Deputy Head of Primary, Tenby Schools, Setia Eco Gardens

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Tenby International School (Setia Eco Gardens)Tenby Schools, Setia Eco Gardens

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

The International Schools Partnership (ISP) is a fast-growing group of British, International and Local Curriculum schools around the world, aiming to be the Schools of Choice in their local areas. Learning is at the heart of everything we do for our students, colleagues, parents, and we are committed to getting better through Amazing Learning.

Tenby Schools Malaysia is a part of ISP and our Tenby schools across Malaysia are located in Ipoh, Penang, Setia Alam, Semenyih, Tropicana Aman and Johor Bahru.

As part of our on-going commitment to our students and parents we are recruiting a Deputy Head of Primary commencing January 2020.

Key Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist the Head of Primary in the continued development of the quality of teaching and learning within the Primary School
  • Adopt a strong and caring leadership manner as to encourage staff and students to achieve their objectives
  • Contribute to the strategic development of the school and the SEG campus

Job Requirements:

The ideal candidate will be/have;

• Bachelor Degree in Education, PGCE, NPQSL or its equivalent

• Experience in the UK or internationally in a leadership position

• Knowledge and understanding of the international education sector

• Understanding of, and experience in, curriculum management, design, implementation and evaluation

• Ability to develop relationships, build trust and command respect

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills

• Cultural awareness, understanding and sensitivity

• Positive and adaptable to changing circumstances and open to new ideas

• Energetic, enthusiastic and reliable with personal impact and presence

• Inquisitive and able to think creatively, solve problems and make decisions based on sound judgment drawing on expertise from others

• An individual who demonstrates a real sense of professionalism, commitment and integrity

• Able to start work Jan 2020

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
  • Medical insurance  
  • Flight and shipping allowance at the beginning and end of the contract


Initial interviews will be completed through Skype. 

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 International School (Setia Eco Gardens)
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: No.7 Jalan Laman Setia Utama, Taman Laman Setia, Johor Bahru, Johor, 81550, Malaysia. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +60 7 5588812
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Tenby Schools Setia Eco Gardens is a mixed, non-denominational secondary school situated in Johor Bahru, the capital of the Malaysian state of Johor. It is a member of The Tenby Schools Group, a constantly growing partnership of private schools in Ma...