Jobs at BSSP

Join The British School of St. Petersburg Team

The British School of St. Petersburg seeks to recruit the most talented staff; offering very competitive salaries, considerable autonomy and the opportunity to develop a career in an international organisation with a global reputation.

Applicants must be prepared to undergo stringent child protection screening, including police background checks covering the last ten years, and references from past employers including the past four years.

What We Offer

We are committed to developing our staff and run regular professional development workshops to ensure our teachers are equipped to provide students with the best possible educational experience.

An excellent remuneration package is on offer to successful candidates including:

  • A competitive salary
  • Full-time contract
  • Fee discounts for qualifying children
  • Medical insurance
  • School lunch
  • Plus much more…

About Us

The British School of St. Petersburg follows a curriculum based on the Early Years Foundation Stage Programme and the National Curriculum of England and Wales.

We are a new school in the heart of St. Petersburg and are chartered by The Schools Trust an international school group with a rich heritage and reputation for academic excellence.

BSSP will open its door to students from September 2019 as an Early Years and a Primary school offering the English National Curriculum to Pre-Nursery (2 years old) through to Year 3 (7 years old).

If you are dynamic, dedicated, then we’d love to hear from you. To apply, please send the following:

  • Curriculum Vitae in English
  • Academic and Teaching Certificates

Other documents as appropriate to

Current Vacancies

 All current vacancies at The British School of St. Petersburg are shown below.

  1. EAL Teacher

The British School of St. Petersburg (BSSP) is an international school in Saint Petersburg, offering contemporary British international education to students from EYFS through to Primary.

The school is located in a lush environment and offers modern, smart, and exciting learning environments. BSSP is part of The Schools Trust.

The Role: BSSP seeks outstanding, well-qualified and experienced Early Years and Primary teachers to join the school. The children at BSSP are between the ages of three and eight years old.

The successful candidate will demonstrate a progressive and creative approach to teaching, together with the necessary skills to enhance school life within their department and the school as a whole.

Candidates should demonstrate the capacity to help students achieve their best as part of a team. They should also exhibit a willingness to contribute to the vibrant extra-curricular life in our school.

We are looking for a professional who:

  • Is UK-trained or has relevant UK curriculum experience.
  • Enjoys a professionally-stimulating environment.
  • Promotes an inspiring and well-organised learning environment.
  • Is enthusiastic and demonstrates a positive attitude towards students.
  • Is comfortable with using technology into teaching practices.
  • Is dedicated to promoting constant improvements towards performance.
  • Understands and respects the value of school policies.


  • Competitive salary
  • Private medical insurance.
  • A professionally-stimulating and supportive working environment.
  • The chance to live and work in one of Europe’s greatest cities.
  • A genuine opportunity for career development.

If the opportunity to work for a dynamic school in a progressive European city excites you, please send us your application.

Application process: Applications must be submitted via the email linked below. Interviews will be held for shortlisted candidates in UK, St. Petersburg or via Skype (for overseas-based applicants).

BSSP is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants must be prepared to undergo stringent child protection screening, including references and checks with previous employers, and an enhanced DBS.

To apply for the above positions, please email your CV, references and application letter to

In the case of no applicable employment opportunities, we will be expanding in the academic year 2020-2021 and require staff from EYFS through to KS2. Please do feel free to send in your CV to the same email address mentioned above and we will be in touch in the new year. 

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