UWC Thailand Employment

We wish to recruit teachers who want to be part of the development of UWC Thailand (UWCT): enrolment is increasing and our programmes strengthening. All teachers should be willing and eager to participate in the five components of the UWCT education programme: Academics; Social and Emotional Learning and Mindfulness; Service; Activities and Outdoor Education. A desire to be involved in the residential life of the school would be a distinct advantage, a strong alignment with the mission, vision and values of UWC essential.

UWCT Vacancies

Lower Primary Teacher, UWC Thailand – August 2017

We are looking to recruit a teacher in our Lower Primary (Grade 1). The successful candidate will have a strong background in inquiry-based trans-disciplinary learning, ideally within an international school delivering the IB Primary Years Programme. In the first instance, the position is a one year appointment to cover a sabbatical but could be extended for a further year. Interviews will be conducted on a ‘rolling basis’ so early application is advised. To review the job description, click here. To apply, please visit Schrole.

General Teaching Positions

We anticipate that further positions will become available over the coming months and therefore welcome applications from teachers of other subjects and grades as ‘expressions of interest’ in working at UWC Thailand. Please proceed to Schrole and enter your details under General Vacancies.

Support and Administrative School Employment Vacancies

Director of Community Development Alumni, Fundraising, Admissions, Marketing and Communications.

This is a new position at United World College Thailand (UWCT). As a member of the School Leadership Team, the successful candidate will be responsible for fostering strong relationships with the School and spearheading the fundraising campaign to support both scholarships for students selected by the UWC National Committees and capital projects. The school is committed to increasing the number of such scholars in the years to come. Full details of the position can be found here.

Child Protection

Safeguarding the welfare of children and young people is a priority for us, and we expect all staff to share that commitment. Applicants for positions at UWCT must be willing to undergo child protection screening including checks with past employers and government agencies.

Application process

Candidates should send a letter of application to the PA to Head of School, (annie@uwcthailand.ac.th), outlining their suitability for the position, and a CV. Each should be no longer than 2 pages of A4.

The closing date for applications is 12 September 2017 and early application is advised.

We reserve the right to deviate from the published deadlines or procedures if circumstances require it. This may include the extension or curtailment of the closing date period.

Expressions of Interest

If there is no suitable teaching vacancy currently advertised, we welcome general expressions of interest. Please proceed to Schrole and enter your details under General Vacancies. Should an appropriate position become available later your application will be considered.

Child Protection

Safeguarding the welfare of children and young people is a priority, and we expect all staff to share that commitment. Applicants for positions at UWCT must be willing to undergo child protection screening including checks with past employers and government agencies.

Aligned with the recommendations of the International Task Force on Child Protection, we hold ourselves to a high standard of effective recruiting practices with specific attention to child protection.

UWCT Application Process

All applicants must apply through our school website using ‘Schrole’, a dedicated application platform. Inquiries can also be made to: recruitment@pia.ac.th.

10 Reasons to Join Our Community Through School Employment

Committed to providing learning opportunities for staff, and a good range of professional development opportunities

A competitive benefits package

An exciting, stimulating and challenging working environment

A global leader in the movement to embed Social Emotional Learning and Secular Mindfulness into our curriculum.

A genuine commitment to our school’s mission statement.

Dedicated to preparing our students for the future, and place great emphasis on experiential and service learning.

Modern, purpose-built facilities.

Access to Thanyapura – a world-class sports facility and health centre, where world champions regularly come to train.

Situated in a safe area free of pollution and congestion, right next door to a stunning national park and near beautiful beaches, yet only 15 minutes away from an international airport.

Proud to be part of Thailand and celebrates the vibrancy of Thai culture.


We are the first full, not-for-profit, International Baccalaureate school south of Bangkok, and share the aim of all IB programmes; to develop internationally minded people who, recognising their common humanity and shared guardianship of the planet, help to create a better and more peaceful world.


We became the 16th United World College in August 2016, which makes education a force to unite people, nations and cultures for peace and a sustainable future. We place particular emphasis on service and experiential learning, and welcome scholarship students from around the world that share our philosophy.