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International teacher testimonial: Ansophie Niemand

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We had the pleasure of chatting with Ansophie Niemand, a skilful problem solver and passionate international teacher. Ansophie successfully applied for the position of Student Support Coordinator and Teacher at MYIS International School in Thailand.

Ansophie was kind enough to share insights into her career, what attracted her to her new position, and her experience using the Schrole platform.

 

Career overview: Ansophie Niemand

Ansophie began her career as a preschool teacher in her home country of South Africa in 2012. Quickly realising her passion for learning support, she moved into the position of Head of Inclusion and Grade 1 Teacher at Laerskool Roossenekal Primary, also in South Africa, in 2014.

“I’m really passionate about Learning Support and working from a strength-based perspective.”

In 2016, Ansophie began her journey into international education, taking on the position of ESL and Support Teacher at Maple Leaf Foreign National School in Dalian, China.

“At Dalian, I planned, differentiated instruction and organised assessment of ESL classes. I was also responsible for the push in/pull out small ESL learning support sessions.”

Impressed by her problem-solving ability and work ethic, Ansophie was soon promoted to Student Support Lead at Dalian.

“I was responsible for the creation and implementation of Academic Support plans, teacher training, student support classes, academic tracking for graduation, credit recovery and peer mentoring. I also provided social emotional counselling and directly liaised with families.”

In 2019, Ansophie accepted the position of School Counsellor at KAIS International Elementary and Middle School in Tokyo, Japan.

“As the Learning Support Lead I created and implemented IEPs, trained teachers, and facilitated support sessions with students. I also undertook social emotional counselling sessions and completed the development and implementation of SEL curriculum.

“As Designated Safeguarding Lead, I was also responsible for the creation and implementation of policy, record keeping, and admin duties related my role.”

 

Discovering and applying for the role of Student Support Coordinator and Teacher at MYIS International School in Thailand

A premium Schrole user, Ansophie found her new position by searching the Schrole database.

“I was attracted to the role as it allowed me to pursue my passion in learning support, especially in Thailand. As a strong team player with excellent organisational, communication and time management skills, I thought the Student Support Coordinator and Teacher position was a great fit.

“I was also attracted to MYIS International School due to its location, facilities, vision and beliefs.”

Founded in 1990, MYIS International School (formerly Magic Years International School) began as a small preschool serving four children. Today, MYIS has grown into a recognised leader in early years and primary years education, providing the best in childhood practice and academic learning for 100 students.

An established IB World School, MYIS has learning through inquiry at the heart of its practice. MYIS believes that a school is only as good as its teachers and aims to create an inclusive environment where teachers are cared for, supported and immersed in rich learning opportunities.

MYIS is located in Nonthaburi, Thailand, a 30-minute drive from downtown Bangkok, adjacent to Nichada Thani, ‘the expatriate town of Thailand’.

 

Ansophie’s experience with Schrole

Originally finding us through Google, Ansophie has been with Schrole for two years.

When asked her favourite feature on Schrole, she mentioned having the ability to apply for an unlimited amount of jobs.

“If you’re an fellow international teaching considering Schrole, go for it! The functionality of being able to submit unlimited applications is great.

“8/10.”

 

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Gary Booth Principal
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