Deputy Teachers for August Start

Deputy Teacher (Vacancies for August 2024) – HeadStart International School, Phuket – Chaofah & Cherngtalay Campuses

School Details

At HeadStart we aim to stimulate students’ minds, as well as to encourage them to push beyond perceived traditional academic boundaries. It is our intention that through employing dedicated, enthusiastic and inspiring teachers, we will enthuse all our students to reach their potential and exceed expectations. We deliver a well-rounded personalised educational experience. We pride ourselves in being a community school, emphasising individual learning.

HeadStart is based in the centre of Phuket Island and gained ‘International School’ status in 2010. We are now a fully accredited International School with The Education Development Trust, having been awarded the International Schools Quality Mark (ISQM). The most recent accreditation showed the school to be a ‘Good School with Outstanding Features’. In August 2023, we will be opening a new school in Cherngtalay, Phuket.

With the growth and development of our central Chaofah City campus, and the new Cherngtalay campus, we are looking to appoint a number of Deputy Teachers to start in August 2024.

Deputy Teacher

HeadStart International School is looking to appoint motivated and enthusiastic Deputy Teachers to join our excellent teaching team.

The successful candidates will have experience in teaching and working with students in an international environment, and will ideally have experience of the English National Curriculum. Candidates who have experience of teaching at the Early Years and/or Primary level will have a high advantage.

The main role of the Deputy Teacher position is to support the classroom teacher, plan collaboratively and support pupils in the class through purposeful and quality interactions.

The successful candidate must have a Bachelor’s degree and a teaching qualification.

We are looking for highly committed team players with drive, energy and passion, who will inspire a love of learning within their pupils. A good sense of humour and an excellent work ethic are essential.

Essential Requirements:

· Bachelor’s degree from a recognised university

· A recognised teaching qualification: BEd.; PGCE; iPGCE or equivalent education-based degree/ qualification from your home country

· Must be a fluent English speaker with a TOIEc score of 800 or above

Desirable Requirements (not essential):

· Previous experience in an International School environment

· Experience of teaching English as an Additional Language learners

Remuneration Package:

(Full details of the salary package and terms and conditions will be sent to short-listed candidates)

· Private medical insurance

· 3-year renewable contract

· Free lunch and beverages during the school day

· Significant end-of-contract bonuses.

Application Process:

Please send a completed application form and cover letter to (the application form can be downloaded at

The closing date for applications is Monday 4th March 2024; however, we encourage early applications and reserve the right to make an appointment to the ideal candidate before this date.

PLEASE NOTE: HeadStart International School is committed to safeguarding children and young people. All post-holders are subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS (in the UK) or Criminal Records (Police Check) disclosure from their most recent country of residence.

Shortlisted candidates will be sent full salary details and be invited for an interview (in-person or online via Google Meet).

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