ADVERT ID 146644

Mainstream Class Teacher


EPG Schools



Date Posted:
Thu Feb 4 2021 13:23:12
Application Closing Date:
Thu Mar 18 2021
Commencement Date:
Mon Aug 16 2021
Status of Post:
Number of Vacancies:


Mainstream Class Teacher
The English Playgroup is one of the leading premium schools in the Middle East. Together, with over 30 branches we educate more than 8,500 students from kindergarten through to the end of secondary/ high school.
We are driven by one unifying philosophy: we are ambitious for our schools, students, teachers, staff and communities, and we inspire every child who attends our schools' to be the best that they can be.

Our Schools
The English Playgroup is unique in character and designed to meet the needs of its community. We are united by our philosophy, to be ambitious for our students, our people and our family of schools. Working together, we can achieve more than we can individually. Our schools have access to a wide range of resources and support to enhance their success.

The successful candidate should have excellent communication, organisational and classroom management skills and be able to meet deadlines. A genuine interest in the all-round welfare of students is essential as is being able to work independently and as a member of a team. As well as teaching, the colleague would be expected to monitor student development, contribute to schemes of work, keep detailed student records and take an active part in the development of the faculty. Ideas and initiatives are welcomed.

About you (see full Job description)

To be an outstanding classroom practitioner who develops students so that they become the best that they can be.
Able to adapt quickly to our fast-paced international environment,
You will need a relevant degree, a recognised teaching qualification for primary or secondary education.
Committed and creative, you will be reflective on your own teaching and student outcomes, seeking out and implementing new ideas and innovative practice to raise achievement.

Keen to collaborate and share your specialist expertise, you will be a fitting ambassador for the school. You will communicate with confidence across diverse audiences and situations, using your expertise to build strong relationships with parents and students.

Key tasks and responsibilities

• Ensure the effective teaching and management of classes, groups and individuals so that teaching objectives are met, momentum and challenge are maintained and the best use is made of teaching time.
• Use teaching methods, which will engage students and stimulate pupils’ intellectual curiosity
including the use of effective questioning, clear presentation and good use of resources.
• Have an excellent understanding of the use of technology to improve teaching and learning.
• Set high expectations for pupils’ behaviour, establishing and maintaining a good standard of behaviour management through well-focused teaching and through positive and productive relationships in accordance with the rules and behaviour policy of the school.

You must also hold a European or UK passport to comply with Kuwait residency permit requirements.


At EPG, you will have opportunities to grow and share your skills with similar teachers from Ireland and the UK.

We offer career and development opportunities that come with being part of our global organisation. Here at EPG we use a vibrant online platform which harnesses the collective expertise of their peers in an exchange of knowledge, ideas and best practice.

Alongside great training and a competitive package, you’ll enjoy benefits such as return flights, medical benefits, free accomodation, internal opportunities for professional development, mentoring programme (NQT Programme recognised by the Dept. of Education in Ireland). Our full list of benefits are listed below.

As an EPG teacher, you enjoy the following benefits:

Tax Free Salary, based upon experience and qualifications.
Housing And Utilities paid by School.
NQT Mentoring Programme (recognised by the Dept. of Education in Ireland)
Annual Flights or Flight Allowance
Medical Insurance
Transport to Schools
Visa Costs reimbursed fully.
Opportunity to take Middle Leadership roles for experienced teachers.
Ongoing CPD opportunities.
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Selection Process

Interviews will take place online via Zoom or Skype.

The closing date for application is February 19th 2021 Start Date: August 2021
At EPG we are committed to providing a warm, safe, happy environment in which children and young people are able to thrive and learn.

All members of staff are subject to appropriate national and international vetting procedures including satisfactory criminal record checks from both Country of residence/birth and any Country of residence within the last 10 years

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  • Curriculum Vitae

  • Covering Letter

Applications may be submitted by

  • Email


Apply To:
Sutton Cross,
Dublin 13,
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