Duties & Responsibilities
Position Summary:

The Teacher of Saxophone reports to the Director of Music, Mr. David Bruce Place, and is expected to teach a part-time timetable with 3-4 days teaching in the first instance (approximately 30 students). This department of highly motivated and experienced instrumental instructors teaches throughout the School (Junior/Senior) and expectations are high. The department achieves excellent ABRSM and Trinity College examination results. The instrumental lesson programme directly supports the many ensembles which are active in the school. Experience of jazz ensemble coaching/directing would be advantageous. We are seeking a saxophone teacher to work with beginner, intermediate and advanced players (Year 3 – Year 13), The ability to teach in English is required. Familiarity with ABRSM syllabuses is expected. Candidates should be willing to bring innovation, flexibility, passion and a love of Music to an already thriving Department. Music is a flagship of the school and there are regular performances, concerts, recitals and opportunities for students to perform. The successful candidate would be expected to support the ethos of the department and encourage participation amongst their students.

The successful candidate:

  • will be an experienced and skilled teacher of saxophones,
  • will have a full working knowledge of appropriate teaching methodologies and have familiarity with the requirements of ABRSM examination syllabuses;
  • will be an accomplished performer in their own right;
  • will have a background in teaching individual lessons and advancing their students’ ability;
  • will have a flexible approach to working within existing structures;
  • have demonstrated an appreciation of the value of the extra-curricular dimension in developing the potential of students;
  • will have excellent interpersonal skills;
  • will be internationally minded;
  • will be a fully-qualified teacher able to provide two up-to-date professional referees (normally one will be from the current head) and a Police check at Enhanced Level.
About company
Shrewsbury is one of South East Asia’s outstanding international schools, with enrolment of 1730 students from Early Years to Sixth Form, exceptional examination results and particular strengths in the creative arts, design and sport. The school itself enjoys a delightful and spectacular setting, right on the banks of the Chao Phraya River in the heart of Bangkok. The school is readily accessed by road and boats, which provide an easy and quick link to Bangkok’s Skytrain and the city centre. The link with Shrewsbury School UK (www.shrewsbury.org.uk) is taken very seriously and, year-on-year, develops into a world-class educational partnership.
Child Safeguarding:
Shrewsbury International School is committed to Safeguarding and Child Protection promoting the welfare of children. The successful candidate will be required to
  • attend in-house Child Safeguarding programmes
  • promote and safeguard the welfare of all students in the school
  • report to the Child Protection Officer any concerns they have for the welfare of a student. This may include unsafe practices witnessed within the school as outlined in the school’s Speak Out (Whistleblowing) Policy.
  • keep professional relationships with students where personal boundaries are respected and maintained
  • seek advice from a Line Manager or Child Protection Officer with issues or concerns related to Child Safeguarding.
  • Satisfactory Thai Police Criminal Record check
  • Confirmation of identity (Driving License / Passport/National ID card).
  • Satisfactory references
  • Verification of qualifications and work experience
How to Apply:
Applications will be only be accepted on the official Shrewsbury International School Application Form, which isavailable on the school website “Job Vacancies” page.
Further Details:
Full details of the school are available on our website at www.shrewsbury.ac.th
Any queries should be forwarded to jobs@shrewsbury.ac.th
Contact person : แผนกทรัพยากรบุคคล
Address : 1922 Chroen Krung Road, Wat Prayakrai, Bang Kholame, Bangkok 10120
Phone number : 0-2675-1888
Fax : 0-2675-3606

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