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High School Learning Support Teacher

  • Period: Full Time
  • Contract: Fixed Term Contract
  • Closing date for applications: 11 December 2020

At St Andrews, we pride ourselves on being an inclusive school, and have an excellent reputation for supporting children with special educational needs, both in class and in a variety of withdrawal sessions, through a number of overlapping programmes. Experience of working with High School (11-18) students with learning challenges such as dyslexia, dyscalculia, dysgraphia, dyspraxia, autism, ADHD, Down Syndrome or of teaching vocational qualifications, such as BTECs, would be a significant advantage.

We are currently recruiting for Learning Support Teachers who have appropriate experience to contribute to the continued development of one or more of the following programmes for both January 2021 and August 2021.

Academic Support enables those students who might otherwise have difficulty accessing the full curriculum to continue to learn either alongside their peers or working small groups in specific subjects.

Our Functional Skills programme is tailored to the individual needs of each student, and would include a combination of in-class support, as above, and withdrawal sessions, focussing on both academic and social development.

Our Embracing Differences programme enables students with more significant learning needs to spend the majority of the week in small groups, though we are always keen to build these students’ abilities to participate in a growing number of lessons with their peers.

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Key responsibilities for a Learning Support Teachers:

  • Employ appropriate teaching and assessment methods to facilitate learning in accordance with the age, stage, aptitude and ability of the children in your care
  • Willingness to structure and manage safe learning environments which are stimulating, engaging and modified to suit individual learning needs
  • An ability to collaborate with other professionals, such as class teachers, Speech and Language therapists, Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists and or Educational Psychologists through a transdisciplinary model.
  • Keep up-to-date with current educational practices and theory
  • Be involved with the supervision, instruction, support and mentoring of Learning Support Assistants
  • Participate in and deliver professional development sessions and disseminate best practice strategies to mainstream teachers
  • Prepare (in conjunction with specialists and class teacher), implement, monitor and review IEPs and other relevant documentation in accordance with school SEN register system
  • Meet with parents to discuss the student plans and progress and to provide parents with written reports in accordance with school policy.
  • Show energy and enthusiasm to work closely with a dynamic team and immerse self in school culture and community 

St Andrews is committed to ensuring the safety of all our students, and expects all staff to share the same commitment (see our Child Protection Code of Conduct). No teacher will be appointed without at least two references, including one from the most recent employer, a ten year criminal record check and relevant regional Prohibition Order/DBS checks.

If you would like to apply for a position at our school please click Apply Now.

If you require any further information, please email recruitment@standrews.ac.th. The closing date for applications is Friday 11th December 2020, with applications being reviewed as they are received. 

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St. Andrews International School Bangkok, Primary School
9 Pridi Banomyong 20/1, Sukhumvit Soi 71
Watthana, Bangkok 10110 Thailand