Head of English required for August 2019
An International School located in Nilai, an educational hub for Malaysia, a short distance away from the capital city, Kuala Lumpur (35 minutes), Kuala Lumpur International Airport (15 minutes) and the west coast beaches of Port Dickson (40 minutes) is seeking an experienced HEAD of ENGLISH to lead the team of 4 teachers for August 2019. The area is far enough away from the hustle and bustle of the Capital and is described as beautiful, safe and providing a unique education experience to awaken and develop the learning senses of youngsters and inspire teachers.
The successful candidate will lead the English department and teach pupils across Key Stage 3. The position is line-managed by the Principal.
The International School is accredited by the University of Cambridge International Examinations (CIE) and is committed to a fully inclusive education for children from Early Years through Primary and Secondary to Yr 11. The school also has an Education Support Unit for children with High-functioning Autism (ASD) and is also part of the same umbrella group that provides post 16 and Higher Education located on an adjacent site.
The language of tuition is English and the school follows the Cambridge curriculum from Early Years to Secondary. The programme is designed to optimally support and enhance the educational experience for each child. It is supported by state-of-the-art facilities, a Sports Centre with swimming pool and Information & Communications Technology resources that are constantly updated with the latest computer equipment and learning software. All students have access to a wide variety of co-curriculum activities that include sports from swimming, football, netball, golf and fencing, to technological and creative activities, such as public speaking, drama, art, batik, robotics and music. The school believes that learning and achievement go well beyond the classroom.
What's in it for you?
- Salary is approx £2,400 per month (varies on exchange rate)
- Accommodation allowance of RMB2,000 per month- more than enough for a 2/3 bedroom
- Medical insurance for employee
- Contract for 2 years
- Contractual flights for employee only
- Up to 2 Free school places for school age dependants
- Visa for employee and dependants, if required.
The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants must be prepared to undergo child protection screening, including direct-contact reference checks with past employers, and an enhanced DBS / police clearance.