Primary Classroom Teacher, Mexico

Closing date:Expiring tomorrow

The Wingate SchoolMexico

Date posted:
Start date: August 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive
Contract term: Permanent

The Wingate School is now in its fourth year and is continuing to grow. As a result we are looking to appoint a Primary Classroom Teacher for an August 2020 start. The post would suit either an experienced or a newly-qualified teacher. Regarding the candidate, we are looking for:  

First language English speakers preferably with knowledge of the British and/or IEYC/IPC curriculum

A child-centred approach

A collegial perspective

Enthusiasm and initiative

Sound teacher qualifications. PGCE or equivalent.

Pre-primary / primary experience

A relevant post-grad and/or international experience is highly desirable

A cheerful, professional, hard-working and well-presented person, capable of inspiring confidence in pupils and parents

Enjoy rising to the challenge inherent in a school environment

An awareness of the demands of teaching a diverse student body and a commitment to fostering high academic achievement

Good communication and ICT skills

Calmness and efficiency, with the ability to work under pressure at times

Commitment to the all-round ethos of the School, including its co-curricular activities and School of Character approach

We offer:  

A competitive salary

Good benefits package including private medical insurance, life insurance, supermarket vouchers, tax-free matched savings scheme, paid personal days, scholarships for children of staff, professional development opportunities, staff transport routes, on-site parking and others

Work visa sponsorship

Settling in support for teachers who come in from abroad: initial temporary housing and a housing allowance, assistance with opening a bank account

Supportive school environment at an academically outstanding school with opportunities for professional development

Strong and broad academic programme in a well-resourced school

Once a week after-school Spanish lessons for staff

ABOUT THE WINGATE SCHOOL The Wingate School a British International School in Mexico City which offers an educational programme focussed on academic excellence, creativity and human formation. Its highly qualified staff of international teachers provides personalised attention. The school aims to form a community of critical thinkers who have a multicultural perspective and social commitment. Its curriculum incorporates best practice from British, Mexican and international education to provide a comprehensive programme that promotes excellence and creativity in science, humanities and art. TWS is a lay and co-educational school with an important focus on human values and formation. Students receive personalised attention, focused on developing self-discipline, leveraging technology as a tool and forming a social conscience. TWS teaches the International Early Years Curriculum in Kinder, the International Primary Curriculum alongside Cambridge Primary Mathematics and English in Primary, and is currently carrying out the accreditation to become a Cambridge International School. The school is a member of the Latin American Heads Conference, was awarded the Foundation Level of British Council’s International School Award and was recently named "One of the 10 best international schools in Latin America" by The Knowledge Review.

More about The Wingate School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 5 - 11 years
Address: Huixquilucan Campus, Carr Rio Hondo- Huixquilican, Km 14+250, Col. el Mirador, San Bartolome Coatepec, Mexico. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +52 55 8288 0982
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