Thai as an Additional Language (TAL) Teacher, panyaden international school

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Panyaden Schoolpanyaden international school

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Start date: 1 September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Negotiate
Contract term: Permanent

Reports to:  Secondary Principal

Job Summary: The Teacher is responsible for teaching , organizing and implement an instructional Thai as an Additional Language (TAL) program that will result in students achieving academic success in accordance with the Panyaden curricula.

Main Responsibilities:

School Wide Level

  • Embraces and puts in action the school vision and philosophy of education.
  • Maintains effective and efficient administrative records required.
  • Collaborates with peers to enhance the instructional environment.
  • Models professional and ethical standards when dealing with students, parents, peers, and community.
  • Models spiritual maturity in leading students in their spiritual growth in accordance with the 12 Panyaden Wise Habits.
  • Participates in extracurricular activities such as social activities, sporting activities, school representation, clubs and student organizations.
  • Supervises students in out-of-classroom activities during the school day.
  • Establishes and maintains cooperative working relationships with students, parents, fellow teachers and other school personnel.
  • Participates in training and presentations offered after school or on weekends.
  • Meets professional obligations through efficient work habits such as: meeting deadlines, honoring schedules, coordinating.
  • Actively participates in meetings as required.
  • Shows flexibility with job assignment and time requirements.
  • Actively works on improving communication skills in both languages used at PYD.
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned by his supervisor.

Classroom level

  • Creates an effective environment for learning through functional and attractive displays, bulletin boards, and interest centers.
  • Implements instructional activities that contribute to a climate where students are actively engaged in meaningful learning experiences.
  • Uses a variety of instruction strategies, such as inquiry, group discussion, lecture, discovery, etc.
  • Manages the classroom in accordance with the PYD guidelines and establishes and maintains standards of student behavior needed to achieve a functional learning atmosphere in the classroom.
  • Identifies, selects, and modifies instructional resources to meet the needs of the students with varying backgrounds, learning styles, and special needs.
  • Submits a year plan and a weekly lesson plan that fulfil the PYD curricula.
  • Keeps up to date with developments in subject area, teaching resources and methods and make relevant suggestion to PYD and changes to instructional plans and activities.
  • Evaluates students’ academic and social growth, keeps appropriate records, and prepares progress reports.
  • Maintains current student achievement records and reports to parents and administrators when required.
  • All work responsibilities are subject to having performance goals and/or targets established as part of the annual performance planning process or as the result of organizational planning. 

Key Competencies: 

  1. Teaching skills
  2. Possesses strong oral and written communication skills
  3. Works independently with little direct supervision
  4. Works as part of a team
  5. Accepts responsibility and is self-motivated
  6. Demonstrates strong work ethic to achieve academy goals
  7. Displays effective organizational and time management skills
  8. Utilizes all required and recommended PYD computer applications


  1. Bachelor’s Degree or higher (Master’s Degree preferred)
  2. Teaching Thai language experience at least 3 year
  3. Thai Teaching license
  4. Experience of teaching in an international school is preferable
  5. Buddhist principles knowledge required

More about Panyaden School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State
Gender: Mixed
Address: 218 Moo 2, Chiang Mai, 50230, Thailand. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +66 5342 6618
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