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Tenby Schools Setia Eco Park
Kuala Lumpar, Malaysia
Date Added: Dec 9, 2022

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Great Learning Opportunity Awaits You in Malaysia


Tenby Schools Setia Eco Park, Kuala Lumpur campus is a large 3-18 school located on a green 20-acre site with excellent facilities and offers 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 Performing Arts teacher who specialises in Music and has experience of teaching Drama to join the Secondary International Section. If you want to be part of our team, you will need to be passionate about learning and knowledgeable about the factors that affect learning. You will be good at collaborating with, and supporting your colleagues, our students and their parents.


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 believe that all students learn through good struggle and this at times needs to be consolidated using a variety of teaching methods. Taking risks, being resilient and showing creativity and adaptability for all our communities is important in our learning process. Our students go onto study at some of the top universities in the world and if they don’t, go into careers and colleges of their choice.


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 we strive to be the best we can be.


We are a member of the prestigious Federation of British International Schools in Asia (FOBISIA), hold certificates for CIE, AQA, IPC, Microsoft and Duke of Edinburgh's Award and are one of only 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. The Design & Technology Teacher will be supported by the school leadership teams 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 an amazing opportunity for you to develop yourself, take a risk or two, meet other like-minded leaders, share learning practice and work collectively with a local and global team. We even have a global learning hub where you can share learning and leadership ideas so we can get better together.


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


The Role


We are looking for someone who:


- Puts children at the heart of everything they do and cares about their well-being.


- Enjoys being a team player willing to work with, learn from and help develop others.


- Is an inspiring Performing Arts teacher with a proven track record in supporting the development of Music and Drama students.


- Has experience or the ability to teach Music to at least GCSE level. Drama teaching experience to GCSE level is desirable but not essential.


- Has a passion for, and experience in supporting whole school Performing Arts productions, and is driven to continuously raise the profile of the Performing Arts.


- Is someone who recognises and rewards excellent learning.


- Is a strong communicator, who is personable, caring, and passionate with high expectations of themselves and others; you are a reflective practitioner wanting to develop and improve your own teaching and learning practice.


- Is committed to their own continued professional development and excited about professional learning conversations with like-minded colleagues.


- Is committed to safeguarding and sees the pastoral responsibilities of a teacher as central to everyone’s role.


In return we offer:


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


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


• Allocated support through our Leadership Teams to support you in developing an exceptional learning school.


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


• A peer network of like-minded leaders.


• 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 thereafter. Benefits include:


• Competitive salary


• Generous contributions to an Employee Provident Fund (EPF)


• Medical cover


• Relocation allowance


• Fee reduction for children of employees


• Medical insurance


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


Safer Recruitment


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. All post holders are subject to appropriate vetting procedures and satisfactory Criminal Background Checks or equivalent covering the previous 10 years of employment history.




Tenby Schools co-operate and work with relevant agencies to establish and maintain systems to protect children. We are responsible for ensuring the welfare, health, and well-being of all children and young people. Tenby Schools have a vigilant, organisational culture which monitors and prioritises the safeguarding of children and young people above all considerations.




Initial interviews will be completed through Microsoft Teams. Final interviews may be carried out face-to-face whenever possible.




The closing date is 6th January 2023 but interested candidates are strongly encouraged to submit their applications as soon as possible as interviews may be arranged before the deadline.


Candidates are invited to apply via Jobvite and attach the comprehensive CV with recent passport-size photograph and contact details of three referees (one of which must be from your current school).


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, identity checks, criminal record checks, and successful references.


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