Senior Section English Teacher, Chile

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Craighouse SchoolChile

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term

One of South America’s leading Coeducational
Independent Day School’s for children aged 3-18

Senior Section English Teacher

An exceptional opportunity has arisen at one of South America’s leading School’s for an outstanding, inspirational and charismatic English teacher to further enhance our excellent reputation.

The School

Craighouse School is a Chilean-British, private, PK-12 coeducational school located in a suburb of Santiago, Chile. The new purpose built Campus, inaugurated in March 2013, with excellent facilities is situated in the foothills of the Andes and must have some of the best vistas of any school in the world. We firmly believe in the benefits of the International Baccalaureate programme and therefore Craighouse School is an IB Continuum School with all three programmes, PYP, MYP and DP. We warmly welcome families, value open-mindedness, appreciate cultural, religious and social diversity and promote teamwork. Our family oriented Educational Project fully integrates the academic and formative areas so that each pupil develops her/his full potential as a person.

The Post

English Teacher (15yrs to 18yrs) to join our Senior Section team for March 2018, or as soon as possible thereafter.

Qualified candidates will demonstrate their ability to:

  • To teach the International Baccalaureate Diploma in the following, Literature, Literature/Language and Language courses.
  • Collect data to understand student achievement so as to make informed decisions regarding pupils learning.
  • Develop alternative forms of assessment so as to allow pupils to have the opportunity to demonstrate their achievements.
  • Work with diversity in the classroom ensuring a quality learning outcome under the principles of equal opportunities for all pupils.
  • Contribute to the professional learning community through expertise and a passion for learning.
  • To provide an excellent role model for all members of staff and for pupils in all aspects of school life.

Personal qualities

  • Applicants will have a degree with a teaching qualification; further qualifications such as Masters, are desirable. 
  • Applicants will have a proven track record and preferably have experience of the IB MYP programme.
  • Applicants will be fluent English speakers, however an understanding of Spanish is desirable.
  • The role will require the teacher to have excellent interpersonal and organisational skills, outstanding understanding of teaching and learning in all aspects of child development and the ability to develop and sustain high educational standards.
  • Applicants will be excellent communicators who enjoy positive relationships with pupils, colleagues and parents.
  • Applicants will be well versed in the use of technology and willing to adapt to change.
  • Applicants will be creative and committed team player who show empathy, drive, energy and passion and who have a good sense of humor and a desire to participate fully in all aspects of school life.

Our Offer:

  • An enthusiastic learning community of pupils, teachers, parents and Board members, who all are dedicated to maximize pupils achievement for each and every learner  and to create positive learning opportunities within and beyond the classroom.
  • Working within a team of highly driven and supportive colleagues.
  • Excellent professional development.
  • Contract is initially for three years and includes an attractive compensation package at international level.
  • Letters of application, outlining your educational philosophy, together with Curriculum Vitae and contact details of three referees should be e-mailed to

Closing date for this vacancy is 7th July, 2017.

Job location

More about Craighouse School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: Av. Paseo Pie Andino 8837, Lo Barnechea, Santiago, Chile
Telephone: +56 227 560 200
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