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Head of Primary

Sri KDU International SchoolMalaysia

The Sri KDU International Primary School is looking to appoint an outstanding Head of Primary, to join our talented, energetic and friendly Primary team from August 2022. As the next Head of Primary you will have the opportunity to lead an exceptional team of practitioners within a small community.  Over the past 4 years, our primary school has become well known for a caring and nurturing environment focused on developing the whole child. We want you to take that further.

 Sri KDU® International School offers an outstanding holistic education for children of all nationalities, from Year 1 to 13. The School provides a range of top class learning facilities which enable excellence in Academic subjects, Sports, Performing Arts and Music. The School is the first international school in Malaysia to achieve the Gold Award for ISQM (International School Quality Mark). We are members of FOBISIA (Federation of British International Schools in Asia), which enables our students to interact and compete with students from the other high quality international schools in the region. 

We are looking for:


• A Bachelor’s degree and teaching credential

• Experience in a Senior Leadership role

• Experience in British style curriculum delivery and development

• Evidence of continuous professional learning 

• Experience of leading aspects of Safeguarding


• Postgraduate professional qualification

• Experience in international education

• A range of school leadership experience 

We offer: 

• A family and community orientated learning and working environment 

• Competitive remuneration package 

• A comprehensive programme of Continuous Professional Development 

• A thorough and detailed induction programme 

• End of contract flights 

• Medical insurance 

• Free school places for up to two children (up to Y13)

• Being a part of Association of International Malaysian Schools (AIMS) 

• Opportunities for innovation and running projects which are exciting and forward thinking

• Closing Date: 10th December 2021 (Early applications are preferred).

Note: Interviews will be conducted through Skype/Google Meet.   For further details and to request for an Information Pack, please email to

Sri KDU is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicant must be prepared to undergo stringent child protection screening including checks with past employers and an enhanced ICPC check.  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.

To find out more about the school, please: 

• Read the Job Description attached

• View our school tour video here 

• Read our last ISQM Accreditation inspection report as attached

• Read the attached letter from our Principal

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