Vice Principal, Pastoral, Bangkok

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Denla British SchoolBangkok

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Start date: August 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive salary and benefits package
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

The Opportunity

This is a unique career opportunity for an exceptional individual to lead and embed an outstanding pastoral programme at a prestigious British international school for children aged 3-18 in Thailand. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate an ability to lead teams that deliver outstanding pastoral care for all throughout the School and contribute to the development of the Prep and Senior Schools as a whole. They will have the ambition and determination to help establish Denla British School as one of the very best schools in Thailand, where students graduate with the skills, knowledge and qualities to succeed in the world’s best universities and future life.

The School

Building on the outstanding success of Denla Kindergarten Schools, Denla British School opened in May 2017 for children aged 3 to 10 (EY1 to Year 6). The School will enrol students up to Year 8 in 2018/19 and then up to Year 13 (age 18) in subsequent years.  Denla British School embraces the academic rigour and holistic style of education promoted by the British independent school system, whilst also remaining true to Thai values. This distinct blend aims to ensure that all students excel academically and develop as able, well-rounded individuals who are both internationally minded and appreciative of the Thai culture.

The Person

We want our Vice-Principal Pastoral to be someone who:

  • is an excellent leader with the ability to communicate effectively with students, staff and parents;
  • is an outstanding role model for the exemplary values, behaviour and care we would expect from our staff and children;
  • has experience or a strong understanding of British independent school education;
  • is able to develop and enhance the pastoral care of all children at DBS, maintaining a forward-facing approach;
  • is able to work with the School’s Principal to grow and shape the School as it extends into the Prep and Senior phases.

How to Apply

The Board of Denla British School have engaged EduReach Education( to support them in the recruitment of the Vice-Principal Pastoral.   In order to apply, please consider the details of the candidate information pack and complete all sections of the application form. Completed applications should be sent to by the closing date.

The closing date for applications is Monday 5th February 2018.

Preliminary discussions and first round interviews with candidates as applications are received - early application is therefore advised. Final round interviews will then be arranged with candidates on an individual basis.  Should you wish to arrange an informal discussion about the role, please contact Philippa Ibbs, Operations Executive, EduReach Education by emailing her at or calling her on                 +44 207 340 8688.


Denla British School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to respect this commitment. The post is subject to an appropriate criminal background check and satisfactory reference checks.

Job location

More about Denla British School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: Nakhon In Frontage Road, Bangkhunkong, Bang Kruai District, Nonthaburi, 11130, Thailand
Telephone: +66 62 445 3377
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Denla British School offers an outstanding education that promotes the qualities of:

  • an enhanced British curriculum;
  • academic excellence for all;
  • entrepreneurialism.

The School is initially enrolling students aged 3 – 11 (EY1 to Year 6); we will then ext...