Music Teacher, Myanmar

Closing date:New this week

Dulwich College YangonMyanmar

Date posted:
Start date: August 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Very Competitive
Contract term: Permanent

The growth of the Dulwich family of schools into Myanmar represents a unique opportunity for teachers to be involved in the development of a newly built and resourced school in the heart of one of Asia’s most fascinating cities. In partnership with Dulwich College and its nine sister schools in Asia, Dulwich College Yangon (DCY) upholds the traditions and outstanding educational standards which have become the hallmark of the Dulwich name in the UK and Asia. In 2018, Dulwich College International students achieved an IB average of 36.8 and A*/A average of 67% in the IGCSEs.

The College currently operates across two campuses at the Star City and the Pun Hlaing sites.

Applications are invited from practitioners who are passionate about implementing a thriving music and performing arts curriculum, and extra-curricular programme in a vibrant learning environment. The post will initially involve teaching in the Primary School at both campuses, so people with experience of working across the Foundation Stage to Key Stage 2 age phases are particularly encouraged to apply. Music facilities at the College are excellent with a black box theatre and suites of music rooms. 

Candidates should be highly resourceful, collegially minded and forward-thinking professionals, as well as accomplished musicians (preferably with strings or wind instruments), who are actively aware of the latest developments in music education, so that they can provide the best learning opportunities for the students. 

At least 3 years teaching experience is required in the UK or overseas, preferably teaching the ENC, regardless of nationality,  as is a proven track record of organising and accompanying choirs, school performances and concerts to a high standard.  All applicants should hold a Bachelor’s degree in Education, or a first degree plus a post-graduate qualification in education (i.e. PGCE).

In return the successful candidates will be working in outstanding, purpose built facilities equipped with quality resources, set within Yangon’s award-winning Pun Hlaing residential complex. Teachers will receive an attractive salary and a fully competitive overseas benefits package, including annual flight allowance, accommodation, freight allowance, comprehensive medical insurance, free tuition for up to two children at the school and enhanced levels of professional development across the Dulwich College International family of schools.
 

This is an excellent opportunity to make a difference in a newly established school. Dulwich College Yangon is also committed to using its position to actively engage with the local community and help contribute to the development of the country outside of the school.

To apply for the job please click on the 'Apply on school website' button below and follow the 'job openings' link on the Careers tab.

The closing date for the post is 2nd January. 

Your application should include a brief cover letter, a CV and a statement of your educational philosophy.

Interviews will take place in London in mid-January, online via skype, or in Yangon.

For further information please see our websites at www.indulwich.com and www.dulwich-yangon.com.mm.

Dulwich College International is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all the students in our care and expects all applicants to share this commitment. We follow safe recruitment practices which are aligned to the recommendations of the International Task Force on Child Protection. We hold ourselves to a high standard of effective recruiting practices with specific attention to child protection. All appointments are subject to an interview, identity checks, criminal record checks, and successful references.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 2 - 15 years
Address: Pun Hlaing Campus, Golf Estate Avenue, Hlaing Tharyar Township, Thanylin Township, Yangon, 11401, Myanmar
Telephone: +95 1 687701
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