Head of Boarding, Bangkok, Thailand

Closing date:Expiring soon

Bromsgrove International SchoolBangkok, Thailand

Date posted:
Start date: 1 August 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive
Contract term: Fixed Term

Bromsgrove International School, Thailand, is a well-established co-educational boarding and day school for over 510 students from ages 2 to 18. The school follows the English National Curriculum, adapted for our international context, from EYFS through to IGCSE, A-Levels and BTEC. We are affiliated to Bromsgrove School, one of the UK’s most prestigious independent boarding and day schools, steeped in over 450 years of history. We aim to utilise the very best aspects of that educational heritage whilst also fostering in our students a love of independent learning and shaping them to become truly global citizens. The school is a  member of the Council of International Schools (CIS), an Education Development Trust (EDT) school and is also a full member of the Federation of British International Schools in Asia (FOBISIA). The school is spread across two campuses: the Early Years Campus (Pre-Nursery to Year 1) and Windsor Park Campus (Year 2 to Year 13). The main Windsor Park campus is located on the idyllic Windsor Park Golf Course on the outskirts of Bangkok, within easy reach of Suvarnabhumi International Airport and is approximately one hour from the Sukhumvit downtown Bangkok.

Over the past four years the number of students that board at the school (both weekly and full) has grown markedly. Our reputation for both academic excellence and the individualised personal development of every child has meant that we are now the international boarding school of choice in Bangkok.  

We now seek an experienced and dedicated Head of Boarding to continue to develop and expand our boarding provision for our Year 4 – Year 13 pupils. This role is pivotal to the ongoing success of our boarding provision and the Head of Boarding will oversee both the pastoral/residential care of the students and all day-to-day operational aspects of the Boarding houses.  The successful candidate will lead both the Housemaster, Housemistress and a dedicated team of Boarding staff across both the boys' and girls' houses. This position is part of the Senior Leadership Team (SLT) at the school.

The successful candidate should:

Hold a good honours degree (plus ideally a post-graduate qualification in education e.g. PGCE)

Have a minimum of 7 years experience of working in a boarding environment as a residential Housemaster/Housemistress and/or boarding tutor, either in the UK independent boarding sector or overseas

Have the ability to deliver excellent levels of pastoral care

Contribute fully to the extra-curricular activities of the school

Demonstrate the enthusiasm, determination and resilience required for working in pastoral care

Be able to work in a team and support pupils, parents and staff 

Be able to manage a nurturing environment that encourages honesty and responsibility within the boarding houses

Have excellent communication; inter-personal skills and emotional intelligence

Be computer literate and familiar with Google docs 

The school offers a competitive international salary and benefits package, comparable to similar international schools in the region. The role of Head of Boarding includes year-round furnished family accommodation within the Boarding House, free utilities and all meals during term time. For further details of the school and to get a flavour of who we are, please visit our website at www.bromsgrove.ac.th

To apply for this position please submit a full letter of application, curriculum vitae with a minimum of two referees (one of which must be your current Headteacher/Principal) and a recent passport photograph directly to Dr Dan Moore, Headmaster & CEO at recruitment@bromsgrove.ac.th 

Bromsgrove International School Thailand is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening, such as the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), if UK based, or the equivalent if overseas, as well as written and verbal reference checks from previous employers. Any offer of appointment will be subject to the above checks being successfully completed. 

Closing date for all applications is 09:00 GMT, Saturday 23 March  2019

Interviews for long-listed candidates will take place at Bromsgrove School UK, w/b 25 March 2019, followed by the final short-list interviews at the school in Bangkok in April 2019. 

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More about Bromsgrove International School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 2 - 18 years
Address: Main Campus, 55 Mu 9 Windsor Park Golf Club, Suwinthawong Road, Minburi, Bangkok 10510, Thailand
Telephone: +66 2989 4873
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