English teacher in primary school

Job Type

Full Time


Minimum: $20,000.00
Maximum: $29,400.00
Details: $2000/month gross (approx.U$1700 per month after taxes and deductions) plus performance bonus of upto $450 per month payable twice per year



Start Date:


Application Deadline:



Ulan Bator


Hobby School is looking for a candidate to fill in the position of English conversation teacher in primary school (Grades 1-5, 6-10 yo). The teacher will be work under the guidance of the coordinator of the International Primary Curriculum coordinator and the Dean of Academic Affairs for Primary School. (IPC http://www.greatlearning.com/ipc/)

We are looking for teachers who are ready and willing to work in a new and challenging environment. You will have the opportunity to work alongside many teachers who are hard-working, dedicated and passionate - qualities that the successful candidate will need to bring with them to our community.

The school offers a competitive salary, medical insurance, free accommodation and travel allowance.


  • Native speaker;
  • Four-year bachelor’s degree preferably with a concentration in education (either major or minor);
  • Teacher’s certificate (TEFL Certification or TESOL certificate is acceptable);
  • Full-time teaching experience at primary school or kindergarten;
  • A full year commitment or longer (preferably);
  • 2 references (at least one from immediate supervisor).

Along with the requirements above, candidates with following qualities are preferred:

  • Experience in working with foreign students; and
  • Adaptability and openness and to new cultural environments.

The school encourages all its teachers to run an extracurricular activity/club of their choice.

Please visit our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/hobbyschool/ for more info about us.The primary school teacher position is a challenging, yet very rewarding task as the teacher will have to work with kids who don't speak English /1st grade and preschool/ as well as kids who already speak the language, though at various levels of proficiency /2nd, 3rd and 4th grades/ . Class preparation is required, as well as giving and checking homework.

Because of the nature of the IPC program followed by Hobby School, the teacher will work closely with other primary school teachers (international and local alike), good teamwork skills and creativity are therefore of paramount importance.

He or she will also participate in extracurricular activities at the school, such as preparation for an annual English Olympiad, ABC festival, Spring and Drama festivals, different quizzes and competitions.


Furnished accommodation (studio apartments within a walking distance from the school ), local health insurance good at international hospitals in Mongolia, travel allowance of $2000 payable upon successful completion of the academic year.

Level of Language Proficiency

English (native proficiency)

Professional Level

Entry level

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply



If you are interested, please contact us and send a Cover Letter outlining your interest in this position, resume/CV, along with two references to Nemuun Gal, VP, at ng2282@caa.columbia.edu.

A Skype interview will be conducted with shortlisted candidates.