Head of English Department Secondary, Argentina

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St. Andrew's Scots SchoolArgentina

Date posted:
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term

AVAILABILITY: July 30th. 2018. (could start Feb 2018)


  • Supporting student development and achievement within the subject area
  • Developing and supporting a productive, positive and effective team of staff
  • Coaching and mentoring staff within the area
  • Identifying staffing needs, professional development and planning in service training for subject teachers in the subject area
  • Monitoring and evaluating the quality of teaching and learning within the subject area
  • Communicating effectively and efficiently with others in the team, school and its community
  • Identifying, leading and implementing opportunities for interdisciplinary work and skill development
  • Implementing all agreed school policies and actively promoting a whole school vision
  • Working to innovate, develop and implement whole school priorities
  • Managing and developing the curriculum (PSE) through regular review of schemes of work: developing use of the IB/SASS Learner Profile
  • Ensuring that students’ work is regularly assessed and the assessments recorded; developing Assessment for Learning


We are looking for a dynamic, flexible professional with:

  • Passion for learning
  • The ability to inspire, challenge and motivate others and to manage changes effectively
  • High expectations of students in terms of learning, achievement and behavior
  • Enthusiasm for developing innovative approaches to learning, teaching and student participation
  • An excellent track record teaching English at IGCSE / IB level
  • A commitment to the wider life of the school
  • Degree and post graduate teaching qualification


If you are interested in being part of our team, please submit the following documentation to rrhh@sanandres.esc.edu.ar:

  • A full letter of application, including why you consider yourself to be suitable to effectively fulfill this role and your personal educational philosophy.
  • Names, addresses, email contacts and telephone numbers of at least 3 professional referees (direct supervisors).
  • Up-to-date Curriculum Vitae including a recent photograph.

For further details about the school visit our website at: www.sanandres.esc.edu.ar

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More about St. Andrew's Scots School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: Nogoya 550 Olivos, Buenos Aires, 1636, Argentina
Telephone: +54 11 4846 6500
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