The Role

Teach For Thailand is an independent charity with a mission to address educational inequity in Thailand by enlisting our nation’s future leaders to teach in high-need schools. We believe in the value of giving back, inspiring others, and using our knowledge to make a real impact to better the lives of the future generations. At Teach For Thailand we plan to create an equitable education system with placement of great teachers, in high need schools, who are committed to improve educational attainment, raise aspiration and expand educational opportunity for all children. Overtime, with insights gained in the classrooms we are committed to drive the impact of our network of alumni to become lifelong leaders in education and across all sectors working to ensure excellent education for all.


The organization is seeking individuals who display superior leadership, analytical, communications and interpersonal skills to join our team. Potential candidates should have the desire to work urgently in an entrepreneurial, fast-paced, results-oriented environment.


Teach For Thailand is a partner in the Teach For All (www.teachforall.org) network. Teach For All is a network of 59 social enterprises pursuing specific theory of change to end educational inequity in their respective countries.


The organization is seeking individuals who display superior leadership, analytical, communications and interpersonal skills to join our team. Potential candidates should have the desire to work urgently in an entrepreneurial, fast-paced, results-oriented environment.



The Role: Senior/Talent Acquisition Associate


At the core of Teach For Thailand’s unique model is our ability to inspire Thailand’s best talents to join the movement and become lifelong champions of educational inequity.  The Talent Acquisition Team of Teach For Thailand takes a unique approach in identifying, cultivating, and selecting Thailand’s future leaders to join our flagship “Leaders For Change” Fellowship program – the 2-year leadership development program for our country’s most promising young leaders.  In 2021, the team will recruit 80 participants (“fellows”) to join the eighth cohort of the Fellowship program.  


As a Senior/Talent Acquisition Associate, you will be responsible for the full cycle of recruitment. You will create an effective recruitment strategy, build and maintain relationships (with student leaders, administrators, faculty members, advisors, and other key campus stakeholders), work on creating a compelling pitch to prospective applicants, source and select the best talent for our schools which will be at the heart of your work.  In addition, you will adopt a sales and marketing approach to compel talented individuals to apply to Teach For Thailand and build a movement at your campus to ensure that Teach For Thailand recruits 100. 

In this role, you can;

  • initiate your ideas and unleash your potentials and capabilities
  • have great opportunities to collaborate with colleagues from more than 59 countries (and counting) around the world
  • work with diversified and competent colleagues, authorities, leaders in the public and private sectors
  • be a part of a global movement that will drive systemic change to ensure that all children will have the opportunity to attain an excellent education. 

Responsibilities

Teach For Thailand is looking for a results-driven executive to take on the challenge of establishing Teach For Thailand as one of the top graduate employers in the country by the 2021 season and scaling the Talent Acquisition team to the next level to ensure sustainable growth and impact

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

Strategic planning: 

  • Create strategic campus recruitment plans of the targeted universities 
  • Conduct data analysis and use tracking systems to determine the effectiveness of campaign strategy and execution

Branding strategy:  

  • Plan and execute branding strategies to create brand awareness and brand engagement
  • Build a strong brand on targeted campus by promoting Teach For Thailand to students from assigned universities and influence high potential candidates to apply for the Fellowship Program
  • Promote the brand through online (e.g. social media) and offline channels (e.g. poster, event)
  • Lead and run impactful events on campus or other Teach For Thailand events

Build and maintain strong relationship:

  • Establish, foster and maintain added value relationships with important networks at assigned universities us through clear communication plans which engage key stakeholders with Teach For Thailand’s vision

Effective communications:

  • Deliver a compelling pitch to professors, prospective applicants, etc.
  • Create an opportunity to have great conversation or speech to get the big names on campus
  • Cultivate potential talents and incoming participants through events, regular telephone calls, and meetings

Talent sourcing & selection:

  • Recruit high potential candidates to be our Fellows from targeted universities 
  • Review and score candidate applications in accordance with Teach For Thailand’s selection model
  • Coordinate and communicate with both successful and unsuccessful applicants during all stages of the recruitment and selection process
  • Act as an assessor during Teach For Thailand’s assessment centers in accordance with the selection model and Teach For Thailand’s value at all times
  • Organize and lead induction activity/workshops
  • Other responsibilities/special projects as assigned

Securing school placement:

  • Develop and keep an up-to-date database of key information and statistics about the Thai school network and the details of our placement campaign, and use it to analyze and optimize results that will benefit students and communities we partner with
  • Ensure that >80% of school placement are renewed by maintaining friendly yet professional relationship with 40 principals and over 100 mentors in schools where our teachers are currently placed, ensuring their ongoing satisfaction with Teach For Thailand, and cultivating them as advocates of our organization, anticipating to grow in size by at least 15% in the coming year


Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or master’s degree in any fields
  • Thai nationality or legally authorized to work in Thailand
  • 5+ years hands-on working experience for senior and 2+ years for associate with proven track record of achievement 
  • Experience in recruitment, sales or marketing, business development or any relevant work experience in achieving targets
  • Experience with campus recruitment preferred, but not mandatory
  • Excellent persuasive communication and compelling presentation skills 
  • Good relationship-building skills
  • Accountable, organizational and goal-oriented skills
  • Self-starter and good team player 
  • Ability to gather and analyze data to build recruitment strategy
  • Ability to plan, organize and to work effectively and efficiently under pressure.
  • Flexible (able to travel and work on the weekend occasionally) 
  • Passionate about education, working with people and working for society 
  • Fluency in spoken Thai and proficiency in English is required.

Compensation

Compensation for this position depends on prior experience.

To join us as a team member, apart from being well qualified, you need to believe that every single child deserves an excellent education and that every single child has the ability to be successful in school, despite their background as strongly as we do in our mission and vision to ensure the success of our organization.


To Apply

To join us as a team member, apart from being well qualified, you need to believe as strongly as we do in our mission and vision to ensure the success of our organization.

Please send your resume and a one-page cover letter to careers@teachforthailand.org with the subject line of the position you are applying for.


Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.