head of boarding - penang

08 January 2019
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Head of Boarding
Start Date: August 2019
Location: Penang, Malaysia
Region: Far East and South East Asia
Curriculum: Primary PYP, UK to IGCSE, then IBDP
Experience: 2 years
Salary: from 11,000MYR per month
Sponsorship: Single or Married with or without dependents
Contract: 2 years

School Overview: This is a co-curricular school for students aged 4-19 years. The school has been providing quality education since 1955, and has over 70 well qualified teachers from 18 countries and close to 720 students from over 40 different nations. The school follows the IB PYP for Primary, the UK curriculum to IGCSE level in Years 10 and 11, and then all students entering the Sixth Form (Years 12 and 13) will study for the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme. The schools mission is to provide an education of the highest calibre so that each graduate thinks, acts, and leads with courage toward creating a more just and compassionate world.

Location Overview: Just 30 minutes away from the city, the campus is located on a pleasant hill overlooking the beachfront; the 4-acre campus is fully networked and has complete wireless access, while a beautiful garden courtyard accentuates its peaceful surroundings conducive for learning. Penang is a tropical holiday island off the north-west coast of (and connected by bridge to) the Malaysian peninsular. The cost of living is considerably lower than in Europe, the standard of accommodation high and the life style enviable. Travel to all parts of the South East Asia region is affordable and easy.


* The Learning Support Teacher will ideally have STEM experience
* Applicants must have at least 2 years of post-qualifying experience
* PYP experience is preferred for Primary roles, though not essential
* For Secondary roles they would prefer experience of the UK and/or the IB DP curriculum.

Salary and Benefits:

* Salary from 11,000MYR per month
* Two year initial contract
* Settling in allowance
* Airfares for teacher, spouse and children
* Baggage allowance
* Housing allowance
* Health cover
* Discounted education for dependent children