Secondary Science and Maths Teacher

The Wingate SchoolMexico City

The Wingate School's Secondary school is growing.  As a result we are looking to appoint a Secondary Science and Maths Teacher for an August 2021 start.  Regarding the candidate, we are looking for:

  • First language English speakers with knowledge of the British and/or Cambridge International School curriculum
  • A child-centred approach
  • A collegial perspective
  • Enthusiasm and initiative
  • Sound teacher qualifications. PGCE or equivalent.
  • Secondary school teaching experience
  • 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
  • Initial 2 year contract, renewable by mutual consent
  • Good benefits package including:Private medical insurance,
    Life insurance, school lunch,
    Supermarket vouchers (tax-free),
    Tax-free matched savings scheme,
    Monthly housing allowance
    Annual flight allowance
    Paid personal days,
    Scholarships for children of staff,
    Staff transport routes and/or on-site parking
  • Work visa sponsorship
  • Settling in support for teachers who come in from abroad: flight for arrival into Mexico, initial 30 days of temporary housing and a monthly housing allowance, arrival grocery pack, airport pick-up, assistance with opening a bank account
  • Supportive school environment with opportunities for professional development
  • Strong and broad academic programme in a well-resourced school
  • Once a week optional after-school Spanish lessons for staff

ABOUT THE WINGATE SCHOOL The Wingate School (TWS) is a lay and co-educational British International School in Mexico City which offers an educational programme focussed on academic excellence, creativity and and gives a lot of importance to human formation.  The school aims to form a community of critical thinkers who have a multicultural perspective and social commitment.  TWS teaches the International Early Years Curriculum in Kinder, the International Primary Curriculum alongside Cambridge Primary Mathematics and English in Primary and the Cambridge curriculum in Secondary.  TWS is accredited as 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.

Child protection and safeguarding: The Wingate School is committed to caring for and ensuring the wellbeing of all young people.  Candidates will be asked to provide references, undertake background checks, as well as carry out standard psychometric testing.

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