Firetree Philanthropy Foundation

Director of Education
Singapore

Description

Job Responsibilities

The Director of Education leads all the education related programs implemented by the Foundation in its role of Trustee of the Starfish Education Trust, and as such she/he is directly responsible for the fullfilment of the philanthropic mission of the Trust. This is an executive position, which includes the direct supervision of over 80 employees of a philanthropic Thailand-based Foundation and a Thailand-based Social Enterprise. The Director of Education will develop education curricula, oversee the development of content for all Starfish's EdTech initiatives and develop partnerships with other Education focused organizations in Singapore and ASEAN.

Requirements

- PhD in Education;
- over 10 years of management experience in the education sector;
- fluent in English and Thai (spoken and written).

About the Organization

Firetree Philanthropy Foundation is part of the Firetree group (www.firetree.org) as its philanthropic arm. Its mission is to ensure the philanthropic goals of the Firetree Trust and Starfish Education Trust are achieved. As such it provides grants to external charities in Singapore and regionally and develops and implements education and education technology programs, primarily in Thailand. In Thailand it operates its Starfish Education via a local Foundation and a local Social Enterprise, employing over 80 people. The Foundation is currently expanding its Singapore based team.

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