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Pre-School Principal

school
American School Foundation of Chiapas
location
Tuxtla, Gutiérrez Chiapas , Mexico
salary
US 1500 - 1800 a month
housing
Housing at ASFC Staff Residencies (furnished apartment, Water and WIFI are included, equivalent to $9,000 MXN )
airfair
Airport pick-up on your first arrival to Tuxtla  / Yearly round-trip airfare of up to $20,000 MXN 
Start date
Start August 2024
3 years
1
  • Early Childhood
  • University Graduate, Licensed Teacher, Director/Principal, Office/Administration Staff
  • Bachelor
  • 5 years of teaching experience
  • Professional degree in Education or related field (IB experience desirable)
  • Teaching Credential/License

Education: Early Childhood teacher/ Kindergarten teacher with at least 5 years of teaching experience, Administrative experience preferred, Master in education desirable, IB Experience preffered.

Requirements:

  • Preparation of educational planning 
  • Knowledge in IB Program
  • Advanced digital skills
  • Excellent written communication skills in English and Spanish (Bilingual or native proficiency
  • Communication
  • Team spirit
  • Responsibility
  • Proactive
  • Open to feedback
  • Airport pick-up on your first arrival to Tuxtla 
  • Rehiring bonus (after initial contract)
  • Yearly round-trip airfare of up to MXN 20,000 
  • Paid Christmas and Easter leave
  • Major Medical Insurance 
  • Official IB training or selected Professional Development for the position 
  • Paid workplace accident insurance
  • Paid visa fees for all expenses encountered after arrival in Mexico, including renewal
  • Mexican Social Security
  • Annual Stipend. 15 days' salary of annual stipend paid before December 20th. The stipend for the first year is paid proportionally to the working days.
  • Vacation bonus. Payment is equivalent to 25% of 12 vacation days at the end of every working year.
  • Free accommodation at ASFC Staff Residencies (furnished apartment, Water, and WIFI are included, equivalent to $9,000 MXN )
  • 100% Scholarship for all dependent children, as long they pass admission tests. (Scholarship does not cover institutional fees, school uniforms, books, supplies and PTA charges)
  • Salary in $ MXN monthly before tax.

Oversee Early Childhood operations, including daily school activities, budget use, and optimization for the area. Manage staff and assign resources current or new to enhance and build curriculum. Oversee facilities are in prime condition for operation and plan for its growth and innovation. Provide a safe and productive learning environment for students, teachers, and parents.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage school activities and staff, including students, teachers, parents, school-wide interactions with the area and support personnel
  • Promote and safeguard ASFC Pillars and school spirit is evident in the area.
  • Establish and coordinate safety procedures for students, staff, and visitors (drills)
  • Sound knowledge of Early Childhood Development, Curriculum development, play-based learning, IB and work with the PYP Coordinator to implement it.
  • Supervise that SEP requirements are fulfilled (assessments, diagnostics, attendance, student support)
  • Establish and coordinate safety procedures for students, staff, and visitors.
  • Oversee and establish the admissions process is fair, supportive, and in keeping with high academic quality standards.
  • Educate parents and develop programs that introduce them to ASFC’s positive parenting, Pillars, IB Learner Profile as well as any other expectations and support needed from them.
  • Direct and supervise the SEL team for the area creating curriculum and preventive and corrective practices relevant to the area's needs.
  • Network with other IB schools in the world or people in the local or international community on behalf of our students. 

 

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

We are the American School Foundation of Chiapas A.C. a recognized school worldwide, founded in 1991 in Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Chiapas, Mexico with a bilingual and multicultural education. Since our beginnings, the American School has welcomed students and staff from all over the world generating an experience and global vision of the around.

We are a community that strives to analyze, reflect, innovate, and deliberate purposefully. We acknowledge the importance of thinking creatively and critically to give meaning to our world and contribute fully as capable, confident, and responsible citizens. When you visit our school you’ll notice people of all ages thinking, interacting, innovating, and solving problems in thoughtful ways. We encourage ourselves to be knowledgeable thinkers who can contribute actively to our local, national, and international communities.

At the American School, we are united through creative and critical thinking, international mindedness, being environmentally cultured, principled communicators, and a caring and collaborative community.

Our Philosophy

To inspire and build in each student a positive self-image and a strong sense of integrity within a caring school environment.

Our Mission

We are a multicultural educational community that inspires a passion for learning by nurturing creative and principled citizens, through critical thinking, inquiry, and collaboration.

Our Vision

Generations of ASFC students and their families will gain the wisdom to contribute positively as global citizens in our local, national, and international community.

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