Information for Prospective New Staff 2023-24
Garden is a unique learning establishment that offers a broad and balanced education within and without the curriculum. We strive to support every student to awaken aspirations and to fulfill dreams. It is a school for students who want to achieve fantastic academic results, assume responsibility and ownership for their own learning, and who love coming to school.
We are accredited by the Education Development Trust (EduTrust), Cambridge Assessment International Education (CAIE), OxfordAQA International Examinations and the Thai Ministry of Education (ONESQA). We are also affiliated with the International Schools Association of Thailand (ISAT) and the Federation of British International Schools in Asia (FOBISIA).
The students in our school really make Garden special. They come from a wide range of nationalities (currently 40), with a diverse range of backgrounds and passions. We pride ourselves on the great character of our students and they always represent our school well.
The staff at Garden International School, Bangkok are all fully qualified and experienced teachers, with the majority coming from the UK. Our teachers are experienced at delivering the British curriculum models, IGCSEs and A-Levels. There is a rigorous recruitment process, including interviewing in London to ensure that our teaching staff are of the highest quality.
- An attractive salary
- Health insurance and accident insurance
- Expected annual performance related bonus of up to one month’s salary
- Housing allowance
- Baggage allowance (for Overseas Hire Contracts)
- Flights from London (for Overseas Hire Contracts) at the start of the two-year contract and to London at the completion of the two-year contract. Flights are also provided for legal spouse and up to two dependent children
- Initial two year contract (renewable by mutual agreement)
- Tuition Fee remission for up to two dependent children
Teachers are placed on the salary scale (Amounts are in Thai Baht) based on their experience, with the maximum entry point of H for 6 or more years of experience. The salary is inclusive of a housing allowance. At the end of each contract teachers move one point on the pay scale.
We have several roles for middle leadership roles which attract allowances. These range from Key Stage Coordinators to an Exam Officer, these are offered on a yearly basis.
The teacher, legal spouse and up to two legal dependents are provided with medical insurance. Some teachers choose to pay an excess in premium to upgrade, which is done annually for the start of each calendar year.
For transport of personal effects from Thailand at the end of the final contract. Up to 25,000 baht is allowed for each teacher or up to 40,000 baht for a married couple with a non-working spouse.
Normally, all Garden teachers receive a bonus, equivalent to one month’s salary, at the end of each year. However it is not guaranteed, and is contingent upon satisfactory performance, meeting general professional standards and courtesies, as well as contributions to the wider life of the school. This bonus is also subject to taxation.
Tuition Fees for Dependent Children
These are waived for up to 2 dependent children. Other associated fees such as lunches, SEN, English Language Support, Examination Fees. Further details on these will be provided at the final interview.
Visa and Work Permits
The school’s HR department is very experienced in dealing with these, and will provide all the guidance and documentation you need. It is highly advisable to follow their advice to the letter, as errors and omissions can be costly.
Living in Bangkok
Bangkok (aka “The Big Mango”) is a truly amazing place to both live and work. As with any capital city, there are opportunities for a wide range of activities to suit all tastes. If you can think of it, you can probably find it here!
If you would like to know more about our school, please ask, if you are in Bangkok arrange a visit to see us.
Current Vacancies at Garden International School Bangkok
All of our teaching positions are advertised via TES. Please follow the link below to view any positions we are currently advertising for here.
Working at Garden International School, Bangkok
Garden International School is committed to the safety and well-being of all of it’s students. Those appointed to this position will be subject to a thorough background check and must be able to provide an up to date and full ‘police check/child protection certificate/criminal records disclosure’ as set out in the offer of contract information.