START DATE: ASAP
CLOSING DATE: 31 DECEMBER 2019
We offer a rich educational program, structured upon well-established curriculum guidelines from the Mexican Ministry of Education and the IB Primary Years Program. As an IB World School, we ensure a safe and thoughtful environment in which students are encouraged to grow as independent, respectful, responsible, and active citizens.
We value constructivism and Multiple Intelligences as important components of the teaching/learning process. At the American School, we promote a cooperative and friendly work environment. We believe strongly in the importance of reflection, inquiry, and professional development.
We believe we teach our students to Live, Love and Learn! All learning at ASFC must exemplify our 5 Pillars: International Mindedness, Caring & Collaborative, Principled Communicators, Environmentally Cultured, Creative & Critical Thinkers; all within the framework of community values.
The American School is situated in Tuxtla Gutiérrez, the capital city of the beautiful state of Chiapas. Tuxtla is a fast growing, bustling city, alive with the vivid colors and energy of Mexico. Not far from the city are mountains, canyons, beaches, pyramids, and the ocean, just waiting to be explored. Tuxtla Gutierrez offers delightful sunny weather all year round, delicious culinary flavors, and a culture rich in history and tradition. Here you can combine the security of access to familiar amenities with the excitement of living abroad in a Spanish-speaking community.
Description of Position:
The American School Foundation of Chiapas, A.C. is looking for passionate and professional full-time Lower School teacher: We are keen to hire teachers who are creative, enthusiastic, responsible, flexible, well-organized, principled, reflective, caring, and technologically proficient team players. IB experience and fluency in Spanish preferred.
We are keen to hire teachers who are creative, enthusiastic, responsible, flexible, well-organized, principled, reflective, caring, and technologically proficient team players.
We offer a two year contract; starting ASAP, which can be extended after two years.
8 hour workday
Private and National Health insurance (Major medical Needs)
Housing at American School Residencies (2 Bedroom apartment, Kitchen, Living/Dinning Room, 1 Full Bath,
Free Wi-Fi & Security, laundry room, multi-purpose area and pool)
5 (five) weeks or more paid vacation each year
1 Round-trip airfare reimbursement per year of Contract**
VISA processing fees and costs
Statutory holidays (Mexican holiday calendar)
International Baccalaureate Courses and/or other PD options
We are part of the Mexican National Association of IB Schools IBAMEX.
**If outside Mexican territory and from country of origin.
**Starting salary, Masters Degree and/ or experience is considered.
Interested applicants should send a cover letter and a current CV (including photo) via email to: email@example.com and include REF:IBSJ - Application for Position as PYP Teacher in the subject line of your mail.
Once all documents have been received, we will contact you by phone or email to arrange an interview.
Please note: to apply for a visa, applicants will need to present a recently apostilled degree.