CAREERS

Openings

Full Stack Developer

Role Purpose

We are looking for a Full Stack Developer with skills to build database-backed APIs and Web applications. Responsible for designing and developing database for software applications, create and deploy databased-backed web APIs, and secure and and manage user authentication and access control for an application backend.

Primary Responsibilities

 

  • Design, develop and implement applications to support dat-to-day operations.
  • Plan, develop and implement large-scale projects from conception to completion.
  • Develop and architect lifecycle of project working on different technologies and platforms.
  • Design, develop and implement new integration to improvise performance and scalability of systems.
  • Execute system development and maintenance activities.

Required Qualifications

  • possess a minimum of Bachelors degree in Computer Science or related field.
  • prior work experiences as a full stack developer is necessary.
  • Experience working with languages such as Python, Java, .Net, Golang, PHP or Ruby
  • In-depth knowledge of relational databases (eg. PostgreSQL, MySQL) and NoSQL database (e.g MongoDB)
  • Experience in API design and development
  • Fluent in CSS(Bootstrap), JavaScript and HTML, with an understanding of CSS preprocessors including Sass and LESS.
  • Strong knowledge of Linux, Node.js, Express.js, and React
  • Proficient in JS-based tools including Bower, Grunt and Gulp.
  • Experience working with server technologies including Apache, ISS, Nginx, and J2EE
  • Experience with AJAX
  • Understanding of libraries including jQuery and Backbone.js
  • possess clear written and verbal communication skills
  • be willing to embrace open-ended challenges and work with qualitative objectives
  • be willing to live and work in a residential community near Paro, Bhutan
  • be able to commit to the position for a long-term
  • promote the highest standard of conduct, ethical principles, and integrity in action and behaviour
  • be able to comfortably use technology and software in the process

Teacher

Role Purpose

Responsible for planning, organizing  and delivering learning experiences in his /her area of expertise to support the development of students in a stimulating learning environment. Responsible for undertaking administrative, pastoral, research, and teacher development activities, to support achievement of The Royal Academy’s Vision and philosophy.

Role Purpose

  • Responsible for planning, organising, and delivering learning experiences in his /her area of expertise to support the development of students in a stimulating learning environment
  • Responsible for undertaking administrative, pastoral, research, and /or teacher development activities, to support achievement of The Royal Academy’s vision and philosophy
  • Model and promote the highest standard of conduct, ethical principles, and integrity in action and behaviour.

Desired Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in any one of the following areas or a related field:

  • Computer Science/ ICT
  • Geography
  • Economics

* Prior work experience is not necessary

Primary Responsibilities

Academic Responsibilities

  • Implement the The Royal Academy’s curriculum, and contribute towards enriching the curriculum further by working collaboratively with other teachers, the Teacher Development Centre and Education Research Centre.
  • Keep oneself updated on new developments and research in pedagogy, curriculum, and other relevant aspects of teaching with the objective of enhancing professional learning
  • Undertake action research projects at The Royal Academy, and engage with the teacher community to share results and learnings; and solicit input on challenges faced and areas of improvement.

Teaching Responsibilities

  • Work collaboratively with other teachers and teacher educators on the preparation and development of teaching and learning that align with the philosophy of the The Royal Academy
  • Plan, prepare for, and support students in their learning, in line with The Royal Academy’s curriculum
  • Engage effectively with students in creating a stimulating learning environment
  • Provide written/oral assessments, and communicate feedback to enable learning and improvement
  • Discuss feedback with students and parents.

Administrative Responsibilities

  • Maintain detailed academic records of students
  • Undertake responsibilities for organising and participating in various events at The Royal Academy
  • Participate in domain and team meetings to discuss progress of students.

Mentorship

  • Promote the general well-being of individual /groups of students assigned to him /her
  • Serve as guide and provide support and feedback to students on an individual basis regarding academic and personal difficulties
  • Be responsible for the safety of students at the The Royal Academy
  • Engage with parents for understanding their perspective, communicating on various aspects of student development, and encouraging their involvement and contribution at The Royal Academy.

