Teacher of Chemistry, Balik Pulau, Penang

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Prince of Wales Island International SchoolBalik Pulau, Penang

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

We seek an outstanding teacher of chemistry to join our vibrant and successful department. The role of Head of Department may be available for a suitably experienced candidate.

The appointee will have strong academic credentials, a high level of English language ability, and a clear commitment to the intellectual growth and development of young people. We have modern and well-equipped laboratories with interactive whiteboards/interactive TVs as standard, and three dedicated technicians. There is a dynamic staff culture at the school and sciences are a particular strength. There is an emphasis on the use of IT in a blended and realistic educational environment, achieving the best outcomes with varied approaches. Students have their own devices. Since the foundation of the school in 2011, POWIIS has built a significant academic reputation in the region and internationally with excellent results, although we have students of a wide range of abilities all equally deserving of the highest quality of teaching to the level of their potential. The curriculum is based on the English system, and examinations are IGCSEs and AS/A2. 

A detailed post description is provided.

Our school is committed to the highest standards of safeguarding and student welfare, and expects all applicants to share this commitment.

Malaysian work permits are usually granted for two or three years. Contracts are therefore fixed term, but continuity is important for the school; it is hoped that appointments will be seen as longer term, with renewal of contracts common in the school. The staff is predominantly European, who share with high quality Malaysian and other international colleagues, outstanding facilities and resources. 

Applicants are encouraged to explore the school’s website:  www.powiis.edu.my 

Closing Date

The closing date is Friday 31st January 2020.   Initial interviews will be via Skype, followed by a face to face meeting if possible.

Candidates should apply to the school directly at recruitment@powiis.edu.my sending a completed application form together with a brief letter of application and Curriculum Vitae. Additional documents should not be sent at this stage.

We will acknowledge all applications and keep applicants informed; we enjoy a high level of interest in our vacancies, but your candidacy is very important to us.

We look forward to hearing from you.

More about Prince of Wales Island International School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: POWIIS Secondary, 1 Jalan Sungai Air Putih 6, Bandar Baru Air Putih, Balik Pulau, Pulau Pinang, Penang, 11000, Malaysia. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +60 4 8689999
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