secondary english teacher - colombo

29 August 2018
the far east team, teachanywhere
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Secondary English Teacher (with the potential for responsibility for the right candidate)
Start Date: ASAP
Location: Colombo, Sri Lanka
Region: Far East and South East Asia
Curriculum: UK Curriculum
Experience Required: 2 years
Salary: Approx 380,000 LKR per month (approx. 1780 GBP) plus benefits
Sponsorship: Single teachers or married teaching couples
Contract: 1 or 2 years renewable

School Overview: Founded in 1994 this British school is an independent, co-educational school for academically willing children aged between 2 and 18. There are currently 900 students on roll with a capacity to grow to 1300. The school is made up of 60% Sri Lankan students and 40% covers 49 other nationalities - a truly international school. Facilities are very good. The school aims to develop the whole child and prides itself on its strong pastoral care and house system.

Location Overview: Sri Lanka is a wonderful place to live. With white sand beaches and crystal clear seas - you will be afforded a great outdoors lifestyle with all sorts of opportunities to enjoy outdoor activities such as Trekking etc. The People are friendly and the location is very safe. Cost of living is VERY LOW and you will save a good proportion of your salary. It is worth remembering that Sri Lanka is a developing country and therefore there can be frustrations but with the right attitude - life will be great. The city of Colombo has a great array of facilities from coffee culture to museums and art galleries.

Requirements: Applicants should have previous UK curriculum experience and a minimum of two year's of post qualifying experience. This could be an excellent "step up" opportunity for ambitious applicants. The school seeks dedicated, hardworking professional teachers who are interested in living and furthering their careers in a fascinating location They are looking for teachers with an international mind set, who are optimistic in nature in order to adjust to international living.

Package: Sri Lanka offers an EXTREMELY LOW COST OF LIVING and your salary WILL afford you a very good standard of living with an opportunity to save every month. Salary is 380,000 LKR per month, free accommodation and 30000 rupees utilities allowance (60000 for a family) Full medical cover, annual flights, Freight reimbursement at start and end of contract up to 50,000 LKR. End of contract Gratuity payment.


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