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Head of English Faculty

Garden International School - Kuala LumpurKUALA LUMPUR

This is an excellent opportunity to join and lead the vibrant English Faculty at Garden International School. We are looking for innovative, dynamic teachers with a growth mindset and high expectations. 

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.

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. As an ‘Apple Distinguished’ school, 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.

Successful candidate must:  

  • Have a passion for reading and literature outside of the classroom 
  • Have a proven track record of outstanding practice
  • Have a growth mindset, looking to continually improve
  • Be willing to be an active contributor to the English Faculty by sharing great practice and planning collaboratively
  • Be able to engage, motivate and support children, staff and parents
  • Be a reflective, flexible practitioner with the ability to think creatively and take risks
  • Has the ability to use ICT to support and enhance learning within the classroom
  • Have student-centred approach to teaching and learning
  • A working knowledge of Google Apps and the confidence to work with iPads would be an advantage
  • A willingness to support aspects of the school's busy co-curricular programme

We will provide:  

  • A competitive salary and benefits package  
  • A professionally stimulating and collaborative working environment with ongoing Professional Development and weekly Professional Learning and Wellbeing time  
  • A well-resourced and friendly campus

Closing date for applications is 9th December 2021. We encourage early applications as we may appoint suitable candidate prior to the closing date. Interviews will be carried out online. 

Please review the ‘GIS Information for Applicants 2022-23’ 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 (ICPC or equivalent).

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