A Great Opportunity in Malaysia Awaits You

Tenby Schools Setia Eco Park, Kuala Lumpur campus is a large 3-18 school located on a green 20-acre site with excellent facilities, offering a welcoming, inclusive and stimulating place to work. We love learning and we are continually getting better. We are extremely proud to be the flagship school in the region.

We are looking for a Key Stage 1 Classroom Teacher to join our 5-form entry International Primary school and lead one of our classes to the next level of learning. You will need to be passionate about learning and passionate about developing as a teacher. You will have at least 2 years experience as a class teacher in Key Stage 1. You must be good at working with and inspiring your colleagues, our students and their parents.

The start date for this role is August 2021. It would not be suitable for NQTs

About us:

We are a unique campus, home to Tenby International School, which consists of a Primary, and Secondary School (IPC, National Curriculum for England, CIE, IGCSE and A Level) and a Malaysian Private School, Sekolah Sri Tenby (Malaysian National Curriculum). The campus welcomes over 2000 amazing students, aged from 3 to 18 years and from 38 nationalities; with 1350 attending the international school, 600 of whom will be in the primary school. We celebrate being Asian and love the fact that we combine international thinking to create a diverse and exciting campus.

We believe in creating “Amazing Learning Experiences” for our communities. We work collaboratively to help children be ready for the world and the contribution they can make locally and globally.

We are an honest campus and enjoy being self-reflective, so we can improve together to create amazing learning experiences. We are not perfect but strive to be the best we can be.

We are the first school globally to gain full accreditation by the Council of International Schools (CIS), for both TIS and SST schools. We hold the certificates for CIE, IPC, Microsoft, Duke of Edinburgh’s Award and are one of 15 schools in Malaysia to hold the Green Flag Award.

About our Group

Tenby Schools SEP is proud to be part of International Schools Partnership (ISP) a fast-growing global schools group in six clusters across the world; Europe, Mexico & Central America, the Middle East, South America, Southeast Asia and the USA. Our Regional cluster includes other Tenby schools across Malaysia. As a teacher you will be supported by your Year-group Leader, Phase Leader, Head of School and other learning clusters and networks both regionally and globally. We love to talk about learning at all levels, as this is at the core of everything we do!

This is amazing opportunity for you to develop your classroom practice, meet other like-minded teachers and work collectively with a local and global team. We even have a global learning hub where you can share learning and ideas so we can get better together.

So if this excites you, please apply. We’d love to talk to you.

The Role

We are looking for someone who:

• Puts children at the heart of everything they do.

• Is an outstanding Key Stage 1 practitioner (UK QTS or equivalent).

• Has experience of planning and teaching for the UK curriculum including phonics.

• Models a positive and learning focused environment in their own classroom.

• Has at least 2 years experience in delivering high quality teaching and learning for all pupils.

• Is an inspiring teacher with a proven track record in making students better.

• Is able to prioritise and delegate effectively.

• Is a strong communicator, who is personable, caring and passionate with high expectations of themselves and others.

• Is committed to getting better through continued professional development and excited about working with other to get better too!

• Can build a positive relationship with staff, students and parents.

In return we offer:

• A culture of trust, where all contributions are recognised and respected

• A passionate, positive, highly skilled and motivated team of professionals who put children at the heart of every decision.

• Allocated support through our Learning & Leadership Teams in an exceptional learning school.

• An embedded whole campus commitment to professional development and a commitment to serving others.

• A peer network of like-minded teachers and other adults.

• A real commitment to work-life balance – we remember we are human beings first and educators second!

• Great employee benefits.

The Package

This is a two-year contract with an option to renew at the end. Benefits include:

• Competitive salary

• Generous contributions to an Employee Provident Fund (EPF)

• Medical cover

• Overseas allowance

• Relocation allowance

• Fee reduction for children of employees

• Medical insurance

• Flight and shipping allowance at the beginning and end of the contract

About Tenby International School (Setia Eco Park)

Candidates are invited to send in a letter of application including the reasons for applying to Tenby Schools together with a comprehensive CV, a recent passport-size photograph and contact details of three referees (one of which must be from your current school) to: hr.sep@tenby.edu.my.

Please be specific about your year-group experience and any subject leadership/additional responsibility you have had in your application as we are looking for people who will be a good fit with our existing team.

The closing date is 30th April 2021 but interested candidates are strongly encouraged to submit their applications as soon as possible as interviews may be arranged before the deadline.


Interviews will be completed online through Zoom, Skype or Microsoft Teams.

Safer Recruitment/Safeguarding

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We co-operate and work with relevant agencies to establish and maintain systems to protect children. We have a vigilant organisational culture which monitors and prioritises the safeguarding of children and young people above all considerations.

We follow safe recruitment practices which are aligned to the recommendations of the International Task Force on Child Protection. We hold ourselves to a high standard of effective recruiting practices with specific attention to child protection. All appointments are subject to an interview and appropriate vetting procedures covering the previous 10 years employment history including identify checks, Disclosure & Barring Service checks, International Police Criminal Certificate check and local police checks as appropriate and positive references.

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