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Math/Science Elementary Teacher

school
Colegio Bilingüe Santa Marta
location
Santa Marta , Colombia, South America
housing
Housing allowance provided on a monthly basis
airfair
Full airfare for an economy ticket and airport pickup.
Start date
Start July 2022
10 months
1
  • Elementary
  • Licensed Teacher
  • Bachelor
  • Teaching Credential/License
    TESL/TEFL Certificate over 100 hours
    TESL/TEFL Diploma Level
  • Up to five nights in a hotel, including breakfast, while the teacher finds a suitable apartment. After that, 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 we will settle with the first salary at the end of August.
  • The school will pay for a year of prepaid Colombian medical insurance during the contract for the hired teacher, renewed every year.
  • Like school scholarships for children, other benefits may apply to individual cases. 

If the teacher repeats the covenant with CBSM (same conditions every year until the teacher decides not to renew with the school):

  • COP 1.000.000 bonus payable upon return in August every year.
  • The school will pay a U$ 500 premium, expected in August every year upon return.

Responsibilities for Teacher (this is just a sample)

  • Develop curriculum to meet developmental goals and instructional activities
  • Prepare lesson materials, grade papers, manage the classroom, and evaluate and give feedback to students
  • Exercise open and respectful communication with families, co-workers, supervisors, and other school staff
  • Measure progress and accomplishments of students towards their academic achievements on a regular basis and provide progress reports as required
  • Create and keep records on attendance, accidents, incidents, and other noteworthy events in accordance with licensing guidelines and program policies
  • Attend conferences and workshops in order to further advance professional development
  • Manage student behavior in accordance with outlined guidelines
  • Provide a safe, thriving, and respectful environment for all students in the classroom and on the school campus

We are a catholic school, focused on values, academic excellence and integral human beings. 

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 Corporación Educativa Bilingüe de Santa Marta, which then led to the device of the Colegio Bilingüe 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.

This is a Direct to School Job
This is a Direct to School Job

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