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KG Alumni Listserv - Issue 366, August 17, 2011

  1. 1. Здравствуйте, дорогие получатели рассылки!Предлагаем Вам 366-й выпуск электронной рассылки для кыргызстанских выпускников программГосдепартамента США. Вы получаете данное сообщение потому, что Вы либо являетесь выпускникомпрограммы обмена, спонсируемой правительством США, либо Вы запросили данную информацию. Внастоящее время в списке получателей рассылки зарегистрировано около 1000 электронных адресов.Электронная рассылка для кыргызстанских выпускников программ Госдепартамента США предназначена дляинформирования о мероприятиях, проводимых для выпускников, а также для распространения новостей иобъявлений от АЙРЕКС, АКСЕЛС, Посольства США в Кыргызстане и других организаций о вакансиях,грантовых программах, стипендиях для учебы и стажировок и других возможностях для личного,академического и профессионального роста. Информация рассылается один раз в неделю. Вы вправераспространять ее среди всех заинтересованных лиц.У этого сообщения нет приложений, поэтому из соображений безопасности не открывайте возможныхприкрепленных файлов. Для Вашего удобства, теперь выпуски электронной рассылки размещаются вформате word по адресу http://www.irex.kg/en/alumni/newsletter.html и http://www.facebook.com/IREXKyrgyzstan.Если Вы желаете распространить какую-либо информацию по данной рассылке, пожалуйста,отправьте соответствующее сообщение на адрес alumnilistserv@irex.kg не позднее 13:00 каждуюсреду.Сообщения, отправленные напрямую на электронный адрес рассылки, блокируются.Сегодня 17 августа 2011 г. В этом выпуске:*************************************************************1) VACANCIES / ВАКАНСИИ:1. VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT: HUMAN RESOURCES ASSISTANT, THE U.S. EMBASSY IN BISHKEK, DEADLINE: AUGUST 30, 20112. VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT: HOUSING CLERK, THE U.S. EMBASSY IN BISHKEK, DEADLINE: AUGUST 30, 2011.3. VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT: ACCESS COORDINATOR, ENGLISH ACCESS MICROSCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM, U.S. PUBLIC AFFAIRS SECTION EMBASSY IN KYRGYZSTAN. DEADLINE: AUGUST 21, 20114. VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT: PRE-SCHOOL ASSISTANT, EUROPEAN SCHOOL IN CENTRAL ASIA5. VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT: PRE-SCHOOL ASSISTANT TEACHER, EUROPEAN SCHOOL IN CENTRAL ASIA6. VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT: PRE-SCHOOL TEACHER, EUROPEAN SCHOOL IN CENTRAL ASIA ************************************************** VACANCIES / ВАКАНСИИ: **************************************************1. VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT: HUMAN RESOURCES ASSISTANT, THE U.S. EMBASSY IN BISHKEK, DEADLINE: AUGUST 30, 2011ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER: 2011-24OPEN TO: All Interested CandidatesPOSITION: Human Resources Assistant, FSN-07; FP –07*OPENING DATE: August 16, 2011CLOSING DATE: August 30, 2011WORK HOURS: Full-timeSALARY: *Not-Ordinarily Resident - Position Grade: FP-07 (to be confirmed by Washington) Ordinarily Resident - Position Grade: FSN-07ALL ORDINARILY RESIDENT (OR) APPLICANTS (See Appendix A) MUST HAVE THE REQUIRED WORKAND/OR RESIDENCY PERMITS TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION.The U.S. Embassy in Bishkek is seeking an individual for the position of Human Resources Assistant in the HumanResources Section.
