Head of Secondary, The British International School Kuala Lumpur

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The British International School of Kuala LumpurThe British International School Kuala Lumpur

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

BSKL is looking to appoint an experienced and visionary Head of Secondary to join our dynamic leadership team and lead our school, in its next exciting phase.  

We are seeking an exceptional leader who can inspire our students and staff to build on the strong foundation of our school. This is an opportunity for a passionate leader,  one who shares our vision and commitment to providing a holistic and well rounded education for all students. The post will suit an innovative ambassador who can demonstrate a strong track record of senior leadership experience and exceptional management skills, who is passionate about providing the best education and opportunities for our students whilst retaining the happy and supportive atmosphere that allows our pupils and staff to thrive.

Our students are motivated, committed and love learning in our state of the art facilities. Our staff are passionate and outstanding teaching professionals, and we are committed to providing excellent and ongoing CPD opportunities. We are very proud of our students' academic success and firmly believe that our pastoral systems provides the very solid foundation for all our achievements. BSKL is graded excellent in all areas of educational provision by the Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI), and COBIS. As a member of the Nord Anglia family, there are  numerous opportunities for professional growth. 

If you are an ambitious leader, with a proven track record of motivating young people to reach their academic target and beyond then please get in touch.


When you join a Nord Anglia Education school, you join a global community of more than 10,000 people working together to support our students’ success. We offer you unsurpassed opportunities to innovate and develop best practice across our family, to access extensive professional development, and to gain exceptional experience and career development in our schools. At Nord Anglia, you will have opportunities to progress more, learn more, and collaborate more.

We offer career and development opportunities that come with being part of our global organisation. Nord Anglia University unites our team through a vibrant online platform which harnesses the collective expertise of their peers in an exchange of knowledge, ideas and best practice. We also provide extensive online and face-to-face professional development through Nord Anglia University to ensure that our teachers don’t just maintain their skills, they develop at the cutting edge of educational thinking.

 Our collaborations with The Juilliard School, MIT, UNICEF and King’s College London, offers our teachers unrivalled access to leading experts in their fields. We also offer selected candidates from our staff worldwide an opportunity to earn their Executive Master’s in International Education in an exclusive collaboration with King’s College London.

Alongside great training and a competitive package, you’ll enjoy the chance to live and work in one of the worlds' most vibrant cities.

As a Nord Anglia Education employee, you enjoy the following benefits:

  • A fast-paced, global experience so that you can progress on a global scale
  • An enabling environment founded on creativity, challenge and collaboration
  • A culture which is fair and consultative  
  • Unique opportunities to grow professionally and develop your career

Selection Process

 The closing date for applications is Friday 22 December  2019 although we encourage early applications and reserve the right to pursue good applications as soon as we are ready.

 Please apply for this vacancy using our recruitment portal operated by Job Tracker. You will need to upload a letter of application and an up-to-date CV, which must include a recent professional photograph and the contact details of three educational referees, one of whom must be your current employer.

 First stage interviews will be conducted by Skype or in London the week beginning Monday 20th January 2020  and final interviews will take place at the school in Kuala Lumpur.

 Start Date: We offer a professional working environment and an attractive remuneration and benefits package. Initial contracts are for three years with a start date of August 2020.

 Safer Recruitment: At Nord Anglia Education we are committed to providing a world class, safe, happy environment in which children and young people are able to thrive and learn. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our pupils irrespective of race, ability, religion, gender or culture.

 All post holders in regulated activity (having regular unsupervised contact with children) are subject to appropriate national and international vetting procedures including satisfactory criminal record checks from both country of residence/birth and any country of residence within the last 10 years. 

More about The British International School of Kuala Lumpur
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 2 - 18 years
Address: No 1 Changkat Bukit Utama, Bandar Utama, Petaling Jaya, Selangor, 47800, Malaysia. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +60 3 7727 7775
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