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09 September 2019
Job ID: BK-132094
Early Years Teacher Assistant

Job Opportunity

Position / Job Specification:   Early Years Teacher Assistant

                                                   (This appointment is for a Thai national only)

                                                   Applications will be considered as they arrive

Department:                             Junior School

Key Responsibilities:

The Early Years Teacher Assistant will  

  • be responsible to the Assistant Principal – Pre Prep;
  • be line managed by the Year Team Leader with day to day direction from the Class Teacher;
  • work closely with the Class Teacher to provide stimulating learning opportunities for the children;
  • 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. 


The Early Years Teacher Assistant’s role is a class based position. The Early Years 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;
  • observe children during Active Learning and comment on their progress;
  • assist in the assessment of students using the online programme, Interactive Learning Diary;
  • prepare materials and resources for indoor and outdoor learning opportunities;
  • 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 lunch time and after school duties in accordance with the duty roster;
  • participate in, “You-Time!”  Activities;
  • follow the Early Years positive behaviour management strategies;
  • provide individual support for students.

Professional Expectations:

 The Early Years Teacher Assistant should have the following qualities 

  • experience of working in an Early Years setting or with Early Years aged children;
  • understanding of the age related expectations for children in the Early Years;
  • open to children ‘learning through play’;
  • ability to see learning opportunities in children’s play and have the skills to develop this;
  • have excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
  • have an understanding of teaching and learning strategies;
  • be professional in approach and set good examples;
  • be conscientious, efficient and organised;
  • 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:
  • Career Level:
    Middle Level
  • Required Qualification:
  • Job Functions:
  • Company Industry:
  • Location:
    Bangkor-laem, Bangkok, Thailand
  • Salary:
    Salary negotiable

  • Five-day work week

Shrewsbury International School Bangkok (Riverside Campus)
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 ( ) 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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