Head of Primary, Malaysia

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Beaconhouse - Sri Inai International SchoolMalaysia

Date posted:
Start date: January 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term

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 fulfill a reduced teaching commitment within Years 1 - 6. Additionally they will join a creative and supportive Senior Leadership Group, playing a key role in 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 Schhools and those who are perhaps looking for an opportunity to secure their initial Senior Management 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.


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 that also reflects the local needs of our student body. External Examinations are available at Cambridge Primary Checkpoint tests. Students will then continue on to the Senior School where they will sit the Cambridge Secondary Check[point Examinations and IGCSE.

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 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 al
  • 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 on its completion.


Short listed candidates will be initially interviewed via the Skype network. Following these initial interviews final candidates will have a panel interview which may be held at the school, in the UK 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 from your current or most recent school) to the 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)

(We thank all applicants for their expressed interest; however, only applicants short-listed for an interview will be notified.)

Job location

More about Beaconhouse - Sri Inai International School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 16 years
Address: No 1098, Jalan Jenjarum, Off Jalan SS 23/6, Taman SEA, Petaling Jaya, Selangor, 47400, Malaysia
Telephone: +60 3 7803 0493