Teacher of Music for Primary school, Moscow, Russia

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Evgeny Primakov GymnasiumMoscow, Russia

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Start date: August 20th, 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Evgeny Primakov Gymnasium, in cooperation with StudyLab School in Moscow, seek a teacher of Music for Primary school to start from the 20th of August 2018. Evgeny Primakov Gymnasium is an outstanding bilingual Gymnasium in Moscow of c.200 children (aged 3-6) in pre-school and c.600 students in the Primary, Secondary and High School departments. The School’s goal is to provide high-quality bilingual (Russian-English) education for today's world by engaging the best teaching staff of the highest standard across all age groups and subjects and by bringing together the best of traditional and innovative teaching methods to help students reach their full potential. All members of the school community are committed towards creating the best possible learning environment within modern, purpose-built facilities. The School is staffed with a team of dedicated, energetic, highly-qualified and enthusiastic teachers. 

As a music teacher you will be responsible for teaching primary school pupils aged 6-10. The students speak English as their second language. Lessons need to be interactive and student-centered. The teacher should demonstrate excellent classroom management skills,  use games and activities in the classroom and regularly evaluate academic results. 


  • Bachelor degree in Music or Bachelor degree in Education with a music focus 
  • Master's or higher degree is desirable 
  • EFL qualification TESOL/TEFL
  • Play a variety of instruments 
  • Excellent knowledge of music theory 
  • 3+ years of teaching experience working in an international setting with non-native level speakers is essential

The successful candidate 

  • Must have a love of music 
  • Skilled in a variety of instruments 
  • Able to inspire pupils 
  • Passionate about teaching 
  • Willing to make a minimum of 2 years commitment to the position 

Key tasks & responsibilities

  • To teach music to primary school children (aged 6-10) 
  • Help pupils to improve their musical knowledge and ability 
  • Teach children how to learn instruments, familiarize pupils with music styles, develop improvisational and vocal skills 
  • To instruct puplis about tempo, rhythm, pitch, scales 
  • Arrange performance opportunitites for children 
  • To conduct extracurricular activities both for primary & secondary students on a regular basis
  • To encourage children to learn and appreciate music of all kinds 
  • To evaluate and grade children's progress
  • Select materials and/or any supplies for the classes
  • Maintain positive, courteous relationships with pupils, parents and colleagues 
  • To attend parent meetings and other school events 

Why consider Evgeny Primakov Gymnasium?

  • Outstanding opportunity to be involved in an innovative, recently established new school and concept  
  • New school with impressive facilities and resources 
  • A team of c. 20 native level English-speaking teachers from the UK, the USA, Canada and Australia 
  • Opportunities for ongoing professional development and career progression 
  • Competitive salary based on experience 
  • Health insurance 
  • Flight reimbursement
  • Work permit and full visa support 
  • Accommodation allowance 
  • Airport transfer
  • Free daily transfer to and from school 
  • 24 hour support

Evgeny Primakov Gymnasium and StudyLab School are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including checks with past employers, criminal record check and the DBS. 

Please apply by filling an international teacher application form and sending your CV to study@studylab.ru

More information about the school can be seen by visiting website  http://ogprim.ru 

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Instagram @primakovschool 

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More about Evgeny Primakov Gymnasium
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 17 years
Address: Moscow Oblast, Razdory Village, Odintsovsky District, Moscow, 143082, Russian Federation
Telephone: +7 495 274 44 44
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