Teacher of Physics (Possibility of Head of Secondary Science or Whole School Leader of Innovation for the right candidate), Pearl City, Simpang Ampat

Closing date:

GEMS International School of Pearl City, PenangPearl City, Simpang Ampat

Date posted:
Start date: Aug 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive salary + Accommodation allowance + Relocation allowance + Health Care + Annual return flights + up to 2 x free school places + start of contact Hotel allowance
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

About GEMS 

Trusted for over 55 years and now a third generation education family, GEMS Education began in a single school room in Dubai. Today, we educate over 190,000 students from over 176 countries through GEMS owned and managed schools globally; over 270,000 students access resources through our services division; and we will impact 20 million by 2020 students through the initiatives of our Charity partner Varkey Foundation

About the School 

Opened in 2015, GEMS International School, Pearl City, Penang (GIP), is a British School located on the mainland of Penang with easy access to both north and south bridges leading to the island. GIP currently has around 550 learners with further growth planned. 

We deliver the British curriculum from the Foundation Stages through to Year 13 with our exciting A-level programme having opened in September 2019.  

GIP benefits from an outstanding campus and facilities and is well-equipped with the latest technology for all areas, with iLED and interactive screens in all primary classrooms and mobile access to laptops and iPads. 

There is a significant drive for constant improvement across the school and a dynamic culture of support and growth, with strong professional development for all staff, including in-service and external training and a culture of sharing best practice across the school. 

The Role

This is a rare opportunity to join GEMS in Malaysia and to live and work in the beautiful region of Penang. 

We are looking for outstanding teachers who are excited to join our mission of delivering a world-class education for our children and are who driven to constantly provide education at an exceptional level. 

As a growing school, there are also likely to be emerging opportunities for whole-school professional development and leadership in the future. 

GEMS teachers enjoy an outstanding school environment in which to deliver a dynamic and creative curriculum to motivated and extremely well-behaved learners. As well as being a great place to work band develop professionally, Penang is a vibrant, cosmopolitan, expanding city which provides a great springboard for further exploration. Teachers in Penang enjoy an excellent lifestyle as well as extensive travel and leisure opportunities around the region and further afield.

All positions attract an excellent remuneration package including:

Competitive salary, accommodation allowance, free schooling for up to two children, private medical insurance and annual airfares to country of residence.

Application Process: 

If you meet these criteria, are enthusiastic about teaching and learning and have the drive and passion to get the most from our learners then we would welcome your application. 

Candidates should apply by completing the online TES application form - taking particular care to fully complete all sections as instructed. 

Incomplete applications or candidates providing incomplete information (for example work history) will not be considered. 

Supporting documents at this stage are not required.

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. Please also be aware GIP is a non-smoking campus, and applicants will be expected to be comfortable in that environment.

The schedule for these appointments is:

Closing date - 9 am Malaysian Time Monday 9th December

GEMS International School of Pearl City, Penang is committed to safeguarding children and will ensure that recruitment procedures adhere to safer recruitment guidance. Successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced UK Disclosure and Barring Service check and/or equivalent overseas police check where relevant.

More about GEMS International School of Pearl City, Penang
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: No. 2, Persiaran Mutiara 5, Pusat Komersial, Bandar Tasek Mutiara, Simpang Ampat, Pulau Pinang, 14120, Malaysia. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +60 4 504 0639