Teacher of English Language, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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Beaconhouse Malaysia Sdn BhdKuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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Start date: September 2020 or January 2021
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

We are seeking to recruit an experienced and enthusiastic English teacher to join our motivated team. The successful candidate will join a creative and supportive department, playing a key role in the improvement of language within the school. All our teaching staff are expected to be fully involved in the extra-curricular life of the school.

This is an exciting time to join Beaconhouse Malaysia during our expansion and we welcome applications from teachers looking for an opportunity to secure their initial overseas position. 

Ideal candidates will be well qualified Primary or Secondary teachers with a sound knowledge and understanding of effective teaching of English Language within the guidance of the Cambridge International Curriculum and the UK National Curriculum. Experience of both these programmes would be an advantage. They should hold a B'Ed, PGCE or equivalent.

Description

Beaconhouse Schools are 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 Cambridge International Curriculum and is supplemented by the UK National Curriculum but also reflects the local needs of our student body. External Examinations are available at IGCSE level in all subjects and student progression is supported by Checkpoint tests in years 6 and 9. 

The Role

We invite dedicated and suitably qualified candidates to join us as a Teacher of English Language. The ideal candidate will: 

· possess the ability to inspire, motivate, challenge, support and empower students in their care

· be committed to raising the standards of attainment and progress students make in KS2/KS3/Checkpoint and IGCSE English First Language,

· demonstrate a proven track record of raising attainment in the classroom and will ideally have successful experience of teaching English as a First Language.

· be willing to contribute to wider school initiatives and the curriculum 

Contract

The initial contract will be for two years renewable by negotiation on its completion.

Interviews

Short listed candidates will be initially interviewed via Skype or in person depending on location.

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 nicki.coombs@beaconhouse.edu.my and copy to jarlath.madine@beaconhouse.edu.my

Beaconhouse Malaysia 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)

You must meet the following requirements for a visa or working permit:

  • 3 years teaching experience.
  • A degree where the title includes subject taught.
  • B. Ed, Bachelors with Teaching Qualification, UK Qualified Teacher Status or similar teaching qualification.
  • Proficient in English.
  • Should hold a valid passport from either Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, South Africa, United Kingdom or United States.
  • References, Medical check, Criminal background check
  • Over 27 and below 60 years of age


More about Beaconhouse Malaysia Sdn Bhd
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Type: International Schools & Colleges
Address: Suite W1103, Wisma Consplant 1, No2, Jalan SS 16/4, Subang Jaya, Selangor Darul Ehsan, 47500, Malaysia. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +60 3 5632 2100