About Us

NIVA upholds the belief that the students are primarily most important at school. Their success means success to parents as well as the school.
Working at Niva International School

Thank you for your interest in Niva International School! We serve approximately 400 students from kindergarten to high school in a warm school family environment with an emphasis on instilling leadership. Niva’s school-wide student learning goals aim that all students will be: Successful life-long learners, critical thinkers, responsible members of society, physically and emotionally fit individuals, effective communicators, and effective uses of technology. Niva’s teachers and staff are dedicated to serving the school’s children and families.

Niva teachers and staff come from all over the world; To name some, United States, England, Canada, Australia, France, China, Ghana, South Africa, Romania, India, the Philippines, Indonesia, as well as our host-country Thailand.  These cosmopolitan professionals bring a diverse wealth of experience with them, enhancing the school community’s international flavor and providing an in-depth education in their fields of expertise. We are thrilled to have you join our community!

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Teaching Jobs

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

Niva International School offers excellent quality elementary and secondary education (K-12) based on current and innovative curriculum while significantly integrating positive character qualities, cross-cultural understanding and modern technology into the learning experience. Applications are currently being sought from suitably qualified Native English Speakers (Americans, Australians, British, Canadians, Irish and New Zealanders) to work in an English only speaking, multinational environment for the following positions:

Early Years Teacher for children age 1– 3 years
Early Years Teaching Assistant age 1-3 years
Early Years Aide age 1-3 years

 

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
  • Knowledge of early childhood education philosophies and practices
  • Knowledge of child cognitive development and various learning styles
  • Ability and willingness to reflect and improve instructional practices
  • Ability to collaborate with colleagues, parents and community
  • Computer and Internet search skills
EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND AND WORK EXPERIENCE:
  • 1+ year working with students in early education as a teacher, teacher intern or teaching assistant preferred
  • Bachelors degree
  • Valid Teaching Credential/License required
  • English Language Learner Authorization would be an asset
GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

Niva International School offers excellent quality elementary and secondary education (K-12) based on current and innovative curriculum while significantly integrating positive character qualities, cross-cultural understanding and modern technology into the learning experience. Applications are currently being sought from suitably qualified Native English Speakers (Americans, Australians, British, Canadians, Irish and New Zealanders) to work in an English only speaking, multinational environment for the following positions:

Business and Economics Teacher
Accounting Teacher
Marketing and Sales Teacher
Entrepreneurship Teacher

 

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Increase student learning using multiple instructional strategies while reaching multiple learning modalities.
  • Be responsible for the classroom instructional program which includes
  • Establishing goals and objectives to meet individual and group needs of students
  • Day to day and long range lesson plans that reflect the goals and objectives
  • Use of technology to enhance instruction
  • Use of authentic assessment methods to evaluate student progress and adjust teaching to meet individual needs
  • Work cooperatively with other personnel to improve instructional programs and the overall operation of the school
  • Be responsible for classroom management and discipline and cooperating in establishing a general tone of behavior throughout the school
  • Foster favorable school/community relationships
  • Be responsible for supplies, care of the room, inventories and other reasonable assignments as prescribed by the Principal.
  • Be responsible for accurate record keeping and issuing of grades.
  • Attempt to meet the social, emotional, physical and intellectual needs of the middle school student.
  • Be knowledgeable of current educational methods and techniques such as PBL and PBIS as well as participate in building and system-wide meetings.
  • Cooperate and participate in necessary non-teaching duties
  • Knowledge of effective teaching strategies and how to utilize data from multiple sources to plan
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
  • Valid Business Teaching License from home country
  • Minimum Bachelors Degree (Masters preferred)
  • Interest in sponsoring/coaching extra-curricular activities
  • Alternatives licensure/qualifications may be considered
GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

Niva International School offers excellent quality elementary and secondary education (K-12) based on current and innovative curriculum while significantly integrating positive character qualities, cross-cultural understanding and modern technology into the learning experience. Applications are currently being sought from suitably qualified Native English Speakers (Americans, Australians, British, Canadians, Irish and New Zealanders) to work in an English only speaking, multinational environment for the following positions:

Language Arts Teacher
Secondary English Teacher
English Language Development (ELD) Teacher
English Reading Teacher (Specialist)

 

