Primary Headteacher, August 2020

Closing date:Expiring soon

The Colegio Anglo ColombianoAugust 2020

Date posted:
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

The Colegio Anglo Colombiano (CAC) in Bogota, Colombia, has asked Teacherhorizons to lead the search for an inspiring Head of Primary. 


This is a wonderful opportunity to join an outstanding school in Colombia. The Head of Primary will be responsible for leading the drive for continuous improvement in the primary section.

CAC was established in 1956. It is a private, not for profit, co-educational and non-denominational international school based upon the British educational system.

There are over 530 students and 65 staff members in the Primary section. Alongside the day to day running of the school, the Head of Primary will ensure excellent pastoral welfare to the students, as well as overseeing the curriculum and all aspects of teaching and learning within the IB Primary Years Programme (PYP) and the Colombian Standards. The Head of Primary will also be expected to lead on INSET/teacher professional development. The school is particularly interested in candidates who have proven experience in school development and excellence, preferably within a renowned inspection/accreditation framework.

In the past few years Teacherhorizons have placed a number of teachers at the school and the feedback has been resoundingly positive.

Colegio Anglo Colombiano

CAC is one of the most renowned schools in Colombia and the wider region. It has been an IB World School since 1980 and has been fully accredited by the Council of International Schools (CIS) since 1998. It is fully committed to delivering the very best education possible.

The school is set on a beautiful campus and enjoys state-of-the-art facilities. It makes for an inspiring learning and working environment.

Read more about the school and opportunity here

Bogota, Colombia 

Bogota is the political, economic and cultural heart of the nation with a high percentage of expats. Colombia itself is a highly populated country with the majority of the population living within cities. It is also one of the most biologically diverse nations on Earth and boasts stunning scenery from mountains to beaches, jungles and beyond.

The Opportunity: benefits and further details

This position offers a generous package including a relocation allowance, housing, private health insurance, a pension plan, flights, Spanish lessons and full educational costs for any legally dependent children. Additionally, being part of the IB schools network, professional development opportunities on offer are excellent.

For more information as to why to work with us please click here to view our promotional video.

How to apply

All candidates must be fully qualified teachers, with proven experience of delivering academic excellence in a senior role in the past.

Just two simple steps to apply...

Sign up to - it takes 2 minutes to add your key details and CV. 

Email Caroline - to confirm your application.

The application deadline is Friday 1st November but early applications are strongly recommended to avoid disappointment.

Interviews will take place via Skype initially with the final round taking place at the school in Bogota.


More about The Colegio Anglo Colombiano
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 18 years
Address: Avenida 19, 152A-48, Bogata, Distrito Capital, Colombia. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +57 1 259 5700
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