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Math Teacher to International Foundation (Year 12) level

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Asia Pacific Schools
Selangor, Malaysia
Date Added: Dec 2, 2022

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Role: Maths Teacher to International Foundation (Year 12) level  

Asia Pacific School is one of the most renowned schools in the Klang Valley, serving about 1,800 children across the  

International Curriculum and Malaysian National Curriculum. Our approach to children’s education and growth  

encompasses academic rigor, pastoral care, and genuine relationships, with appropriate tools and technology  

seamlessly binding it all together. In doing so, we are developing well-rounded, confident individuals who are ready  

for the challenges of the world.  

Asia Pacific Schools (APS) is extremely pleased to be part of International Schools Partnership (ISP), a dynamic network  

of 60+ schools in 16 different countries committed to an organizational learning culture of ‘getting better’.  

The Asia Pacific Schools promotes equality and is an equal opportunity employer that prohibits discrimination and  

harassment of any kind. We are committed to diversity and inclusion, as well as providing employees with a work  

environment that is free of discrimination and harassment.  

Key benefits:  

A culture of engagement and trust, where staff contributions are recognized and valued  

A passionate and motivated team of professionals who put children at the heart of decision-making  

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

A peer network of like-minded teaching colleagues and support from non-academic staff  

Access to expertise, best practices sharing and learning opportunities across countries and cultures  

A commitment to employee well-being  

We offer:  

Competitive salary  

Pension fund contribution to an Employee Provident Fund  

Fee discount for children of employees  

Outpatient and inpatient medical benefits  

Training opportunities  

Paid leaves (e.g., medical, hospitalization, compassionate, etc.)  



Job title: Maths Teacher to International Foundation (Year 12) level  

Reporting to: Head of Department  

Purpose of Role  

To provide Amazing Learning opportunities so that students continually get better through the delivery of high-quality  

teaching and the creation of effective resources.  

ISP Principles  

Begin with our children and students. Our children and students are at the heart of what we do. Simply, their success  

is our success. Wellbeing and safety are both essential for learners and learning. Therefore, we are consistent in  

identifying potential safeguarding issues and acting and following up on all concerns appropriately.  

Treat everyone with care and respect. We look after one another, embrace similarities and differences and promote  

the well-being of self and others.  

Operate effectively. We focus relentlessly on the things that are most important and will make the most difference.  

We apply school policies and procedures and embody the shared ideas of our community.  

Learn continuously. Getting better is what drives us. We positively engage with personal and professional  

development and school improvement.  

Key Responsibilities  


Follow the policies and practices which reflect the school’s commitment to high achievement, amazing  

learning and effective feedback  

Establish a clear understanding of the importance and role of Mathematics in contributing to pupil’s  

spiritual, moral, cultural, mental and physical development, and in preparing students for the  

opportunities, responsibilities and experiences of the modern world  

Use data effectively to identify pupils who are underachieving in the subject and, where necessary,  

create and implement effective plans of action to support those pupils  

To work effectively as a Form Tutor as part of a designated Year Team  


Ensure curriculum coverage, continuity and progression in the subject for all pupils, including those of  

high ability and those with special educational or linguistic needs  

Ensure effective development of pupils’ literacy, numeracy and information technology skills through the  


Set high expectations for pupils in relation to progress and achievement  

Ensure effective development of pupils’ individual and collaborative study skills necessary for them to  

become increasingly independent in their work and to complete tasks independently when out of school  

Establish a partnership with parents and careers to involve them in their child’s learning of the subject,  

as well as providing information about curriculum, attainment, progress and targets  

Communication, marketing and PR  

To ensure professional and effective communication and consultation, as appropriate, between colleagues,  

parents and students at Asia Pacific International School  

Publicise and celebrate achievements  

Assist with the organisation of open evenings, consultation events and other events relating to the school  

To contribute to marketing activities for Asia Pacific International School  

(Please note that this Job Description sets out the main duties associated with the stated purpose of the post. It is  

assumed that other duties of a similar level/nature undertaken within the section are not excluded because they are  

not itemised. The duties of this post could vary from time to time as a result of new legislation; changes in technology  

or policy and in that case appropriate training may be given to enable the post holder to undertake this new/varied  



Fully and positively participate in the school’s performance appraisal scheme in order to develop and  

enhance personal and service performance  

Undertake any other reasonable duties requested/assigned as required by SLT or Line Manager, especially  

with regard to the school’s administrative function  

Ensure that school policies including those relating to Safeguarding, Race Equality, Equal Opportunities, Code  

of Conduct and Health & Safety are adhered to.  

Skills, Qualifications and Experience  

Possess a Degree in Mathematics, Education or equivalent with a post-graduate qualification in teaching  

Minimum three (3) years’ full time teaching Mathematics in an international school up to international  

foundation year 12 level  

Computer literate with good interpersonal communication skills  

Fluency in written and spoken English and Bahasa Malaysia  

Person specification  

Patient, responsible, and passionate about teaching  

A team player and flexible to meet the needs of the department  

Must be responsible for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young people they are  

responsible for or come into contact with  

ISP Leadership Competencies  

You consistently demonstrate and role-model the ISP Leadership Competencies in all that you do.  

1. Collaboration. Takes an active part in leading their school or region; is cooperative and a genuine team player,  

developing positive, supportive relationships with colleagues to solve problems and maximise opportunities.  

2. Learning & Getting Better. Continually demonstrates personal commitment and passion for learning and  

getting better using evidence and feedback; supporting others in their continual learning, development and  


3. Innovation Leadership. Is good at creating an environment where ideas for learning initiatives and services  

are generated and is able to motivate and inspire others through the process of creation through to  


4. Outcome driven. Can be counted on to find solutions. Is consistently looking to exceed goals and is focused  

on KPIs.  

5. Resilience. Can deal with setbacks and challenges calmly and effectively.  

6. Community Focus. Is committed to meeting and exceeding the needs and expectations of our students and  

their families.  

7. Integrity & Ethical Management. Has the ability to work ethically and with integrity; helps others feel valued;  

upholds and models the ISP Vision, Purpose and Principles.  

8. Leading & Inspiring Others. Supports, encourages and inspires students, colleagues and teams so that they  

give their best.  

9. Understanding People. Is a very good judge of talent, can objectively articulate the strengths and motivations  

of people inside or outside the organization.  

10. Influencing & Communication. Consistently informs, influences and inspires students, parents and colleagues  

through timely and effective communication.  

11. Agile. Responds and adapts to changing circumstances; manages and solves problems by providing solutions  

in a climate of ambiguity.  

12. Strategic, Commercial & Financial Awareness. Has the ability to apply understanding of the business and  

industry to improve effectiveness and profitability.  

13. Planning & Decision Making. Makes decisions on the best course of action and then plans, organises,  

prioritises and balances resources to achieve the desired outcome.  

14. Diversity & Equity. Has the sensitivity, awareness and skill to understand the values, behaviours, attitudes and  

practices across cultures that supports all children and adults to learn and work effectively.  

ISP Commitment to Safeguarding Principles  

ISP is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and  

volunteers to share this commitment. All post holders are subject to appropriate vetting procedures and satisfactory  

Criminal Background Checks or equivalent covering the previous 10 years’ employment history.  

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