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IB DP Global Politics Teacher

Letovo School

Russian Federation

Job Details

Role Start Date

10 January 2024

Applications Close

31 October 2023

Min. Qualification

Bachelor Degree

Min. Experience

3 Years

Cover Letter


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LETOVO is a school in which each child will grow, achieve high academic, creative and sports results, communicate, socialize and pursue a growth mindset in life in general, while maintaining strong Russian educational and cultural traditions. At Letovo we implement state of the art practices in top schools globally while retaining the best of established Russian tradition.
Letovo boarding School was rated №1 by Global IB Schools 2022 with the average graduate's score being 43.

School Mission:
Our mission is to provide an enabling environment for bright and motivated students from every corner of Russia to receive a world-class education and achieve their intellectual and creative potential.
We want to appoint a qualified and dynamic IB DP Global Politics Teacher who is internationally minded with a demonstrable passion for and deep understanding of Letovo School vision, mission and values.

Key tasks and responsibilities:
• Teach IB DP Global Politics classes to the secondary school students aged 16-17
• Identify and use core learning skills and teaching strategies in subject area
• Plan, prepare, develop and deliver courses of study in English to a range of classes according to Letovo curriculum guidelines and school requirements
• Inspire and lead students to ensure they are motivated
• Observe, assess and monitor students’ on-going progress. Prepare assignments and tests for internal assessment and homework in the subject
• Tailor and differentiate courses of study and lessons to meet the individual needs of student’s levels of academic ability and prior knowledge
• Communicate necessary information regularly to students, colleagues and parents regarding students’ progress and student needs
• Maintain a safe, secure, and stimulating learning environment
• Be willing to take on pastoral duties, such as taking on class tutor role and supporting students on an individual basis through academic or personal difficulties
• Prepare students for internal and external examinations
• Cooperate and collaborate with the management to maintain accreditation with the relevant competitive examination and validating bodies
• Attend school, faculty meetings and trainings
• Complete all tasks related to assessment (internal and external assessment components), feedback, teaching and learning in (insert subject) according to the official IBO subject guide and the Letovo Internal Calendar

• B. Sc/Master’s Degree in Politics / History
• B. Ed, Bachelors with Teaching Qualification, M. Ed, PGCE or PGDE or similar teaching qualification
• Minimum 3-5 years of IBDP teaching experience in strong IB Schools
• Experience as an examiner in the related subject (preferred)
• Strong teaching experience of students in the middle and diploma years’ age group
• Experience of teaching gifted and talented students (preferred)
• Students outstanding results

The successful candidate:
• Well-organized, approachable and proactive
• Collaborative and team-player
• Should demonstrate interest in student development, enthusiasm and subject knowledge
• Well-motivated and responsible
• Passionate about teaching
• Effective written and verbal communicator in English
• Inspire, encourage and lead students to ensure that they are motivated and enjoy participating in lessons and are given appropriate and ample opportunities to develop their potential in a positive, innovative and effective working environment

Why teachers consider Letovo School?
• Outstanding opportunity to be involved in the unique school for exceptionally gifted and motivated students from across Russia
• Brand new school with impressive facilities, campus and resources
• A team of highly caliber teachers
• Opportunities for ongoing professional development and career progression
• Competitive compensation package

We offer:
• Highly competitive remuneration
• Initial appointment for two years and thereafter annually renewable
• 71 days of paid leave
• Free accommodation on campus (staff apartment, teachers pay only for utilities)
• Visa support
• Relocation allowance
• Return flights home once a year (holiday time)
• Medical insurance (including dental treatment)

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. A criminal record check shall be required for all successful applicants.

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