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HEAD TEACHER - GRADE 1

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Job Title: Head Teacher Grade 1

Reports to : Director

Supervises: Co-Teacher

Working hours: 7:30am – 3:30pm

 

 

Description of School:

 

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Founded in 1990, Magic Years International School began as a small preschool serving a handful of expatriate children. Since then, Magic Years has grown into a recognized leader in the early years, providing the best in early childhood practice and academic learning. Laying the foundation of school readiness for hundreds of children over the past two decades, Magic Years remains true to its core principles of fostering a nurturing, caring and family-centered environment to ensure each child reaches their true potential. 

 

See at the bottom of this advertisement to read more about who we are as a school. 

 

 

IB World School 

 

As an International Baccalaureate (IB) World School, the first stand-alone Kindergarten in Thailand to offer the IB Primary Years Programme (PYP) and now serving children ranging from preschool to Grade 5, Magic Years is committed to educating the whole child by developing their intellectual, physical, social, emotional and spiritual domains. Committed teachers, dedicated parents and caring children together form the backbone of a vibrant school community who strive for responsible citizenship, academic excellence and international understanding in their everyday lives, both inside the classroom and beyond. 

 

 

The Campus 

 

Conveniently located in the outskirts of Thailand’s bustling capital city of Bangkok, the school’s new campus sits on a 1-acre plot of land equipped with specially-designed facilities to accommodate the needs of young children. Classrooms consist of creative and engaging learning spaces designed to meet the most progressive learning standards in early childhood and primary education. 

 

 

National Recognition 

 

Magic Years International School is licensed by the Ministry of Education in Thailand, authorized by the International Baccalaureate (IB), accredited by the Office for National Education Standards and Quality Assessment (ONESQA) and is a member of the International Schools Association of Thailand (ISAT). 

 

 

Minimum Requirements:

 

  • Degree in Education 

  • Qualified Teacher Licensed Status from home country 

  • Satisfactory Police checks 

  • Satisfactory References

 

 

Desired Requirements:

 

  • IB experience and certification 

  • International School experience 

  • A significant record of professional development 

  • Enjoys working in a developing school environment. 

  • Experience of SE Asia

 

 

Specific duties: 

 

  • Follows the School’s philosophy of child development to promote the physical, social, cognitive, emotional and spiritual growth of the children. 

  • Plan and execute a clearly defined environment that is arranged to promote independence, foster decision-making and encourage initiative and involvement. Learning Centers need to be set aside for dramatic play, block building, art, language and Math. Curriculum should support social competence. The classroom must reflect the PYP unit of Inquiry being studied by changing the environment and putting up documentation of the children’s learning process. Student learner profile and PYP attitudes should be prominently displayed and referred to during class time. 

  • Observe the children and document their progress in order to plan further learning and to evaluate and assess their development. 

  • Develop a collaborative relationship with teachers, co-teachers and other school staff. Have daily discussions with members of your teaching team along with scheduled weekly team meetings to coordinate work and strengthen collaboration. 

  • Encourage parent involvement by inviting the parents to the class and working closely with them on their child’s learning. Be available for parent conference two times a year. 

  • Become an active part of the school community 

 

 

Application for Position:

 

We offer a competitive salary, a generous benefits package and ongoing meaningful professional development opportunities.

 

Please send your resume, cover letter and one-page Philosophy of Education together in a single pdf  to: office@magicyears.ac.th and include REF: www.ibschooljobs.com - Application for Position as Head Teacher - Grade 1 in the subject line of your mail.

 

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