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Athletic Director

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Tenby Schools Ipoh
Ipoh, Malaysia
Date Added: Apr 26, 2023

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Established in 1960, Tenby Schools Ipoh was the pioneer of the 6 Tenby Schools which are now part of the International Schools Partnership. We have over 1,000 students typically representing about 30 nationalities situated on a 13-acre campus, offering IPC, IGCSE, A level and SPM programmes as well as 70 co-curricular activities. Through our passion for Amazing Learning, our students are consistently high achievers in academic results, sports and music. We are proud members of the Malaysian Future Leaders School.

We are committed to providing work life balance to our staff and Getting Better is our philosophy. In Getting Better the school actively supports the continuous professional development of staff. As a school under the International Schools Partnership, we share best practices and resources with over 50 schools around the globe, and career advancement opportunities beyond borders are also constantly open to ambitious individuals. We are a tight-knit community extending to our Parents and other stakeholders and are supported by our Social and Welfare community groups. Pastoral care is extended to support both the wellbeing of students and staff.

Key benefits

  • A culture of engagement and trust, where staff contributions are recognised 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 practise sharing and learning opportunities across countries and cultures. 
  • A commitment to employee well-being. 

This is a two-year contract with an option to renew at the end. We also offer:

·      Competitive salary

·      Pension fund contribution to an Employee Provident Fund (EPF)

·      Fee discount for children of employees

·      Medical outpatient and insurance benefits

·      Personal Accident insurance coverage

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


Purpose of Role

We seek to appoint a qualified and highly experienced Athletic Director. You will be a motivational teacher with the passion and enthusiasm to inspire our students to learn and empower them to excel. The job is starting in August 2023.

If you are committed to developing excited, articulate learners, with a deep rooted desire to help every child reach their potential and are interested in helping shape the future development of an international school we would be delighted to hear from you.

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

·      To lead, plan and teach the Physical Education across the whole school up to IGCSE. 

Skills, Qualifications and Experience

  • Possess at least a relevant Bachelor’s Degree in Education or Bachelor’s degree with a post graduate qualification in teaching
  • A minimum of 5 years teaching experience preferable with experience in an international school with Cambridge IGCSE curriculum.  
  • Patient, responsible and passionate about teaching
  • Computer literate with good interpersonal communication skills
  • A team player and flexible to meet the needs of the department
  • Fluency in written and spoken English

ISP Leadership Competencies 

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

  • Collaboration.
  • Learning & Getting Better.
  • Innovation Leadership.
  • Outcome driven.
  • Resilience.
  • Community Focus.
  • Integrity & Ethical Management.
  • Leading & Inspiring Others.
  • Understanding People.
  • Influencing & Communication.
  • Agile.
  • Strategic, Commercial & Financial Awareness.
  • Planning & Decision Making.
  • Diversity & Equity.


How to Apply

Further information and details of other positions are available on our website:

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

Early application is encouraged as we reserve the right to appoint prior to the closing date.

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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