Teacher of English/English as a Second Language, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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Beaconhouse Malaysia Sdn BhdKuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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


Teacher of English/English as a Second Language with Literature

Campus : Beaconhouse International School

Job start : January 2020 or earlier

Location : Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Contract type : Full Time

Contract term : Fixed Term – 2 years, renewable

We are seeking to recruit an experienced and enthusiastic English teacher to join our motivated team. The successful candidate will join a creative and supportive department, playing a key role in improvement of language within the school. All our teaching staff are expected to be fully involved in the extra-curricular life of the school.

This is an exciting time to join Beaconhouse Malaysia and we welcome applications from experienced teachers and those who are perhaps looking for an opportunity to secure their initial overseas position. 

Ideal candidates will be well qualified Secondary teachers with a sound knowledge and understanding of effective teaching of English Language and Literature within the guidance of the Cambridge International Curriculum and the UK  National Curriculum. Experience of both these programmes would be an  advantage. 


Beaconhouse Schools are 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 Cambridge International Curriculum and is supplemented by the UK National Curriculum but also reflects the local needs of our student body. External Examinations are available at IGCSE level in  all subjects and student progression is supported by Checkpoint tests in years 6 and 9. 

The Role

We invite dedicated and suitably qualified candidates to join us as a Teacher of English Language and Literature, the ideal candidate will: 

· possess the ability to inspire, motivate, challenge, support and empower students in their care

· be committed to raising the standards of attainment and progress students make in KS3/Checkpoint, IGCSE English First Language, English as a Second Language and English Literature

· demonstrate a proven track record of raising attainment in the classroom and will ideally have successful experience of teaching English as a first language as well as English as a second language.

· demonstrate a proven track record of raising attainment at IGCSE level in Language and Literature

· be willing to contribute to wider school initiatives and the curriculum 


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


Short listed candidates will be initially interviewed via Skype or in person depending on location.

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 nicki.coombs@beaconhouse.edu.my

Beaconhouse Malaysia 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.)

More about Beaconhouse Malaysia Sdn Bhd
Type: International Schools & Colleges
Address: Suite W1103, Wisma Consplant 1, No2, Jalan SS 16/4, Subang Jaya, Selangor Darul Ehsan, 47500, Malaysia. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +60 3 5632 2100