Teach For Thailand Foundation

Head of Recruitment and Selection

Teach For Thailand Foundation
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Posted on 01 Mar 2021

Head of Recruitment and Selection

Teach For Thailand Foundation

Job Highlights

  • Passionate about education & working for society
  • Experience managing team to achieve target
  • Experience of recruitment and selection process

Job Description

The Talent Acquisition team is on the front line of our organization. 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. 

Role: Head of Talent Acquisition (Recruitment and Selection) 

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. 

This role will allow an experienced executive to transform management and business practices into building an efficient, transformative and impact-driven social impact organization including overseeing the full spectrum of talent attraction strategy from marketing and branding to recruitment and research-based selection.  The Head of Talent Acquisition will have an opportunity to shape the team culture, design and optimize recruitment & selection operations, and innovate in the area of social media marketing.  The Head of Talent Acquisition is also a member of Teach For Thailand’s Senior Leadership Team and will have the opportunity to help steer the overall direction of the organization.


Responsibilities will include but not be limited to: 

Recruitment & Selection:

  • Developing and overseeing a strategic plan to achieve ambitious recruitment target, which is expected to grow by 100% over the next few years
  • Managing and scaling a selection process that involves the screening of more than 1,000 candidates per application cycle
  • Tracking and analyzing relevant recruitment and selection data to drive progress towards our ambitious goals
  • Building and strengthening Teach For Thailand’s on-campus recruitment infrastructure, including relationships with the most influential professors at top universities
  • Innovating Teach For Thailand’s social media marketing and recruiting strategy on Facebook and other platforms
  • Collaborating with the Research, Impact, and Evaluation team to improve the selection model by analyzing correlation between student outcome data and candidate attributes

Placement: Implement placement strategy and allocation to maximise our intended impact in the immediate, medium, and long term

  • Implement and monitor immediate to long term placement plans in line with the goal of sustainable impact that will see communities work, share, and maximize their resources to promote the well-being and learning of their children
  • 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

Team Management:

  • Managing a team of 3-5 high-performing team members and 30-40 student volunteers (both in Thailand and abroad) to be successful and engaged in a fast-paced, goals-driven environment; continuing to grow the team in response to the scale of the fellowship program
  • Building a strong team culture to ensure that the Talent Acquisition team is a great and sustainable place for every team member to work
  • Coaching and developing team members on core recruiting and management skills and cultivating them as future leaders of the Talent Acquisition team
  • Formalizing performance management within the team, including promotion criteria; standardizing the work across the team to ensure consistency and efficiency

Senior Leadership Team Member:

  • Providing leadership for the organization and representing the vision, mission, and core values of the organization both internally and externally
  • Engaging the entire organization in coming up with a long-term vision and strategy for the organization
  • Developing and overseeing organization-wide strategic and operational plan; monitoring organizational performance across the board
  • Working on key strategic initiatives and issues to optimize the operations of the organization as well as maximize impact


  • Bachelor’s degree or master’s degree in any fields
  • Thai nationality or legally authorized to work in Thailand
  • Over 5 years hands-on working experience with proven track record of achievement
  • At least 2 year of management experience in a fast-paced, goals-driven environment
  • Experience of recruitment, sales, business development, marketing and branding strategies or any relevant work experience in achieving targets
  • Proven ability to manage a team to achieve highly ambitious targets
  • Exceptional communication and relationship building skills
  • Able to set goals and data to guide daily actions and decisions
  • Comfortable working with databases and analyzing data
  • Strong organization skills
  • Strong reasoning and strategic thinking skills
  • Flexible (able to travel and work on weekend occasionally)
  • Passionate about education, working with people and working for society
  • Native speaker of Thai with professional working proficiency of English

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

  • A deep commitment to education equity - a belief that all children can succeed regardless of their background 
  • Visionary leadership skills, with the personal drive and energy to inspire and motivate colleagues and peers
  • Ability to work effectively with ambiguity in an organization transitioning out of its startup phase, including willingness to operate outside of one’s formal role to ensure the success of the broader organization 
  • A learning orientation - commitment to development and openness to feedback 
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills - ability to establish and manage authentic working relationships with people of all working styles to get things done 
  • Excellent in execution skills -  ability to set strategic goals and analyze by using data to guide daily actions and decisions
  • Exemplify Teach For Thailand’s core values: Lead by Example, Students First, Constant Learning, Sense of Possibility, Relationships Matter, and Open and Honest.

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 cover letter with the subject line of the position you are applying for. Compensation for this position is competitive and depends on prior experience.

Only shortlisted candidate will be contacted. 

Teach For Thailand Foundation

102 7th floor, Athakravi Building 2 Soi Ari, Sukhumvit 26, 
Khlong Tan, Klong Toei Bangkok 10110

Additional Information

Career Level
Years of Experience
5 years
Job Type
Full Time

Company Overview

Teach For Thailand is an independent non-profit organization 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.

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.

Additional Company Information

Benefits & Others
Five-day work week, Flexible working hours, Medical insurance, Travel allowance, Work from home