Head of Primary, Kuala Lumpur

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Beaconhouse Malaysia Sdn BhdKuala Lumpur

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Start date: September 2018 or earlier
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Head of Primary

Campus : Beaconhouse Sri Inai International School

Job start : September 2018 or earlier

Location : Petaling Jaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Contract type : Full Time

Contract term : Fixed Term

Due to expansion within the Beaconhouse School System, Malaysia we are seeking to recruit an experienced and enthusiastic Head of Primary to lead our motivated team. The successful candidate will take responsibility for the strategic leadership of this crucial area of the school and fulfil a reduced teaching commitment within Years 1 - 6. Additionally they will join a creative and supportive Senior Leadership Group, playing a key role in the improvement of the school. 

This is an exciting time to join Beaconhouse Sri Inai International School and we welcome applications from experienced Heads of Department, Deputy Heads of School as well as any serving Heads of Primary Schools and those who are perhaps looking for an opportunity to secure their initial Senior Leadership position. 

Ideal candidates will be well qualified Primary teachers with a sound knowledge and understanding of effective teaching of the Cambridge Primary Curriculum as well as the UK National Curriculum 2014. Experience of the Cambridge International Education Programmes is essential. They should have proven leadership skills and evidence of excellence in all aspects of their work.


Beaconhouse Sri Inai International School is located in a popular area of Kuala Lumpur. We offer a broad and balanced education that recognises the importance of academic success without underestimating the role that education plays in helping pupils to develop a wider understanding of themselves and others. 

Our curriculum is based upon The National Curriculum for England and the Cambridge International Curriculum but also reflects the local needs of our student body. External Examinations are available at Cambridge Primary Checkpoint (year 6). Students will then continue on to the Senior School where they will sit the Cambridge Secondary Checkpoint Examinations (year 9) and IGCSE (year 11)

Memberships & Affiliations

The school is in the process of seeking membership to the Council of International Schools (CIS). We are a Centre for Cambridge International Examinations (CIE) and are a member of the Association of International Malaysian Schools (AIMS).

The Role

We invite dedicated and suitably qualified candidates to join us as Head of Primary, the ideal candidate will: 

· exercise consultative leadership a strong desire to develop an outstanding school by creating a culture where learning is greatly valued by all

· possess the ability to inspire, motivate, challenge, support and empower all students 

· be committed to raising the standards of attainment and progress for all students 

· demonstrate a proven track record of raising attainment at all levels and will have successful experience of leading and managing teams of teachers.

· Be willing to contribute to wider school initiatives 


The initial contract will be for two years renewable by negotiation upon its completion.


Short listed candidates will be initially interviewed via Skype. Following these initial interviews final candidates will have a panel interview which may be held at the school or via Skype.

How to Apply

Interested candidates are invited to send in a letter of application including the reasons for applying to Beaconhouse Malaysia together with a comprehensive CV, a recent passport-size photograph and contact details of three referees (one of which must be the head of your current or most recent school) to nicki.coombs@beaconhouse.edu.my and copy in to tnatkinson@beaconhouse.edu.my

Beaconhouse Sri Inai International School reserves the right to employ before the advertised deadline. It is therefore essential that you send applications as soon as possible. We are also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. As such, all offers of employment are subject to a criminal record check (DBS or equivalent)

Job location

More about Beaconhouse Malaysia Sdn Bhd
Type: International Schools & Colleges
Address: Suite W1103, Wisma Consplant 1, No2, Jalan SS 16/4, Subang Jaya, Selangor Darul Ehsan, 47500, Malaysia
Telephone: +60 3 5632 2100