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Meets and instructs assigned classes in the locations and at the times designated
  • Plans a program of study that meets the individual needs, interests, and abilities of the students
  • Creates a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interest of the students
  • Encourages students to set and maintain high standards of classroom behavior
  • Guides the learning process toward the achievement of curriculum goals
  • Establishes clear objectives for all lessons, units, projects and assessments and clearly communicates these objectives to students
  • Evaluates pupils’ academic and social growth, keeps appropriate records and prepares progress reports
  • Is available to students and parents for education-related purposes outside the instructional day
  • Coordinates and collaborates with other department, building and administrative staff in a positive and professional manner to improve instruction
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
  • Valid Teaching License in home country in the area of K-12 in English.
  • Minimum Bachelors Degree (Masters preferred)
  • Drive to improve the minds and lives of students
  • Expert within content area with the ability to provide fun, yet, relevant instruction
  • Ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with the administration, students, and co-educators
  • Positive approach to classroom management and student engagement creating a safe​ learning environment of mutual respect, high expectations, and professionalism
  • Ability to cross check standards and course objectives with curriculum
  • Adheres to course schedules, grading, and reporting deadlines
  • Ability to integrate technology into the classroom
  • Outstanding communication skills, both written and verbal

Perform other duties as assigned

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

Niva International School offers excellent quality elementary and secondary education (K-12) based on current and innovative curriculum while significantly integrating positive character qualities, cross-cultural understanding and modern technology into the learning experience. Applications are currently being sought from suitably qualified Native English Speakers (Americans, Australians, British, Canadians, Irish and New Zealanders) to work in an English only speaking, multinational environment for the following positions:

Secondary Math Teacher
Pre-Calculus Teacher
Calculus Teacher
Statistics and SPSS Teacher

 

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Applies best teaching practices and expertise to offer positive feedback, engaging motivation, and coaching to promote student’s confidence and high academic outcomes
  • Uses individualized curricular resources to instruct students towards standards using a variety of techniques including lecture, demonstration, audiovisual aids, and hands-on labs to supplement the materials
  • Demonstrate awareness of student’s background, skills, interests, learning styles, and special needs in lesson planning, pacing, and presentation
  • Maintain classroom lesson plans and student records for attendance, performance, and progress
  • Demonstrates the ability to embed assessment in instruction and adjust instruction to meet student’s learning needs
  • Ability to adapt, accommodate, and modify instruction and teaching methods to meet student’s learning needs while meeting general education curricula requirements
  • Create and support an environment of respect and rapport while developing a climate that promotes positive learning conditions, in all interactions on the school grounds
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
  • Teacher certification and experience teaching mathematics
  • Minimum Bachelors Degree (Masters preferred)
  • Drive to improve the minds and lives of students
  • Expert within content area with the ability to provide fun, yet, relevant instruction
  • Ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with the administration, students, and co-educators
  • Positive approach to classroom management and student engagement creating a safe​ learning environment of mutual respect, high expectations, and professionalism
  • Ability to cross check standards and course objectives with curriculum
  • Adheres to course schedules, grading, and reporting deadlines
  • Ability to integrate technology into the classroom
  • Outstanding communication skills, both written and verbal

Perform Other duties as assigned

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

Niva International School offers excellent quality elementary and secondary education (K-12) based on current and innovative curriculum while significantly integrating positive character qualities, cross-cultural understanding and modern technology into the learning experience. Applications are currently being sought from suitably qualified Native English Speakers (Americans, Australians, British, Canadians, Irish and New Zealanders) to work in an English only speaking, multinational environment for the following positions:

Physical Education (PE) Teacher
Physical Education (PE) Coach

 

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Develop and implement an integrated, standards-based project centered physical education program integrating physical education, nutrition and team-building.
  • Instructional delivery emphasizes the importance of an active lifestyle for lifelong health.
  • Provide an instructional program with differentiation of instruction to support individual students, and support the academic and socio/emotional growth of our diverse group of students.
  • Administer assessments to measure student growth as well as suggest activities that can be done outside of the school setting to reinforce skills and promote physical activity.
  • Create a healthy and safe learning environment that demonstrates respect for all and supports student success, communicate and partner effectively with parents to support student learning, and evaluate student learning and adapt to evaluation data to continually improve our academic program.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
  • Bachelor’s Degree (Teaching license in home country an asset)
  • TB Test clearance & Police clearance
  • 3+ successful years coaching or PE instruction experience
  • CPR/First Aid Certification

An enthusiasm for curriculum development to support an international and growing school program

