Head of Primary, Malaysia

Closing date:

Sri KDU International SchoolMalaysia

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Start date: September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: No

This is an exciting opportunity for an exceptional and pioneering individual to join Sri KDU Schools and become the founding Head of Section - Primary in newly opening International school in Klang. The school will be an all through school, the secondary section will be opening from Y7 to Y9 whilst the primary section will open from Y1 to Y6.  The school is set to open in November 2020, the appointment would begin in September 2020. Initially the primary section would follow the Cambridge International Primary Programme, adapted to meet the local Malaysian requirements, however part of role would be training the local teachers to deliver a British style pedagogy and support them  to deliver the National Curriculum of England.  The school is the first Microsoft Flagship School in South East Asia and as such the learning and ethos of the school is to nurture and motivate students to achieve academic success by engaging with each other, with technology and information in new ways in order to develop and acquire digital leadership skills and mind-sets to be confident as they enter the ever changing landscape of living in an increasingly digitally reliant 21st Century.

Therefore experience and understanding of how technology can enhance and encourage personalised learning would be an advantage.  The school is looking to go beyond a BYOD learning experience to become pioneers in using the digital world to support and initiate learning, enhance skillful communication, offer flexible methods for giving feedback and thus promote progress on an individual basis. The digital world will be used to celebrate success of an individual or a group and promote discovery and innovation.  This post is not for the faint hearted. If you would like to discuss the role then please contact the founding Principal via HR@srikdu.edu.my  .

We offer: 

A competitive package, highly motivated and intelligent students. 

Opportunities to participate in CPD.

A newly built school. 

The opportunity to work in the first Microsoft Flagship School in South East Asia

Be at the forefront of establishing a primary school.

We are looking for:

Experience as a current Head of Primary or an experienced Deputy with recent teaching experience in a British Curriculum school. UK Qualified Teacher Status (QTS)  and or  experience of the Cambridge Primary Curriculum

An outstanding teacher  

Emotional intelligence to deal with expatriate and local staff and the learning journey the school will take to become an exceptional pioneering school of digital learning and academic excellence.

A solution-focused approach and be confident to deliver training to a variety of audiences.

An ability to work under pressure and prioritise effectively.

The ability to lead a team by inspiring and motivating others.

Passion and commitment to the school and staff to ensure every child is valued and supported to achieve their potential.

Closing Date: 1st April, 2020 (Early applications are preferred).

Note: Interviews will be conducted through Skype.   For further details and to request for an Information Pack, please email to intlhr@srikdu.edu.my   

Sri KDU is committed to the safeguarding of children. All successful candidates must provide a UK enhanced DBS disclosure or Letter of Good Conduct, from the relevant authorities, if currently working outside the UK. A reference must be provided by the Principal/Headteacher of the applicant's current school.

The School has established policies on Child Protection, Code of Conduct and Whistleblowing. The school recognises the importance of having a child protection policy to establish clear procedures and practices for the wellbeing of our children on campus. The school also commits to integrity and in promoting a culture of honesty, ethical behavior and conduct in line with good corporate governance, where employees are able to raise concerns regarding suspected frauds, corruption, illegal conduct, wrongdoing or any form of malpractice without being subject to victimization, harassment or discrimination.



More about Sri KDU International School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 5 - 18 years
Address: No 3, Jalan Teknologi 2/1, Seksyen 2, Kota Damansara, Daerah Petaling, Selangor Darul Ehsan, 47810, Malaysia. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +60 3 6145 3888

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