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Cover Teacher with Early Years experience

St. Andrews International School, DusitDusit

Wanted: Teacher who will be responsible for the educational care and development of a class of children in accordance with the philosophy of the school’s curriculum program.

Our School

St. Andrews International School Dusit is an Early Years – Primary school located in Bangkok, Thailand. St Andrews Dusit follows the EYFS and UK national curriculum and is an authorised by the EDT, ISAT and ISQM. St Andrews Dusit is comprised of two clear divisions including Early Years and primary and is further organised by Key Stages. St Andrews Dusit has a modern learning environment staffed by highly trained educators specialising in UK curriculum, play-based and inquiry-led teaching. The population of the school is 280 with ambitions to grow to 400.

Our Early Years

The first steps in education are the most important in building a successful learning journey, which is why at St. Andrews Dusit, we are committed to delivering an Early Years program that is positive, engaging and exciting. Our highly experienced and qualified Early Years teachers deliver a holistic British curriculum for children 2 to 5 years old, providing a wealth of experiences to ensure each child’s individual needs are met.

From toddlers to Reception, our Early Years team provide high quality, interest based and child led opportunities for learning to cover the skills set out in the UK National Curriculum, ‘Development Matters’. We carefully plan for a range of ‘continuous’ and ‘enhanced’ provision which is flexible and specifically targeted to meet the individual needs of all pupils. Our focus iIs always to develop experiences and skills in all areas of learning. Using our broad-based class topics as a framework, teachers build on interests of each child they observe during play based learning time. This is then extended through teacher led sessions, focused activities and multi-sensory challenges. Our activities provide opportunities for children to explore, investigate, create and discover their way through the curriculum.

The Post

St Andrews Dusit’s teachers will: 

  • Model a culture of excellence while promoting a collaborative and caring atmosphere 
  • Assure the fidelity of the academic provision 
  • Exemplify St Andrews Dusit’s school values – Determination, Understanding, Success, Independence and Teamwork 
  • Monitor and be accountable for the assessment and progress of students you support 
  • Be aware of the needs of children in your class and to plan appropriate tasks to maintain a close match between the work offered and the needs of the child. 
  • Attend pupil progress meetings 
  • Meet with parents as and when necessary 
  • Sustain own motivation and that of other staff 
  • Attend professional development and support provision of high quality professional development, drawing on other sources of expertise as necessary

The Candidate we’re looking for

We are looking for an outstanding Teacher for St Andrew’s International School Dusit in Bangkok, Thailand to start immediately.  We are seeking a teacher that has: 

  • Experience of working in a successful Early Years setting 
  • An abundance of energy, initiative, vision, drive and humour 
  • Strong collaboration skills to motivate, nurture, support and grow our students 
  • A keen understanding and promoter of wellbeing for students and staff 
  • Cross–cultural awareness and ability to impact the school community by being engaging and visible 
  • A passion for play-based learning and Outdoor Education

Please apply directly to TES along with: 

  • Application form with email contact details of three (3) referees including your current Headteacher 
  • Cover letter 
  • CV

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