  2. 2. BASIC FUNCTION OF POSITIONUsing resources available at post and Intranet website to include FAM Volume 3, FAH Volume 3,Recruitment Manual, CAJE manuals and other manuals, the incumbent performs a variety of human resourcessupport duties in connection with recruitment, compensation, classification, awards program and American personnelprogram. The position is supervised by HR Assistant.A copy of the complete position description listing all duties and responsibilities is available in the Human ResourcesOffice. Please contact 4469/4494.QUALIFICATIONS REQUIREDAll applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive informationsupporting each item.1. Education: University degree in Social Science, humanities or applied science is required.2. Prior work experience: From two to three years of progressively responsible experience in Human Resources fields with emphasis on recruitment, training, compensation. One year should be in a Human Resources Office in international organizations or U.S. Government organizations.3. Language Proficiency: Level IV (fluent) (written/spoken) English, Level IV (fluent) written/ spoken) Russian is required. (This will be tested).4. Job Knowledge: A good working knowledge of 3 FAM, FAH, Standardized Regulations, and other personnel and administrative handbooks and materials.5. Skills and abilities: Good organizational and computer skills are required. Must have typing at skill level II (40 wpm). (This will be tested). Must be able to draft cables, e-mails, faxes. Must be able to apply and interpret rules and procedures outlined in 3 FAM, 3 FAH. Must be able to maintain good relations with all embassy employees.ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER: 2011-24AREF: ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER: 2011-24OPEN TO: All Interested CandidatesPOSITION: Human Resources Assistant, FSN-06; FP –08*OPENING DATE: July 13, 2011CLOSING DATE: July 29, 2011WORK HOURS: Full-timeSALARY: *Not-Ordinarily Resident - Position Grade: FP-08 (to be confirmed by Washington) Ordinarily Resident - Position Grade: FSN-06ALL ORDINARILY RESIDENT (OR) APPLICANTS (See Appendix A) MUST HAVE THE REQUIRED WORKAND/OR RESIDENCY PERMITS TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION.The U.S. Embassy in Bishkek is seeking an individual for the position of Human Resources Assistant in theHuman Resources SectionBASIC FUNCTION OF POSITIONUsing resources available at post and Intranet website to include FAM Volume 3, FAH Volume 3, RecruitmentManual, CAJE manuals and other manuals, the incumbent performs a variety of human resources support duties inconnection with recruitment, compensation, classification, awards program and American personnel program. Theposition is supervised by HR Assistant.A copy of the complete position description listing all duties and responsibilities is available in the Human ResourcesOffice. Please contact 4469/4494.QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
  3. 3. All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive informationsupporting each item. 1. Education: University degree in Social Science, humanities or applied science is required. 2. Prior work experience: At least one year of progressively responsible experience in Human Resources fields with emphasis on recruitment, training, compensation. 3. Language Proficiency: Level IV (fluent) (written/spoken) English, Level IV (fluent) written/ spoken) Russian is required. (This will be tested). 4. Job Knowledge: Good understanding of recruitment and compensation practices, HR operations. Familiarity with the U.S. Mission in Bishkek and good knowledge of office work operations to include work ethic in international organizations, business correspondence. Must be able to learn regulations, rules, and procedures in order to apply them while processing implementation a systematic, efficient and consistent approach to recruitment (including assistance in sourcing, screening, shortlisting, interviewing, selection and on-boarding). 5. Skills and abilities: Skills and abilities: Good organizational and computer skills are required. Must have typing at skill level II (40 wpm). (This will be tested). Must be able to draft cables, e-mails, faxes. Must be able to learn, apply and interpret rules and procedures outlined in 3 FAM, 3 FAH. Must be able to maintain good relations with all embassy employees.2. VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT: HOUSING CLERK, THE U.S. EMBASSY IN BISHKEK, DEADLINE: AUGUST 30, 2011 ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER: 2011-23OPEN TO: All Interested CandidatesPOSITION: Housing Clerk, FSN-06; FP –08*OPENING DATE: August 16, 2011CLOSING DATE: August 30, 2011WORK HOURS: Full-timeSALARY: *Not-Ordinarily Resident - Position Grade: FP-08 (to be confirmed by Washington) Ordinarily Resident - Position Grade: FSN-06ALL ORDINARILY RESIDENT (OR) APPLICANTS (See Appendix A) MUST HAVE THE REQUIRED WORKAND/OR RESIDENCY PERMITS TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION.The U.S. Embassy in Bishkek is seeking an individual for the position of Housing Clerk in the General ServicesOffice.BASIC FUNCTION OF POSITIONThe Housing Clerk reports directly to the Housing Assistant and is a member of the GSO team. As part of the GSOteam, customer service, teamwork and coordination with colleagues is integral to the basic functions of the position.The Housing Clerk is responsible for both utilities and real-estate related issues. The Housing Clerk has primaryresponsibility for: processing utility bills, paying utility bills; maintaining the utility database; acting as the primaryEmbassy contact with local utility and telephone companies; providing support to the housing assistant as directed;and acting as the primary back up for the housing assistant.A copy of the complete position description listing all duties and responsibilities is available in the Human ResourcesOffice. Please contact 4469/4494. QUALIFICATIONS REQUIREDAll applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive informationsupporting each item.1. Education: Completion of secondary school is required.
