The Academic Assistant reports directly to the Senior Administration Executive as part of the Senior School academic support team. They primarily support the Year Team Leaders and Heads of Department, but also help with general administration and data entry as required. In particular, the Academic Assistant will:
Be responsible to the Assistant Principal (Academic)
Work closely with Senior Administration Executive, Senior Academic Administrator, the Personal Assistant to the Vice-Principal (Head of Senior) and Head of Department or Year Team Leader to perform and help them carry out their duties and to provide administrative support as requested
Communicate effectively with the academic support team and relevant HODs, including the use of email.
Create and manage spreadsheets of relevant academic data as requested
Update student records and produce summary data for school leaders
Assist with the organisation, paperwork and invigilation of internal tests and competitions
Maintain and update folders and files, both hard and soft copy
Liaise with parents and staff to arrange meetings
Be available for school events, outside of normal school hours, that require administrative support e.g. after school events such as Parent Teacher Conferences and other information evenings.
Attend whole school staff meetings
Offer assistance with translation between staff and parents where appropriate
Back and mount display, photocopy, laminate and bind documents
The Academic Assistant should have the following qualities
Speak and write English fluently
Have a degree or equivalent qualification
Possess excellent interpersonal skills in dealing with colleagues, parents and students
Be proactive and adaptable
Be competent in the use of Microsoft Office applications (especially EXCEL and Outlook) and be familiar with Google applications e.g. Google Drive, Google Docs and Google Sheets
Possess excellent organisational skills
Support the aims and ethos of the school
Set a good example in terms of dress, punctuality and attendance
Shrewsbury is one of South East Asia’s outstanding international schools, with enrolment of 1800 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.
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).
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.
Full details of the school are available on our website at www.shrewsbury.ac.th
Any queries should be forwarded to email@example.com
1922 Chroen Krung Road, Wat Prayakrai, Bang Kholame, Bangkok 10120