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

Niva International School offers excellent quality elementary and secondary education (K-12) based on current and innovative curriculum while significantly integrating positive character qualities, cross-cultural understanding and modern technology into the learning experience. Applications are currently being sought from suitably qualified Native English Speakers (Americans, Australians, British, Canadians, Irish and New Zealanders) to work in an English only speaking, multinational environment for the following positions:

Physics Teacher
Chemistry Teacher
Biology Teacher
Lab Assistants

 

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Ability to teach four academic classes in physics, biology and chemistry 
  • Serve as an advisor to ten to fifteen high school students
  • Enjoyment in teaching high school students
  • Serve as a member of the Science Department, attending departmental meetings, developing and updating course curricula, and supporting the work of the department
  • Support the School, its mission, and its leadership
  • Be an active member of the school community by attending games, special art events, and become part of the overall school community
  • Additional responsibilities may involve coaching a sport or sponsoring a club
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
  • Bachelor’s degree in physics, chemistry, or a related field (Master’s degree preferred)
  • Valid Teaching License in home country
  • Experience teaching upper school children with proven mastery in effectively delivering science content
  • Core knowledge about the development of secondary school age children
  • Passion for and experience with integrating technology into the curriculum
  • Strong communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Eagerness to grow professionally and remain current within the field
  • Commitment to collaboration and high ethical professional standards

Collegial, energetic, and engaging

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

Niva International School offers excellent quality elementary and secondary education (K-12) based on current and innovative curriculum while significantly integrating positive character qualities, cross-cultural understanding and modern technology into the learning experience. Applications are currently being sought from suitably qualified Native English Speakers (Americans, Australians, British, Canadians, Irish and New Zealanders) to work in an English only speaking, multinational environment for the following positions:

Computer Teacher
Information Technology (IT) Technician
Website and Graphics Design Teacher

 

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Accepts and teaches classes based on varied schedules (morning, afternoon, evening and weekends) to accommodate diverse student needs and external stakeholders’ expectations as assigned by designated supervisor
    • Demonstrates a sensitivity toward and respect for the myriad of diversities represented in the student population, colleagues and service areas
    • Aids in the development of curricula, including individual course syllabi as assigned
    • Prepares and delivers instruction to students
    • Actively pursues and participates in professional development activities to enhance skills in various modes of instruction and knowledge of learning
    • Works with colleagues to select appropriate textbooks for departmental adoptions, and abides by departmental decisions for textbooks
    • Prepares assignments
    • Designs and maintains an active classroom environment conducive to student learning and success
    • Maintains student attendance records
    • Evaluates student performance and learning
    • Provides regular and timely evaluation feedback to students
    • Assigns grades consistent with course requirements
    • Assists in assessing student learning outcomes and program learning outcomes and to achieving institutional performance measures
    • Performs basic student enrollment and recruitment functions, such as community outreach, support of student registration and student retention activities
    • Attends the workplace regularly, reports to work punctually and follows a work schedule to keep up with the demands of the worksite 
    • Completes all required training and professional development sessions
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
  • Valid Teaching License from home country
  • Minimum Bachelors Degree (Masters preferred) in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Computer Information Technology

Interest in sponsoring/coaching extra-curricular activities

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

Niva International School offers excellent quality elementary and secondary education (K-12) based on current and innovative curriculum while significantly integrating positive character qualities, cross-cultural understanding and modern technology into the learning experience. Applications are currently being sought from suitably qualified Native English Speakers (Americans, Australians, British, Canadians, Irish and New Zealanders) to work in an English only speaking, multinational environment for the following positions:

International School Librarian K-12
Library Assistant K-12
Librarian Technician K-12

 

