Head of English, Yangon, Myanmar

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The British School YangonYangon, Myanmar

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Start date: 01/08/2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Are you an inspirational  English teacher and great leader looking for a new challenge in a growing and vibrant international school?   The British  School Yangon is looking to appoint an experienced and  ambitious Head of English to join our team in August 2020.

As Head  of Department  you will oversee the provision of  English from KS3 to KS5, leading, developing and refining the quality of learning across the school.  A passionate teacher, your high expectations will set the standard for students and colleagues, inspiring them to achieve  and to engage with language and literature at every level.   

Keen to join a growing school and build a great team, your energy and love of learning, reading and language, will be apparent to colleagues and students alike.  An ambassador for English, you will also work closely with the EAL, SEN and Library teams, as well as supporting teachers across all subjects with promoting functional literacy and academic language acquisition.

As part of a busy international school community  you will be happy to contribute to the wider life of the school, offering  After School Clubs and organising enrichment activities to support curriculum delivery. 

You will live and work in the beautiful city of Yangon in Myanmar, ideally situated for exploring the vibrant and diverse countries and cultures of Southeast Asia.  Myanmar is a  friendly and warm country where you will be made to feel at home from the moment you arrive.   

Nord Anglia Education is the world’s leading premium school organisation. We are a fast-paced and growing family of 66 international schools in China, Europe, the Middle East, South East Asia, and The Americas, providing outstanding education to approximately 45,000 students from preschool through to the end of secondary education. Our schools are united by one philosophy—we are ambitious for our students, our people, and the family of schools. This means that we want every student to achieve more than may have ever thought possible, which we ensure through personalized learning enhanced with unique global opportunities.

When you join a Nord Anglia Education school, you join a global community of over 12,500 teachers and staff, working in 66 schools located in 29 countries around the world supporting our students’ learning. Together, we educate over 64,000 students globally from the ages of 2 to 18 years old.

We offer you unsurpassed opportunities to innovate and develop best practice across our family, to access extensive professional development, and to gain exceptional experience and career development in our schools. At Nord Anglia, you will have opportunities to progress more, learn more, and collaborate more.

We offer a professional working environment and an attractive remuneration and benefits package. The initial contract is for two years starting in August 2020.   If you think this could be the post for you, we would love to hear from you.

Please appl y for this vacancy using our recruitment portal operated by Job Train at  APPLY HERE   

The closing date for applications is Monday 6th January 2020 although we reserve the right to pursue good applications as soon as they are recieved.  initial Skype interviews will take place on Friday 10th/ Monday 13th January 2020.   Shortlisted candidates will have final interviews in London from 21st to 23rd January 2020.

Further information can be obtained and downloaded from our web site www.nordangliaeducation.com/our-schools/myanmar/yangon/british/home  or from the Job Train site. 

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all the students in our care and expects all applicants to share this commitment. We follow safe recruitment practices and appointments are subject to an interview, satisfactory references, identity check and a minimum 10-year criminal record check.

More about The British School Yangon
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 2 - 14 years
Address: Taw Win Street, Mayangone, Yangon, Myanmar. View in Google Maps