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Head of Expressive & Fine Arts

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Nilai International School

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

  • Expiring soon
Job type:
Full Time, Fixed Term
Start date:
14 April 2018
Apply by:
30 November 2017

Job description

Nilai International School, Kuala Lumpur requires a Head of Expressive & Fine Arts, to inspire the students of this developing and growing school and take them to their personal bests.

NIS provides British-inspired and Cambridge International-based education from EYFS to IGCSE, in the relaxed and green suburb of Putra Nilai, in easy reach of KL and its airport, KLIA, the World Heritage Site of Malacca and the beach resort of Port Dickson. A Sixth Form is planned. Putra Nilai was founded as an education hub, and boasts several universities and excellent local amenities. Local accommodation, restaurants and shopping are plentiful, and the school offers residential opportunities for staff interested in Boarding duties. English is very widely spoken, the children and staff are diverse, friendly, collaborative and moving forward together, and opportunities await teachers who wish to make a real difference to children’s lives.


  • A subject specialist degree from a reputable education institution.
  • Qualified Teacher Status.
  • At least 5 years’ teaching experience in relevant subjects.
  • Experience teaching Fine Arts or Music or Drama to GCSE level.
  • Leadership experience or potential.
  • A track record of academic excellence in teaching to 16 or 18.

As a member of our team you will be encouraged to contribute to the development of the school and its students through a range of co-curricular opportunities. You will also be supported to pursue your own personal professional development and career aspirations.


  • This is a 2-year contract with an option to renew at the end of the contract.

How to Apply?

  • Please email your updated CV, with a recent photograph and a brief expression of your interest in coming to teach in Malaysia to career@nis.edu.my
  • Please include email contact details of 2 referees including your current / most recent employers.
  • If you wish to speak to our Principal, please contact Mr. Charles Dormer at principal@nis.edu.my.

All applications will be treated with the strictest of confidence. We thank all applicants for their expressed interest. However, only shortlisted applicants will be notified. Interviews will be conducted through skype, if you are not based in Malaysia. Kindly indicate your Skype I.D. in the email.

CLOSING DATE: 30 November 2017


We offer an attractive package including relocation assistance, comprehensive medical insurance, accommodation, sports club membership, expatriate allowances and flights. Substantially discounted school fees are provided for children of expatriate staff.

For further information, please browse www.nis.edu.my.

Nilai International School
No. 3, Persiaran University,
Putra Nilai, 71800 Negeri Sembilan,
Tel: +6 06 850 2188
Website: www.nis.edu.my
Age range 3 – 16 years

About Nilai International School

+60 8502 188

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Nilai International School (NIS) is a British international school that is accredited by the University of Cambridge International Examinations (CIE). We are committed to a fully inclusive education for children and have provision for Early Years, Primary, Secondary and an Education Support Unit for children with High-functioning Autism (ASD). We are also part of the same umbrella group that provides post 16 and Higher Education, Nilai University, which is located on an adjacent site.

At NIS the language of tuition is English and we follow the Cambridge curriculum from Early Years to Secondary.Our Cambridge programme is designed to optimally support and enhance the educational experience for each child. It is supported by state-of-the-art facilities, a newly built Sports Centre with swimming pool and Information & Communications Technology resources that are constantly updated with the latest computer equipment and learning software. All NIS students have access to a wide variety of co-curriculum activities that include sports from swimming, football, netball, golf and fencing, to technological and creative activities, such as public speaking, drama, art, batik, robotics and music. We believe learning and achievement go well beyond the classroom. For further information, please browse www.nis.edu.my.


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