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International School of Kazan

Russian Federation

Accreditation

Council of International Schools (CIS)

Curriculum

IB PYP, IB MYP, IB DP

Instructional Language

English

Total student numbers

460

Teacher numbers

78

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The International School of Kazan (ISK) is a growing, vibrant, student-centered school in a growing, vibrant, education-centered city. Designed to provide a modern alternative, the school has purpose-built facilities, abundant educational technology, and a caring community. ISK is an IB World School, authorized for PYP, MYP and DP; we are also accredited by CIS. Our students come predominantly from Russian and Tatar families who are seeking progressive, thoughtful approaches to education. If you believe, as we do, that international education is the best form of education, and that all students (not just expats) need to benefit from that education, then ISK might be your perfect next school.

The city of Kazan is located on the banks of the Volga river, approximately 700 km east of Moscow. With roots back to the 11th century, it has all the hallmarks of a beautiful European Old Town. It is now a growing international community, and one of the largest educational centers in Russia. It is also the “Sports Capital of Russia”, with a huge range of activities to choose from.

Number of Contract Days

Approximately 185 for returning teachers, and 190 in the first year of employment.

Starting Salary Range

US$37,500 for a qualified teacher with a Bachelor's starting their 3rd year of teaching.
US$38,400 for a qualified teacher with a Master's starting their 3rd year of teaching.
Maximum starting salary for a qualified teacher with a Bachelor's: US$40,550.
Maximum starting salary for a qualified teacher with a Master's: US$44,100.

Taxes

Taxes on salary in Russia are paid 100% by the school.

Savings Potential

We ask our teachers each fall to tell us about savings potential. Follow the link to see the results from fall 2020: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1KJo3HxL5CVCOkbkAY3kdIjmdC0tGOS_f4syuhLhKETk/edit?usp=sharing.
Updated results are anticipated each November.

Accommodation

Furnished apartment provided. Most teachers live on campus.

Flights/Transport

Annual flight allowance based on home of record.

Moving Allowance

Shipping allowance: US$500 (singles) or US$750 (families), against receipts.
Settling-in allowance: 30,000 rubles.

Dependent Opportunities

Free tuition for eligible dependents.
Annual flight allowance for eligible dependents.
Medical insurance for eligible dependents.

Medical

Worldwide (except US) health insurance policy for Euro 6,000,000.
US emergency treatment is covered for stays in the US up to 6 weeks.

Bonus

End of service: Paid at the end of the final contract, US$1,000 for each academic year completed.

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