Secondary Humanities Teacher

Headstart International School PhuketThailand

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 including IGCSEs & A Levels for many years. In addition we now also offer BTEC and LAMDA programmes. The school has over 800 students on roll and is moving towards becoming oversubscribed in many year groups.

Humanities Teacher –

We are looking to appoint motivated an enthusiastic Humanities teacher for August 2021 or as soon as possible. The successful candidate will have experience in teaching History and Geography at Key Stage 3, and ideally History at Key Stage 4 and beyond. Experience of Travel and Tourism would be an added advantage. The candidate will have experience of teaching the English National Curriculum / Cambridge Curriculum.

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 –

Essential Requirements:

· Good knowledge of the  English National curriculum for History/Geography at Key Stage 3 and experience of Teaching History IGCE or A Level.

· Bachelor’s degree from a recognised university

· A recognised teaching qualification: BEd.; PGCE; iPGCE or equivalent

· Must be a fluent English speaker

Desirable Requirements (not essential):

· Previous experience in an International School environment

· Experience of teaching  to English as an Additional Language learners

Remuneration Package:

(Full details of salary package and terms and conditions will be sent to short-listed candidates)

· Private medical insurance

· 2 year renewable contract

· Accommodation on arrival

· Free lunch and beverages during the school day

· Additional payment for extra curricula activities

· Significant end of contract bonuses.

Application Process:

Interested candidates should complete the application form found on the school website (HeadStart Recruitment) and send  to  in order to apply for the position. Please include the position you are applying for in the subject line of the email.

The start date of this position is ideally late August 2021, however, we can agree a later start date for the ideal candidate. We are looking for candidates who are already within Thailand and vaccinated with at least one dose against Covid-19.

The closing date for applications is Friday 13th August 2021; 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 or Google Meet).

For further details please visit our school website at:


We do not accept applications from candidates with only a TEFL or equivalent qualification.

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