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Reception/ Foundation Stage Teacher

Cairo English School
Cairo (EG)
Competitive Salary
Closing date
16 May 2024

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Reception/ Foundation Stage Teacher

Job overview

Cairo English School is one of the premier British International Schools in Cairo, Egypt. We are an Early Years to Year 12 all-through school with over 2,000 students on roll. The school has outstanding facilities and is in New Cairo, situated about 10 minutes from Cairo Airport and 45 minutes from Downtown.

We are fully accredited by the Council of International Schools (CIS) and we are also an authorised IB World School. Additionally, we are members of the British Schools of the Middle East (BSME) British Schools Overseas (BSO) and European Council of International Schools (ECIS) organisations. Our curriculum follows the English National Curriculum, leading to IGCSE at the end of Year 10. After successfully completing IGCSE exams students can choose to take A Levels or the IB Diploma. The BSO Recent Inspection report quotes: ‘Cairo English School provides a high-quality education that meets the needs of its pupils. It has many outstanding features and is continuing to develop further through the investments of its owners, and the hard work and innovation of its leaders. The school is oversubscribed.’ BSO Inspection Report February 2022.

Cairo English School is now looking to appoint an enthusiastic and experienced Reception/Foundation Stage Teacher for August 2024. The successful candidate will contribute to the development and delivery of the school’s Guiding Statements and Values that strives to deliver a world class education. Cairo English School has a very friendly, supportive staff team and strong links with parents and the local community, all of whom have high standards and expectations.

The successful candidate will have a genuine commitment to developing student learning and putting children first.

All CV’s should be submitted to are also required to provide details of three referees.

CES offers its teaching staff:

  • Tax free salary in Pounds Sterling (25% converted to local currency)
  • Two-year contract (renewable)
  • Annual flight or cash equivalent
  • Monthly cash housing allowance
  • Comprehensive international medical insurance
  • Settling-in allowance
  • July and August vacation (paid)
  • 5% retirement benefit
  • Free transportation to and from school
  • Annual no- absence bonus benefit

Short listed candidates will be contacted to arrange an interview via Zoom. Candidates may be contacted at any stage after submitting their application.

Cairo English School exists to provide a quality all round education for students and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Candidates must be prepared to undergo child protection screening and appropriate pre-employment checks.

Please contact with any queries about this role. Please note that a CV will not be accepted in place of the online application form.

For further information about Cairo English School, please view our website at, and the link below.

About Cairo English School

‘Together achieving personal Excellence’

We accept students aged 3.5-17 years (Nursery through to Year 12). We offer a challenging and demanding education based on the British model, using the National Curriculum of England (ENC) as well as IGCSE, IBDP and A Levels for senior students. CES believes in developing the whole child and therefore good behaviour and respect for others lie at the heart of our work.

Mission Statement:

Our mission is to nurture globally-minded community of learners who demonstrate high levels of achievement in the National Curriculum of England and other recognized international programmes of Study.

Belief statements:

The CES community believes and promotes the principle, “Together Achieving Personal Excellence”. This policy supports the following guiding statements. To aim to;

1. be better than before in everything we do and achieve a culture where personal excellence is paramount

2. show kindness and respect for others through demonstrating strong ethical values and character

3. reach our full potential through active engagement in lessons and co-curricular activities

4. understand and respect others cultural beliefs and belief structures

5. be effective communicators

6. experience success and have it recognised

7. identify talents through the programme of co-curricular activities and events

8. promote a holistic approach to health and well-being

9. develop open-minded reflective learners

10. promote the principle that differences define, not divide

11. take pride in the richness of the Egyptian culture, language and curriculum.


Students, staff and parents work in partnership, ‘TOGETHER ACHIEVING PERSONAL EXCELLENCE’. We are continuously improving by working independently and collaboratively to achieve personal and academic success. This is demonstrated through developing attitudes, beliefs, actions and achievements that foster global-mindedness. We believe in achieving the very best possible results in the context of the locally required and international academic programmes offered at the school, including International Primary Curriculum (IPC), IGCSE; CIE (A levels) and IB Diploma.

CES VISION - Together Achieving Personal Excellence


CES teaches the National Curriculum of England and Wales, applying the same educational standards as are offered in England, with modifications attuned to our Egyptian environment. Subjects offered at CES include; English, Mathematics, Science, Art & Design, Music, Geography, History, ICT, PE, Modern Foreign Languages, Design Technology and Personal Social Health Education. English is the language of instruction at CES. Ministry of Education Arabic, Religion and Social Studies are offered from Year 1 and French from Year 3.

CES initially opened from Foundation Stage 1 to Year 9. Year 10 opened in September 2007 and the school offers IGCSE at Year 9 and 10, , A Levels and IB Diploma Programme. is offered in Years 11 and 12 in preparation for university entrance within Egypt, United Kingdom and to other countries.

The curriculum is further enriched by the addition of a Learning Support programme, English as a Second Language and a comprehensive after school extra-curricular programme and a sports teams.

Cairo English School has the physical classroom space to accommodate up to 1800 students, with the building designed to house the students on three levels – Early Years on the ground floor. Primary School on the middle floor and Secondary School on the top floor.

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