DBS Denla British School

Bangkok, Thailand


Positions available at DBS Denla British School


DBS Denla British School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Short-listed candidates will undergo regular screening, including following-up references with previous employers and Disclosure and Barring Service (or equivalent) checks.



The Role 


Mandarin is taught throughout the School from EY2 (ages 4 to 5). The students from EY2 to Y9 follow an internally developed curriculum which leads on to IGCSE in Y10-Y11, and then A level from Y12. Children from Year 3 upwards benefit from a setting policy where the Mandarin specialists will teach streamed classes based on ability. Additionally, the schools is aligned with the Confucius Institute and enters students into YCT and HSK examinations annually. 

The post holder is responsible and accountable for securing the highest standards of student achievement, specific to the subject, for the students that he or she teaches. This occurs through effective monitoring, evaluation and review of the learning progress and teaching outcomes, and setting targets for improvement. 

The Teacher of Mandarin must subscribe fully to the core values of DBS, and understand how academic study, pastoral care and co-curricular activities contribute equally within it. The Teacher of Mandarin will be responsible to the Head of Mandarin. 

Position Type: Teacher
Contract Type: Full-Time
Apply by: December 02, 2022
Job Starts: August 2023
Click here for the Job Description and Application Form

Head of Mandarin 

(with potential to be Head of Languages for suitable candidate)

 

The Role 


Mandarin is taught throughout the School from EY2 (ages 4 to 5). The students from EY2 to Y9 follow an internally developed curriculum which leads on to IGCSE in Y10-Y11, and then A level from Y12. Children from Year 3 upwards benefit from a setting policy where the Mandarin specialists will teach streamed classes based on ability. Additionally, the schools is aligned with the Confucius Institute and enters students into YCT and HSK examinations annually. The Head of Mandarin will be accountable for leading, managing and developing Mandarin across the Whole School.

The Head of Mandarin must subscribe fully to the core values of DBS, and understand how academic study, pastoral care and co-curricular activities contribute equally within it. The Head of Mandarin will be responsible to the Deputy Head. 

In addition, the Head of Mandarin is required to teach Mandarin. The post holder is responsible and accountable for securing the highest standards of student achievement, specific to the subject, for the students that he or she teaches. This occurs through effective monitoring, evaluation and review of the learning progress and teaching outcomes, and setting targets for improvement. 

As the school continues to grow, the Head of Mandarin post holder could be considered for the Head of Languages role.

Position Type: Teacher
Contract Type: Full-Time
Apply by: December 02, 2022
Job Starts: August 2023
Click here for the Job Description and Application Form


DBS Denla British School


At a glance


Location: Nonthaburi, Thailand

Established: 2017

Type: International School

Phase: Pre-EY, Early Years, Pre-Prep, Prep School and Senior School

Age range: 2-18 years

Gender: Mixed

Curriculum: Independent UK Curriculum


About DBS Denla British School


Working with us

DBS is an international school under the Denla Group with extensive experiences in education in Thailand for more than 40 years. DBS is located on Ratchaphruek Road in Nonthaburi Province, covering 60 rai, which is one of the largest areas amongst the international schools in Thailand. With an educational heritage from the Denla Group along with extensive and international experiences in the UK education from our Senior Management Team, the DBS culture is one of continuous improvement with a promise to provide the very best in our students’ education, as well-being for our staff.


Our perspective

DBS aspires to be a leading international school by providing world class student outcomes that are accepted by the best universities in Thailand and around the world. Our objective at DBS is to develop students as confident, skilled and well-rounded young people ready to take their place in the world or global society.


Working at DBS - FAQ


What’s DBS culture?

DBS is an international school that prepares students to enter the world's international universities. We have a good mix of international workers and a multicultural society which is extremely rare in a single country. Our culture will be a blend of Thai and international influences, so let’s join with us and gain more and more incredible experiences that you will never forget!


What's the work-life balance like?

We always prioritize work-life balance at DBS and we want to ensure the well-being and satisfaction of our employees. We strongly believe that the positive energy generated by work-life balance will propel our school to become one of Thailand's best international schools.


What's the teacher accommodation like?

We prepare the campus's facilities to support our staff and residents. Our residence is at the back of the campus with its own swimming pool. New staff stay on campus for their first year with most finding private accommodation supported by a housing allowance in their second year.


Before coming to Bangkok, Thailand

We will begin the academic year in August, and all international staff must arrive in Thailand before the start of the new academic year. We will provide you with useful information and guidelines to help you enter Thailand. We guarantee that you will arrive safely with the full support of the Human Resources team.


What's the quality of life like?

Our school is in the Nonthaburi area, which has plenty of green space and open areas for after-school activities like football, basketball, swimming, and tennis. In the evenings, our employees can use these facilities to relax from the day's work.


What kind of teachers fit in at DBS?

We are delighted to welcome everyone who is interested to work with us.
DBS school is full of friendly and creative teachers. Our ideal teacher should display a kind-hearted, rational, modern approach to teaching. We always focus on the outcome of our students so we need a person who demonstrates their dedication to our school.


Reasons to work at DBS?

Our school is located in Thailand, so we would like a person who would like to get a new challenges of their life

- To join a global life experience that is a rare opportunity

- A friendly environment

- To get a better work life balance

- Opportunities for career development

- Being able to save money

- Ability to learn with the new language and new environment


What are the salaries and benefits?

We provide the accommodation, cost of the flights, visas, school lunch and medical insurance. Your salary will always be enough to live comfortably where you are, but how much you can save will depend on what you get paid, the cost of living and your lifestyle. If you have a savings goal let us know and we’ll advise where you can achieve it. There are many opportunities for tax-efficient saving in Thailand.


International Recognition


DBS is delighted to have international recognition: it has been granted membership of the Council of International Schools (CIS) after a glowing CIS evaluation. This is a premier international school association – 1,370 schools and universities across 116 countries – with a firm commitment to the best international practices of education.


What Sets DBS Apart from Other Schools in Our Area?


- CIS membership

- Apart from Thai and Mandarin, ALL teachers’ first language is English

- World renowned British Curriculum

- Each student’s progress is the result of individualised guidance

- Outstanding pastoral care and well-being of the students

- Superb co-curricular provision and facilities

- Students are confident, articulate, enthusiastic and justifiably proud of DBS

- Complete commitment of the owners to build on DBS success: DBS is NOT a franchise


School Tour by our students




Pledge of Non-Discrimination


DBS Denla British School is an equal opportunity educator and employer. We will not discriminate against any student, prospective student, employee, or job applicant on the basis of race, colour, gender, nationality, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We will take measures to ensure against such discrimination in all of our services and practices.


Please note:


We receive a great many applications for a limited number of openings. While each applicant will receive a response confirming their application, we apologise in advance that we are not able to respond to each applicant individually after that and will only contact those candidates whose applications we wish to take further.

DBS Denla British School is an equal opportunities employer.