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English Language Teacher (IELTS and SAT)

Silk Road International School - Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic
Open position for an English Language Teacher (IELTS and SAT preparation) at Silk Road International School.

General information:

Open position for an English Language Teacher (IELTS and SAT preparation) at Silk Road International School in Bishkek.

At «SRIS» we use English as main teaching language, teach Kyrgyz and Russian as first and second language and offer German as a second language with a Cambridge IGCSE diploma.

We need a qualified English teacher for the school year 2020/2021, to prepare 11th grade students for the IELTS and SAT English exams.

Qualification requirements

  • Teaching Diploma in English.
  • At least one year of teaching experience, optimally in teaching the Cambridge IGCSE English or IELTS or SAT English.


  • English: C1 Level (Proficient user > Effective operational proficiency or advanced)
    • optimally as a native speaker.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Create and implement enticing lesson plans.
  • Prepare students for the IELTS and SAT test format.


Start and Duration

This teaching position is starting on 8th of August 2021 with a two week teacher induction training. Silk Road International School start the academic year on 22st of August 2021.

This position is a part-time position with a one year contract, which will be prolonged for another year with mutual consent. The involvment would be ca. 7 lessons per week.


Salary and benefits are competitive and will be discussed during the interview.

Application Format

Your application must include:

  • A cover letter (email) in English.
  • At least one reference contact or recommendation letter of previous teaching position.
  • In the E-Mail Subject: A reference to the position, for which you are applying for.
  • A highlight of your relevant skills.
  • The date of your availability.
  • Your CV (in English or Russian).

Interested applicants should send their application to

Language proficiency levels

The Language proficiency levels in this job description are described using the “Common European Framework of Reference for Languages” also used by “Cambridge English Qualifications“.

  • A1: Basic user > Breakthrough or beginner
  • A2: Basic user > Waystage or elementary
  • B1: Independent user > Threshold or intermediate
  • B2: Independent user > Vantage or upper intermediate
  • C1: Proficient user > Effective operational proficiency or advanced
  • C2: Proficient user > Mastery or proficiency

About SRIS – Silk Road International School Bishkek

Silk Road International School («SRIS») is an International School in Bishkek, which offers the full Cambridge pathway from Cambridge Primary, Cambridge IGCSE to Cambridge Advanced.

«SRIS» is the only school in Kyrgyzstan to offer a creative branch with Design & Textiles. Our high school students graduate with Cambridge IGCSE or Cambridge Advanced Levels.

«SRIS» strives to be the best place for merited young talents to develop the stable personalities needed to become esteemed global citizens.

Silk Road International School has offered international education in Bishkek since 1999.

Industry: Education (Teaching Position)

Type of involvement:

  • Full-time Position

Position Starts:

  • ASAP

Application Deadline:

  • Until position is filled


  • Duration until the end of the ongoing school year, prolonged with mutual consent.
  • Salary: discussed during the interview
  • Location: Bishkek, 11th micro district, Aitiev 7
  • Work Schedule: from 8:30 to 16:30

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