SENCO, Malaysia

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Taylor's International School (Puchong)Malaysia

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Start date: January 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term

Taylor’s International School (Puchong Campus) is a leading and fast developing educational community that offers an international curriculum for over 1300 children aged between 3 and 16 years culminating in the Cambridge IGCSE examinations. With over 30 nationalities of students on roll, we are a truly international school that is very proud of its Malaysian roots and identity providing a rapidly developing, vibrant multi-cultural learning environment.

Our core values have been derived from the long established Taylor’s name and aim to provide the best teaching and learning environment in which all of our students will achieve their very best academically, physically and socially.

We are seeking to recruit an experienced Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator who is ready to inspire and enthuse a community of children, teachers and parents. The Primary school has two SENCO positions and the two SENCOs collaborate on equal footing. The SENCOs are responsible for ensuring all children on the Primary SEN/Talented and Able Register can access the curriculum to the best of their abilities and thereby make suitable progress. The candidate will need to be able to work closely alongside our school Counselors.

The role involves managing a small team of teaching assistants and co-teachers. prioritising support for students with a wide range of needs, including dyslexia, autism, global developmental delay and other learning needs. Some 1:1 and small group teaching will be involved, as well as planning and leading staff training. There is also a strong emphasis on working with families, in a culture which is only just beginning to embrace additional needs in the mainstream.

This position would suit someone with a strong background in SEN including behavioural needs, preferably with the NASENCO qualification although this is not essential for the right candidate.

The position is available for January 2020. This position will report to the Head of Primary.

Whilst, compared to many other countries, living costs in Malaysia are very competitive and our package allows for a comfortable standard of living and includes: Flight allowance, Medical Insurance, Children Education Benefit and a cash housing allowance.

How to Apply

For more information or an informal discussion about this role please contact the Head of Primary, Marco Damhuis : marco.damhuis@pc.tis.edu.my

An up to date CV and supporting letter (max 2 pages) together with a completed application form (attached to this advertisement) should be sent to hr.tes2018@pc.tis.edu.my and marco.damhuis@pc.tis.edu.my

Further details regarding the School are available on our website: www.pc.tis.edu.my

The closing date for all applications is 02 October 2019 at midnight. Interviews will be held in the UK, Malaysia or via Skype.

Taylor’s International School, Puchong is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants will be expected to show evidence of their most up to date child protection screening details including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 16 years
Address: No. 1, Jalan BP 14/7, Bandar Bukit Puchong 2, Puchong, Selangor Darul Ehsan, 47120, Malaysia. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +60 3 5879 5000
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