Secondary English Teacher for 2024

Date posted:2024-03-26 | Writer: St. Andrew's Scots School | Email: [email protected]

St. Andrew's Scots School aims to graduate responsible citizens committed to serving Argentina and contributing to its equitable development through a well-balanced, bilingual education, which meets high international standards and fosters a joy for learning.

Job details

Creating an intentional learning environment for every student: engaging, challenging, relevant and varied to provide every child with the opportunity to flourish, achieve and excel.

Designing deep learning tasks and authentic experiences that scaffold thinking and levels of complexity in order to develop the school competencies (creativity, communication, critical thinking, character, collaboration, and citizenship).

Using a variety of learning and assessment strategies to personalise the learning process.

Providing guidance and support to their students through the monitoring of progress, setting of improvement strategies, forwarding and seeking information when necessary and assisting in the process of student development and evaluation.

Actively implementing, upholding and supporting School values and School and Department policies.

Actively participating in the various teams to which they belong.

Systematically and proactively developing their own knowledge and skills through training opportunities.

Identifying and utilising skills and expertise from within our community that could enhance the learning of our students and seeking opportunities for the students and school to participate and contribute to community activities.

Personal competencies

Dynamic, flexible professional.

Demonstrates the school competencies of creativity, communication, critical thinking, character, collaboration, and citizenship.

Inspires, challenges and motivates others.

Passion for learning.

Maintains high expectations of students in terms of learning, achievement and behaviour.

Is enthusiastic in developing innovative approaches to learning, teaching and student participation.

Is committed to the wider life of the school.

Excellent interpersonal and classroom management skills.

Professional competencies

Has a degree in English or English Literature

TEFL/TESOL certificate preferred

Has an excellent track record teaching English as a first language and English Literature (IB experience).

Fully bilingual in English.

The school offers:

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

Excellent opportunities to develop as a teacher in an innovative organisation.

Attractive working conditions and professional development.

Full time or part time dedication. .

Contact the email address in the job heading to apply.