Westhill Institute S.C.

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Westhill Institute S.C.

Founded in 1992, Westhill Institute is an international American school that inspires students to become critical thinkers and lifelong learners, by developing ethical values in an inclusive and multi-cultural environment. Learners are inspired to be contributing leaders in a rapidly changing, globalized world by developing their intercultural understanding.

Westhill offers a global education through American, Mexican, and International Baccalaureate programs. The school is accredited in the United States through the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS), the Southern Association of Independent Schools (SAIS), the Texas Alliance of Accredited Private Schools (TAAPS), and the International Baccalaureate Primary Years, Middle Years, and Diploma Programs. In addition, the is fully accredited by the Secretara de Educacin Pblica (SEP) and the Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mxico (UNAM). The school offers rigorous academic programs from Pre-K to 12th grade for students from 44 countries across our three campuses: Santa Fe, Carpatos, and Athos.

Westhill Institute provides a fully inclusive program for students with special learning challenges and about 8% of our student population falls into this category. About 60% of our 935 students are Mexican nationals while the other 40% come from many countries including the United States and Canada. English is the langauge of instruction along with strong social and curricular support for Spanish, French, and Korean.

  • About the School
  • Working with Us
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  • Vacancies
1992
Private
Profit
Board
6.00
Day
Co-Educational
None
AdvancED
IB DP
IB MYP
IB PYP
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS)

Contact Information
Contact Details
52 55 8851 7069
Westhill Institute
Domingo Garcia Ramos 56
Prados de la Montaña
Mexico
Not set
Mexico City
Mexico City
5610

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Education Information
IB DP
IB MYP
IB PYP
International
United States of America
English
Spanish
Nursery
12

Tuition Fees
7000.0
13000.0

Teacher Information
150
50
50

Student Information
885
135
380
176
1904
319
464
Teaching Information
190
August
Yes
No
Yes
No

Job Types and Salaries
This school has not provided this information

Visa Requirements
Other
Help with Visa attainment
School Benefits
Savings Potential
13% of your salary is matched and returned to you in July
Flights/Transport
Annual flight to place of permanent residency
Bonus
15 day bonus in December after a year of employment (prorated in the first year of contract)
Other
Support in finding permanent housing
International Major Medical Insurance

Teacher SSL Elementary

Westhill Institute Elementary is a dual language school. 
The SSL English teacher is to collaborate as a member of the elementary school team. The SSL English teacher will work collaboratively with the content teachers and other ESL teachers in the building developing Spanish learners' proficiency skills.  The teacher is responsible to incorporate research-based second language acquisition strategies in SSL class.

Job Responsibilities:
Collaborate with the content teachers to include research-based second language acquisition strategies in the curriculum
Assists content teachers with appropriately accommodating materials and scaffold core curriculum with research-based second language acquisition strategies
Conduct annual assessments and other assessments
Facilitate lessons incorporating second language acquisition skills based on WIDA language proficiency skills
Communicate with families of the Spanish learners
Participate in faculty meetings
May have other responsibilities 
Perform other job-related duties that are assigned by administration
We work on the premise that information-gathering on the parts of both the school and the candidate makes for informed decision-making on both halves - and ultimately results in the best hire and the optimum outcome for all concerned. Selected candidates will be contacted for a department-specific interview, which will be conducted by our professional staff and administration - either by Skype or in-person (depending on where you are in the world!). Subsequent interviews will follow with key members of our administration team.If selected for a position, an offer of employment will be presented, along with a request for permission to conduct a background check, coincident with reference checking. You will be apprised of timelines as you move through the selection process, and you will be kept informed of outcomes. 
Starting: 17 Aug 2020
Apply By: 1 Aug 2020
Closes In: 59 days

Physics Teacher

Westhill is seeking for a creative Physics teacher to lead a Physics program within different standards. The candidate will lead students in inquiry-focus learning and technology integration. The curriculum will include interdisciplinary units periodically throughout the year and will follow the CC and objectives of the Mexican government education program and an International Baccalaureate certification program. Candidates must be flexible and innovative, ready to help grow our school in IB and to reach students where they are and support their success to graduation, college, and careers.

Qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree (required) in Physics or related science
1-2 years Teaching Experience
Valid Teaching Certificate: Middle and High school or 7-12 Science composite certification or comparable science certification
International Baccalaureate Experience and/or Training is a plus
Starting: 17 Aug 2020
Apply By: 1 Aug 2020
Closes In: 59 days