JOB OPPORTUNITY - Foundation Stage Classroom Teacher
Sinakharinwirot University: Prasarnmit Demonstration School (Elementary), Prasarnmit Primary International Program, seeks a fully qualified, experienced and inspirational Foundation Stage classroom teacher. We are looking for applicants who are energetic, highly inspired and motivated, who are passionate about childcare and education, committed to achieving high standards and creating a stimulating, positive and child-centred learning environment.
Qualifications: • B.Ed (Hons) with QTS or equivalent (e.g. PGCE, PGDE)
Main Job and Responsibilities: • To ensure that planning, assessments and observations are completed to a high standard, reviewed, and appropriately communicated to line managers and parents • To provide a stimulating and inspiring classroom with appropriate resources which can be accessed appropriately by all children • To build and maintain professional relationships with the school community • To provide both written reports and informal dialogue to parents on the development, progress, and attainment of children • To liase with co-teacher and other key stage teachers to plan and design the curriculum, prepare resources and ensure teaching is consistent • To co-ordinate, work, support and lead staff teams within the classroom and school where appropriate • To work in partnership with others to maximise effectiveness, raise standards and plan appropriate interventions to meet the needs of learners, and improve pupil outcomes • To work with management to ensure continuous professional development and critical analysis of performance; to attend attend INSET days and contribute to staff development • To be willing to take on extra curricular activities and/or subject leadership • To act as a positive role model showing an enthusiasm to development and learning
Skills/Abilities: • Have knowledge and an interest in how children learn and how this can be applied to a learning environment, in particular to an early years setting • Use teaching methods which capture pupils’ interest and maintain their engagement and encourage them to develop a life long love of learning • Ability to organise and manage a class to promote an effective learning environment through excellent classroom management and behaviour management skills • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills • Experience or knowledge of planning lessons and activities for EAL learners • Ability to work as a part of a team in planning and implementing the school’s curriculum, strategic plans and policies • To be able to show resilience and cope with the demands of working in a different culture • Flexibility and enthusiasm to work in a newly opened department with a commitment to introducing new concepts and ideas to benefit the school • Willingness and enthusiasm to use a cross-curricular, topic-based curriculum • A commitment to further your own professional development and to the principle of continuous improvement. • A commitment to upholding high standards of child safety and safeguarding, and acting responsibly at all times • A commitment to representing the school both inside and outside of the classroom, and to upholding the high standards of respect engrained in Thai culture and international mindedness • Be able to think creatively, use own initiative and think critically to provide the best possible opportunities for the children at our school
Requirements • At least 1 year’s teaching experience • Native English speaker • Up to date DBS or police check equivalent to work with children • Knowledge of the UK National Curriculum is essential • Knowledge of the UK Foundation Stage Curriculum (Development Matters) or equivalent is an advantage • Knowledge of the IPC curriculum is an advantage • Experience working in Foundation Stage is an advantage • Experience of working with EAL learners is an advantage • Knowledge of the online assessment journal, Tapestry, is an advantage • Experience of teaching Read Write Inc. phonics programme or alternative is an advantage
Contract type: • 1 year contract (renewable) • 70,000 Thai baht/month pre-tax (8%) (~ £1,300-1400 depending on exchange rate) • Working day lunches provided • 20,000 baht accommodation allowance (arranged at the central location of Supalai Premier @Asoke, Bangkok for the first year of employment) • Thai teaching license and visa provided • Comprehensive health insurance
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