • CV - including full contact details
  • Letter of Application
  • Copies of your university-awarded degrees/transcripts
  • Police Background checks from every country where you have worked

Please see the Transylvania College website for further details about the school:
Should it receive an outstanding application, Transylvania College reserves the right to make an appointment before the closing date mentioned below.
If you have any questions about the position, the application process, or require any assistance, please contact the Director of Public Affairs:
The deadline for applications is 16th December 2016 with a start date in January 2017 to be mutually agreed. The review of files will begin as soon as applications are received. Finalists will be selected by the search committee as early in the process as possible and may be selected for interview via Skype.

About the employer

Information about Transylvania College - The Cambridge International School in Cluj
Org type Mainstream School
Phase All-through
Funding status Independent
Gender Mixed
Age range 1 - 18 years
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Locations and contacts

2a Aleea Baisoara