Required for August, 2017 start: Mathematics teacher capable of teaching the Secondary curriculum at IGCSE and A level. Ideally applicants will be able to offer Physics up to A level. 2 year renewable contract.
As a core subject, Mathematics is an important area of the RBIS Secondary curriculum. It is taught following the English National Curriculum at KS3 then follows the Cambridge International specifications for IGCSE, AS and A level. Within the demands of the curriculum the successful candidate will have the freedom to develop their teaching strategies to suit their own interests. All teachers at RBIS are encouraged to experiment and try innovative methodologies to make learning fun and effective for our students. We expect our students to learn through investigation, activity, group work and independent study. The successful candidate with therefore be expert at managing mixed ability classes and maintaining an active, stimulating and purposeful classroom environment.
The Secondary team is hardworking and dedicated so applicants should expect, if appointed, that they will be proactive in maintaining standards in school. They will be prepared to support their colleagues by contributing to the development of the school as well as playing an active role in extracurricular activities and enrichment.
Applicants should be confident, friendly and expert at engaging students, always ensuring they achieve the best they can. A thorough understanding of assessment and progress tracking is expected with a focus on using data to improve performance.
This is a great opportunity for a talented teacher to develop their career in an international environment at an excellent school with the highest standards. Thailand is a beautiful country and Bangkok is a vibrant city, so applicants should be prepared to work very hard, sometimes long hours during term time but the holidays will be great!
RBIS is a fully accredited (by EDT) British curriculum school, located in the heart of Bangkok. We offer quality education to children aged from 18 months until 18 years and are a small but growing school which places importance on the success and achievement of each and every one of our students. In turn they are hardworking and receptive young people who are keen to learn. Our two campuses are a mix of old and new buildings which provide the environment to encourage learning while retaining traditional Thai styles.
We pride ourselves on the high levels of professionalism shown by our staff, the quality of the care we give our students and the richness of the experiences we provide at school. Staff have the freedom to develop their practice by being creative and innovative within an encouraging, supportive and collaborative learning community.
RBIS is a busy school with staff expected to work hard, playing a full and supportive role in the development of policy, delivery of the curriculum, the extensive after school clubs on offer and the personal pastoral care we provide.
We are located in the capital city of beautiful Thailand, which is a large, bustling, cosmopolitan metropolis. However, we are situated in a quiet central suburb close to many cultural and historical attractions. Bangkok is a major hub for transportation to all areas of Thailand, Southeast Asia and further afield. Please see www.bangkok.com and www.bangkoktourist.com .
We enjoy the benefits of a diverse, lively and hardworking learning community. Continued Professional Development (CPD) has a high profile, led by a Senior Teacher, across all parts of the school. Training in areas of teaching and learning, technology and pedagogy is provided in-house by our educators, as well as a range of external providers. We are also keen to hear from and will consider supporting individuals who are considering other methods of CPD which will enhance and extend teaching, learning and our curriculum delivery.
Salary and Benefits Package
Expatriate teachers will receive a compensation package that includes the following:
- Locally competitive base salary
- Allowance structure for additional responsibilities
- Accommodation allowance scale for single or for married teachers
- Airfare allowance for teachers recruited from overseas (start and end of contract)
- International health insurance (BUPA Emerald) for teachers
- 100% tuition fee waiver for up to two eligible dependants
- Every assistance with visa, residence and other immigration requirements for employee and eligible dependants.
Although we are a small school with 222 currently on roll, we think big and are very ambitious for our children.
Please send a CV and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications will be considered on receipt and applicants may be invited for interview before the closing date.
Interviews will be conducted by Skype for applicants outside Thailand. Local applicant will be invited for interview which will involve delivering a lesson.