  4. 4. 2. Prior work experience: prior experience in the procurement, contracting, utilities, or real-estate related field no lessthan 1 year is required.3. Language Proficiency: Level III (good working knowledge) of English; level IV(fluency) in Russian and Level III Kyrgyz(good working knowledge) are required.(This will be tested).4. Job knowledge: Knowledge of general structures of local administrative offices of utilitycompanies and Telephone Company is important.5. Skills and abilities: Ability to use Microsoft Word and Excel programs is crucial. Mustbe able to use GSO related software, be familiar with Web Pass and E-serviceapplication. Good communication/interpersonal skills as well as good negotiationsskills are needed. Ability to cultivate good working relations with contacts. Be organized,have ability to prioritize work and be flexible when dealing with nonstandard situation.Must be customer oriented and be able to deal with urgent situation by solvingproblems as soon as possible. A valid driver’s license and the ability to operate USGvehicles on a self drive basis. (This will be tested). ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER: 2011-23A REF: ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER: 2011-24OPEN TO: All Interested CandidatesPOSITION: Housing Clerk, FSN-05; FP –09*OPENING DATE: August 16, 2011CLOSING DATE: August 30, 2011WORK HOURS: Full-timeSALARY: *Not-Ordinarily Resident - Position Grade: FP-09 (to be confirmed by Washington) Ordinarily Resident - Position Grade: FSN-05ALL ORDINARILY RESIDENT (OR) APPLICANTS (See Appendix A) MUST HAVE THE REQUIRED WORKAND/OR RESIDENCY PERMITS TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION.The U.S. Embassy in Bishkek is seeking an individual for the position of Housing Clerk in the GeneralServices Office.BASIC FUNCTION OF POSITIONThe Housing Clerk reports directly to the Housing Assistant and is a member of the GSO team. As part of the GSOteam, customer service, teamwork and coordination with colleagues is integral to the basic functions of the position.The Housing Clerk is responsible for both utilities and real-estate related issues. The Housing Clerk has primaryresponsibility for: processing utility bills, paying utility bills; maintaining the utility database; acting as the primaryEmbassy contact with local utility and telephone companies; providing support to the housing assistant as directed;and acting as the primary back up for the housing assistant.A copy of the complete position description listing all duties and responsibilities is available in the Human ResourcesOffice. Please contact 4469/4494. QUALIFICATIONS REQUIREDAll applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive informationsupporting each item.1. Education: Completion of secondary school is required.2. Prior work experience: Up to one year prior experience in the procurement, contracting, utilities, or real-estaterelated field is required.3. Language Proficiency: Level III (good working knowledge) of English; level IV (fluency) in Russian and Level IIIKyrgyz(good working knowledge) are required. (This will be tested).4. Job knowledge: Knowledge of general structures of local administrative offices of utility companies and TelephoneCompany is important.
