Secondary English Assistant Teacher, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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The British School of Kuala Lumpur Sdn BhdKuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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Start date: August 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive
Contract term: Permanent

The British International School of Kuala Lumpur (BSKL)  is one of the leading international schools in Kuala Lumpur offering contemporary British international education to students from Pre-Nursery through to Sixth Form.

The school has three visually arresting campuses - Lower, Junior and Secondary - providing a range of excellent learning environments. BSKL has been graded as excellent in all areas of educational provision by the Independent Schools Inspectorate, and is a member of The Nord Anglia Education offering numerous opportunities for professional growth.

The Role:

BSKL seeks an enthusiastic, creative and energetic Assistant Teacher to join a successful and highly acclaimed department.

The successful candidate will have a passion for working with young people and driving up standards of written and verbal communication. They should demonstrate excellent standards of verbal and written communication themselves, be organised and adaptable to support the changing needs of pupils and be committed to supporting every student to achieve their potential.

Candidates should also work well as part of a team and demonstrate a proactive commitment to the pastoral care and wellbeing of our learners, as well as a willingness to contribute to the thriving extra-curricular life of our school. 

At BSKL, our students are motivated, committed and love learning in our state of the art facilities. Our staff are passionate and outstanding teaching professionals, and we are committed to providing excellent and ongoing CPD opportunities.

Person requirements

Suitable candidates for this post:

  • Must possess at least a Bachelor’s Degree in English or a related field.
  • Due to visa requirements candidates must be at least 22 years old 
  • Be able to work under pressure; meet deadlines and handle multiple tasks.
  • Be able to work both in a team and independently with minimum supervision.
  • Have excellent interpersonal skills – be able to interact with students and members of staff at all levels.
  • Have excellent English and strong understanding of common English Language and Literature terminology and skills
  • Offer enthusiasm and demonstrate a positive approach to students.
  • Be comfortable integrating technology into all teaching practices.
  • Understand the value of consistent application of school policies.

We will provide:

  • A competitive salary.
  • Accommodation. 
  • Annual travel allowance.
  • International worldwide medical cover.
  • A professionally-stimulating and supportive working environment.
  • The chance to live and work in a culturally-diverse context.

If the opportunity to work in a progressive school in a culturally-rich and dynamic city excites you, please send us your application.

Application process:

Applications must be submitted via the BSKL application form or the link below. 

The closing date for applications is 3.00 pm on the 5th of March 2018. Skype interviews will be held between the 6th-16th of March, 2018. Early applications are strongly encouraged (we reserve the right to appoint early). 

The Nord Anglia Education (NAE) and all NAE schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants must be prepared to undergo stringent child protection screening, including references and checks with current/past employers, and an enhanced DBS.

Please browse our website to find out more about the school.

The British International School of Kuala Lumpur:

No 1 Changkat Bukit Utama, Bandar Utama, 

Petaling Jaya, Selangor, 47800 Malaysia

+60 3 7727 7775

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More about The British School of Kuala Lumpur Sdn Bhd
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 2 - 18 years
Address: No 1 Changkat Bukit Utama, Bandar Utama, Petaling Jaya, Selangor, 47800, Malaysia
Telephone: +60 3 7727 7775
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