Secondary Deputy Head (with teaching role) - Bangkok, Thailand - August 2024

School - South East Asia
Australia, United Kingdom
Secondary/ Middle(12-15), Secondary/High(16-18)
Start Date:
01 August 2024
Initial Contract Length:
2 year, renewable
Curriculum Experience Required:
Yes - not flexible
This boutique mid-sized international school located in the heart of Bangkok's Sukhumvit area is looking for a Secondary Deputy Head to assist with management of the day-to-day operations of the Secondary campus and take on both general (shared responsibilities) and specific (sole responsibilities) so that the Head of Secondary can be fully supported.

This is a wonderful opportunity and we are looking for candidates who can;
•coordinate and continue the school's Australian Curriculum development
•help the school to develop excellent teaching programs based on best practice.
Ideally suited to somebody looking for leadership or currently in a Deputy position in an Australian school or school teaching the Australian curriculum.


The school opened in 2002 and have about 560 pupils from over 40 different nationalities across 3 campuses from Nursery up to Year 12. The school pride themselves on their close-knit community, academic excellence, co-curricular activities, multicultural environment, world class facilities and central location.

The Early Years and Lower Primary campus caters for children from Nursery 1 (aged 18 months) to the first year of Primary School (Year 1) and use the Australian Early Years Learning Framework and a primary curriculum developed from the Australian National Curriculum along with a STEAM programme. There are specialist classes for Early Years Music, Swimming, PE, Thai language and culture, Chess, Visual Art and Digital Technology. There are about 16 pupils per class, 22 specialist and class teachers and 35+ after school activities.

At the Primary and Secondary campus, they have pupils from Foundation to Year 3 and Upper Primary from Year 4-6. They also follow a primary curriculum based on the Australian National Curriculum with inquiry based learning, plus a STEAM programme and Health and Well-being programme. At Secondary level the Year 7 and 8 pupils use the Australian and Cambridge Lower Secondary curriculum, and the Year 9 and 10 pupils work towards the Cambridge IGCSE examinations. Year 11 and 12 students study for Cambridge A and AS Level examinations and there is also a University foundation Year for those needing extra time to complete their A Levels and to also complete IELTS an SAT preparation courses. As with the Early Years and Primary section, specialist classes are offered and 75+ after school activities, including robotics, woodwork, gymnastics and Junior Master Chef.

The campuses are located downtown and close to Bangkok’s main thoroughfare, Sukhumvit Road. Both campuses are ideally situated to serve the children of local and expatriate families living in the nearby areas.

The school offer a competitive net salary, accommodation allowance, flight allowance and medical insurance. A 75% reduction in tuition fees is offered to teachers with children, although the package is probably best suited to those without dependants.

The school is in Thailand, a beautiful and welcoming country, and Bangkok combines the best of western amenities with a low cost of living and eastern flavour. Bangkok has become a top choice destination for both visitors and expatriates alike. Please speak with your Edvectus consultant about this amazing opportunity.
Number Of Students:
560 (69 in secondary which will grow to 90 Aug 22)
Student Make Up:
40+nationalities (37+ at Soi 20 and 40+ at Soi 31)
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 47% cheaper than Sydney 40% cheaper than Dubai 63% cheaper than New York 45% cheaper than Auckland 45% cheaper than Vancouver Bangkok Vacation Travel Guide | Expedia Thailand Travel Guide: Bangkok Visiting Thailand: A Beginner's Travel Guide 10 Best Places to Visit in Thailand
Tax Rate:
Tax Free
Allowance on top of salary
Flights - allowance, Gratuity or end of service bonus, Housing- allowance, Medical or Health insurance
Suited To:
Activity-typical land sporting types, Climate - warmer, Holiday destination - yes typical, Infrastructure - Highly developed, Urban, Westernised - highly, Women - not restrictive
Minimum Years Experience:
Curriculum Experience Required:
Yes - not flexible
Will Accept Newly Qualified Teachers:
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