Position: Head of Program
In Thailand today, there are over ~10 million students in our public school system, and yet ~50% are leaving our school system without basic reading, writing and critical thinking skills, contributing to a growing injustices and lack of strong human capital in the newer generations for Thailand remain relevant and competitive as she moves into an aging population society within the next 10 years. At Teach For Thailand, we are working to change this. We believe in the potential of all children and are working to create a different future for kids growing up in low-income communities in Thailand. Today, we have 69 participants in our two-year leadership development program, 78 alumni, and 15 team members who are committed to expanding educational opportunity through their leadership in schools and across all sectors. Over the next 2 years, we aim to grow our movement to 150 participants, who collectively will have the potential to impact 30,000 children in classrooms every day, with 200 alumni and 25 staff serving as leaders to address systemic causes of educational inequity from across all sectors. To achieve this, we need a Chief Program Officer to lead the effort in evolving our experiential leadership development program to be deeply rooted in the Thai culture and history, and increase the depth of impact with our alumni network.
An ideal candidate is a natural leader of excellence with a strong track record of leading teams and a knack for bringing order to ambiguity. Over time you will be responsible for evolving the structures and roles on your team to match what is required to achieve our vision as we grow. This is a hands on executor role that require exceptional leadership and management skills, strategic thinking and ability to roll up your sleeves to be in the trenches and coach junior team members on a daily basis.
You will keep expectations high and knit all of our program teams together so that we can fulfill our mission and make a lasting impact. The Chief Program Officer will report directly to CEO.
Outcomes and Responsibilities
Skills, Knowledge and Mindset
Salary is competitive in the Thai context and depends on prior experience. Benefits include medical insurance, a generous leave policy, and possible opportunities for travel. Additionally, there is ample opportunity for professional development and mobility within the organization, as well as access to professional development through the global network Teach For All.
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