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Salary: competitive including annual flights, comprehensive medical cover, housing, luggage allowance.

Job type: Full Time, Fixed Term

Start date: August 2024

Apply by: 26 May 2024

Tread in the footsteps of Alexander the Great and the Mongol Hordes! Come and work in Tashkent, the fourth largest city of the Soviet Union and major hub on the Silk Road. You can enjoy the sights, sounds and scents of the biggest Bazaar in central Asia, or enjoy local delicacies such as shashlik and plov or relax in a French style café with a coffee and a croissant and watch the world go by; or go hiking, or skiing (in season) in the spectacular mountains, or explore the ancient cities of Samarkand and Bokhara. Uzbekistan provides a plethora of activities in a safe and welcoming environment. If these, as well as our position in central Asia providing many travel opportunities, appeal then read on!

WIST can provide you with a competitive salary, annual flights, medical insurance and accommodation, free lunches as well as CPD all in a new purpose built campus in the wonderful city of Tashkent. We are looking for committed, professional teachers with the energy and drive to contribute to all facets of school life and help us achieve our aim of being the best school in the Central Asia region. We would like staff who fit with our school values of responsibility, resilience, respect and integrity.

We are currently welcoming applications from fully qualified/licensed teachers for EAL, this position could be Secondary or Primary.

Westminster International School in Tashkent (WIST) is an independent international school housed in a contemporary-designed, purpose-built campus that opened in September 2019. WIST provides for the full range of education from 2-18 years, offering IEYC, IPC, an adapted version of England’s KS3 National Curriculum, (i)GCSE, and A levels (Cambridge and Pearson Edexcel). Our philosophy of teaching and learning is to excite and challenge all learners, fostering natural curiosity, a love of learning and a positive sense of belonging to our school community, and a sense of responsibility to the wider community.    

From the ground up the campus reflects the needs of the education of children in a stimulating and safe environment. It is a world-class learning environment equipped with spacious classrooms,’ interactive white boards, a powerful ICT capability, specialist art, science and computing suites, a 600-seat theatre, a full-size gym, three swimming pools, two astroturf football pitches, and large outdoor play areas. It Is located in a green and accessible area of Tashkent with safe and convenient access. WIST not only stands out because of its first-class campus but also, more importantly, for the first-class staff and children that inhabit and breathe life and energy into everything that we do and hope to achieve.   

The school has an inclusive, internationally focused mission and is committed to the development of the whole child as well as academic excellence.  

WIST is a growing, dynamic, ambitious and forward-thinking school: it is not enough to be standard – our teachers are outstanding practitioners, delivering exceptional provision in every area. We are looking for like-minded teachers to join our team.  

Teachers are rewarded very well with a competitive tax-free salary with a huge potential for savings, housing, flights, comprehensive medical cover, luggage allowance, and the opportunity to work in a supportive and collaborative working environment in a fabulous country.  

Please complete the application form via the TES ‘Quick Apply’ button. Ensure you complete all sections, including the supporting statement and also upload your CV in the ‘documents section’ by Sunday 26th May (early applications are encouraged as we reserve the right to appoint at any time should an outstanding candidate emerge).  

Should you have any questions, or require further guidance, please contact our Principal via

Shortlisted interviews will take place online from the week beginning 13th May 2024. 

Westminster International School of Tashkent (WIST) is committed to safeguarding children and young people. All post holders are subject to appropriate vetting procedures, including checks with past employers, a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service check or the equivalent for those countries lived in, outside of the UK. This can also include a Prohibition Order Check and the successful application of an ICPC (International Child Protection Certificate). 

WIST does not discriminate with regard to race, colour, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, political opinion, or disability. 

In addition, all post holders must comply with all visa requirements for working in Uzbekistan and abide by all laws of Uzbekistan.

Source: EAL Teacher, Uzbekistan – Tes Jobs