Early Years /Key Stage 1 / key Stage 2 Teacher
Kolej Tuanku Ja'afar
- Job type:
- Full Time, Fixed Term
- Start date:
- 1st August 2018
We are seeking a highly motivated, dynamic and creative teacher who would like the opportunity to work in a vibrant and energetic international school in Malaysia. Applicants should be well qualified and have a minimum of two years’ teaching experience.
KTJ is an independent, co-educational school for 950 students aged 3 – 19 and one of the region’s premier international schools. The state of the art two-form entry Primary School opened in 2013 and benefits from the shared facilities in the Secondary School which has been established for over 25 years. The Primary School takes day students whilst the Secondary School takes both boarding and day students. The entire school (Primary and Secondary) is spread across more than 80 acres of beautiful Malaysian countryside. We are a registered charity, so all proceeds are channeled back into the school, enabling us to offer outstanding facilities, dedicated teachers and an exceptional education.
Our Primary School follows the Early Years Foundation Stage, National Curriculum for England (for English, Mathematics and Science) along with the theme based International Primary Curriculum (IPC), while our secondary school offers IGCSE and A levels.
Candidates should be above 22 years old (in keeping with Malaysian visa laws). A background in International Teaching and experience with the National Curriculum for England and/or the International Primary Curriculum would be advantageous but not essential.
The ideal candidate will:
- Be enthusiastic, friendly and a team-player;
- Be proactive and helpful;
- Demonstrate flexibility and responsiveness;
- Engage and motivate students;
- Encourage both independent and collaborative learning;
- Differentiate according to individual student needs;
- Use assessment to inform teaching and learning;
- Communicate clearly and accurately;
- Possess highly developed ICT competencies;
- Demonstrate our school values of compassion, empathy and mutual-respect.
We are able to be flexible about the year group you will be teaching based on your area of expertise. For a candidate with the relevant experience the role could also incorporate SENCO responsibilities at the primary school. If applying with this in mind please make this clear on the application. For further information about the role, please contact James Twigg, Head of Primary by email: email@example.com
The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to security vetting.
Please apply via https://apply.uptic.net/school/ktj Contact details of three referees, which should include your immediate supervisor and current Head of School will be required.
Closing date: 3rd January, 2018.
About Kolej Tuanku Ja'afar
- Kolej Tuanku Ja'afar
- Negeri Sembilan
KTJ is a thriving, not-for-profit international, day and boarding school set in the beautiful Malaysian countryside, an hour’s drive south of Kuala Lumpur. The School was established in 1991 and caters to more than 1,000 students aged 3 to 19. The Primary School, which opened in 2013, follows the English National Curriculum in English and mathematics, alongside the International Primary Curriculum; while the Secondary School prepares students for IGCSEs and A Levels. Most students go on to study at UK universities.
KTJ is a friendly and supportive environment for students and staff alike. More information on the School and conditions for teachers can be found in the attached documents or on the vacancies page of our website. On our website, you will also find a copy of the job description for a KTJ teacher.
The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to security vetting.
Dr Glenn Moodie
Teachers at Kolej Tuanku Jaafar are expected to hold at least 2 years’ relevant experience in their teaching subject and the British National Curriculum, with strong IT skills. Teachers are also expected to engage fully in the life of the school.
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