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Asia Pacific Schools
Selangor, Malaysia
Date Added: Feb 1, 2023

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Toddler Class Teacher (for children below 3 years)  

Reporting to: Toddlers Centre Manager/Head of Preschool  

The Asia Pacific Schools, in partnership with The International Schools Partnership (ISP), equips students for local and  

global success by delivering Amazing Learning and offers both the international and Malaysian National curricula in  

the Klang Valley, Malaysia. The Asia Pacific International School offers the international curriculum (IGCSE) from Early  

Years through to Secondary and have been rated 5-Star by the Malaysian Ministry of Education.  

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.  

We are currently seeking to hire a full time Toddler Class Teacher to join us as soon as possible.  

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  

Teach an inspiring and appropriate Early Years Curriculum following the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS)  


Be accountable for the attainment, progress, and outcome of students you teach, and monitor every child’s  

progress against the Early Learning goals, whilst following the EYFS curriculum.  

Set clear and challenging EYFS targets that build on prior attainment for each student; use an appropriate range  

of observation, monitoring and recording strategies as a basis for setting challenging learning objectives for  

students of all backgrounds, abilities, and dispositions, monitor learners’ progress and levels of attainment.  

Be aware of students’ capabilities, their prior knowledge and plan teaching and differentiate appropriately to  

build on these, demonstrating knowledge and understanding of how students learn, use and evaluate distinctive  

teaching approaches to engage and support them all.  

Pastoral Care  

Establish a safe, purposeful, and stimulating environment for students, rooted in mutual respect, and establish a  

framework for discipline using a range of strategies, praise, sanctions, and rewards consistently and fairly.  

Manage the class effectively, using approaches which are appropriate to students’ needs to inspire, motivate,  

and challenge.  

Maintain a good relationship with students, exercise appropriate authority, and act decisively when necessary.  

Be a positive role model and demonstrate consistently the positive behaviour, attitude and values which are  

expected of students.  

Other duties and responsibilities  

Work collaboratively with others to develop effective professional relationships.  

Communicate effectively with parents/carers regarding students’ achievements and well-being using school  


Regularly review the effectiveness of your teaching and assessment procedures and their impact on students’  

progress, attainment, and well-being.  

Be responsible for improving your teaching through participating fully in training and development opportunities  

identified by the school or because of your appraisal.  

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

regarding the school’s administrative function.  

Always follow the school’s policies and procedures.  

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  

Candidate must possess at least a bachelor’s degree in education or bachelor’s degree with a Post Graduate  

Diploma in Teaching  

Minimum three (3) years’ full time teaching experience in an international preschool  

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.  

How to apply  

Closing date to apply: 14 February 2023  

Interested candidates are invited to send in a letter of application including the reasons for applying 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 email [email protected]  

Early application is encouraged as we reserve the right to appoint prior to the closing date 14 February 2023  

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