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ENGLISH LANGUAGE & LIT. TEACHER - MYP/DP - ESTONIA

START DATE: AUGUST 2024

CLOSING DATE: 19 JANUARY 2024


International School of Estonia is a private, co-educational, not for profit school, located in Estonia (Tallinn).


ISE is a fully authorised International Baccalaureate Continuum World School. It is also accredited with NEASC and CIS and as such is the only fully accredited International School in Estonia. It has an enthusiastic and hardworking staff, small class sizes, a happy and motivated student body and is centrally located just outside the beautiful mediaeval old town area of Tallinn.


The school is recognised locally as a centre for excellence.


The school has very small annual staff turnover. This position is one of only a small number of vacancies it has for the 2024/25 academic year.


Candidate Profile


You should have at least a Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant area and be trained and experienced teaching the IB Middle Years Language and English Literature in the Diploma Programme. You will form part of a team approach that works collaboratively to ensure that the I.B. curriculum is delivered to the highest standard possible.


You should have good skills using instructional technology and experience in differentiated classroom teaching. Proficiency with Managebac and I.B. electronic systems of reporting and communication would be an advantage. We are looking for someone with energy and excellent teaching skills to start in August 2023. 


It might be possible to combine this role with that of a University Guidance Counsellor which carries an additional stipend and a time allowance. Please mention in your application if this is of interest to you.


Qualifications /prerequisites


  • Degree qualified, certified English Language Teacher.

  • At least 2 years international experience.


Additional Desirable Qualifications:


  • Commitment to model the behavioural competencies of the IB Learner Profile

  • Training and experience teaching the IB Primary Years Programme of the International Baccalaureate

  • An understanding of inquiry learning and the importance of student agency.

  • Good skills using instructional technology and experience in differentiated classroom teaching.

  • A knowledge of/passion for, the International Baccalaureate, ISE Guiding Statements and High Quality Teaching and Learning.

  • Strong desire to be an inspiring, motivated educator.



The Package

In addition to a competitive salary, an accommodation allowance, relocation support, and high quality international medical insurance is available to overseas candidates. Expressions of interest for the above position closes on 19.01.24. Should a very suitable applicant be identified, the school reserves the right to make an immediate appointment.


A letter of interest and introduction, a Curriculum Vitae and the names and contact details of two referees who have been closely involved with you professionally, should be sent by email to: vacancies@ise.edu.ee


Further information about ISE may be found at https://ise.edu.ee

Katre Pohlak

HR Manager


Please read this advertisement carefully. You should only apply if you have qualifications and experience that match our current requirements. Typically ISE receives many applications and it may not be possible to individually acknowledge receipt of each one.


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