Professional Development

  • Actively participate in domain meetings, and tangibly contribute to building domain area expertise and across the domains
  • Collaborate with other teachers to support student development and achievement in line with The Royal Academy’s vision
  • Proactively pursue and participate in opportunities for enhancing  professional development through involvement in research /teacher development activities, sharing meetings and self-reflection.

Researcher

Role Purpose

Conduct research with a focus on the philosophy of assessment, assessment validation, and curriculum development to support an evolving system of education.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Develop, validate and enrich the Academy’s assessment system and learning framework
  • Collaborate with other researchers and teachers to support assessment methods, curriculum development and implementation in line with The Royal Academy’s vision
  • Keep oneself updated on new developments and research in assessment, pedagogy, curriculum, and other relevant aspects of teaching and learning
  • Teach one or more courses (between grades 7 – 12) and contribute in areas in which the applicant can support students’ learning 
  • Engage effectively with teachers and students in creating a stimulating learning environment
  • Actively participate in team meetings, and tangibly contribute to building expertise in assessment, assessment validation and curriculum development
  • Proactively pursue and participate in opportunities for enhancing own professional development through involvement in research /teacher development activities, meetings and self-reflection
  • Undertake responsibilities for organising and participating in various events at The Royal Academy

Required Qualifications

  • possess a Masters degree or higher
  • have passion for the fields of education and education research
  • be able to work autonomously and be skilled in self-management
  • have prior experience in collaborative work and possess clear written and verbal communication skills
  • be willing to embrace open-ended challenges and work with qualitative objectives
  • be willing to live and work in a residential community near Paro, Bhutan
  • be able to commit to the position for a long-term
  • promote the highest standard of conduct, ethical principles, and integrity in action and behaviour
  • be able to comfortably use technology and software in the research process

Desired Qualifications

  • A Ph.D. in Anthropology or related fields is highly desired. Long-term experience in Education Research and /or Curriculum Development is highly desired.

Faculty for Teacher Development Centre

Role Purpose

Responsible for developing and conducting teacher education and learning programmes that support teacher learning and growth in the School and across the country and worldwide. Work closely with teachers in the School to understand their professional development needs and address them effectively.

Role Purpose

  • Responsible for developing and conducting teacher education and learning programmes that support teacher learning and growth in the School and across the country and worldwide.
  • Work closely with teachers in the School to understand their professional development needs and address them effectively.
  • Will also teach in the School and plan for learning experiences.
  • Work with the Education Research Centre in developing curriculum and certifiable programs for the School teachers and external teachers  and other interested participants

Programme Identification and Development

  • Collaboratively identify professional development requirements of academic professionals with support from the School and the Education Research Centre.
  • Specifically work with the School and the Education Research Centre in developing curriculum and certification related programmes meant for the internal faculty, as well as other institutions.
  • Lead the development of relevant programmes to address the needs identified for internal, as well as, external academic professionals.
  • Coordinate with the School and Technology team to create effective online programme
  • Conduct timely classroom observations and feedback for the internal faculty on their teaching-learning practices and Roadmap.

 Delivery

  • Deliver programmes for internal/external academic professionals, in line with the programme objectives 
  • Ensure understanding of the course content by participants, and address their queries 
  • Align with the needs of the participants, ensure that sessions are interactive and engaging and supported with timely assessment.

Review and Improvement

  • Work collaboratively with the School Coordinators/faculty and the Education Development Centre in developing appropriate appraisal and feedback frameworks and mechanisms for all professional development programmes delivered
  • Review the collated programme feedback received, reflect on programmes delivered, and consult with the School and Education Research Centre for making improvements
  • Review the planning and delivery of every programme and identify areas for improvements
  • Review teacher appraisal and review teachers’ Roadmaps.

Professional Development

  • Engage with teachers and other academic professionals through knowledge-sharing sessions to collaboratively understand professional development requirements, and discuss the effectiveness of programmes in facilitating such requirements
  • Proactively pursue and participate in opportunities for enhancing own professional development through involvement in research, teaching, self- reflection, and other related avenues
  • Keep oneself updated on latest trends in professional development, and discuss new and innovative assessment and teaching-learning methodologies with academic professionals from the School, the Education Research Centre and other institutions.

Desired Qualification

  • A Ph.D. in any related field and prior work experience in Teacher Development is highly desired.