Head of Secondary, Caracas

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The British School CaracasCaracas

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No


The British School Caracas was founded in 1950.  We have slowly expanded over the years and are looking for inspirational teachers and leaders to join the team.  We have 130 students in the Primary Section and 120 students in the Secondary Section.  Our curriculum in the Secondary Section follows the English National Curriculum in Years 7-9, IGCSE in Years 10-11 and the IB Diploma programme in Years 12-13.

The Secondary Section is an exciting place to work!  We are looking at increasing student numbers in the next few years.  If you would like to be part of these exciting times, we look forward to receiving your application.  Our teachers and leaders are flexible, enthusiastic, motivated, excellent communicators and always willing to go the extra mile.  We are committed to educating the whole child and are not simply a results factory.

We are looking for an inspirational, dynamic and forward-thinking Head of Secondary, with sound knowledge of the English National Curriculum, IGCSE and/or IB Diploma Programme.  A minimum of five years’ teaching experience is required and ideally two years in middle management.  In return, he/she will receive a flight to and from the place of hire at the beginning and at the end of their contracts, a furnished apartment, club membership and health insurance. A generous salary is offered.

Please apply with a letter of application that must highlight why you would like to work at TBSC (and live in Caracas), and five essential traits of an international educational leader. Please apply by sending a letter of application and an up to date CV to the Head of School, Yasir Patel, head@tbscaracas.com.   We strongly recommend all candidates look through our website and recent BSO inspection reports.

An initial Skype interview or an interview in London will take place for suitable candidates.  Candidates will be flown to Caracas for final interviews.  


TBSC collaborates with UK, U.S. and other foreign agencies, as well as with private firms, who track individuals who violate child protection laws and participate in criminal activities. Should information be provided indicating that candidates have participated in activities related to either, TBSC will not proceed with

More about The British School Caracas
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: Transversal 9 Este, Avenida Luis Roche, Quinta DAMI, Urbanización Altamira, Caracas, DC, Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +58 212 265 5870
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HISTORY: A brief summary of some major events at TBSC:

1950 The British School Caracas was opened at the Old Hacienda Farmhouse in Las Mercedes (now the Vera Cruz Supermarket) on 15th of September with 37 pupils and four teachers. Eileen Hinks (later ...