School Details –
At HeadStart we aim to stimulate students’ minds, as well as to encourage them to push beyond perceived traditional academic boundaries. It is our intention that through employing dedicated, enthusiastic and inspiring teachers, we will enthuse all our students to reach their potential and exceed expectations. We deliver a well-rounded personalised educational experience. We pride ourselves in being a community school, emphasising individual learning.
HeadStart is based in the centre of Phuket Island and gained ‘International School’ status in 2010. We are now a fully accredited International School with The Education Development Trust, having been awarded the International Schools Quality Mark (ISQM). The most recent accreditation showed the school to be a ‘Good School with Outstanding Features’.
We have been offering Cambridge qualifications throughout all Key Stages and IGCSEs for many years. The school now has over 800 students on roll and is moving towards becoming oversubscribed in many year groups.
Learning Support Coordinator –
We are looking to appoint motivated an enthusiastic Learning Support Coordinator for August 2020.
The successful candidate will lead on, plan for and oversee the delivery of AEN support across all phases of the School. Pupils who presently receive support have varied levels of needs and the post-holder will continue to ensure all pupils have their individual learning requirements met as fully as possible, whilst working closely with teachers and parents.
The role also includes liaising with, and managing, a small team of learning support staff. The post-holder will work closely with the EAL support team, in addition to the Heads & Deputy Heads of Schools, the Heads of Faculty and Phase Coordinators.
We are looking for highly committed team players with drive, energy and passion, who will inspire a love of learning within their students. A good sense of humour and an excellent work ethic are essential.
Requirements / Application Details –
- Experienced and well-qualified
- Bachelor’s degree from a recognised university
- A recognised teaching qualification: BEd.; PGCE; iPGCE or equivalent
- Post-graduate study in SEND and Inclusion (i.e. Masters or NASENCo)
- Must be a fluent English speaker
Desirable Requirements (not essential):
· Previous experience in an International School environment
· Experience of teaching English as an Additional Language learners
(Full details of salary package and terms and conditions will be sent to short-listed candidates)
· Private medical insurance
· 2 year renewable contract
· Short-Term Accommodation on arrival to help the settling process
· Free lunch and beverages during the school day
· Additional payment for extra curricula activities
· Significant end of contract bonuses.
Interested candidates should follow this link: Apply Here and complete the online application form in order to apply for the position.
The closing date for applications is Wednesday 20th of November 2019; however, we encourage early applications and reserve the right to make an appointment to the ideal candidate before this date.
PLEASE NOTE: HeadStart International School is committed to safeguarding children and young people. All post-holders are subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS (in the UK) or Criminal Records (Police Check) disclosure from their most recent country of residence.
Shortlisted candidates will be sent full salary details and be invited for interview (via Skype).
For further details please visit our school website at: www.headstartphuket.com
CANDIDATES WITHOUT A DEGREE AND A RECOGNISED TEACHING QUALIFICATION WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.
We do not except applications from candidates with only a TEFL or equivalent qualification.