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Head of Maths Department

St. Andrew's Scots SchoolArgentina

About St. Andrew's Scots School

St. Andrew’s Scots School founded in 1838, is a bilingual, coeducational school for grades K-12, located in a residential area in the northern suburbs of Buenos Aires, Argentina.

St. Andrew’s is a school of approximately 1900 students who receive fully bilingual education. All its students are expected to complete IGCSE exams (Cambridge University) in year 10 and prepare for the International Baccalaureate diploma in their last two years at school. This challenging education prepares its graduates to enter excellent universities all around the world and, more significantly, should provide them with the disposition and habits that allow them to become thoughtful and caring citizens.

Job Description / Main activities

● Supporting student development and achievement within the subject of Maths.

● Developing and supporting a productive, positive and effective team of staff.

● Monitoring and evaluating the quality of teaching and learning within the subject area.

● Managing and developing the curriculum through regular review of schemes of work:

developing use of the IB/SASS Learner Profile.

● Ensuring that students’ work and skills are regularly assessed though a variety of

assessment techniques such as Investigation and Projects. Ensure teachers record

these assessment’s results. Developing Assessment for Learning in the dept.

● Identifying, leading and implementing opportunities for interdisciplinary work and

skills development.

● Coaching and mentoring staff within the area.

● Identifying staffing needs, professional development and planning in service training

for subject teachers.

● Communicating effectively and efficiently with others in the team, school and its

community.

● Implementing all agreed school policies and actively promoting a whole school vision.

● Working to innovate, develop and implement whole school priorities.

Profile

We are looking for a dynamic, flexible professional who:

● Demonstrates a passion for learning and Mathematics.

● Demonstrates the school competencies of creativity, communication, critical thinking,

character, collaboration, and citizenship

● Has an excellent track record of teaching Maths in English (IB/IGCSE experience

desired).

● Maintains high expectations of all students in terms of learning, achievement and

behavior.

● Is enthusiastic in developing innovative approaches to leading the department.

● Inspires, challenges and motivates others.

● Is committed to the wider life of the school.

The school offers:

● A supportive and highly visible network including a dedicated team of staff.

● Excellent opportunities to develop as a leader in an innovative organization.

● Attractive working conditions and professional development.

● Full time dedication.


NOTE: Please attach CV and Letter of Application.

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