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Promote the development of reading and literacy skills for information and recreation and take a lead in creating and maintaining a whole-school environment which encourages reading for pleasure
  • Support the educational aims and objectives of the school and monitor the effectiveness of the Library’s contribution to learning and teaching
  • Keep up to date with children’s literature
  • Generate reading lists of age appropriate recommended books for each year group and keep them updated
  • Work alongside class teachers to prepare and deliver weekly lessons in the Library
  • Liaise with writers’ agents, publishers and bookshops to build on our successful program of author and illustrator visits. Where appropriate liaise with local schools as part of our outreach program
  • Manage and promote a wide range of resources in a variety of formats both traditional and electronic
  • Keep the Library up to date
  • Run regular small book groups for voracious and reluctant readers
  • Manage a study environment for both curriculum-based and independent learning. This involves the management and integration of physical resources (day-to-day management of fiction and non-fiction books, guided reading boxes, learning support reading material, story packs) as well as audio-visual resources and virtual learning environments
  • Support teachers with work in all curriculum areas by recommending and resourcing appropriate books (fiction and non-fiction) to support teaching and learning
  • Involve the School Library in home-school liaison projects that develop and support home learning and to support the engagement of parents/carers in their children’s learning and curriculum needs
  • Plan and oversee the organization and management of the Library including the financial management of the Library resource budget and the preparation of financial estimates
  • To compile termly reports on the Library’s stock and developmental needs in relation to the Library’s integral role in supporting the school curriculum
  • Participate in wider school life. This includes attending assemblies and staff meetings, preparing requested documentation and/or resources, accompanying pupils and teachers on trips and visits
  • Take pride in the appearance of the Library and create a welcoming environment at the center of the school for pupils, parents and visitors
  • Supervise children in the Library during break times and lunchtimes
  • If required, undertake to help within the broader context of the School, carrying out such other reasonable duties to support its smooth and efficient organization as may be requested from time to time
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
  • Graduate qualification or equivalent (Minimum Bachelors Degree)
  • Demonstrable front line library experience ideally within an International School setting
  • Previous experience in implementing reader development initiatives together with an enthusiasm to promote literacy
  • Professional qualifications and/or a graduate library qualification
  • ICT competence and a willingness to undertake further training
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of the current educational and literacy framework
  • A sound knowledge of children’s literature

Ability to manage and disseminate information in a range of different media

Administrative Jobs

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

Niva International School offers excellent quality elementary and secondary education (K-12) based on current and innovative curriculum while significantly integrating positive character qualities, cross-cultural understanding and modern technology into the learning experience. Applications are currently being sought from suitably qualified candidates and is recruiting a professional and friendly Receptionist to perform ‘front-of-house’ duties and assist in day-to-day administrative activities. This is an excellent entry-level position for candidates looking to gain experience in a creative, dynamic and fast-paced environment.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Greet and assist visitors in a welcoming and hospitable manner
  • Answer and direct incoming phone calls in a highly professional manner, taking and delivering messages when needed
  • Assist Human Resources with the on-boarding process of new employees
  • Participate in weekly office operations meetings
  • Maintain general organization of the office and coordinate the communication for the tidiness of the office areas
  • Maintain an adequate and organized inventory of office supplies
  • Act as the point person for communication with office vendors and repairs, in consultation with office co-heads
  • Assist employees with logistical issues/ inquiries
  • Administrative support to project teams and staff as needed: printing, filing, research etc.
  • Work with office administrators to support office culture by planning team building activities and events
  • Other office support as required
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
  • 2+ years in a receptionist and or administrative role
  • Excellent Thai and English verbal & written communication skills
  • Strong problem solving skills with the ability to anticipate and act upon office needs
  • Excellent organizational skills with strong attention to detail
  • Superior knowledge of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Google Apps, knowledge of CSS an asset. Knowledge of Mailchimp a plus
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities
  • Positive, friendly manner and customer service approach that will enable successful candidate to deal with challenging situations with empathy and sincerity
  • Strong time management skills
  • A high level of discretion is required for this position

 

