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Tenby International School Tropicana Aman
Selangor, Malaysia
Date Added: Sep 20, 2023

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Dates: Apply by 31/10/23 - we encourage early applications and reserve the right to appoint early.

Job start : January 2024 or immediate if possible

Contract type : Full Time 

Contract term : Fixed Term 

A Great Learning Opportunity Awaits You in Malaysia 

Tenby International School, Tropicana Aman (TTA) is proud to be part of the 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. 

About Us 

Opening in 2018, TTA is on a purpose-built campus located in an attractive green setting in a suburban area of Tropicana Aman, just outside of Kuala Lumpur. With currently 500+ students on role, age 3 -16 across primary and secondary, our vibrant and dynamic school continues to grow and has already fostered a happy atmosphere and strong sense of community.

Our primary school follows the National Curriculum for England, incorporating the International Primary Curriculum (IPC) thematic approach in teaching and learning activities. Learning in Early Years focuses on the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) Development Matters before the children progress through Key Stages 1 and 2. In our secondary school the National Curriculum for England is delivered at Key Stage 3 leading up to IGCSE. We offer a wide range of IGCSE subjects and are an accredited centre for CAIE, Oxford AQA and Edexcel. 

We believe in fostering active engagement in learning, celebrating character strengths and developing authentic leadership skills. We enable students to become happy learners and develop into innovative thinkers, confident young adults, and life-long learners. Our students develop resilience, a growth mindset and deep character strengths that allow them to flourish in an ever-changing world. 

As a teacher you will be a valued member of our school community supported by our leadership team and other learning clusters and networks, both regionally and globally. The school has access to a global Learning Hub. 

We require an enthusiastic and energetic teacher with a growth mindset to create exciting and creative learning experiences in a vibrant environment. There is an opportunity to be part of our leadership team for suitably qualified and experienced candidates. 

Key benefits:

  • A commitment to employee well-being. 
  • 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 practice sharing and learning opportunities across countries
  • and cultures. 
  • Great employee benefits.

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 

The Role 

 We are looking for someone who can: 

  • Set high expectations which inspire, motivate and challenge pupils. 
  • Establish a safe and stimulating environment for pupils, rooted in mutual respect. 
  • Demonstrate consistently the positive attitudes, values and behaviour which are expected of pupils. 
  • Demonstrate good subject and curriculum knowledge. 
  • Develop effective professional relationships with colleagues. 
  • Communicate effectively with parents.
  • Make a positive contribution to the wider life and ethos of the school. 

Skills, Qualifications and Experience 

Suitable candidates should: 

  • Hold a good Honours Degree and UK-recognised teaching qualification (PGCE or similar). 
  • A minimum of 3 years’ teaching experience is essential. 
  • Understand and be able to articulate what constitutes outstanding learning. 
  • Want to play an active role in the co-curricular life of a busy international school. 
  • Possess the ambition, enthusiasm and growth mindset to want to play a key role in shaping and developing a growing and dynamic school. 
  • Be committed to their own continued professional development and excited about
  • professional learning conversations with like-minded colleagues. 


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 postholders are subject to appropriate vetting procedures and satisfactory Criminal Background Checks or equivalent covering the previous 10 years’ employment history. 

Please visit our website to find out more about the school: 


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


The closing date is 31st October 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 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]

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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