Key Stage 1 Coordinator with TLR for Literacy, Tenby International School Setia Ecohill

Closing date:Expiring soon

Tenby International School - Setia EcohillTenby International School Setia Ecohill

Date posted:
Start date: September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: No

The Position

Candidates are invited to apply for the position of Key Stage 1 Coordinator with TLR for Literacy for our school located in Semenyih, Selangor (near Kuala Lumpur)

We currently have a fantastic opportunity for a dedicated and driven teacher who is passionate about Key Stage 1 to join the Tenby International School team in September. Working with the Head of Primary you will play an instrumental role in building and developing Key Stage 1, implanting and embedding our KS1 vision, working with drive and enthusiasm to secure the long-term success of the school. You will lead the KS1 team, modelling effective methodology and practice and will inspire the team to ensure high quality education for all. We are looking for a resilient and motivated individual who has a deep rooted appreciation of childhood, coupled with a comprehensive understanding of the primary curriculum and a strong desire to nurture children as they grow into independent, highly motivated learners. You will be a reflective leader, displaying professionalism and commitment to all areas of school life. A key part of your role will be to ensure high quality and effective assessment of pupils across Key Stage 1. You will coordinate and evaluate continuity and progression across the Key Stage through shared practice and focused classroom observations. You will work to build a collaborative Key Stage 1 team, reacting to staff needs through mentoring and building a supportive and caring ethos.

The Location - An Opportunity in Malaysia Awaits You

Established in 1960, the TENBY SCHOOLS GROUP (part of the British owned International Schools Partnership) operates international and private schools in peninsula Malaysia; currently in Tropicana Aman, Setia Eco Park, Penang, Ipoh, Johor Bahru and Semenyih. Each campus has an international school for both primary and secondary students. The campuses in Ipoh, Penang, Setia Eco Park and Johor Bahru also provide for private schools following the Malaysian curriculum.

Tenby International School Setia EcoHill in Semenyih commenced operation in September 2016, offering an international, student-centred programme for students from Early Years up to the Secondary levels, focusing on the development of responsible learners who are both independent and creative thinkers. Both the Primary and Secondary schools are located on a 14-acre purpose-built campus, with a capacity for 1800 students, which is equipped with modern teaching and learning facilities. The School aims to be the school of choice in the local area and has seen growth in our roll of over 15% in the last six months. Therefore with a new school which is rapidly growing there will be opportunities for the right candidate to grow with the school.

Further information about Tenby Schools is available on our website


Candidates must have a degree plus a PGCE or a BEd or equivalent, and relevant teaching experience, particularly in a student-centred learning environment.

Experience of leading a team or a desire to work hard to become a valued member of our middle management team is expected.

If you are committed to developing creative and articulate learners, with a deep-rooted desire to help every student reach their full potential, we would be delighted to hear from you.

The Package

This is a two-year contract with an option to renew at the end. Benefits include:

  • Competitive salary
  • Extremely generous contributions to an Employee Provident Fund (EPF) which increases your saving potential
  • Overseas living allowance
  • Fee reduction for children of employees
  • Medical insurance
  • Flight and shipping allowance at the beginning and end of the contract

The ability to save a significant proportion of your salary while developing your career is a possibility in Tenby International School Setia Ecohill.

This is an opportunity for you to live and work in a culturally diverse capital city. There are also opportunities for promotion within the organisation.


Initial interviews will be completed through Skype. Final interviews may be carried out face-to-face whenever possible.


The closing date is 26th February, 2020 but interested candidates are strongly encouraged to submit their applications as soon as possible as interviews may be arranged before the deadline.

Candidates are invited to send in a letter of application including the reasons for applying to Tenby Schools together with a comprehensive CV, a recent passport-size photograph and contact details of three referees (one of which must be from your current school) to:

Our 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 which are aligned to the recommendations of the International Task Force on Child Protection. 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.

(Please check your Junk Folder for emails and add to your safe senders list. We thank all applicants for their expressed interest. However, only applicants short-listed for an interview will be notified.)

More about Tenby International School - Setia Ecohill
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: No. 6, Jalan Ecohill 1, Setia Ecohill, Semenyih, Selangor, 43500, Malaysia. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +60 3 8725 5625
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Tenby International School – Setia Echohill is a mixed, non-selective, non-denominational, independent, all-through school with sixth form, in Malaysia, serving students from the age of 3-18. The all-through school is situated in Semenyih, Selangor. ...