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Opportunities to Teach at the English School of Mongolia

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    School type: Coeducational Day
    Age range of pupils: 3–17
    No. of pupils enrolled  850 ( Sept 2019)
    Fees per annum: MNT: 7,000,000 – 15,000,000 ( Sept 2019)
    Average class size: 12-20
    Teacher/pupil ratio: 1:12
    Work Permit Age Limit : 50

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    Founded in 2011 as an Independent International School, the English School of Mongolia is now accredited by Cambridge Examinations and awarded an IB World School Status in 2015 for the Diploma Programme and looking into the Primary Years Programme (PYP) as a future path to take. It’s a BSO school, also the only FOBISIA School in Mongolia.

    The preschool and the Junior School follow the Cambridge international curricula in the frameworks of the International Baccalaureate (IB) Primary Years programme (PYP). The secondary school follows the Cambridge international curriculum with the IB Diploma programme being the offer for the final two years at school. The holistic curriculum allows the ESM to outstand with the quality education in provides to its students. With the rigorous, research and inquiry based curriculum, ESM sees its teachers, students and leaders in the core of the programme. As a result, students become active, caring, lifelong learners who demonstrate respect for themselves and others and have the capacity to participate in the world around them.
    The English School of Mongolia aims at delivering holistic education while focusing on celebrating cultural and personal values. Supporting students’ educational, moral, social and spiritual needs, ESM creates a learning environment where the strengths of every child can be identified and nurtured.
    While striving for academic excellence, ESM creates life-long learners, who are self-confident and well organized independent thinkers, curious about the world around them. Recognizing the importance of the life skills development in learners, ESM community educates global citizens who are our future “change makers”.


    The successful candidate for ESM teacher position will have:

    • Relevant University qualifications (e.g. Bachelor of Education with a designation in the subject to be taught)
    • 2+ years of exemplary teaching experience in the classroom
    • Knowledge and practice of subject matter, curriculum planning, and assessment practices,
    • Proven ability to communicate in a professional manner with children, parents, staff and the general public
    • Proven ability to follow organizational policies and procedures in an appropriate and timely manner
    • Strong organization and time management skills
    • An interest and desire in being a part of an innovative co-curricular experience for ESM students
    • Ability to work in a collaborative environment where teachers demonstrate the principles of inquiry-based decision-making with other teachers, staff at all levels, and with the Head of School
    • Technological acumen and experience utilizing hardware, software essentials in a classroom environment, and social media
    • Experience in teaching with inquiry based approach is an asset
    • IB programme experience is preferable
    • Two recommendation letters from the recent employers
    • National work permit regulations stipulate that applicants must be no older than 50.

    We are equal opportunities school which means no preference to any nationality, gender, marital status or age is applicable in case the candidate meets the requirements related to the position.

    How to Apply

    If you meet the above mentioned criteria, are enthusiastic about teaching and learning and have the drive and passion to get the most from our students then we would welcome your application.
    To apply for these positions send your CV to
    Please, ensure you have sent an up-to-date CV, formal letter of application and recent photograph together with two reference letters to support your application.
    Please note: Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

    Please mention in your application

    Teacher Benefits
    • A two-year contract which can be renewed on mutual agreement
    • Competitive salary
    • A comfortable apartment within a very close distance to the school with the utilities covered
    • Annual tickets
    • Assistance with the costs and granting of an Employment Visa
    • Annual full medical checkup at a highly qualified international hospital
    • PD opportunities
    School Facilities Large, multi-purpose two sports halls, a library, art and dance studios, two music rooms, an ICT Suite, science laboratories, tennis/basketball courts, all-weather football pitch, gym, large auditorium, basketball court, dedicated preschool and Primary play areas, medical room, specialized and common study rooms with necessary IT in each, wireless internet throughout the school, a coffee shop and a large dining hall. 
    Headmaster Graham Hill
    Curriculum Cambridge Curricula with the IB PYP, MYP and Diploma
    Welcome to ESM

    The English School of Mongolia is accredited by Penta International and British School Overseas standards and is the only FOBISIA (Federation of British International Schools in Asia) School in Mongolia.

    The English School of Mongolia was founded in 2011 and is an Independent International School, accredited by Cambridge Examinations  in the Academic Year 2012-2013 and was awarded an IB World Status in May 2015. All Subjects are conducted in English at ESM with over 730 students, 33 foreign teachers, 35 Mongolian teachers, 19 teaching assistants, 21 staff members and 23 household workers.
    We are offering a wide range of clubs after school such as Asian and European languages, Cultural Activates including instrumental teaching in Music, Sports on a wide platform from Taekwondo to Fencing and Archery! Also we are offering the Duke of Edinburgh Course to Students as well.
    But the best way of finding out about ESM is to visit us. Do email or telephone us to make an appointment to meet the Staff and take a Tour of our Campus.


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