Secondary Headteacher, Bogota, Colombia

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Anglo Colombiano BogotaBogota, Colombia

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

Colegio Anglo Colombiano (CAC) in Bogota, Colombia have asked Teacherhorizons to lead the search for an inspiring Head of Secondary to join their prestigious international school.


This is a wonderful opportunity to join an outstanding school in Colombia. The Head of Secondary will be responsible for leading the drive for continuous improvement in the secondary 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 950 students and 105 staff members in the Secondary school. The Head of Secondary will oversee the curriculum and all aspects of teaching and learning, within the International Baccalaureate Diploma (IBDP) and IB Middle Years (MYP) programmes, and the Colombian Standards. The Head of Secondary 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 predominant schools in Colombia and the wider region. As an IB World School (since 1980), CAC has been fully accredited by the Council of International Schools (since 1998) and is fully committed to delivering the very best education possible.

The school has superb, state-of-the-art facilities in its beautiful campus. 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, which boasts stunning scenery from mountains to beaches 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.

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...

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Email Caroline - to confirm your application.

The application deadline is Weds 31st October 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.


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More about Anglo Colombiano Bogota
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
Telephone: +57 1 259 5700
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Anglo Colombiano Bogota is an independent school for boys and girls. It is situated in Bogota, in the Republic of Columbia. The all-through, mainstream school was established in 1956. Students are taught mainly through the medium of English. In 1980,...