  5. 5. 5. Skills and abilities: Ability to use Microsoft Word and Excel programs is crucial. Must be able to use learn GSOrelated software, become familiar with Web Pass and E- service application. Good communication/interpersonal skillsas well as good negotiations skills are needed. Ability to cultivate good working relations with contacts. Be organized,have ability to prioritize work and be flexible when dealing with nonstandard situation. Must be customer oriented andbe able to deal with urgent situation by solving problems as soon as possible. A valid driver’s license and the abilityto operate USG vehicles on a self drive basis. (This will be tested).SELECTION PROCESSWhen fully qualified, U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs) and U.S. Veterans are given preference.Therefore, it is essential that the candidate specifically address the required qualifications above in the application.ADDITIONAL SELECTION CRITERIA 1. Management will consider nepotism/conflict of interest, budget, and residency status in determining successful candidacy. 2. Current employees serving a probationary period are not eligible to apply. 3. Current Ordinarily Resident employees with an Overall Summary Rating of Needs Improvement or Unsatisfactory on their most recent Employee Performance Report are not eligible to apply. 4. Currently employed U.S. Citizen EFMs who hold a Family Member Appointment (FMA) are ineligible to apply for advertised positions within the first 90 calendar days of their employment. 5. Currently employed NORs hired under a Personal Services Agreement (PSA) are ineligible to apply for advertised positions within the first 90 calendar days of their employment unless currently hired into a position with a When Actually Employed (WAE) work schedule.6. The candidate must be able to obtain and hold a local security clearance.TO APPLYInterested candidates for this position must submit the following for consideration of the application: 1. Universal Application for Employment as a Locally Employed Staff or Family Member (DS-174); or 2. A current resume or curriculum vitae that provides the same information found on the UAE (see Appendix B); or 3. A combination of both; i.e. Sections 1 -24 of the UAE along with a listing of the applicant’s work experience attached as a separate sheet; plus 4. Candidates who claim U.S. Veterans preference must provide a copy of their Form DD-214 with their application. Candidates who claim conditional U.S. Veterans preference must submit documentation confirming eligibility for a conditional preference in hiring with their application. 5. Any other documentation (e.g., essays, certificates, awards) that addresses the qualification requirements of the position as listed above.SUBMIT APPLICATION TOHuman Resources OfficeU.S. Embassy BishkekAddress: Prospect Mira, 171Or e-mail: BishkekHR@state.gov POINT OF CONTACTTelephone: +996-312-551-241Fax: +996-312-551-264(Ask telephone operator to transfer the call to the Human Resources Office) The U.S. Mission in Bishkek provides equal opportunity and fair and equitable treatment in employment to all people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status, or sexual orientation. The Department of State also strives to achieve equal employment opportunity in all personnel operations through continuing diversity enhancement programs. The EEO complaint procedure is not available to individuals who believe they have been denied equal opportunity based upon marital status or political affiliation. Individuals with such complaints should avail themselves of the appropriate grievance procedures, remedies for prohibited personnel practices, and/or courts for relief. Appendix A
  6. 6. DEFINITIONS1. Eligible Family Member (EFM): An individual related to a U.S. Government employee in one of the following ways: • Spouse or same-sex domestic partner (as defined in 3 FAM 1610); • Child, who is unmarried and under 21 years of age or, regardless of age, is incapable of self-support. The term shall include, in addition to natural offspring, stepchildren and adopted children and those under legal guardianship of the employee or the spouse when such children are expected to be under such legal guardianship until they reach 21 years of age and when dependent upon and normally residing with the guardian; • Parent (including stepparents and legally adoptive parents) of the employee or of the spouse, when such parent is at least 51 percent dependent on the employee for support; • Sister or brother (including stepsisters and stepbrothers, or adoptive sisters or brothers) of the employee, or of the spouse, when such sibling is at least 51 percent dependent on the employee for support, unmarried, and under 21 years of age, or regardless of age, incapable of self-support.2. U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Member (USEFM): For purposes of receiving a preference in hiring for a qualifiedposition, an EFM who meets the following criteria: • U.S. Citizen; and, • EFM (see above) at least 18 years old; and, • Listed on the travel orders of a direct-hire Foreign, Civil, or uniformed service member assigned to or stationed abroad with a USG agency that is under COM authority, or at an office of the American Institute in Taiwan; and either: 1. Resides at the sponsoring employees or uniformed service members post of