secondary math teacher - caracas, venezuela

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Math Teacher
Location: Caracas, Venezuela
Start Date: August 2018
Curriculum: UK to GCSE, then IBDP
Experience: 2 years post qualification, will consider exceptional teachers with less experience
Salary: from $30,000 to $40,000 tax free
Sponsorship: Single or Married Teachers
Contract: 2 years

School Vision / Ethos: This is a non-profit making school situated in Altamira, just below the Avila National Park and occupying a prime location overlooking central Caracas. Founded in 1950, the school has slowly expanded over the years with 200 students in the Primary Section and 110 students in the Secondary Section. The school follows the English National Curriculum with IGCSEs in Years 10-11 and the IB Diploma programme in Years 12-13. Student enrolments include families from the expatriate community as well as a significant proportion of Venezuelan students. The language of instruction is English and students also develop a high level of Spanish. The school encourages students to aspire to become productive members and leaders in a dynamic and evolving world, to develop diverse and transferable skills and attributes to fulfil their academic, emotional, creative and physical potential. The school community fosters attitudes that promote intercultural understanding and sustainable practices

Requirements: They are looking teachers with excellent knowledge of their subject area and some knowledge of the UK National Curriculum, IGCSE and/or IB Diploma Programme. A minimum of two years' teaching experience is desirable, although they do offer NQT training for exceptional applicants. Teachers at this school need to be flexible, enthusiastic, motivated, excellent communicators and always willing to go the extra mile. The school is committed to educating the whole child and is not simply a results factor.

Salary and Benefits: A foreign salary between $30,000 and $40,000 depending on experience (This is paid in three installments to a foreign bank account and is tax-free). In addition, teachers receive a local salary that is intended to keep staff going on a day-to-day basis; A fully furnished apartment; Fully comprehensive worldwide health insurance; A return flight at the end of the two-year contract; Half a return flight at the end of the first year; $1000 Personal Professional Development allowance; Discounted club membership