Deputy Headteacher (Primary Phase), Bangkok

Closing date:

Amnuay Silpa SchoolBangkok

Date posted:
Start date: April 2020 or July 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: No

Required for April 2020 (the beginning of the Thai academic year) or July 2020.

We are searching for an exceptional, innovative and inspiring teacher with successful leadership experience either in the UK or a British Curriculum school overseas.

The Deputy Head will work alongside the Headteacher and the Deputy Headteacher of the Foundation Phase to develop and deliver the School’s strategic plans, mission and ethos.  The successful candidate will support the day-to-day management and running of the Primary Phase. In addition they will:

  • play a key strategic and advisory role as a member of the Academic Leadership Team
  • lead all aspects of learning & teaching and pastoral care in the Primary Phase

Employer information

Amnuay Silpa is the leading bilingual school in Thailand.  Dedicated to preserving the Thai Language and Culture in our students we have successfully implemented a unique Synchronised Dual Teaching Model, incorporating the UK and Thai Curriculum (taught by Thai teaching staff).  Providing high quality education to just over 1000 pupils aged 3-18, Amnuay Silpa is an exciting and dynamic place to teach with a very clear vision for the future.  In 2013 ANS was accredited by Exeter University as the First Thinking School in Asia and in 2016 was awarded Advanced Thinking status.  As the hub of excellence in the thinking approach, we are able to provide excellent professional development opportunities for those successfully appointed.  In June 2017 we also became a CIS Member School and are now are a candidate for accreditation in 2020.

The package on offer includes:- 

  • a two year contract (renewable) 
  • a competitive salary (paid in Thai Baht)
  • private medical insurance
  • flight into and out of the country at the commencement and completion of the contract
  • end of service gratuity
  • an inclusive and well-resourced school
  • Professional Development opportunities

Candidates are expected to:

  • possess Qualified Teacher status or Bachelor Degree and PGCE
  • possess strong teaching and leadership skills and be enterprising and proactive
  • have excellent communication, problem solving and negotiation skills
  • have the ability to implement and monitor effective management systems
  • support the distinctive ethos of the School and actively participate in the School community
  • possess the empathy and understanding required for effective people management
  • be enthusiastic, adaptable and highly committed
  • have proven experience in the UK (essential) and overseas (desirable)

For an application form and pack, please contact the School Principal, Mr Joseph Pine at 

Applications are by the official application form only. 

Please do not apply via TES or send CVs or covering letters with any emails.  

Further information can also be found on the school website   

The school is committed to Safer Recruitment and Safeguarding students and all candidates will be expected to provide an Enhanced Police Check and complete a self-disclosure form.

First round interviews will be held via skype with final interviews held in London from Sunday 8th December 2019 onwards. Shortlisted candidates will be expected to submit a short video demonstrating classroom teaching.

Closing date: 1st December 2019

More about Amnuay Silpa School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: 304/1 Sri Ayutthaya Road, Ratchathewee, Bangkok, 10400, Thailand. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +66 2 354 5267
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