This top international school in Colombia is looking for a Secondary Humanities Teacher who is an experienced History and/or Global Politics specialist. This is an exciting opportunity for a dynamic and highly-motivated teacher to work within a successful and supportive faculty and deliver the IB Middle Years Programme and Diploma Programme to secondary school students (Year 7 to Year 13). The teacher of Humanities will be expected to hold excellent subject knowledge and to demonstrate first-rate classroom practice, hence ensuring students benefit from exceptional teaching and learning. A highly collaborative nature and strong communication skills will be essential, allowing the development of supportive relationships with staff, students, and parents, as well as a strong faculty team. An enthusiasm to contribute to extra-curricular provision will also be expected. Experience of the IB Middle Years Programme or Diploma Programme will be an advantage but is not essential.
This prestigious, not-for-profit school was established over 60 years ago by a distinguished group of Colombian and British citizens. It is a private, coeducational school based upon the British educational system with IB and bilingual components. They have more than 1800 students in four different sections: Preschool, Primary, Lower Bach and Upper Bach. The population it serves is mostly Colombian, and the teachers are a mix of nationalities - the school has more than 170 teachers from which 25% are British or from other nationalities and the remainder from Colombia. The school has been accredited by the CIS since 1998.
The school offers excellent continuous professional development and opportunities for growth and improvement. IB Training is provided online and/or at conferences. The school has amazing resources and new facilities and there is a warm community feel amongst staff. The salary and benefits provide a very high standard of living whilst enabling teachers to also to save and travel around this stunning country. Benefits include CPD support, IB Training, Relocation support, Good quality housing, Settling in allowance, Baggage Allowance, Flights, Spanish lessons, Retirement plan scheme, Re- signing bonus, Private health insurance, tuition for up to 3 staff children, Gym facilities, Free morning snack & lunch, use of school buses.
The school is located in Bogotá, which is the capital and largest city of Colombia. The city is located in the centre of Colombia and is the third-highest capital in South America at an average of 2,640 metres above sea level. Bogotá has a relatively cool climate that is constant throughout the year. Bogotá stands out for its economic strength and financial maturity which makes it the financial and commercial heart of Colombia, with the most business activity of any city in the country. It has the highest nominal GDP in the country and is the seventh largest city by size of GBP in Latin America. Bogotá is home to the largest number of universities and research centres in the country, and is an important cultural centre, with many theatres, libraries and museums, of which the Museo del Oro is the most important.
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