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Computer Science and Maths Teacher

  • Period: Full-time
  • Contract: 2-Year
  • Closing date for applications: 01 February 2016

St. Andrews International School Bangkok prides itself on the fact that our teachers know their children very well. The atmosphere in the classes is one of warmth and security, a place where children should grow in confidence to take on even more challenging work and activities. Teachers work hard to create this stimulating environment through displays and ongoing work and topics studied.

Computer Science is a popular subject at both IGCSE and IB, and we are looking for an experienced and inspiring teacher to join the team. Previous experience teaching these subjects at IGCSE and IB would be a significant advantage.

Class sizes at St. Andrews are small and the students are motivated and enthusiastic, enjoying a lively approach to the subject through a wide range of teaching and learning techniques. The ideal candidate will convey enthusiasm for the subject and contribute collaboratively in the continued development of the curriculum from Year 7 to Year 13.

All students study ICT/Computing as part of a carousel in Key Stage 3, with groups of students having two 70-minute lessons per week for five weeks before spending five weeks in Design Technology. This allows much greater continuity for both students and teachers, as well as collaborative curriculum development. The ICT/Computing curriculum is based on the English National Curriculum, and reflects both the current shift from ICT to Computer Science as well as our location in South East Asia and the international nature of our students. In ICT/Computing we wish students to broaden their experience in and abilities, using ICT as a tool in in media, film etc.

Mathematics is studied by all students in the High School and follows schemes of work based on the English National Curriculum but adapted to encourage real-life applications and creative approaches, inspiring students to study outside of the curriculum. A new Key Stage 3 curriculum, introduced last year, means that these Year Groups are now taught in mixed-ability groups, rotating between different teachers teaching topic based units.

We pride ourselves on being an inclusive school, and have an excellent reputation for supporting children with special educational needs. Experience of teaching children with dyslexia, mild autism, ADHD etc. would be very good prior experience for a teacher wishing to join our team. Our Mission Statement commits us to meeting ‘all the needs of the individual learner’, and this applies equally to those students targeting the very highest grades at IGCSE and IB. Our work on Assessment for Learning, Growth Mindsets and, more recently, High Performance Learning is a very important part of this.

Our school is committed to developing a Virtual Learning Environment using Moodle. There is a strong commitment to integrating the teaching and use of ICT skills into all areas of the curriculum, where appropriate.

As well as their teaching, all teachers are also expected to contribute positively to both the school’s pastoral systems and the extra-curricular programme, offering an Extra-Curricular Activity that either supports or extends the students’ learning in their subject area, or from another area of personal interest.

The closing date for application is 1st February 2016.

If you would like to apply for a position at our school please complete the application process through Jobtrain, accessible via the Careers page on the Nord Anglia Education website: http://www.nordangliaeducation.com/careers/.

 

If you require any further information, please email recruitment@standrews.ac.th.

 

Human Resources

St. Andrews International School Bangkok

9 Pridi Banomyong 20/1, Sukhumvit 71

Watthana, Bangkok, 10110 Thailand