Wishful Wednesday: Lincoln School Buenos Aires, Argentina

Casa Rosada, the President's Mansion

Casa Rosada, the President’s Mansion

I visited Buenos Aires a couple of years ago and fell in love with the city. I would love to work here one day!

I give this school a perfect score 10/10! 

1. What type of school is it?

US acreddited IB

2. Student population:

816 students in the whole school. The school website breaks the student population down as 24% U.S.,  20% Argentine, and 56% from 47 countries.

3. Class size:

20 students max through grades 1-3. Perfect!

4. Technology:

I can’t find information about technology in the classroom, but the school website has the following statement regarding incorporating tech into the curriculum which I love, “At Lincoln technology is a tool to enhance instruction rather than a separate subject. Therefore, computer skills are taught in conjunction with classroom assignments so that students are using the tool and skills to produce pieces that show their learning in Math, Language Arts, Science and Social Studies.”

5. Retirement:

8%

6. Overall package:

There isn’t a lot of info on their website, but from my research it looks like the package is pretty average with housing, medical insurance, and a moving allowance provided.

7. City Profile:

Buenos Aires is the largest city in Argentina and the second largest city in South America.  It is right on the water with plenty of stuff to keep you busy.  Tango, salsa dancing, great food, amazing wine, and a short ferry ride to Uruguay- what’s not to love?!  I’ve spent about a week here and really enjoyed the public transportation and the friendly locals.

At my first Argentinian Tango lesson with a cute stranger

At my first Argentinian Tango lesson with a cute stranger

8. Salsa Dancing:

6 days of salsa dancing per week!

9. Teachers:

According to the school website, “110 teachers, 55% North American and 45% are considered local hires.”

Welcomed by my friend's mother and her family friend with parilla

Argentinian parilla!

10. Food:

When I spent 21 days in Argentina a couple of years ago I had some of the best steak of my life.  I generally don’t eat steak very often because it isn’t good for one’s cholesterol, but an amazing steak now and then isn’t bad.  Also, I LOVE Argentinian wine!

Please comment! Have you been to Buenos Aires? Would you want to work here? Have you or someone you know worked at the Lincoln School? Can you add any info to what I’ve listed above? 

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