Early Years Foundation Stage Teacher, Penang, Malaysia

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Prince of Wales Island International Primary SchoolPenang, Malaysia

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Start date: August 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: No


Prince of Wales Island International School 

POWIIS Primary  

The Prince of Wales Island International Primary School, opening in September 2019, on Penang Island, Malaysia offers teachers an exciting opportunity to help shape and develop an outstanding school from its inception. Proudly offering a context relevant version of the English National Curriculum, the school will meet the needs of the local and international community in Penang, providing high-quality education for children aged 3 to 11 years old. 

The Prince of Wales Island International Primary School (POWIIS Primary) will provide an excellent, holistic education for its students, and ensure its teachers work in a supportive environment which values professional competency, collaboration and personal development. Truth, Wisdom, Integrity and Kindness are tenets to which we hold ourselves and all in our community accountable. 

Teachers will be part of a team with the drive, energy, passion and patience to bring out the best in our students and each other. Thoughtful, purpose-built facilities provide flexible learning spaces for students, and a large playing field, swimming pool, multi-purpose hall and excellent specialist science, music and art rooms ensure the students can enjoy the richness of a truly broad curriculum.

Applications are invited from qualified teachers who are passionate about children’s learning. They will be confident about implementing a balanced early year’s curriculum which takes into consideration our regional context. They will be knowledgeable about early childhood development and welcome the concepts of continuous provision and child-initiated learning. They should be highly resourceful, forward-thinking professionals and good colleagues who function successfully in small teams. The successful candidates will be working in a purpose-built environment with excellent resourcing, small class sizes and motivated students. 

Applicants should have at least 2 years of classroom teaching experience in the U.K. or overseas (preferably teaching the ENC), regardless of nationality. All applicants should hold a bachelor’s degree in education, or a first bachelor’s degree and a post-graduate qualification in education (i.e. PGCE, DipTch). 

Teachers receive a fully competitive overseas benefits package, including salary, flight allowance, accommodation allowance, inbound and outbound freight allowance, health coverage and 80% of tuition fees for up to two children at the school. 

To apply for the position, lodge your application online by Monday 26th November 2018. For further details about the Prince of Wales Island International Primary School, visit the school’s website at www.powiisprimary.edu.my 

Initial interviews will take place by Skype or in person in Penang in November and December.

The Prince of Wales Island International Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all the students in our care and expects all applicants to share this commitment. We follow safe recruitment practices and we hold ourselves to a high standard of effective recruiting practices with specific attention to child protection.  All appointments are subject to an interview, identity checks, criminal record checks, and successful references.

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More about Prince of Wales Island International Primary School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Address: C/o Prince of Wales Island International School, 1 Jalan Sungai Air Putih 6, Bandar Baru Air Putih, Balik Pulau, Pulau Pinang, Penang, 11000, Malaysia
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