Welcome from the Head Teacher
Welcome to the Edron Academy page of our recruitment partners website. I hope that the information provided here will entice you into completing an application form and that you will come and join the wonderful Edron community.
I am very proud to be the Headteacher of the first school in Mexico, and the second in Latin America, to be fully accredited members of COBIS, Council of British International Schools. We were invited to accept this level of membership following a successful inspection by the UK´s Independent School´s Inspectorate (ISA) in September 2014. The inspection report has given us a blueprint for development in the coming years and we are looking for outstanding teachers to join us to help fulfill the goals and vision we have for the continued development of Edron.
Edron is one of the leading schools in Mexico and serves a largely local community base. Our community spirit is one of our greatest strengths and colleagues who come to join us are always impressed with the level of respect afforded to them by the students. Our parent body is supportive and work with us to ensure that all of our students receive not only a world-class education, but also develop a strong sense of responsibility for others and an international outlook.
At Edron we strive to ensure that our staff enjoy a positive work/life balance. All teaching staff have around twenty percent non-contact time each week, so that the amount of work that needs to be done outside of work hours is significantly reduced. This means that people can enjoy the many varied and wonderful things that our great city has to offer, from music to sport, food to festivals, Mexico City has it all. Add to that the Pacific Ocean a one hour flight in one direction and the Caribbean a two hour flight in the other and you will understand why one new teacher recently exclaimed to me, ´I never imagined I would travel and see so much in three months!´
To conclude, I would like to reiterate what a wonderful country Mexico is. The people are friendly and the culture is vibrant and inclusive. Unlike many overseas opportunities, Mexico really does offer the opportunity to become part of its rich tapestry, whether you have a few words of Spanish or are fully fluent, you will be invited into the homes and hearts of its society.
I very much look forward to reviewing your application and, perhaps, welcoming you to Mexico in the not too distant future.
Eamonn Mullally B.Ed (Hons) Cantab, MA
About Edron Academy
Founded in 1963, Edron Academy is a leading well-established, non-profit, international school in Mexico city. The School is proud to be bilingual and bicultural with over 1,000 students from age 2-18, mainly Mexican, the rest representing over 14 other nationalities. It is highly successful in providing an excellent international and stimulating-bilingual education. The School fulfils their aims and develops internationally minded citizens who succeed in achieving high academic and personal standards.
Students follow the English National Curriculum (including EYFS), IGCSE courses from Cambridge University, the International Baccalaureate Diploma and the Mexican National Curriculum.
In total, there are over 230 staff with a roughly 60/40 split between Mexican and British teachers. A large section of teaching staff are Mexican teachers who teach the Mexican curriculum.
Please find an Edron Teachers Interview video here
About the country
Mexico lies between the United States of America to the north, and Guatemala and Belize to the Southeast. Its extensive coastlines include the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean Sea to the East and the Pacific Ocean to the West. Mexico has nice and warm people, unique food, art and archaeology, pyramids, museums, Haciendas, 6,000 miles of shoreline, superb architecture and 21st century cities, weather from snowy mountains in the Sierras, to rainy jungles in the Southeast and desert in the Northwest, many golf courses throughout the country, excellent fishing, world top destinations like Acapulco, Cancun, Cozumel, Los Cabos, and Patzcuaro. Mexico is ranked 7th major destination for foreign visitors, according to WTO.
Photographs of Edron Academy
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- A University degree and QTS
- Minimum of 2 years’ experience in professional field
- Knowledge and experience of the National Curriculum of England
- Higher level qualification
- Experience both in UK and international settings
If you are interested in applying for a position at Edron Academy, please click on the vacancy above and complete the very basic online application form before uploading your CV and letter of application/supporting statement. The initial contract is for 2 years with a start date of August 2018.
All references will be requested at the time of application unless otherwise specified. If you do not want us to request references in the early stage of your application please ensure that you specify this on the application form. We regret we are unable to accept applications via email at this time.
Please also make sure you download the relevant information pack in the 'related downloads' section below. The salary and benefit package details can be seen in the information booklet.
The individual closing dates are listed above (next to each vacancy). Early applications prior to the closing date are encouraged as the School will shortlist on a rolling basis.
Skype interviews may be arranged on a rolling basis.
The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening.
We look forward to receiving your application and thank you once again for your interest in Edron Academy.
If you have any specific questions or problems please call Daniella Davies (who is representing the school) on +44 (0) 2920 212083 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Please do not contact the school directly at this stage. Thank you.