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Job details
Employer Haileybury Almaty
Location Kazakhstan
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Fixed Term
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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 Senior Housemaster/Housemistress

We are seeking to appoint an outstanding, passionate and motivated Senior Housemaster/Mistress, with experience of British and / or international pastoral systems, to join our successful and expanding Upper School in August 2018.  The successful candidate will become part of a dynamic team who are creative, energetic and determined to give our pupils the best possible opportunity to benefit from an outstanding education.

Haileybury Almaty has a House System providing pastoral care for all pupils. Pupils are placed in one of four Houses that cater for their pastoral needs. The senior Housemaster/Mistress is responsible for leading a team of Housemasters /Mistresses in addition to leading their own House. Each Housemaster/Mistress is expected to manage a small team of tutors who assist with the day-to-day pastoral duties within the school. 

The Upper School Senior Housemaster/Mistress will support the Head of Upper School in the pastoral management and leadership of Haileybury Almaty. We are therefore looking for a candidate who would relish the challenge of developing the pastoral systems and ethos of our school through contributing to the US Senior Leadership and Management Team.

Additionally, the Upper School Senior Housemaster/Mistress would be instrumental in the development of policies through their sound understanding of the requirements of pupil welfare and safeguarding.

Our pupils are friendly and highly motivated, and this post would suit someone who is passionate about helping pupils achieve their goals in addition to monitoring systems to track pupil achievement in both academic and co-curricular programmes in the Houses.

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.   

About the employer

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...

Information about Haileybury Almaty
Org type Mainstream School
Phase All-through with sixth form
Funding status State
Gender Mixed
Age range 5 - 18 years
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Locations and contacts

Al-Farabi
112 Al Farabi Avenue
Almaty
050040
Kazakhstan