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13 September 2019
Job ID: BK-133953
Academic Assistant

This position is open to Thai Nationals only

Key Responsibilities

The Academic Assistant reports directly to the Academic Administration Manager as part of the Senior School academic support team. They primarily support the Year Team Leaders and Heads of Department, but also help with general administration and data entry as required. In particular, the Academic Assistant will:

  • Be responsible to the Assistant Principal (Academic)
  • Work closely with Academic Administration Manager, Senior Academic Administrator, the Personal Assistant to the Vice-Principal (Head of Senior) and Head of Department or Year Team Leader to perform and help them carry out their duties and to provide administrative support as requested
  • Communicate effectively with the academic support team and relevant HODs, including the use of email.
  • Create and manage spreadsheets of relevant academic data as requested
  • Update student records and produce summary data for school leaders
  • Help to produce schemes of learning, curriculum materials and written assessments in collaboration with teaching staff.
  • Assist with the organisation, paperwork and invigilation of internal tests and competitions
  • Maintain and update folders and files, both hard and soft copy
  • Liaise with parents and staff to arrange meetings
  • Be available for school events, outside of normal school hours, that require administrative support e.g. after school events such as Parent Teacher Conferences and other information evenings.
  • Attend whole school staff meetings
  • Offer assistance with translation between staff and parents where appropriate
  • Back and mount display, photocopy, laminate and bind documents
  • Organise and monitor stock and equipment

Professional Expectations:

The Academic Assistant should have the following qualities

  • Speak and write English fluently
  • Have a degree or equivalent qualification
  • Possess excellent interpersonal skills in dealing with colleagues, parents and students
  • Be proactive and adaptable
  • Be competent in the use of Microsoft Office applications (especially EXCEL and Outlook) and be familiar with Google applications e.g. Google Drive, Google Docs and Google Sheets
  • Possess excellent organisational skills
  • Support the aims and ethos of the school
  • Set a good example in terms of dress, punctuality and attendance


  • Satisfactory Thai Police Criminal Record check
  • Confirmation of identity (Driving License / Passport/National ID card).
  • Satisfactory references
  • Verification of qualifications and work experience

How to Apply:

  • Applications will be only be accepted on the official Shrewsbury International School Application Form, which is available on the school website under “Recruitment”. 
  • Please click on "Riverside Campus Vacancies" button.

The application is preferably in English so please select the application for Online Application Form (English Language Version).

Further Details:

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Job Details:

Shrewsbury International School Bangkok
Shrewsbury is one of South East Asia’s outstanding international schools, with enrolment of 1700 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 ( 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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