EYFS Teacher, Chiang Mai, Thailand

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Varee International SchoolChiang Mai, Thailand

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Start date: August 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Locally competitive
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: No

 Varee Chiang Mai International School is seeking an Early Years Teacher to start in August 2018. The school follows the UK Statutory Framework for Early Years Foundation stage, adapted for local use.

Varee Chiangmai International School is a small but growing school with approximately 290 students on roll aged from 2-18 and is a fully accredited member of EDT (Education Development Trust). It is part of a larger Thai school and actively promotes Thai language and culture. Our Early Years Phase is growing rapidly and now contains a pre-Nursery, Nursery and Reception class.  It is located close to the centre of Chiang Mai, the bustling capital of Thailand's northern Lanna region: an area of misty mountains, Buddhist temples and diverse Hill Tribe cultures, as well as a thriving ex-pat social scene. Chiang Mai has been rated among the top 10 most liveable cities in Asia. It has a laid back atmosphere, enjoys a tropical climate tempered by altitude most of the year, and, above all, is affordable. The lifestyle achievable means that most of our teachers renew their initial contract. 

The successful candidate should:

  •  Hold a B.Ed or Bachelor's degree + PGCE
  •  Have Qualified Teacher Status (QTS)
  •  Have At least 1 year’s experience teaching the UK Early Years Curriculum, either in 

           the UK or an international setting  

  • Be a team player with strong interpersonal skills.
  • Possess the ability to work with diverse groups of colleagues, students and parents.
  • A flexible attitude as our school grows and develops
  • Be a positive and enthusiastic member of the staffroom
  • Be willing to work with any of the year groups in the EYFS phase. 
  • Be willing to be fully involved in the extra-curricular life of the School

In return we offer:-

  • A two year contract
  • A locally competitive salary  in line with other international schools in Chiang Mai
  • A housing allowance
  • BUPA medical insurance
  • End of contract bonus
  • Visa and work permit support
  • A friendly and supportive working environment.

Application Process:

Applications are open  until 28 February 2017; however as interviews will be conducted on an ongoing basis, early applications are encouraged.  Please send your CV, including contact details of two referees, one of whom should be your current or most recent head teacher; as well as a letter of application outlining the reasons you are seeking this position and the skills you would bring to our school to primaryhead@varee.ac.th 

Interviews will be conducted via Skype for candidates not presently in Chiang Mai. Successful candidates will be required to provide an Enhanced DBS disclosure certificate or the equivalent from country of residence. 

Only successful candidates will be contacted. 



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 19 years
Address: 59 Moo 6 Mahidol Rd, Nonghoi, Muang, Chiang Mai 50000, Thailand
Telephone: +66 5314 0233
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