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Physical Education Teacher

PanyaDee - The British School of Samui

Koh Samui, Thailand
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    Preference : Both NES & NNES
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    Salary : THB 60,000 / month
Start Work : Aug 2024

Highlights :

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    Job Type Full-time
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    Education Bachelor degree
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    B.ED./ PGCE / iPGCE Preferred
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    Experience 1 year
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    Major Physical Education
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    Gender Any

Position Overview:
As a Physical Education (PE) Teacher at our prestigious international school, you will play a vital role in promoting physical fitness, well-being, and an active lifestyle among our diverse student body. You will deliver engaging and comprehensive PE lessons, fostering a supportive and inclusive environment that encourages students to develop their physical skills, teamwork abilities, and a lifelong passion for sports and physical activity. This position offers an exciting opportunity to shape the physical education curriculum, contribute to the overall development of students, and work within a multicultural and dynamic educational setting.

Design and deliver a stimulating and progressive physical education curriculum tailored to students' ages, abilities, and cultural backgrounds.
Teach students various sports, games, and physical activities, emphasizing fundamental movement skills, technique, strategy, and fair play.
Foster a positive and inclusive learning environment that promotes teamwork, sportsmanship, discipline, and respect for others.
Plan, organize, and lead engaging PE lessons that incorporate a variety of teaching methods, resources, and assessment strategies.
Adapt instructional strategies to meet the diverse needs of students, including those with different learning styles, abilities, and backgrounds.
Promote health and wellness by educating students about the benefits of physical activity, proper nutrition, and personal fitness goals.
Organize and supervise extracurricular sports activities, tournaments, and events to provide opportunities for students to showcase their skills and compete.
Monitor and assess students' progress regularly, providing constructive feedback and guidance to support their physical development and achievement.
Collaborate with colleagues, parents, and relevant stakeholders to foster a collaborative and supportive learning environment.
Stay updated with current trends, research, and best practices in physical education, integrating new ideas and methodologies into teaching practices.
Ensure the safety of students during PE classes, following established protocols and guidelines for equipment usage, first aid, and emergency procedures.
Participate in school-wide events, staff meetings, professional development activities, and parent-teacher conferences as required.
Contribute to the wider school community by participating in school committees, extracurricular activities, and supporting the school's mission and values.

To comply with, adhere to, and actively support school policies and procedures.
To carry out any other duties that are commensurate with the role and as instructed by PBISS management.
To adhere to the PBISS’s Health and Safety policies and procedures and to perform any school wide designated duties with regard to Health and Safety and the security of the school.
Other projects/duties as assigned for the overall benefit of the organisation. This job description serves as a guide to the general duties of the role and may be reviewed on an ongoing basis.

Qualifications and Skills:
Bachelor's degree in Physical Education or a related field. A teaching certification or qualification is preferred.
Proven experience as a Physical Education Teacher, preferably in an international or multicultural educational setting.
Deep knowledge of various sports, physical fitness concepts, and wellness practices.
Ability to create and implement age-appropriate and engaging lesson plans.
Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with students, colleagues, and parents from diverse cultural backgrounds.
Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, to convey information and provide feedback effectively.
Ability to foster a positive and inclusive learning environment that values diversity and promotes equal opportunities.
Strong organizational and time-management skills to plan lessons, assess students, and manage extracurricular activities.
Demonstrated commitment to professional growth and the ability to integrate new teaching methodologies and technologies into practice.
CPR and First Aid certification, or willingness to obtain these certifications.
Proficiency in English. Additional language skills are an advantage.

Visa support
Payment of work permit and visa.

Professional Development
We have a structured professional development programme, with a strong emphasis on applied educational psychology and cognitive science. In addition there is a culture of sharing best practices informally within departments made possible thanks to our staff commitment to confidentiality that protects the work and skills of our staff while benefiting our students.

For all staff, there are frequent observations and discussions to identify development opportunities and create tailored professional development. Teachers joining the profession are supported as they find their feet, and anyone wanting to gain QTS or PGCE qualifications are given significant help and resources.

Further Benefits:
· Participation in a provident-style security plan

· Accident and health insurance

· Visa and Work Permit advice services

· School fee reduction

· Quality of life: with its coastal location, Koh Samui offers a healthy living environment with, for example, a good air quality as compared to most continental towns and cities

PBISS implements its own pedagogic approach, Cambridge x STEM+, which is designed to develop cognitive abilities, such as critical thinking, as well as desirable traits, such as curiosity, through hands-on, active learning. From an academic standpoint, we are outcome oriented with the goal to foster students’ drive and ability to acquire new knowledge. While Cambridge international curriculum is what we do, our internally built and constantly evolving STEM+ approach is how we do it.

PBISS community is often described as a home away from home. We are situated in Koh Samui, a beautiful and welcoming tropical island that offers excellent quality of life. Palm-fringed beaches, coconut groves and dense, mountainous rainforest are just across the street, and 1 hour from Bangkok by plane.

Colleagues are also genuinely interested in the scholarship of their subject and enjoy a level of autonomy in their teaching that allows them to develop their own effective style that can be safely shared within the school.

PBISS is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants must be willing to undergo background screening appropriate to the post.

We are committed to creating and sustaining an environment that values and celebrates the diversity of both staff and pupils. We believe in equal opportunity for everyone, irrespective of age, disability, gender, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation or socio-economic background.

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