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

Niva International School is seeking a talented designer, and developer to oversee the school’s global web presence and have an immediate impact on business initiatives. In this position, you would be accountable for driving, directing, and managing all of the school’s social media. You’ll work hand-in-hand with our Global Digital Marketing leader to contribute to, innovate on, and drive our international website presence to strengthen our brand, SEO rankings, overall demand generation programs, and marketing ROI.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Create design prototypes, including wireframes, design mockups, and site architecture plans, for a variety of web projects
  • Create visual concepts that match the targeted content and support the overall brand identity
  • Provide design and technical maintenance for all the school’s websites and other electronic publications and applications to maintain high levels of usability and code quality
  • Manage the concept, planning development, deployment, and maintenance of global websites and web applications
  • Coordinate with regional marketing managers to make additions/changes to their website implementations
  • Execute full-lifecycle, front-end web development
  • Design with user-centered design concepts and plan and conduct user testing
  • Ensure that the layout of content is accessible, logical, and highly usable; recommend improvements as necessary
  • Apply SEO, SEM, and social media marketing strategies to projects
  • Assist with web initiatives such as production of training materials, incorporation of educational technology, and improving site accessibility
  • Work closely with internal stakeholders to interpret business requirements and translate designs into functional web pages while promoting usability and accessibility across a wide range of devices
  • Work with the design, development, testing, ops, and support teams to understand and develop use cases and translate them into clean and simple solutions
  • Work closely with the global digital marketing team to implement web analytics and establish performance metrics and tracking.
  • Work closely with content marketing managers to approve and ensure all website updates, landing pages and banners are on corporate message and communicate our value proposition and brand leadership.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in a design or technical field
  • At least 4 years of experience building cross-browser and cross-device compatible web apps, with expert-level knowledge of HTML and CSS
  • At least 3 years of experience in web-based graphic design or web interface design
  • Expert/advanced knowledge of
    • vanilla JavaScript and PHP
    • digital imaging with Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator
    • UI/UX design principles, interaction design, and accessibility
    • Current web design trends and techniques
  • Proficiency in / Experience with
    • DOM manipulation via jQuery
    • Creative Cloud, Dreamweaver, MS Word, MS Excel, and Adobe Flash
    • integrating web services and APIs
    • WordPress, Drupal, and content management systems
    • Google Search Console and advertising tools
    • Google Analytics or comparable analytics platforms
    • Git version control
    • working with MySQL
    • SEO implementation best practices
  • Friendly, collaborative, and team-oriented attitude
  • A thirst for knowledge about the latest developments/improvements in HTML/CSS/JS
  • Effective problem-solving capabilities and attention to detail
  • Takes initiative and approaches all tasks and projects proactively
  • Ability to prioritize and complete multiple tasks with little to no supervision
  • Intellectual curiosity, humility, accountability and positive approach
  • Strong communication skills and customer-service orientation
  • Ability to meet and work against tight deadlines
  • Strong analytical capabilities
  • A strong online portfolio displaying user-centered design and experience with web content management solutions
GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

Niva International School offers excellent quality elementary and secondary education (K-12) based on current and innovative curriculum while significantly integrating positive character qualities, cross-cultural understanding and modern technology into the learning experience. Applications are currently being sought from suitably qualified candidates and is recruiting a professional Human Resource (HR) Office who will be able to devise and implement policies which select, develop and retain the right staff to meet the school’s objectives. The HR Officer will not only deal with staff welfare and administration-centered activities, but also strategy and planning.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Working closely with various departments, increasingly in a consultancy role, assisting school personnel to understand and implement policies and procedures
  • Promoting equality and diversity as part of the culture of the organization
  • Liaising with a range of people involved in policy areas such as school personnel performance and health and safety
  • Recruiting school personnel, which involves developing job descriptions and person specifications, preparing job adverts, checking application forms, shortlisting, interviewing and selecting candidates
  • Developing and implementing policies on issues like working conditions, performance management, equal opportunities, disciplinary procedures and absence management
  • Preparing handbooks
  • Advising on pay and other remuneration issues, including promotion and benefits
  • Undertaking regular salary reviews
  • Developing HR planning strategies, which consider immediate and long-term school personnel requirements
  • Planning and sometimes delivering training – including inductions for new school personnel
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
  • Proven experience as HR officer, administrator other HR position
  • Knowledge of HR functions (pay & benefits, recruitment, training & development etc.)
  • Understanding of labor laws and disciplinary procedures
  • Proficient in MS Office; knowledge of HRMS is a plus
  • Outstanding organizational and time-management abilities
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Problem-solving and decision-making aptitude
  • Strong ethics and reliability
  • BSc/BA in business administration, social studies or relevant field; further training will be a plus

HR Credentials (e.g. PHR from the HR Certification Institute)

TO APPLY:

Please send your cover letter, CV, and scanned copies of your degrees to jobs@niva.ac.th. Due to the number of applicants received, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Additional Information

For new members looking to join the Niva team, here are a few key qualities we look for:

  • Teaching, learning, and education are your passion
  • Great command of spoken and written English
  • Technologically competent
  • Positive and caring attitude
  • Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills

As a member of the Niva Team you will enjoy our highly competitive and attractive compensation package that include:

  • Visa and work permit costs covered by Niva
  • In-patient medical insurance
  • Subsidized international buffet lunch
  • Children’s education benefits

 

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