Foreign teachers must accredit the same training required for nationals, and if they do not have a degree or do not have similar studies with a Bachelor's degree, they must present a certification of training for teaching or PCE (Postgraduate Certification in Education).
Due to visa requirements, we will accept applications from the USA, Canada, UK, Ireland, and Australia although the school can consider candidates from other nationalities as far as they certify a C1 level of English with certification no older than two years from issue date until the entrance to the school.
Up to five nights in a hotel, including breakfast, while the teacher finds a suitable apartment (we can recommend a real estate agent to help the teacher find an affordable apartment hopefully before arrival)
Relocation Bonus COP 1’100.000 (only paid the first year at entry), this bonus will be paid with the first salary at the end of August
The school will pay for a year prepaid Colombian medical insurance during the duration of the contract for the hired teacher; renewed every year
Other benefits like school scholarships for children may apply to individual cases
If the teacher renews the contract with CBSM (same conditions every year until the teacher decides not to renew with the school):
Round trip air ticket from Santa Marta to Miami or COP 800.000
The school will pay a U$ 500 bonus, payable upon return on August every year
Our school is an open-minded, welcoming community, which identifies itself with the principles of the Roman Catholic Church but that welcomes people from other creeds. We are an accredited AdvancED school, and we intend to become an IB school as well. All these projects and initiatives will have a substantial positive impact on any teacher who might consider our school as a growing professional space. On the other hand, Santa Marta is a city that preserves the charm of the coastal towns, surrounded by beautiful beaches and landscapes framed by the stateliness of the Sierra Nevada.
We are looking for teachers with a robust leadership capacity, and strong planning and organization abilities, continuous learning, willingness to change and assertive communication. The teaching assignment can include homeroom teaching.
This is a Direct to School Job
This is a Direct to School Job
In 1983 four local families, inspired by the city’s need for a bilingual school, and driven by their great philanthropic spirit, founded the CorporaciÃ³n Educativa BilingÃ¼e de Santa Marta, which then led to the device of the Colegio BilingÃ¼e Santa Marta – CBSM that same year. CBSM is a private, non-profit, co-educational institution, calendar B (from August to June) which, so far, has seen graduate 851 students distributed in 26 promotions.
Aware of the need to train new generations to develop the city and the country, CBSM frames its philosophy in the search for integral education, developing in students the maximum potential in the ethical, spiritual, intellectual, artistic and physical dimensions, based on Christian Catholic values, without detriment to the freedom of worship enshrined in the constitution of our country.
To cultivate our students with open mindsets and the ability to problem solve, we build and create our curriculum keeping in mind Colombian basic standards as well as international standards such as Common Core, California’s and Chile’s standards, among others. Our curriculum takes into consideration diverse ways of learning and to accomplish it; as a framework for our curriculum development, we have adopted the Teaching for Understanding methodology in the classrooms and Understanding by Design like planning style. With these frameworks, we look forward to better the learning of each student and provide the teachers with resources that respond to the 21st-century students learning needs.
Currently, the school holds an ISO9001-2015 Quality System Accreditation Certification and the IQNET certification which was renewed in April 2017. The school is recently accredited as well as International School by AdvancED; this accreditation was granted to CBSM on January 2019.
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