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As is often the case in a small school, we all wear many hats. Mr T, our legendary MYP Maths and Design teacher will be retiring and we are looking for someone to step into his shoes. We would like to hear from candidates who would be interested in teaching any combination of Design or Mathematics at MYP and/or Visual Arts at PYP.

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.

Qualifications /prerequisites

  • Degree qualified, certified Teacher in a relevant field of study.

  • At least 2 years of practical English language based experience in a similar position.

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 Role

We anticipate putting together a full time role that is tailored to the experience and qualifications of the successful candidate.

Working Relationships

Depending on the agreed position, you will join and work closely with one other colleague in the Design or Arts Departments, and/ or 2 colleagues in the Maths department.

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:

Further information about ISE may be found at

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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