Head of English, Mexico

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The Edron Academy A.C. (El Colegio Britanico)Mexico

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Start date: August 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term

The Edron Academy is seeking an outstanding Head of English, for August 2019. Responsibilities include leading teaching and developing the English curriculum and, to this end, IB and IGCSE experience would be an advantage.

Job Purpose: To lead and develop English at Key Stage 3, IGCSE and IB level.

Key Responsibilities

  • Developing best practice in teaching, learning and assessment with a focus on implementing High Performance Learning (HPL)
  • Embedding outstanding teaching which maximises student outcomes
  • Developing the use of high-quality resources for learning
  • Tracking student progress effectively
  • Framing and implementing ambitious subject plans and targets
  • Ensuring curriculums and schemes of work are up-to-date
  • Supporting the performance management system in the school
  • Contributing to school culture, supporting its vision and values
  • Knowing and implementing school policies and procedures

About the school

The Edron Academy is an internationally renowned bilingual and bicultural school in Mexico City. It is proud to be a leading member of the Council of British International Schools (COBIS). Following its successful (ISI) inspection, Edron continues its journey to excellence, by seeking outstanding professionals to join its team.

Edron Academy subject leaders are

  • Outstanding practitioners with relevant experience
  • Contributors to the positive culture in school
  • Active in teams, creative and solution focused
  • Committed to lifelong learning
  • Motivated by high expectations of all children
  • Committed to Continuing Professional Development

Edron Academy offers:

  • The experience of working in an established bicultural and bilingual school
  • A positive team culture and supportive community ethos
  • Professional development supported by an annual professional development review
  • Leadership opportunities
  • A competitive benefits package

Compensation Package

In addition to a competitive salary we offer:

  • Ticket Card (Supermarket): 15% of monthly salary
  • Saving Fund:   13% of monthly salary
  • Retirement Fund:   4% of monthly salary
  • Christmas bonus:   15 days of monthly salary
  • Luggage Expenses:  46 kilos reimbursed
  • Rent Allowance:   $11,750 ($MX) per month
  • Settling-in allowance:   one month’s salary
  • Overseas Allowance:   $8,455 ($MX) per month
  • Return air-ticket:  Economy class
  • Life Insurance

Medical insuranceMore information and further details of the school can be found in the information pack and job description downloads.

Application process

To apply, please click the 'Quick Apply' button below and attach your CV alongside the application form.

Closing date for applications is Thursday 24th January 2019.
Interviews will take place in London between 28th January and 6th February.

Skype interviews may be arranged on a rolling basis. Early applications are encouraged.

Safeguarding: The Edron Academy is committed to safeguarding the health, welfare and safety of young people. Candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check, or local equivalent, prior to taking up an offer of employment.

Job location

More about The Edron Academy A.C. (El Colegio Britanico)
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 2 - 18 years
Address: No.5578, Colonia Olivar de los Padres, 01740, Mexico
Telephone: +52 555585 1920
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Founded in 1963, Edron Academy is a leading well-established, non-profit, international school in Mexico city. The School is proud to be bilingual and bicultural with over 1,000 students from age 2-18, mainly Mexican, the rest representing over 14 o...