Shrewsbury International School Bangkok (Riverside Campus)

Job ID: BK-141874 | Location: Bangkok, Thailand
03 October 2019 Print Report Share

Shrewsbury International School Bangkok (Riverside Campus)

Job ID: BK-141874 | Location: Bangkor-laem, Bangkok, Thailand

Teacher Assistant (Junior School - Key Stage 2)

This appointment is for a Thai national only

Key Responsibilities: 

The Teacher Assistant will     

  • be responsible to the Assistant Principal – Junior;
  • be line managed by the Year Team Leader with day to day direction from the Class Teacher;
  • work closely with the Class Teacher and subject leaders to provide planning and teaching and learning of the highest quality;
  • work closely with the Class Teacher to provide for student’s learning, social and personal needs;
  • work with other professionals in meeting the needs of students;
  • attend staff meeting and training and development sessions as required. 

Tasks:

The Teacher Assistant’s role is usually a class based position. The Teacher Assistant will

  • support the school’s Philosophy and Objectives;
  • take an active part in all class and year group activities;
  • work with groups and individuals on learning tasks;
  • assist in the assessment of students and in the maintenance of records;
  • prepare materials and equipment for activities;
  • assist in the preparation of displays;
  • assist  in  the  setting  up  and  maintaining  of  an  efficient  and well ordered learning environment;
  • take an active role in classroom administration;
  • assist in, ‘Home Communication’;
  • participate in training and development activities;
  • undertake duties in accordance with the duty roster;
  • participate in, “You-Time!”  Activities;
  • assist students in meeting behaviour and social expectations
  • provide individual support for students.

 

Professional Expectations: 

The Teacher Assistant should have the following qualities 

  • demonstrate skills in promoting the school’s philosophy and policy;
  • have excellent spoken English and be confident in the use of written English
  • have excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
  • have a good understanding of how children learn;
  • have an understanding of teaching and learning strategies;
  • be professional in approach and set good examples;
  • be conscientious, efficient and organized;
  • give high regard to Health and Safety;
  • actively seek to improve their practice and participate in training and Development;
  • have high regard to creating a high quality learning environment;
  • maintain the confidentiality of information. 
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Job Details:

  • Employment Type:

    Full Time, Contract
  • Career Level:

    Entry Level
  • Required Qualification :

    Degree
  • Job Functions:

  • Company Industry:

    Education
  • Location:

    Bangkor-laem, Bangkok, Thailand
  • Salary:

    Salary negotiable

Shrewsbury is one of South East Asia’s outstanding international schools, with enrolment of 1 7 00 students from Early Years to Sixth Form, exceptional examination results and particular strengths in the creative arts, design and sport. The school itself enjoys a delightful and spectacular setting, right on the banks of the Chao Phraya River in the heart of Bangkok. The school is readily accessed by road and boats, which provide an easy and quick link to Bangkok’s Skytrain and the city centre. The link with Shrewsbury School UK (www.shrewsbury.org.uk ) is taken very seriously and, year-on-year, develops into a world-class educational partnership.   Child Safeguarding: Shrewsbury International School is committed to Safeguarding and Child Protection promoting the welfare of children. The successful candidate will be required to attend in-house Child Safeguarding programmes; promote and safeguard the welfare of all students in the school; report to the Child Protection Officer any concerns they have for the welfare of a student. This may include unsafe practices witnessed within the school as outlined in the school’s Speak Out (Whistleblowing) Policy; keep professional relationships with students where personal boundaries are respected and maintained; seek advice from a Line Manager or Child Protection Officer with issues or concerns related to Child Safeguarding.

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