Head of EAL South of Kuala Lumpur, MalaysiaStart Date: ASAP or August 2022 Region: Far East and South East Asia School Curriculum: Primary: UK / IPC, Secondary: UK IGCSE and A-levels Minimum Experience: 5+ yearsThe SchoolThis is one of Malaysia's premier international schools for students aged 3 to 19 years, the school provides boarding from the age of 11 and enjoy a diverse student community, with young people from over 20 different countries across Asia, Europe, Australia and Africa. Accredited by the Council of International Schools (CIS), the school operates as a charity, meaning all profits are channelled back into the School for the benefit of the local community.The Secondary School is a British-style, co-educational boarding school, with over 800 secondary students aged 11 to 19. Students study the Cambridge IGCSE and A Level programmes. In 2013, the state-of-the-art Primary School opened and currently has over 200 students. Students study the British National Curriculum for Maths and English, alongside the International Primary Curriculum.Living and Working in Kuala LumpurStudents enjoy a happy, calm and secure learning environment in a tranquil green setting spread over 80 acres of beautiful Malaysian countryside. The school is a 45 minute drive from Kuala Lumpur, a four-hour drive south will take you to Singapore and a four-hour drive north will enable you to reach Penang. Kuala Lumpur is at the heart of Malaysia's development. Commerce, industry, communications, politics and government are all centred here. The home of the one-time tallest building in the world, the Petronas Twin Towers, Kuala Lumpur is blessed with friendly faces and luxurious cuisines of blended cultures and is a paradise for shoppers. There are restaurants, cafes and clubs that guarantee a great night out. Kuala Lumpur is known as the city that never sleeps. The tropical weather, beautiful sights and warm inviting people of Malaysia are sure to make your stay here an enjoyable and memorable one.School Requirements5+ years post-qualifying experience and previous experience in a management roleThe Head of EAL will oversee the provision for EAL across both Primary and Secondary Schools. They will leads a team of seven teachers, and provide support for teachers in other departments to support EAL learners in their subjects.Experience teaching IELTS would be an advantage.The School is willing to consider applicants who are able to take up the role at any point between January and August 2022An excellent, reflective classroom practitioner, with a desire to continually improve teaching practice and with up-to-date knowledge and understanding of practices, trends and issues in educationAn enthusiastic, self-motivated and flexible approach with the ability to take initiativeStrong team member, who actively builds and promotes trust and opennessGood communication skills, both verbally and writtenHigh degree of ICT literacyA genuine interest in young people and their wellbeingTo maintain the boarding ethos, all Secondary staff are strongly encouraged to get involved and are expected to help out with evening and weekend boarding eventsSalary and BenefitsSalaries are awarded on the basis of the experience and qualifications. The school regularly reviews salary scales, which are structured to enable ongoing development and progression.International staff also receive an overseas allowance, which is an additional 30% on top of their salaryHousingFree meals during term time in the school dining hallFlightsMedical insuranceTuition Fees for staff children are around RM1,000 per term (just over £300)Staff can make use of various school facilities, including the squash courts, swimming pool and gym.Malaysia is a rapidly developing country where the cost of living is about 40% of the UK, and where standard of living can be very high.