assignment abroad or at an office of the American Institute in Taiwan; or 2. Resides at an Involuntary Separate Maintenance Allowance (ISMA) location authorized under 3 FAM 3232.2.3. Appointment Eligible Family Member (AEFM): EFM (see above) eligible for a Family Member Appointment forpurposes of Mission employment: • Is a U.S. citizen; and • Spouse or same-sex domestic partner (as defined in 3 FAM 1610) or a child of the sponsoring employee who is unmarried and at least 18 years old; and • Is listed on the travel orders or approved Form OF-126, Foreign Service Residence and Dependency Report, of a sponsoring employee, i.e., a direct-hire Foreign Service, Civil Service, or uniformed service member who is permanently assigned to or stationed abroad at a U.S. mission, or at an office of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT), and who is under chief of mission authority; and • Is residing at the sponsoring employees post of assignment abroad or, as appropriate, office of the American Institute in Taiwan. • Does not receive a Foreign Service or Civil Service annuity4. Member of Household (MOH): An individual who accompanies a direct-hire Foreign, Civil, or uniformed servicemember permanently assigned or stationed at a U.S. Foreign Service post or establishment abroad, or at an office ofthe American Institute in Taiwan. An MOH is: • Not an EFM; and, • Not on the travel orders of the sponsoring employee; and, • Has been officially declared by the sponsoring USG employee to the COM as part of his/her household.A MOH is under COM authority and may include a parent, unmarried partner, other relative or adult child who fallsoutside the Department’s current legal and statutory definition of family member. A MOH does not have to be a U.S.Citizen.4. Not Ordinarily Resident (NOR) – An individual who: • Is not a citizen of the host country; and, • Does not ordinarily reside (OR, see below) in the host country; and, • Is not subject to host country employment and tax laws; and, • Has a U.S. Social Security Number (SSN).NOR employees are compensated under a GS or FS salary schedule, not under the LCP.5. Ordinarily Resident (OR) – A Foreign National or U.S. citizen who:
  7. 7. • Is locally resident; and, • Has legal, permanent resident status within the host country; and, • Is subject to host country employment and tax laws.EFMs without U.S. Social Security Numbers are also OR. All OR employees, including U.S. citizens, arecompensated in accordance with the Local Compensation Plan (LCP). Appendix BIf an applicant is submitting a resume or curriculum vitae, s/he must provide the following information equal to what isfound on the UAE.Failure to do so will result in an incomplete application. A. Position Title B. Position Grade C. Vacancy Announcement Number (if known) D. Dates Available for Work E. First, Middle, & Last Names as well as any other names used F. Current Address, Day, Evening, and Cell phone numbers G. U.S. Citizenship Status (Yes or No) & status of permanent U.S. Resident (Yes or No; if yes, provide number) H. U.S. Social Security Number and/or Identification Number I. Eligibility to work in the country (Yes or No) J. Special Accommodations the Mission needs to provide (Yes or No; if yes, provide explanation) K. If applying for position that includes driving a U.S. Government vehicle, Driver’s License Class / Type L. Days available to work M. List any relatives or members of your household that work for the U.S. Government (include their Name, Relationship, & Agency, Position, Location) N. U.S. Eligible Family Member and Veterans Hiring Preference O. Education P. License, Skills, Training, Membership, & Recognition Q. Language Skills R. Work Experience S. References3. VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT: ACCESS COORDINATOR, ENGLISH ACCESS MICROSCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM, U.S. PUBLIC AFFAIRS SECTION EMBASSY IN KYRGYZSTAN. DEADLINE: AUGUST 21, 2011 The Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy in Kyrgyzstan through English Language Teachers’ Association implements English Access Microscholarship program providing English language instruction to 240 students, ages 14-16, from economically disadvantaged families in Kyrgyzstan. The program targets students who have limited opportunities to study English within their communities. The program serves the regions Osh, Jalalabad, Batken, Naryn, Karakol, Tokmok, Kant and Talas. http://exchanges.state.gov/englishteaching/eam.html Currently, U.S Embassy in Bishkek is seeking two qualified candidates to join the Access team in the position of Access Coordinator. This opportunity is a Part Time position to be based in Bishkek and Osh. The monthly salary is $100 English Teachers or Alumni of U.S. Exchange programs interested in becoming Access coordinators for this program should meet the requirements and submit a complete application. Requirements: • Higher education in appropriate field of study; • Two years of relevant work experience; • Good English language skills; • Ability to write reports in English; • Organizing skills; • Leadership and Team Building Skills, • Basic knowledge of computers and Microsoft Office applications; • Interest in Access activities; • Availability for travel within Kyrgyzstan; • Ability to work independently • Travel or education experience in the U.S.
