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Headteacher of Foundation Phase

Amnuay Silpa SchoolBangkok, Thailand

Required for April 2022 (the beginning of the Thai academic year) or as soon as possible thereafter.

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

Reporting to the School Principal, the Headteacher of Foundation Phase will work alongside the Headteachers of the Primary  and Secondary Phases to develop and deliver the School’s strategic plans, mission and ethos.  The successful candidate will be responsible for the day-to-day management and running of the Foundation Phase. In addition they will play a key strategic and advisory role as a member of the Senior Academic Leadership Team.

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 November 2021.

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 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 knowledge of the UK curriculum   

Have proven experience in the UK (essential) and overseas (desirable)

For an application pack, please contact the School Principal, Mr. Joseph Pine at applications@amnuaysilpa.ac.th. Applications are by the official application form only. Please do NOT apply via the TES online quick apply or send  CVs or covering letters with any emails.  Further information about the school can also be found on the school website www.amnuaysilpa.ac.th 

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 interviews will be via Google Meet in December 2021 with final face to face     interviews in London in early January 2022. Shortlisted candidates will be expected to submit a short video of a demonstration lesson.

Closing date for applications to be submitted by noon (UK time) on 31st December 2021 but please note:

We will be reviewing applications on an ongoing basis and this advert may close earlier than advertised depending on the level of response, therefore early applications are encouraged.




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