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Primary Teacher

RBIS International SchoolBangkok

Primary School

Primary Teacher

Job Description
Teaching and Learning:

  • Ensure that lessons are well planned, structured and delivered to maintain pace, motivation and challenge. 
  • Plan and teach lessons that enable access to all learning needs and differentiate appropriately.
  • Ensure marking, assessment and feedback is timely, appropriate and meaningful.
  • Reflect on teaching practice to adapt to student needs, including barriers to learning related to SEN and EAL student experience.
  • Monitor and intervene when teaching to ensure sound learning and discipline and maintain a safe environment in which students feel confident
  • Record and report on student progress and attainment, based upon accurate and regular assessment.
  • Be able to demonstrate outstanding subject and curriculum knowledge.
  • To establish excellent working relationships with students that engage with students as individuals.
  • Set high expectations for behavior and attainment.
  • Establish excellent relationships and communication with parents.
  • Participate in staff, departmental and pastoral meetings
  • Be responsible for students' welfare, progress and attainment.
  • To implement school policy for rewards and sanctions.

Professional Knowledge and Understanding:

  • Have knowledge of and keep up to date with the English national curriculum
  • Be aware of and promote British values as part of the curriculum and ethos of the school;
  • Understand how students’ learning is affected by their physical, intellectual, emotional and social development
  • Select and make good use of ICT skills for classroom and management support
  • Understand and know how national and local comparative and school data including National Curriculum test data can be used to set clear targets for students’ achievement
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with professional colleagues and parents
  • Participate in the Performance Management Cycle
  • Participate as required in meetings with professional colleagues and parents in respect of duties and responsibilities of the post
  • Take responsibility for your own professional development
  • Be aware and mindful of all aspects of health and safety in relations to your duties
  • Ensure that all school policies are properly implemented.

Assessment and Reporting:

  • Assess and report each student’s progress systematically with reference to the school’s policy and practice, including the social progress of each child and use the results to inform future planning
  • Mark and monitor classwork and homework, in line with the school’s current practices
  • Make use of attainment records and data to set targets and monitor student progress.
  • Give relevant and regular feedback to students to aid progress.
  • Provide reports on individual progress to middle/senior leaders and parents as required.

Professional Development 

  • Engage in internal school training days to improve teaching practice and develop departmental strategies.
  • Look to regularly assess teaching and learning against global and local trends in education practice.
  • Search for CPD opportunities to develop personal teaching and learning practice, and actively look to disseminate new knowledge to staff.

Additional professional responsibilities 

  • Contribute to the wider school environment by participating in house and community projects.
  • Offer extra-curricular activities to students after school.
  • Accompany students on residential trips and academic trips.
  • Actively be responsible for the safeguarding and welfare of RBIS students.

Person Specification

The successful candidate will need to be a personable and flexible team player, who places student welfare and personal progress above all. RBIS is a small community school which places value on a holistic approach to education that encompasses academic progress, social responsibility and community spirit - the successful candidate will be proactive in embodying this ethos. The ideal candidate will have:

  • A passion for teaching within the Primary school setting.
  • An interest in international education and global mindedness.
  • A passion for cultural exchange and multiculturalism.
  • A desire to make a real difference to the teaching and learning within their classroom setting
  • A proactive approach to departmental and school development.
  • A flexible and amenable attitude
  • A drive to raise the profile of RBIS in the Bangkok International schools’ community.
  • An excellent organisational ability
  • An excellent record of student achievement.

Qualifications
Essential

  • Honours degree (or equivalent) from a recognised university.
  • Teaching degree/qualification and QTS

Knowledge and Experience
Essential

  • Working knowledge and experience of the English national curriculum from teaching in a UK government, private or international school.

Desirable

  • Knowledge of international education.
  • Experience with Read Write Inc. Phonics and White Rose Maths schemes
  • Experience working with children who have English as an additional language. 

The job description may be amended at any appropriate time, following consultation between the Head and teacher, and will be reviewed annually. 

Priorities for the year will be negotiated and highlighted as appropriate.

Remuneration Package

Successful candidates will be given an initial two-year contract following the completion of an initial probationary period. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package in the context of the Bangkok International school market and the number of students enrolled in the school.

The RBIS expatriate package includes:

  • An accommodation allowance
  • Economy flights to and from Bangkok at beginning and end of contract to the sum of £350
  • private health insurance – for international teachers
  • Sponsorship of visa and work permit – for international teachers
  • 100% RBIS tuition fees remission for 2 children.

Application Process

Closing Date: Friday 17th December 2021

Interviews will take place upon receipt of suitable applications; early applications are advised as we may choose to appoint before applications close. 

Please send a covering letter, a recent photograph and a CV to the Headmaster Mr. Timothy Ralph Cooper at recruitment@rbis.ac.th by the closing date.

Background checks

Please be aware that successful applicants will be required to provide original copies of degree certificates and teaching qualifications on arrival to Thailand. Upon successful appointment, postholders will also have to undergo health checks as a requirement for access to private health insurance. Successful UK based applicants will need to provide an enhanced disclosure with the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) in the UK, or equivalent for teachers with a different country of residence, as well as local police certificates from countries of service. 

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