Early Years Teacher, Bangkok, Thailand

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Kensington International KindergartenBangkok, Thailand

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Start date: August 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Kensington International Kindergarten 

An International and National (NDNA, UK, 2019 and British Chamber of Commerce Thailand, 2018) award-winning Kindergarten, located west of the city, only a short distance (10 minutes) from the BTS (Skytrain) with easy access to the world-famous, historic and vibrant city of Bangkok! The area and local community are steeped in Thai tradition, set in lush greenery with a tranquil, peaceful atmosphere.

The school follows the EYFS and UK National Curriculum for children from 18 months – 6 years. 

We are an award-winning, high profile school receiving the British Chamber of Commerce Thailand, “Outstanding Small Business” award (2018) and the National Day Nurseries Association (NDNA) “Best International Nursery” award (2019). We are also the only International Kindergarten to be awarded the NDNA’s Platinum level standard "Quality Counts" accreditation.

The award-winning architectural design of the school, along with its educational ethos, are profoundly unique and continue to attract government and educational attention from throughout SE Asia. It is extremely well-resourced with special indoor facilities, a soft gym, library, ICT facilities and a room for cookery classes. In addition, state-of-the-art outdoor facilities include a swimming pool, splash pool, sandpit, playground, racing track and garden area. 

The school aims to provide the highest standards of Early Years Education in Thailand. We provide a small, very friendly and professional community atmosphere, with Continuing Professional Development for the teaching team, who are always central to our priorities. 

The atmosphere in the classes is one of warmth and security, a place where children can grow in confidence, ready to take on new challenges. Dedicated teachers work hard to create a stimulating environment through engaging activities and displays, and by following the children’s interests. 

The school embraces its community and parents play an active role as they too become part of the ‘Kensington Family.’ Parent participation is recognised as an integral part of the education process, and they work closely with teachers to organise many different cultural and social events throughout the year. 

Bangkok is an exciting, iconic city at the very heart of SE Asia and abounds with rich cultural experiences. Thailand offers excellent leisure and travel opportunities, with countries such as Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Malaysia and Myanmar, all just an hour away. The cost of living here is breathtakingly low and this wonderful ‘land of smiles’ has year-round warmth and sunshine. A beautiful, safe place to live and work, and a place that will stay in your heart forever! 

Position: Early Years Teacher

Kensington International Kindergarten seeks a fully qualified, and inspirational EYFS teacher who is an energetic, highly inspired and motivated person. Someone who is passionate about childcare and education and is committed to achieving high standards and creating a stimulating, positive and child-centred classroom ethos. The position is for full-time only, commencing 1st August 2020 (24 months contract).

Requirements: 

Native-level English speaker

BEd (Hons) with QTS or equivalent OR University Degree with PGCE

Recent experience working within the EYFS

Excellent knowledge of the EYFS 

Desirable:

Experience of teaching children with EAL

NB Please download our job description and personal specification documents for more details.

Contract type: 

· 24 months renewable contract.

· Competitive monthly salary based on qualifications and experience. 

· Choice of free accommodation of fully furnished studio flat or housing allowance.

· Annual round-trip airfare to the international airport of your home country (at actual cost or maximum up to THB 32,000). 

· Gratuity Bonus at the end of the contract

· Daily working days lunch. 

· Health insurance (includes spouse and dependents)

· Teacher license and work permit are accommodated and funded.

· An opportunity to be part of a very professional team of educators.

Note: * Employment terms and conditions to be agreed before accepting work aboard.

** All successful applicants will be subject to reference checks, DBS checks and validation of qualifications.

Application Process: 

If you are suitably qualified and would like to be part of a professional and dedicated team that is committed to helping students reach their full potential, please apply by clicking on the “Application Link” below. 

Interview Dates: 

Applicants who are shortlisted will be contacted for an interview by Skype (specific dates will be advised). If you have not heard from us within 14 days, please assume you have not been shortlisted. 




More about Kensington International Kindergarten
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Early Years
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 1 - 6 years
Address: 88 Bangprom 16, Ratchapreuk Rd, Talingchan Bangkok 10170, Thailand. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +66 2 864 9977
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