Business, Economics & Accounting Teacher, Tenby Schools, Penang

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Tenby Schools (Penang)Tenby Schools, Penang

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: No

An Opportunity in Malaysia Awaits You

Tenby International School, Penang is located on a lush, green 6-acre site with excellent purpose-built facilities close to Batu Ferringhi just outside Georgetown, operating two streams on the same site; one International (IPC, National Curriculum for England, IGCSE & A Levels) and one following the Malaysian curriculum. The school provides opportunities for students to join either Tenby International School, which consists of a Primary and Secondary School or Sekolah Sri Tenby (Malaysian National Curriculum) and caters for children from 3 years of age to 18 years of age.

We are one of the biggest schools group in South East Asia with over 5000 students attending Tenby schools every day across Malaysia. We are now part of the International Schools Partnership (ISP) a leading International Educational company based in London with 42 schools across the world. We are part of a worldwide family with sister schools in Spain, UK, Mexico, Costa Rica, USA, Dubai and UAE. 

We are one of the leading schools on the island of Penang and we are celebrating our best ever IGCSE and A level results in 2018. Find out more about our school on our website ( and social media sites.

We offer a rich, quality education with affordable fees. The school caters for the children of expatriates working and living in Malaysia and for Malaysian families who opt for international education. The student population comprising 33 different nationalities is approximately 750 students, with 560 attending the international school, 400 of which in secondary. The students are very able and expectations are high. Our teaching staff are both expatriate and Malaysian.

Our approach is individual – we strive for every student to stretch themselves beyond their potential and in doing so we reflect our vision of ‘A united world at peace – through Education’.

Memberships & Affiliations

We are a Council of International Schools (CIS), accredited school – we recently passed our full team visit in February 2019. We are centre for Cambridge International Examinations (CIE) and are authorised to deliver the International Primary Curriculum (IPC), Duke of Edinburgh Licenced School, Microsoft Office 365 School and part of Association of Malaysian International Schools.

The Role

We are looking for suitably qualified, inspirational and vibrant Business, Economics and Accounting Teacher who shares our belief in the highest standards of academic attainment to join our forward thinking and dynamic teaching team that provides quality teaching and learning for our students – commencing January 2020

You will teach Business Studies, Economics and Accounting to groups of students from all abilities across IGCSE and A Level.  The ideal candidate is one who is resourceful and innovative in teaching approach.  You are important in maintaining a high standard of teaching, inspire the students to be actively interested in the subjects and continue to drive up performance. You will be supported by strong leadership, systems and an outstanding professional development programme.

Outstanding candidates will possess the following qualities:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Studies / Accounting / Economics with teaching qualification, PGCE/Diploma in Education or relevant degree.
  • Minimum 2 years teaching experience required preferably in an international school context covering Business Studies, Accounting and Economics. 
  • Possess excellent subject knowledge and sound understanding of the English National Curriculum.
  • Good command of the English Language
  • Good social and analytical skills and be able to communicate information to students and respond to their inquiries in the most effective manner.
  • Reflective individual who is committed to life-long learning and development
  • Is committed to wider aspects of school life and learning including developing students life skills to support development and growth.

The Package

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

  • Competitive salary
  • Generous contributions to an Employee Provident Fund (EPF)
  • Overseas allowance
  • Fee reduction for children of employees (up to three children)
  • Medical insurance (for eligible spouse and children)
  • Flight and shipping allowance at the beginning and end of the contract


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

How to Apply

The closing date is 17th November 2019 but it is strongly recommended to submit applications as soon as possible.

Further information and details of other positions are available on our website:

Please send in a letter of application with a comprehensive CV, a recent passport-size photograph and contact details of three referees 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 Schools (Penang)
Address: No.2 Lintang Lembah Permai 1, Tanjung Bungah, Penang, Pulau Pinang, 11200, Malaysia. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +60 4 8927777
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Tenby International School, Penang is located on a lush, green 6-acre site with excellent purpose-built facilities close to Batu Ferringhi just outside Georgetown, operating two streams on the same site; one International (IPC, National Curriculum fo...