Head of Learning Support, Malaysia

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Taylor's International School (Puchong)Malaysia

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Start date: January 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term

Taylor’s International School (Puchong Campus) is a leading and fast developing educational community that offers an international curriculum for over 1300 children aged between 3 and 16 years culminating in the Cambridge IGCSE examinations. With over 30 nationalities of students on roll, we are a truly international school that is very proud of its Malaysian roots and identity providing a rapidly developing, vibrant multicultural learning environment.
Our core values have been derived from the long established Taylor’s name and aim to provide the best teaching and learning environment in which all of our students will achieve their very best academically, physically and socially.
We are seeking to recruit an experienced Head of Learning Support who is ready to inspire and enthuse a community of children, teachers and parents. The core purpose of this post is to oversee the pastoral care and academic progress of the students in the Learning Support Programme, in addition to the strategic development of this key area of the school.

As a relatively young school, we are seeking passionate educators who have a strong desire to work as mentors so as to further develop the very best pedagogical practices in and out of the classroom. The Head of Learning Support will also be responsible :

  • To lead the Learning Support program by building and maintaining an ethos of high expectations, hard work and independence in learning. 
  • To oversee the general welfare and progress, both academic and pastoral, of SEN/EAL students.
  • To advise the Senior Leadership Team (SLT) of appropriate curricular and extracurricular opportunities for the SEN/EAL students and to assist Senior management in the planning and introduction of any agreed curriculum changes. 
  • To provide leadership and support to Teachers and Tutors supporting those learners with learning needs.

The position is available for January 2020. This position will report to the Head of Secondary.
Whilst, compared to many other countries, living costs in Malaysia are very competitive and our package allows for a comfortable standard of living and includes: Flight allowance, Medical Insurance, Children Education Benefit and a cash housing allowance.

A detailed job description is available upon request. For more information or an informal discussion about this role please contact the Head of Secondary, Mike Moreton:  moreton.michaeldavid@pc.tis.edu.my.
An up to date CV and supporting letter (max 2 pages) together with a completed application form (attached to this advertisement) should be sent to  hr.tes2018@pc.tis.edu.my and moreton.michaeldavid@pc.tis.edu.my
Further details regarding the School are available on our website:  www.pc.tis.edu.my

The closing date for all applications is: January 30th

Interviews will be held in the UK, Malaysia or via Skype.
Taylor’s International School, Puchong is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants will be expected to show evidence of their most up to date child protection screening details including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

More about Taylor's International School (Puchong)
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 16 years
Address: No. 1, Jalan BP 14/7, Bandar Bukit Puchong 2, Puchong, Selangor Darul Ehsan, 47120, Malaysia. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +60 3 5879 5000
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