- Applications Close 15th January
- Job Starts August 2021
We are searching for an experienced, innovative and energetic leader, who believes every student is amazing and has the potential to make progress. Our new Principal will have a genuine interest in education and a passion for being part of a family-centred, community-focused international school in the heart of Bangkok.
Major Responsibilities & Duties of the Principal:
The primary responsibilities of the Principal are outlined below under the pillars of the school's strategic plan:
- Our Learning (Developing our Academic Programme)
- Our People (Developing all of Our People)
- Our Family (Developing Our Community)
- Our Vision & Mission (Ensuring we meet our Vision & Mission)
- Our Campus (Developing Our Campus)
Garden International School, Bangkok offers a premium international education, based on the British education model, in a friendly, family orientated environment. The school is located in the Sathorn district, close to Lumpini Park in the center of Bangkok. We have children represented by approximately 40 countries, immersing all students in a rich diversity of cultures, religions and backgrounds. The school is accredited by Edu Development Trust and has received the International Schools Quality Mark. We are also accredited by Cambridge International Examinations, Oxford AQA International Examinations and the Thai Ministry of Education (ONESQA). We are affiliated to the International Schools Association of Thailand (ISAT) and the Federation of British International Schools in Asia (FOBISIA).
Garden International School, Bangkok is a coeducational school of around 500 students, with classes from Early Years to Year 13. The school has a wonderful sense of community and class sizes are generally small, with the students well behaved, engaged in their learning and supported by their families.
The Right Person:
Our next Principal will be joining a thriving and high achieving school. The right person for this role must have a genuine interest in every student in our school and a passion for being part of and leading a caring school community.
Desired Personal Criteria:
- 5 years of leadership experience, preferably in a similar type of school.
- Excellent communication skills.
- Excellent organisational and planning skills.
- Knowledge of accreditation processes.
- A flexible and adaptable approach with a good sense of humour.
Interested candidates should submit their application via the TES Apply Now feature. Candidates should include a letter of application, addressed to Mr. Abraham the School Executive Board representative leading the search and a CV with a recent photo. The application deadline is January 15th 2021 and early applications are appreciated. Shortlisting and interviewing will start immediately as applications arrive.
The health, safety and well-being of all of the students at Garden International School, Bangkok is the foremost concern of all of the adults employed by the school.
Our students have the right to be protected.
Our students have the right to be safe in our school.
Our students have the right to be respected and listened to.
Appointed teachers from the United Kingdom are to provide, at their own cost (at about GBP 60), an International Child Protection Certificate (UK) before travel arrangements are confirmed (refer: http://www.acro.police.uk/ICPC/). Full police clearance, covering at least the previous 10 years, is necessary for all appointees who are working, or who have worked, in countries outside the United Kingdom.