Upper School Housemaster/Housemistress, Kazakhstan

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Haileybury AlmatyKazakhstan

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term

This superbly resourced British independent day school in Kazakhstan was founded in 2008 and enjoys a reputation as the best school in the country. The School is in partnership with Haileybury in the UK, and is an accredited member of COBIS.

We offer a Haileybury curriculum that is based on the British curriculum and the best of international and Kazakh curricula and cater for approximately 600 children, aged from four to eighteen.  We offer IGCSE followed by the A level programme in the Sixth Form and our pupils go on to achieve places in world class universities across the world, predominantly the UK and the US.

Almaty is a lively, family-friendly city with a rich cultural life, situated near the beautiful Tien Shan Mountains, and Kazakhstan is a diverse and fascinating country.

As an international British independent school in Almaty Kazakhstan, we are looking for teachers who care about the pupils under their guardianship and whom pupils respect, enjoy the company of and fellowship with.  We want inspirational teachers with a passion for learning and their subject areas; the manner in which learning happens and for whom education occurs both inside and outside of the classroom through a contribution to the extensive co-curricular programme we offer. Teachers who have an understanding of the independent sector and have been involved in either day or boarding schools can bring an additional dimension to Haileybury Almaty as it continues to develop over the next ten years. Above all, we want committed passionate teachers who are aligned with our vision; what we do and who wish to make a difference to our pupils’ lives.

Therefore, Haileybury Almaty invites applications from well-qualified, inspirational teachers for the following position, to start from August 2018.

Upper School Housemasters/Housemistresses

Haileybury Almaty operates a House System providing pastoral care for all our pupils. Pupils are placed in one of four Houses that cater for their pastoral needs. Each Housemaster is expected to manage a small team of tutors who assist with the day-to-day pastoral duties within the school. They will also work closely with and lead Deputy Housemasters/Mistresses from the Lower School in strengthening the House ethos through events and activities both within each school and across the whole school.

The Housemaster/Mistress has a prime responsibility at all times for the safety and welfare of the pupils in his/her House. The Housemaster/Mistress should be fully aware of Safeguarding and Child Protection Guidelines. The Housemaster /Mistress should ensure that the individual circumstances, needs, strengths and weaknesses of each pupil are identified and known by staff as required, so that individual opportunities, talents and potential are developed and maximised

Our pupils are friendly and highly motivated, and this post would suit someone who is passionate about helping them achieve their individual goals.

Positions are available for Housemasters/Mistresses within the Upper School. The successful candidate will need to fill one of the existing job vacancies for subject specialists, as reasonably directed, within the Upper School. 
The School offers a competitive tax paid salary, accommodation, baggage allowance, medical insurance, gratuity, pension contributions and annual flights to the UK.

Haileybury Almaty is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and those connected to the school to share this commitment. Applicants for this post must be willing to undergo child protection screening including reference checks with previous employers and a DBS check or equivalent.

To apply and for further details please contact Mrs Kathryn Walsh at: Almaty.Recruitment@haileybury.com by emailing your letter of application, CV, a recent photo and contact details of 3 referees.

The closing date for applications is:  Tuesday 5th December 2017 but the school reserves the right to make an appointment before the closing date.   

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More about Haileybury Almaty
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: State
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 5 - 18 years
Address: Al-Farabi, 112 Al Farabi Avenue, Almaty, 050040, Kazakhstan
Telephone: +7 273 550100
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Almaty is a hidden gem of a city nestling in the foothills of the ZailiyskyAlatau mountain range.  These mountains are part of the magnificent TienShen range which stretches to the Himalayas in the South and the Altai range in the North.  T...