Primary Teacher Librarian - Bangkok, Thailand - August 2024

Country:
Thailand
Region:
School - South East Asia
Curriculum:
United Kingdom
Level:
Early Years (0-4), Primary-Lower (5-7), Primary-Upper (8-11)
Start Date:
01 August 2024
Initial Contract Length:
2 year, renewable
Curriculum Experience Required:
Yes - not flexible
We are looking for a dedicated, well-qualified Librarian (EYFS/Primary) to promote and develop the school library and to make the library the heart of this prestigious international school in Bangkok.

The librarian will be responsible for the day-to-day running of the extensive EYFS and Primary library in the centre of the School building. They will deliver weekly library lessons to Primary classes, offer enriching extracurricular activities, alongside coordinating whole-school library events and delivering a regular programme of community library activities accessed by students and parents.

The school opened in September 2020, for boys and girls aged 2–17. They will cater for 1,500 students aged 2–18 from August 2024 when they open Year 13. The school offer IGCSEs and A levels, and a pathway to the world’s best universities.

Applicants should meet the following requirements:
• A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in an Education/Library related field
• Previous experience of working in a school library environment
• Knowledge of day to day library routines
• Experience using a Library Management System
• To be an inspirational teacher who knows how to support and extend each student
• Proficient numeracy skills
• Outstanding ICT skills, including the use of emerging technologies to promote learning
• A understanding of the requirement to maintain confidentiality between colleagues, students and parents
• A commitment to model the school’s values of Kindness, Good Manners and wisdom
• A shared approach to nurture the whole child
• A knowledge of, and commitment to, prioritise the safeguarding of our students and teachers
• To be able to obtain a clear enhanced DBS check/International Child Protection Certificate and a criminal records check (or equivalent) from the UK and from all other countries you've worked in with no question regarding suitability to work with children
• Appropriate references from your current and previous employer, enforced by personal phone calls made to each referee.
• Qualifications will be verified in accordance with Thai law and visa requirements
• Medical Fitness

The school offer an excellent salary and benefits package including annual flight allowance, medical insurance, housing, a competitive salary and places in school for two children.

The school is situated on a world-class, purpose-built campus with outstanding facilities that include a sports compile (with Olympic-size swimming pool), a 625-seat auditorium and specialist science, music and art classrooms, as well as a bespoke early years centre with outstanding outdoor and indoor learning areas. The school is in the prestigious Ratchada–Rama 3 area of Bangkok, with easy access to the financial district and the city centre.

Please ask Edvectus for the full job description and details of how to apply.
Number Of Students:
1300
Regional Info:
The school is in Bangkok, Thailand's capital and, with a population of over 8 million, its largest city. Bangkok is a cosmopolitan city and as well as it's notoriously colourful nightlife, there are an abundance of cultural attractions particularly on the island of Rattanakosin or "the Old City". Buddhist Temples, Palaces, Art Galleries, Cultural Performances, Thai Boxing, Spas, Festivals, Markets and culinary delights await amidst the usual array of bars, clubs and restaurants found in every major city. Bangkok is very warm and at any given month of the year temperatures are likely to exceed 30 degrees. The wet season is between May and October and November to February are the cooler, drier, more pleasant months of the year. With two airports within 30kms of the city, Bangkok is well positioned to provide easy access to the rest of South East Asia and the world though with the heavy congestion this city experiences it can take time to get out! Cost of living in Bangkok is: 54% cheaper than London https://www.expatistan.com/cost-of-living/comparison/london/bangkok? 47% cheaper than Sydney https://www.expatistan.com/cost-of-living/comparison/sydney/bangkok? 40% cheaper than Dubai https://www.expatistan.com/cost-of-living/comparison/dubai/bangkok? 63% cheaper than New York https://www.expatistan.com/cost-of-living/comparison/new-york-city/bangkok? 45% cheaper than Auckland https://www.expatistan.com/cost-of-living/comparison/auckland/bangkok? 45% cheaper than Vancouver https://www.expatistan.com/cost-of-living/comparison/vancouver/bangkok? Bangkok Vacation Travel Guide | Expedia https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=21mKbR-4VTA Thailand Travel Guide: Bangkok https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6f_loPJsPFE Visiting Thailand: A Beginner's Travel Guide https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6f_loPJsPFE 10 Best Places to Visit in Thailand https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vNQR3ixE8AE
Tax Rate:
Taxes typically 16-25%
Benefits:
Flights - allowance, Flights -yearly, Housing- allowance, Medical or Health insurance, Tuition - free for dependants
Suited To:
Activity-typical land sporting types, Climate - warmer, Dependent children - more suitable, Holiday destination - yes typical, Infrastructure - Highly developed
Minimum Years Experience:
3.0
Curriculum Experience Required:
Yes - not flexible
Will Accept Newly Qualified Teachers:
N
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