Cover Teacher with SEND, Bangkok

Closing date:

Prasarnmit Demonstration School (Elementary)Bangkok

Date posted:
Start date: August 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Cover Teacher with Special Educational Needs and Disability support

Sinakharinwirot University: Prasarnmit Demonstration School (Elementary), Prasarnmit Primary International Program, seeks a fully qualified, experienced and inspirational relief teacher with Special Educational Needs and Disability training. We are looking for applicants who are energetic, highly inspired and motivated, who are passionate about childcare and education, committed to achieving high standards and creating a stimulating, positive and child-centred learning environment. 

Minimum qualification requirements:

• B.Ed (Hons) with QTS or equivalent (e.g. PGCE, PGDE)

Main Job and Responsibilities: 

  • To cover absent teachers when needed from Foundation Stage to Key Stage 2
  • When providing cover support, ensure that plans left by the classroom teacher are followed,   and that all assessment and marking is completed 
  • To ensure all health and safety, behaviour and safeguarding policies are followed when covering an absent teacher
  • To provide a comprehensive Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) Service. This will include consultation, case formulation, assessment and interventions related to learning, developmental, behavioural, emotional and mental health issues. 
  • To carry out daily interventions and observations of children who have been identified as having additional needs, as well as assisting with teaching phonics to small groups of children
  • To ensure that planning, assessments and observations are completed to a high standard, reviewed, and appropriately communicated to line managers and parents
  • To provide both written reports and informal dialogue to parents on the development, progress, and attainment of children
  • To monitor the progress of children that are being worked with and advise other staff members in how to maximise learning opportunities for them (IEPs, ILPs etc)
  • To work in partnership with others to maximise effectiveness, raise standards and plan appropriate interventions to meet the needs of learners, and improve pupil outcomes  
  • To build and maintain professional relationships with the school community
  • To co-ordinate, work, support and lead staff teams within the classroom and school where appropriate
  • To work with management to ensure continuous professional development and critical analysis of performance 
  • To provide SEND training to teachers and teaching assistants to ensure they are able to follow the advice given, including providing professional development and training at INSET days


  • Have an interest in SEND and have experience and training in supporting children with additional needs 
  • Have an understanding about children’s development of cognition, and how to maximise this, especially in young children 
  • Use teaching methods which capture pupils’ interest, maintain their engagement and encourage them to develop a life long love of learning 
  • Ability to organise and manage a class to promote an effective learning environment through excellent classroom management and behaviour management skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Experience or knowledge of planning lessons and activities for EAL learners 
  • Ability to work as a part of a team in planning and implementing the school’s curriculum, strategic plans and policies
  • To be able to show resilience and cope with the demands of working in a different culture
  • Flexibility and enthusiasm to work in a newly opened department with a commitment to introducing new concepts and ideas to benefit the school 
  • A commitment to further your own professional development and to the principle of continuous improvement.
  • A commitment to upholding high standards of child safety and safeguarding, and acting responsibly at all times
  • A commitment to representing the school both inside and outside of the classroom, and to upholding the high standards of respect engrained in Thai culture and international mindedness
  • Be able to think creatively, use own initiative and think critically to provide the best possible opportunities for the children at our school 


  • At least 1 year’s teaching experience
  • Fluent level English speaker
  • Up to date DBS or police check equivalent to work with children 
  • Knowledge of the UK National Curriculum is essential
  • Knowledge of the UK Foundation Stage Curriculum (Development Matters) or equivalent is an advantage 
  • Special Educational Needs training is an advantage
  • Previous experience working as or alongside a SENCO is an advantage
  • Knowledge of the IPC curriculum is an advantage
  • Experience of working with EAL learners is an advantage 
  • Experience of teaching Read Write Inc. phonics programme or alternative is an advantage

Contract type: 

  • 2 year contract (renewable)
  • Competitive salary (paid in Thai Baht)
  • Accommodation allowance
  • Thai teaching license and visa provided
  • Comprehensive health insurance
  • Working day lunches provided
  • Professional Development opportunities

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Job location

More about Prasarnmit Demonstration School (Elementary)
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 8 years
Address: Prasarnmit Primary international Programme (PPiP), 174 Sukhumvit, Soi 23 Khlong Toei Nuea, Vadhana District, Bangkok 10110, Thailand
Telephone: +66 2261 5241
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