Director of Learning, MALAYSIA

Closing date:Expiring soon

Garden International School (Kuala Lumpur)MALAYSIA

Date posted:
Start date: August 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: No

GIS is a well-resourced successful international school with great facilities and a reputation for academic excellence; we place the success of each and every student at the centre of our mission. GIS is a family, and with our fantastic students, dedicated and motivated team of excellent teachers and support staff, it truly is a wonderful place to learn and teach.

At GIS, we know that every student requires more than academic ability to succeed in today’s global economy and with that in mind we offer an incredible pastoral support system, an extensive range of extra-curricular activities and strongly adhere to a skills-based approach to learning that supports and underpins our success in meeting the rigorous academic requirements of International GCSEs and A-Levels.

The school is focused on creating the best environments for our learners to grow and develop academically, emotionally, physically and socially. With a positive and progressive outlook, based on the latest research, we seek to constantly improve the provision for learning. With over 75 hours dedicated to teacher CPD every year, as well as a keen focus on staff and student well-being, we are constantly striving for excellence, both as practitioners and for our learners. GIS uses the latest technology to enhance learning and provide a 1:1 device programme and use Google Apps for Education as our main learning platform.

We are looking to appoint a resourceful and committed individual with the appropriate attitude, skills and relevant experience to join us in this role of Director of Learning. Candidates must have a genuine interest in working with young people and the ability to develop and lead teams effectively. A good sense of humour is essential in this rewarding but challenging environment. The suitable candidate will have strong interpersonal skills, leadership experience and be able to make a significant contribution to the development of the school as part of the whole school leadership team. See the full job description for more details.

This is a unique opportunity to make a real difference in a collaborative and supportive learning-focused environment. GIS is a well-resourced, very successful and high performing international school with very good facilities and a long-standing reputation for outstanding academic results. Over recent years the school has also begun to develop a strong reputation as an inclusive school for the expat community in KL. We have fantastic students and a hard-working and motivated staff.

The Director of Learning will be a whole school Deputy Head and will report directly to the Principal. The post is for August 2018.

An internationally competitive salary and benefits package is offered, commensurate with qualifications and experience.

We recommend early application as we reserve the right to appoint prior to the closing date. Closing date for applications is Friday 26th of January 2018. 

Please review the ‘GIS Information for Applicants 2018-19’ booklet found in the Applicant Info Pack prior to applying for this role.

Garden International School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. As such, all offers of employment are subject to a criminal record check (DBS or equivalent).

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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: Kuala Lumpur Campus, 16 Jalan Kiara 3, Off Jalan Bukit Kiara, Kuala Lumpur, 50480, Malaysia
Telephone: +60 3 6209 6888
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