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Teacher of Music

Nexus International School (Malaysia)Malaysia

Nexus International School Malaysia is seeking a teacher of Music. If you’re keen to demonstrate outstanding standards of teaching and learning, with a passionate, enthusiastic, creative and dynamic attitude then we want to hear from you!

Nexus is located in Putrajaya, near Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia. Established in 2008 as part of the Taylor’s Education Group, we currently enrol 700 students from Early Years to Year 13 who learn through the IPC, IGCSE and IBDP curricula. We have an inclusive admissions policy and you can expect to teach learners with learning and language needs as well as exceptionally academic and talented children. Nexus has a strong record of success at IGCSE and IB.

The student population is made up of over 30 different nationalities giving our school a truly global character. Previous international experience is not required, but the desire to work in a diverse international community is essential. All staff are also expected to contribute to the co-curricular programme. Nexus is committed to developing personalised learning so that all learners, given their individual gifts and talents, are challenged and make progress.  As an Apple Distinguished School we expect all teachers to use technology in a transformative way to enhance learning.

Music is taught from Year 7 up to IGCSE in Year 11 with the possibility of IB Music in the future.  The department is housed in a specialist suite and is extremely well resourced with dedicated classrooms and practice rooms as well as a recording studio with the latest software. An interest in using technology in the music classroom  would be advantageous. We have an extensive programme of individual music lessons and wish to further develop our extra-curricular programme to encompass a wider range of ensembles.  The post attracts a reduction in teaching hours to enable the successful candidate to develop this.

We provide a professionally stimulating and collaborative, well-resourced working environment with well-motivated students. We offer a  competitive salary and benefits package as well as outstanding professional learning opportunities.

For further details about our school please refer to our website www.nexus.edu.my. To apply, please upload a full CV and covering letter, addressing the job description and including names and contact details for three referees (one being your current Headteacher/Principal) via the Apply Now link.   The closing date for applications is  Wednesday 20th January at 9am (KL time), however the school reserves the right to make an offer before this date, thus early application is advised.

Nexus International School, Malaysia (NISM) is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We will conduct extensive background checks on all successful applicants. All adults in the school community are expected to follow the school’s child protection procedures, and any contracts offered are subject to satisfactory references, full employment history and Disclosure and Barring Service check/ Good Conduct Certificate as appropriate.

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