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Head of Prep Phase (Upper School Assistant Head)

Harrow International School BangkokThailand

Operating in close association with Harrow School, London, Harrow Bangkok is part of a family of schools in the UK and Asia who share a similar ethos and high standards. Benefitting from a 35-acre garden campus in one of the world’s most diverse and dynamic cities, Harrow Bangkok is firmly established, highly respected and consistently popular with more than 1,600 boys and girls aged 18 months to 18 years, including 15% who board. Graduates achieve world-class examination results and move on to high-ranking universities worldwide following a progressive, rigorous academic education aligned with a strong commitment to developing the whole person.

We are seeking high performing leaders for this post. To develop a strategic vision for the Prep Phase that aligns with the strategic vision of the Upper School. To develop the Prep Curriculum as an academically rigorous foundation of study with clear progression to further study within the Upper School. Track the progress and achievements of students through Years 6-8 and ensure that strategies are in place to maximise achievement and address underachievement in Years 6-8.  Applicants should note that we are advertising for an August 2022 start. Successful applicants are offered two year renewable contracts with highly competitive terms of employment 

We welcome applications from the UK state and independent sector as well as from those working internationally. Opportunities to work with our boarders may be available.

Please apply for this vacancy if you meet the following requirements:

• Appropriate degree, with UK PGCE, or other teaching qualification giving QTS 

• Minimum five years’ teaching experience

• Familiarity with the National Curriculum of England (plus IGCSE/GCSE and/or A Levels as appropriate)

• Experience in safeguarding and/ or pastoral care, in a leadership or management capacity

• Passion for teaching and commitment to educating the whole child

• A high level of professionalism and consideration of the well-being of children

• Excellent interpersonal skills, with an even-handed, sensitive approach, an understanding and empathy with the feelings and motives of others, able to see things from the perspective of others

• Sound judgement, with the ability to make reasoned, reasonable and balanced decisions

• The willingness to confront difficult issues and have difficult conversations

• Respect for all members of a school community, irrespective of position, gender, age & ethnic background

• Previous experience working with students for whom English is not their first language

• A positive and solution-focused attitude to working life

• A clean enhanced Disclosure and Barring Services check or police check (for applicants who have never worked in the UK) and no question regarding suitability to work with children


How to apply

• Please click on the 'Apply on school website' button below in order to complete our online application form

Application deadline

Friday, 10th December 2021 at midnight GMT (early applications encouraged as shortlisting / interviews will be held on a rolling basis)

The safeguarding of our students is at the core of all that we do. All appointments are conditional on:

• Acceptable police checks (or equivalent) from the country of origin and from all countries in which you have worked

• Appropriate references from your current and previous employer, corroborated by personal phone calls made to each referee

Additional enquiries

All enquiries should be directed to Harrow Bangkok recruitment@harrowschool.ac.th

Please find Prospectus in this link  

Please find Professional Development Bulletin in this link 

More information is available on our website https://www.harrowschool.ac.th/about-us/recruitment/information-for-applicants  


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