Head of Primary School, Bangkok, Thailand

Closing date:Expiring soon

Bromsgrove International SchoolBangkok, Thailand

Date posted:
Start date: 1 August 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive salary and benefits package
Contract term: Fixed Term

Contract Type: Full time
Contract Term: Two or Three Year Renewable Contract

Bromsgrove International School, Thailand, is a well established coeducational boarding and day school for over 500 students from ages 2 to 18. The school follows the English National Curriculum, adapted for our international context, from EYFS through to IGCSE and A-Levels/BTEC. We are affiliated to Bromsgrove School, one of the UK’s most prestigious independent boarding and day schools, steeped in over 450 years of history. We aim to utilise the very best aspects of that educational heritage whilst also fostering in our students a love of independent learning and shaping them to become truly global citizens. The school is a member of the Council of International Schools (CIS), an Education Development Trust (EDT) school, a full member of the Federation of British International Schools in Asia (FOBISIA) and a member of the Boarding Schools Association (BSA) in the UK. The school is spread across two campuses: the Early Years Campus (Pre-Nursery to Year 1) and Windsor Park Campus (Year 2 to Year 13). The main Windsor Park campus is located on the idyllic Windsor Park Golf Course on the outskirts of Bangkok, within easy reach of Suvarnabhumi International Airport and is approximately one hour away from the Sukhumvit downtown Bangkok.

We are seeking an inspirational Head of Primary School to join our vibrant and welcoming international school community; to build on the exceptional practice that is now embedded across our beautiful Windsor Park Campus Primary School. The successful applicant will become part of a professionally enriching, supportive and forward thinking learning community, in a wonderful Southeast Asian setting. The new Head of Primary School will also be joining a dynamic and innovative School Leadership Team.

The successful candidate should:

  • Preferably hold a Master’s Degree with an education/leadership specialism or hold the NPQH/NPQSL qualification
  • Hold a first degree plus a post-graduate qualification in education (i.e. PGCE/GTP/PGDE) or a Bachelor’s Degree in Education
  • Have a minimum of ten years teaching and leadership experience in the UK or in British curriculum international schools
  • Be a current Head/Deputy Head of a Primary School (an outstanding Assistant Head seeking their first Head of School position will be considered)
  • Be able to engage, motivate and support children, staff and the wider school community
  • Be an excellent leader, creative thinker and enthusiastic member of the SLT
  • Have a thorough knowledge of all aspects of the Primary English National Curriculum

The school offers a competitive international salary and benefits package, comparable to similar international schools in the region. For further details of the school and to get a flavour of who we are, please visit our website at www.bromsgrove.ac.th. Please download the candidate information pack from this advert for a full job description and overview of the school and position.

To apply for this role please submit a full letter of application, a curriculum vitae (with a minimum of three referees, one of which must be your current Head of School/Principal or Chair of Governors for a current Headteacher), a one page 'Philosophy of Education' statement and a recent passport photograph to Dr Dan Moore, Headmaster & CEO at recruitment@bromsgrove.ac.th. Please do not use the TES application portal to apply for this position.

Bromsgrove International School Thailand is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening, such as the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and ICPC if UK based, or the equivalent if overseas; as well as written and verbal reference checks from current / previous employers and verification of qualifications. Any offer of appointment will be subject to the above checks being completed successfully.

Closing date for applications is 09:00 UK time on Saturday 26 October 2019.
Long list interviews will take place in person and via Skype or in person, w/b Monday 28 October 2019. 

Short listed candidates will be invited to Bangkok for the final round of interview at the school, which are envisaged to take place from Thursday 21 November 2019 to Monday 25 November 2019 inclusive.

More about Bromsgrove International School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 2 - 18 years
Address: Main Campus, 55 Mu 9 Windsor Park Golf Club, Suwinthawong Road, Minburi, Bangkok 10510, Thailand. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +66 2989 4873
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