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Primary Teacher

We are seeking a passionate and future focused Primary Homeroom Teacher for our rapidly developing International School. The candidate should demonstrate a sound understanding of inquiry-based education with the emphasis on differentiated learning. With global awareness and cultural sensitivity as core values, you should be open-minded and reflective in your practice.

Silver Fern International School (SFIS) is located in Roi-Et, north-east Thailand and opened August 2015. SFIS will be offering the IB Curriculum from August 2018. Lead by an experienced Principal, the close-knit staff are looking for enthusiastic and energetic teachers to join our inspiring collaborative team.

SFIS currently caters for children from preschool (2.5 to 5 year-olds), to upper primary (12 year-olds). Each year the school will expand by an additional year group up to year 12 (18 year-olds). Class sizes range from between 10 and 16 students.

The school offers modern facilities such as a swimming pool, futsal pitch, tennis courts, gymnasium, playgrounds, cafeteria, air-conditioned classrooms along with a supportive professional development programme, designed to meet the needs of staff and our 21st-century learners. We encourage and support the use of integrating modern learning technologies across the school.

Teaching qualifications and experience are required, with previous PYP experience an advantage. With local and expatriate children as your students, you will be positive and excited about the opportunity to experience different cultures.

A full job description can be found here.

Package includes:

  • Competitive salary
  • Accommodation allowance
  • Settling-in allowance
  • School tuition for accompanying children
  • Return flights annually to home base
  • Accident and medical emergency insurance
  • Visa, work permit and Thai teaching license
  • Contract period of 2 years with renewal by negotiation

Person Specification:

  • Native English speaker
  • Must have a Bachelor degree in Education or degree and Teaching Diploma
  • New graduates welcome to apply
  • An understanding of the IB Curriculum is an advantage but not essential
  • Must be culturally sensitive and be able to meet the educational aspirations of the school’s wider community.
  • Must have a positive personality with loads of the energy required for this demanding and fun role.
  • Flexible, supportive and have a great sense of humour.

Start Date: August 2018 or by negotiation

How to apply: Interested applicants are invited to apply by sending a letter of application and full resume indicating qualifications and experience to

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