NIS – Nazarbayev Intellectual Schools

NIS – Nazarbayev Intellectual Schools

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Teach Away is proud to collaborate with Nazarbayev Intellectual Schools (NIS), a network of schools for exceptional students, as a recruitment partner. Teachers are offered highly competitive salary and benefits packages along with the opportunity to live at the crossroads of Europe and Asia and explore this vast, little-traveled country.

About Nazarbayev Intellectual Schools

Nazarbayev Intellectual Schools (NIS) are an initiative of the government of Kazakhstan intended to educate the future intellectual leaders of the country. This network of elementary and secondary schools teaches students in a trilingual environment of Kazakh, Russian, and English.
NIS accepts talented, motivated students, with the aim of developing them into critical thinkers and independent learners. NIS schools are located throughout Kazakhstan, with new campuses opening due to rapid expansion throughout 2014 and 2015. As a result, NIS is recruiting experienced teachers for the opportunity to become part of their educational initiative.

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Teaching jobs in Kazakhstan with NIS

Nazarbayev Intellectual Schools are currently hiring for the following teaching positions:

Benefits offered by the NIS program

NIS Salary and Benefits
Start DatesAugust 2020
Student LevelElementary; Secondary
Airfare2 round-trip flights per year
Airport PickupProvided
AccommodationProvided (including utilities)
VacationWinter break (2-3 weeks); Summer break (6 weeks)
Health InsuranceProvided
Relocation AllowanceProvided
Education AllowanceSubsidized
Language TrainingKazakh and Russian courses available for teachers
VisaFee covered

NIS requirements

Teachers selected for the NIS project should have the following qualifications and experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree (Master’s degree is an asset)
  • Teaching license
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience teaching the relevant subject and grade level
  • Native English speaker
  • (Preferred): Previous experience teaching in an environment in which students do not speak English as a first language


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