  8. 8. Responsibilities: • Coordinate English Access Program across projects running in Osh, Jalalabad, Batken or Naryn, Karakol, Tokmok, Kant and Talas. • Work closely with the team of Access teachers and observers; • Coordinate Access student activities; • Attend and monitor Access classes and work closely with teachers of every Access group; • Develop outreach plans and contact possible partners who may be able to support • Access student meetings and activities; • Assist Access teachers to plan and coordinate organization and conducting regular enhancement activities such as guest visits, community project activities, Skype conferences, games, sports, talks or movie evenings; • Conduct personal interviews with each Access student every quarter; • Make sure that quarterly reports are prepared, edited, and forwarded to PAS; • Manage Access sites by providing constant feedback and insight into problems or issues; • Evaluate the performance of activity groups and measure their progress; • Collect activity groups’ information and maintain separate physical files/folders for each; • Collect and compile Access-related forms and absence activity excuses from students; • Assist administrative coordinator to prepare financial and narrative reports about all program activities; • Assist in planning, preparation and conducting Summer Camps for Access students in summer 2012. • Arrange for media coverage of selected events; • Work closely with the U.S. Embassy Public Affairs Section to continually improve the program. Applicants must apply online at djumanalievand@state.gov by 11:59pm August 21, 2011. Applicants should be available to begin duties no later than September 1, 2011.4. VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT: PRE-SCHOOL ASSISTANT, EUROPEAN SCHOOL IN CENTRAL ASIAThe European School in Central Asia is a newly established non-profit foundation, dedicated to providing an inclusiveEuropean style education, teaching primarily in the English language and following the International BaccalaureateCurriculum. The school is recruiting a Pre-School Assistant to join this exciting new project.The Pre-School Assistant will work with the Pre-School Director and teaching staff to provide a full care andeducation programme for children in pre-school.Responsibilities: 1) Support the Pre-School Director and teaching staff in providing care and education for pre-school children 2) Ensure that that the care needs of all children (health, warmth, comfort, food, drink, toilet etc) are provided for according to a regime established by the Pre-School Director 3) Assist the Pre-School Director and teaching staff to keep appropriate records 4) Assist the Pre-School Director and teaching staff to organise resources for pre-school, and complete administrative tasks such as photocopying, ordering, filing 5) Assist the Pre-School Director and teaching staff to run extra-curricula activities 6) Maintain high quality standards in all areas of the Pre-School 7) Any other tasks as decided by the Pre-School Director that contributes to the provision of quality care and education for children in Pre-SchoolReportingThe Pre-School Assistant reports to the Pre-School DirectorTiming and DurationPosition available from June 2011 and will be filled as soon as the appropriate person is identified. This is a full timelong-term position with an initial contract of three years (subject to 3 months probation) which will be renewable bymutual consent.RemunerationSalary and benefits are competitive.Requirements • Good educational background • Genuine enjoyment of working with pre-school children and proven ability to work • positively with a wide range of children • Able to communicate well with children, staff and parents and to gain their confidence • and respect • Honest and reliable and prepared to take on any tasks as required to provide care and
  9. 9. • education for pre-school children • Pre-school care and teaching experience is an advantage • Russian language skills are essential • English, and other, language skills are an advantageApplicationSend your application in English or Russian by email to office@europeanschool.kg.Include:(i) a brief cover letter summarising your suitability for the post and reason for applying;(ii) your CV;(iii) a list of three referees with contact details.5. VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT: PRE-SCHOOL ASSISTANT TEACHER, EUROPEAN SCHOOL IN CENTRAL ASIAThe European School in Central Asia is a newly established non-profit foundation, dedicated to providing an inclusiveEuropean style education, teaching primarily in the English language and following the International BaccalaureateCurriculum. The school is recruiting Pre-School Assistant Teachers to join this exciting new project.Pre-School Assistant Teachers will work with the Pre-School Director and Pre-School Teacher to provide a full careand education programme for children in pre-school. Promotion within the School is expected, as the School expandsResponsibilities 1. Support the Pre-School Director and Pre-School Teacher in providing care and education for pre-school children and preparing them to enter the International Baccalaureate primary years programme, studying primarily in English 2. Work with the Pre-School Director and Pre-School Teacher to differentiate instruction to meet the individual needs of each child to develop socially and academically having regard to the abilities and aptitudes of individuals 3. Assist the Pre-School Director and Pre-School Teacher to plan, keep and report appropriate records to school management and parents 4. Assist the Pre-School Director and Pre-School Teacher to organise resources for pre-school, organise events and outings, and complete administrative tasks such as photocopying, ordering, filing 5. Assist the Pre-School Director to organise and manage extra-curricula activities 6. Maintain knowledge of current educational theory and practice and undertake professional training in liaison with the Pre-School Director 7. Take an active role in development of the school in partnership with the Pre-School Director and other staff. 