Type : Expatriate

Category : International stream teaching and leadership vacancies

VACANCY SUITABLE FOR AN EXPATRIATE RESIDENT ALREADY IN BAKU : HEAD OF ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE & GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES (TEACHING MANAGEMENT ROLE)

Deadline: 21st February 2019
Start date: Monday 4th March 2019
Contract type: full-time
Salary: between 1800 and 2500 Euros per month app.

The International Modern Educational Complex named after Heydar Aliyev seeks a committed, enthusiastic career teacher to appoint as Lead Teacher of English as a Second Language & Global Perspectives, to support our school in improving its provision for both subjects, developing a suitable bespoke curriculum, improving resourcing and developing pedagogy.  Salary is somewhat flexible but is likely to be between 1500 and 2000 Euros net, per calendar month.

REQUIREMENTS (ESSENTIAL)

  • a high level of personal and professional presentation / skill (smartly dressed, good social skills, team player);
  • a high level of integrity and the ability to receive feedback;
  • a native English speaker; other profiles might be considered if they are genuinely native-speakers (i.e. flawless written and spoken  English);
  • a credible, internationally recognised qualification in ESL such as TEFL, CELTA etc. (Qualified School Teacher Status is non-essential)
  • the ability to teach ages 5-15, and understanding of how approaches must vary for Primary and Secondary;
  • a clear understanding of lesson planning and differentiation;
  • the ability/willingness to deliver a 50% timetable (18 lessons p/week, some doubles so feels like a 2-3 lessons p/day) and model a very high standard of ESL teaching both for small group work and lessons in mixed ability groups of 10-18; we're looking for someone of (or close to) 'expert standard';
  • capability to chair weekly meeting of the ESL and Global Perspectives teachers, minuting accurately, enforcing accountability for key actions agreed, addressing problems and celebrating achievements;
  • sufficient skills and experience to observe lessons delivered by local teachers and provide targeted feedback that will improve their work.

ALSO DESIRABLE WOULD BE

  • experience of teaching the syllabus for Cambridge IGCSE ESL
  • experience of teaching the Azerbaijani ESL school curriculum and preparing students for state tests in English;
  • experience of teaching the syllabus for Cambridge Global Perspectives.

APPLICATION PROCESS:

Interested expatriate candidates currently living in Baku are requested to submit (in Word or PDF format), attached to an e-mail: (1) a letter of interest specifying particular suitability for the position and availability (250-300 words), (2) a current resume (CV) with a photo. Send materials via e-mail to hr@mtk.edu.az specifying the job title in the subject line. 
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. The selection procedure will include a requirement to teach a trial lesson. Complex offers a competitive remuneration package and attractive conditions of employment of high standard. For more information about Complex, please visit www.mtk.edu.az. Successful candidates will be appointed on or around March 1st, 2019.