secondary english teacher - asap 2017 - colombo, sri lanka

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the far east team, teachanywhere
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Secondary English Teacher

Start Date: ASAP

Location: Colombo, Sri Lanka

Region: Far East and South East Asia

Curriculum: UK Curriculum

Experience Required: 1 year

Salary: Approx 220,400 LKR per month (approx. 1200GBP)

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 one year of post qualifying experience. 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 220,400 LKR per month and this incorporates housing allowance (housing is roughly 50 - 80,000 LKR per month). The school will assist in finding good accommodation. Full medical cover, annual flights, monthly Utility allowance of 20,000 LKR, Freight reimbursement at start and end of contract up to 50,000 LKR. End of contract Gratuity payment.

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