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Head of Primary

Head of Primary

Beaconhouse Sri Inai International School

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

  • Expired
Job type:
Full Time, Fixed Term
Start date:
January 2018
Apply by:
6 November 2017

Job overview

We are seeking to recruit an experienced and enthusiastic Head of Primary to lead our motivated team. The successful candidate will take responsibility for the strategic leadership of this crucial area of the school and fulfill a reduced teaching commitment within Years 1 - 6. Additionally they will join a creative and supportive Senior Leadership Group, playing a key role in improvement of the school.

This is an exciting time to join Beaconhouse Sri Inai International School and we welcome applications from experienced Heads of Department, Deputy Heads of School as well as any serving Heads of Primary Schools and those who are perhaps looking for an opportunity to secure their initial Senior Management position.

Ideal candidates will be well qualified Primary teachers with a sound knowledge and understanding of effective teaching of the Cambridge Primary Curriculum as well as the UK national Curriculum 2014 Experience of the Cambridge International Education Programmes is essential. They should have proven leadership skills and evidence of excellence in all aspects of their work.


Beaconhouse Sri Inai International School is located in a popular area of Kuala Lumpur. We offer a broad and balanced education that recognises the importance of academic success without underestimating the role that education plays in helping pupils to develop a wider understanding of themselves and others.

Our curriculum is based upon The National Curriculum for England and the Cambridge International Curriculum that also reflects the local needs of our student body. External Examinations are available at Cambridge Primary Checkpoint tests. Students will then continue on to the Senior School where they will sit the Cambridge Secondary Check[point Examinations and IGCSE.
Memberships & Affiliations

The school is in the process of seeking membership to the Council of International Schools (CIS). We are a Centre for Cambridge International Examinations (CIE) and are a member of the Association of International Malaysian Schools (AIMS).

The Role

We invite dedicated and suitably qualified candidates to join us Head of Primary, the ideal candidate will:

  • exercise consultative leadership a strong desire to develop an outstanding school by creating a culture where learning is greatly valued by all
  • possess the ability to inspire, motivate, challenge, support and empower all students
  • be committed to raising the standards of attainment and progress for all students
  • demonstrate a proven track record of raising attainment at all levels and will have successful experience of leading and managing teams of teachers.
  • Be willing to contribute to wider school initiatives


The initial contract will be for two years renewable by negotiation on its completion.


Short listed candidates will be initially interviewed via the Skype network. Following these initial interviews final candidates will have a panel interview which may be held at the school, in the UK or via Skype.

How to Apply

Interested candidates are invited to send in a letter of application including the reasons for applying to Beaconhouse Malaysia together with a comprehensive CV, a recent passport-size photograph and contact details of three referees (one of which must be from your current or most recent school) to the and copy to

Beaconhouse Sri Inai International School reserves the right to employ before the advertised deadline. It is therefore essential that you send applications as soon as possible. We are also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. As such, all offers of employment are subject to a criminal record check (DBS or equivalent)

(We thank all applicants for their expressed interest; however, only applicants short-listed for an interview will be notified.)

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About Beaconhouse Sri Inai International School

+60 7803 0493

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These are the hallmarks of a well-rounded education at Beaconhouse Sri Inai International School (BSIIS).  A school that will give your child a solid foundation from pre-school to senior school allowing them to harness their strengths, talents and ambitions.  So give your child a head start with the Beaconhouse School System one of the largest, most established school networks in the world with over 247,000 students in nine countries.

At BSIIS we offer a safe and caring environment that promotes respect and positive traditional values for all students. We prepare students for their future, we empower and inspire them to reach  excellence and to become independent, global learners.

Our core focus is to deliver high-quality academic programs that enable students to achieve their intellectual potential, develop confidence and lifelong-learning skills to improve their prospects beyond school.  Our trained and highly motivated teachers provide effective teaching, while giving students the personal attention, advice and support needed.

We at BSIIS aim to ensure that upon completion of their education with us, our students will have an impact on the future whether it is here in Malaysia or in the wider Global Community.  So come and visit us, meet our Principal and staff.  Talk to our friendly students, see our classes in action and enjoy a tour of our school and well-equipped facilities.  It is a wonderful chance for you to learn how your child can benefit from a truly wholesome education.

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