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Employer Tenby International School (Kuala Lumpur)
Location Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Fixed Term
Job dates
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Job starts Jan 2018

An Opportunity in Malaysia Awaits You

Tenby International School Kuala Lumpur campus is located on a green 20-acre site with excellent facilities and offers a welcoming, inclusive and stimulating place to work.

The campus is home to Tenby International School, which consists of a Primary, and Secondary School (IPC, National Curriculum for England, CIE IGCSE and A Level) and a Malaysian Private School, Sekolah Sri Tenby (Malaysian National Curriculum). The campus welcomes over 2000 students, aged from 3 to 18 years and from 38 nationalities; with 1450 attending the international school, 650 of whom are in secondary.

The international school offers a rich, quality education with affordable fees and caters for the children of expatriates working and living in Malaysia, as well as Malaysian children. Our highly qualified teaching staff are expatriate and local, and are dedicated to developing students academically and socially by driving a co-curricular programme of more than 165 activities.

We are an accredited member of the Council of International Schools (CIS), a centre for Cambridge International Examinations (CIE), authorised to deliver the International Primary Curriculum (IPC), an Eco School Silver Award holder and a Duke of Edinburgh's International Award Associate.

Tenby International School, Kuala Lumpur is a member of the Tenby Schools Group, a rapidly growing group of six – soon to be seven – schools in Malaysia.  The group recently won Best Brand in International Education at the prestigious Brandlaureate? Awards in Kuala Lumpur. The award recognises Tenby Schools’ reputation for providing world-class international education across Malaysia.

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’.

The Role

An opportunity has arisen for an existing Deputy Head or an outstanding middle leader in our International Primary school. We are looking for a dynamic, fun and knowledgeable practitioner who will be overseeing either Key Stage 1 and Early Years or our Key Stage 2 departments. The post is non-class based with a teaching commitment (to be assigned at a later date) which will to provide support, boosting and cover.

We need a reflective and supportive team member who will be able to lead on INSETS and have the drive to build on policies already in place, cementing practise. You will be expected to oversee either KS1 or KS2 and each year group has up to 5 classes. We are looking for an approachable leader who wants to make a real difference and support the staff in the school as they embrace different teaching styles and expectations. A positive outlook and a sense of humour are desirable and we will fully support this role going forward with PLT meetings where we discuss and reflect on the direction of the school. 

  • You must have a proven track record of outstanding teaching and learning
  • Will monitor and evaluate the data within your year groups
  • Will lead planning meetings, monitor planning and conduct book walks
  • Lead INSETS and drive forward consistency
  • Have the confidence to have difficult conversations with team members who may be underperforming
  • Drive forward standards and bring a consistent, fun approach to life here at Tenby
  • Be an active part of an Inclusive leadership team, attend and contribute to leadership meetings
  • Genuinely want to make a difference and drive standards
  • Embrace new things in a ‘have a go’ way.

For more information about the school visit: www.tenby.edu.my/setia-eco-park

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)
  • Medical cover
  • Overseas allowance
  • Relocation allowance
  • Fee reduction for children of employees
  • Medical insurance 
  • Flight and shipping allowance at the beginning and end of the contract

Interviews

Initial interviews will be completed through Skype or face-to-face interview depending on location of candidate.

How to Apply

We welcome early applications from interested candidates.

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

www.tenby.edu.my

Interested candidates are invited to send in a letter of application including the reasons for applying to Tenby Schools together with a comprehensive CV, a recent passport-size photograph and contact details of three referees (one of which must be from your current school) to:

hr.sep@tenby.edu.my

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 tenby.edu.my to your safe senders list. We thank all applicants for their expressed interest. However, only applicants short-listed for an interview will be notified.)

About the employer

Information about Tenby International School (Kuala Lumpur)
Org type Mainstream School
Phase All-through
Funding status Independent
Gender Mixed
Age range 3 - 19 years
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Locations and contacts

1 Jalan Setia Tropika U13/18T
Seksyen U13
Shah Alam
Kuala Lumpur
Selangor
40170
Malaysia
+60 603 3344 2292