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Private American Overseas Day School offering English instruction

Working at SCCS

SCCS welcomes applications from qualified teachers for posted teaching opportunities at our School. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, and we invest in our teachers through a variety of professional development opportunities.

Santa Cruz Cooperative School (SCCS) is located in Santa Cruz, the most populated as well as the fastest growing city in Bolivia with approximately 1,750,000 habitants. The current student population of SCCS is 705 students and 425 associates (or families).  The language of instruction is English, other than in our PreK-12 Spanish language program. The school has a strong and proud community with many alumni becoming teachers and parents. We proudly state that “once a jaguar, always a jaguar.”

The school is situated on an eight-acre campus and consists of an elementary school, a secondary school, covered patio areas, a modern library with computers, a gymnasium, four science labs, a cafeteria, a performing arts center, and four computer laboratories. The school has an outstanding cafeteria service and a medical doctor on campus during the daytime for emergencies.

To apply, send a letter explaining your interest in the position, your resume, your academic transcript, and the names of three references with contact numbers or email addresses to

SCCS works with International School Services, Search Associates and AMISA as recruiting partners.

The School always accepts requests for substitute teachers, short-term replacements and assistant teachers.

SCCS Positions for 2024-2025

  • Elementary Secretary
  • Elementary Counselor

An SCCS teacher is a…

Reflective Practitioner

  • Take risks in the classroom that are based on new learning about best-practices
  • Use date to reflect on what is working and what needs to be changed
  • Celebrate successes
  • Have students reflect on their own strengths and areas of improvement

Collaborative Partner

  • Meet regularly with colleagues to plan and understand student needs
  • Participate in PLCs and Department Meetings
  • Participate in learning walks
  • Work as a team to meet diverse student needs
  • Find and share new ideas

Continuous Learner

  • Participate in ongoing professional learning
  • Model academic risk-taking and celebrate mistakes
  • Models and implement different learning styles
  • Implement new technology that enhances instruction

Student Advocate

  • Use a variety of resources to meet students needs
  • Develop strong relationships with students and community
  • Include student voice and choice


SCCS profile teacher

  • Full proficiency in the English language
  • A bachelor’s degree from a recognized college or university; over 50% of our faculty members hold advanced degrees
  • At least three years’ experience in a comparable educational setting
  • Willingness and ability to coach and advise after-school sports and activities
  • Commitment to participation in being a lifelong learner