8. Act in accordance with the budgets, policies, procedures, directions and decisions of the school management 9. Act as ambassador for the school and act in a manner that upholds the values and ethos of the school at all times 10. Maintain high quality standards in all areas of the school 11. Any other tasks as decided by management that contributes to the provision of quality education for children or the effective development of the School.ReportingThe Pre-School Assistant Teacher reports to the Pre-School DirectorTiming and DurationPosition available from June 2011 and will be filled as soon as the appropriate person is identified.This is a full time long-term position with an initial contract of three years (subject to 3 months probation) which will berenewable by mutual consent.RemunerationSalary and benefits are competitive.Requirements • University Degree with teaching qualification • Pre-school teaching experience • Genuine enjoyment of working with pre-school children and proven ability to enable a wide range of children to realise their academic and social potential • Able to communicate well with children, staff and parents and to gain their confidence and respect
  10. 10. • Ability to work in partnership with the Pre-School Director and Pre-School Teacher to provide a broad range of care and education for pre-school children • Fluency in spoken and written English and Russian is essential • Other language skills are an advantageApplicationSend your application in English by email to office@europeanschool.kg.Include: (i) a brief cover letter summarising your suitability for the post and reason for applying; (ii) your CV; (iii) a list of three referees with contact details.6. VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT: PRE-SCHOOL TEACHER, EUROPEAN SCHOOL IN CENTRAL ASIAThe European School in Central Asia is a newly established non-profit foundation, dedicated to providing an inclusiveEuropean style education, teaching primarily in the English language and following the International BaccalaureateCurriculum. The school is recruiting a Pre-School Teacher with international experience to join this exciting newproject.The Pre-School Teacher will be responsible for preparing pre-school children to enter the InternationalBaccalaureate primary year’s programme.Responsibilities: 1. Work with the Pre-School Director to design a programme to prepare children to enter the International Baccalaureate primary years programme, including fluency in English and initial reading and writing skills 2. Differentiate instruction to meet the individual needs of each student to be socially and academically successful having regard to the abilities and aptitudes of individuals 3. If assigned by the Pre-School Director, take overall responsibly for one class group in the pre-school programme and provide a positive learning environment for each student 4. Plan, keep and report appropriate records to school management and parents 5. Organise and manage extra-curricula activities that promote positive interactions among students of all ages 6. Maintain knowledge of current educational theory and practice and undertake professional training in liaison with the Pre-School Director 7. Take an active role in development of the school in partnership with the Pre-School Director and other staff. 8. Act in accordance with the budgets, policies, procedures, directions and decisions of the school management 9. Act as ambassador for the school and act in a manner that upholds the values and ethos of the school at all times 10. Maintain high quality standards in all areas of the school 11. Any other tasks as decided by management that contributes to the provision of quality education for children or the effective development of the School.ReportingThe Pre-School Teacher reports to the Pre-School DirectorTiming and DurationThe position is available from September 2011, but may be filled earlier on a part-time basis assoon as the appropriate person is identified. The position may be full-time or part-time, by mutualagreement, with a long-term contract subject to 3 months probation.RemunerationSalary and benefits are competitive.Requirements • University Degree and a qualified pre-school teacher • Successful experience as a pre-school teacher • Genuine enjoyment of working with pre-school children and proven ability to enable a wide range of children to develop their academic and social potential • Ability to plan strategically, to set and meet deadlines and to implement plans • Capable of developing a new educational programme • Able to negotiate and establish harmonious relationships with a wide range of people • Able to communicate well with children, staff and parents and to gain their confidence and respect
  11. 11. • Familiar with the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme and approaches to formative assessment • Near native fluency in spoken and written English • Other European and Central Asia language skills an advantageApplicationSend your application in English by email to office@europeanschool.kgTel: 0779 606 533 0555 044 888 till 20:00 0312 214 406Include: (i) a brief cover letter summarising your suitability for the post and reason for applying; (ii) your CV; (iii) a list of three referees with contact details. ******************************************** END OF THE 366th LISTSERV ISSUE *********************************************

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