PE and Sports Specialist - Secondary Campus, Malaysia

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The Alice Smith SchoolMalaysia

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Start date: August 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Highly competitive with excellent benefits
Contract term: Fixed Term

One of the most prestigious and successful British curriculum schools in South East Asia is seeking to recruit a high calibre PE and Sports Specialist for August 2019.

PE and Sports Specialist - Secondary Campus

The Kuala Lumpur Alice Smith School (KLASS) is fully accredited as a British School Overseas by the Department for Education in London, receiving an ‘Excellent’ grade from its recent inspection. Our school has an established reputation for excellence, and as a not-for-profit educational foundation, all resources are focused on the development and well-being of students. Located on two sites in Kuala Lumpur with excellent facilities, it has a total student population of approximately 1,600 and caters for the full age range from 3 to 18 years.

KLASS staff are innovative, high achieving professionals  who possess drive, energy and enthusiasm in abundance. Our staff are confident, caring, helpful and supportive of students, colleagues and parents. They have the ability and determination to attain and maintain very high standards and keep students at the centre of all they do. They are highly computer literate and instinctively use a broad range of learning technologies. 

Sport and Physical Education is a thriving department at the school. In addition to high quality classroom lessons the schools has a  large sports programme that has a varied and well attended extra-curricular schedule. We offer a busy calendar of high profile sporting events throughout the year, and also attend a variety of sports competitions and fixtures both in Malaysia and abroad.

The PE and Sports Specialist will assist teachers in the PE department  while also providing targeted support for the Director of Sport, Head of Sport and Head of PE when required.  The role will include; time supporting in PE lessons, assisting with team coaching, supporting Extra-Curricular activities, organisation and attendance of domestic and overseas tournaments and administrative support for all of these tasks. In addition, as a very visible team, the PE and Sports Specialist will be expected to be able to interact appropriately with all Stakeholders of the KLASS community. This position would be suitable for a graduate interested in aspiring to be a teacher and while a Bachelor's degree is essential, a teaching degree is not.

For the position, please see the job description for further details. Please click to open the document below which will provide further information.

Please address all  aspects of the Job Description within your supporting statement. To ensure your application is considered, you MUST supply all of the following:

  • Supporting Statement (no longer than 2 A4 pages) If you have a partner that is applying for another position at the school, please state this along with their name.
  • Completed online application form
  • CV with three referees (one must be from your current Headteacher if working in a school)
  • Up-to-date photo (PDF or word format)

The KLASS benefits package for this post include a competitive salary, a contribution  towards housing, excellent medical insurance, contract renewal incentives and relocation flight allowances.

To apply, please click on the “Quick Apply” button below. 

In case of query contact Ms Millie Boey: 

Closing date for applications: Monday 28 January 2019

Shortlisted candidates will be asked to complete an initial interview on Sonru. Sonru is an automated video interviewing process that we use due to our location and challenges with time difference. It also enables you to complete this initial interview with us at your convenience. Following this, candidates will be invited to a final interview in Kuala Lumpur between 8 - 11 February 2019 or London 13 - 15 February 2019.

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More about The Alice Smith School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: Secondary Campus, No. 3 Jalan Equine, Taman Equine, Seri Kembangan, Selangor, 43300, Malaysia
Telephone: +60 39543 3688
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Org type  : International
Phase   : K-18 (Primary and Secondary)
Funding status  : Not-for-profit (funded by parents)
Gender   : Mixed
Age range  : 3-18 years old
Denomination  : Non-denominational