El Colegio Británico de Costa Rica está requiriendo Profesor(a) de Matemáticas y Ciencias de Computación. Por favor lea la descripción del puesto que se encuentra a la izquierda. Los interesados pueden enviar su CV junto con una carta (de no más de 300 palabras) con una explicación sobre las razones por las que son adecuados para el puesto al correo staff.applications@bscr.ed.cr

Job Description

SECTION: 11 to 18 year olds

ACCOUNTABLE TO: Head of Maths / Head of Secondary


Main Responsibilities:
  • Plan and deliver lessons that are pedagogically sound and are aligned with School and curriculum requirements.

  • Contribute to the ongoing development of the Mathematics / Computer Science curricula.

  • Continually assess student’s progress by utilizing both formative and summative assessments.

  • Reflect on student performance for future planning and delivery.

  • Actively participate in the performance management programme.

  • Prepare and maintain accurate records and quarterly reports in accordance with School policy.

  • Contribute to the ongoing operations and development of the Mathematics Department.

  • Contribute to whole-School and extra-curricular activities.

  • Comply with all of the School’s policies and regulations – specifically those relating to discipline, academic honesty, inclusion, assessment and health and safety.

  • Maintain positive and supportive relationships with students, staff and parents.

  • Fulfill operational responsibilities which include: break duties; exam invigilation; parent-teacher meetings, attendance at department and staff meetings and after-school events.

  • Cover classes as reasonably requested by the Deputy-Head of Secondary.

  • Supervise extended essays when appropriate

  • Participate in cross-curricular collaboration activities.

  • Support the School’s House system.

  • Support Student Council initiatives.

  • Contribute to the creation of the department budget.

  • Ensure that subject specific books and other relevant resources are in a good condition and available.

  • Check SDS records on a regular basis to ensure that the learning needs of all students are being met.

  • Liaise with the SDS department regarding students who present social/emotional concerns.

  • Liaise with the Department Head, Deputy Head and Head of Secondary regarding students who present disciplinary or academic concerns.

Person Specification:

A Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics or Computer Science, or a closely related discipline, or a Bachelor’s degree in education.

A recognized formal teaching qualification.

A relevant Master’s degree.
At least 2 years teaching experience, preferably in international schools.
Recent experience of teaching the I.B. Diploma and/or I.G.C.S.E. programme.
Fluency in English.
An effective classroom practitioner with a developed knowledge and understanding of current pedagogy.
Able to engage with students and to engender enthusiasm for learning.
Comfortable using a range of I.C.T. including the Google platform.
Have effective communication, organization and time management skills.
Be able to manage own workload effectively and respond swiftly to tight deadlines.

“Aligned with the recommendations of the International Task Force on Child Protection, we hold ourselves to a high standard of effective recruiting practices with specific attention to child protection” (International Task Force on Child Protection, June 2016 Report: Outcomes and Recommendations). As such this appointment is subject to the provision of an appropriate criminal record check and the satisfactory return of professional referees.


  1. In making an application, for both local and international contracts, candidates are asked to make it absolutely clear for what position they are applying. The School will not necessarily reply to speculative applications; only to those sent in response to advertised positions. However we do keep a limited database of previous applications.
  2. We only contract qualified teachers who have at least two years of relevant, prior experience. Also, we teach English throughout the school as a first language and because of this, we do not offer international contracts to EFL or ESL teachers.
  3. If you qualify and are interested in applying for any of our job openings, please email us at staff.applications@bscr.ed.cr with a copy of your CV and a brief description as to why you think your qualifications and experience would make you a good candidate for the advertised post.

To apply for this job email your details to staff.applications@bscr.ed.cr