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Primary Class Teacher

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Straits - Rawang
Rawang, Malaysia
Date Added: Nov 20, 2023

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Description of School  

Straits International School Rawang is part of the International Schools Partnership (ISP), a leading  

International Education company based in London with 76 schools across the world.  

Straits International School opened its doors in Oct 2018, and it currently offers high quality Cambridge  

education for Early Years, Primary and Secondary students in a well-equipped, purpose-built campus  

located at Taman sari Rawang. As a school, we pride ourselves on the level of care we give to our students.  

We aim to combine academic rigour with a key sense of kindness, personal responsibility, and  

determination to overcome challenges. Our schools have a wide range of resources and support to  

enhance our students’ success.  

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-  


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  


A commitment to employee well-being.  

ISP Malaysia - Straits International School Rawang  

Primary Class Teacher - Role Profile  

Purpose of Role  

We are looking for experienced and passionate Primary Class Teachers, who may also have a strong  

interest in pursuing leadership opportunities. Our Primary Team prides itself on being highly motivated,  

resilient, and dedicated to creating ‘Amazing Learning’ opportunities for all our students. As our team  

continues to expand, we are looking to appoint exemplary class teachers, with some positions also  

available in the following areas of primary leadership:  

Data & Assessment  

Teaching & Learning  


We value staff who will do all they can to drive positive change, be proactive and have the interests of our  

wonderful students at heart. In return, they will find fantastic children, the personal freedom to be  

innovative in what they teach and the trust to help develop the school and shape its future.  

The ideal candidate will positively contribute to a school culture with no limits to what can be achieved.  

They will have a degree, a teaching qualification, plus considerable teaching experience and knowledge  

of the curriculum. This person should be a strong team player, someone who is ready to embrace change  

and new challenges.  

The right candidate will also meet visa-related restrictions (including a minimum of 3 years of teaching  

experience) and must meet the Malaysian immigration visa requirements.  

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  


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.  


Job descriptions are subject to annual review and specific responsibilities will change to take account of  

the school development plan and the professional development of staff. All teachers need to promote the  

school ethos and health and safety and contribute to continuous school improvement. We are looking for  

a teacher with a desire to make a difference to the lives of young people, ideally with evidence of  

outstanding teaching and learning. Candidates should have a clear and good understanding of current  

educational issues, theory, and practice, including sound subject knowledge. A commitment to teaching  

and a willingness to continue to learn through professional development is important in the role.  

Key Responsibilities  


Be a positive role model in terms of behaviour, work and attitudes.  

Set high standards of work and behaviour in the class and all other areas of the school.  

Plan for progression across the age and ability range you teach, designing effective  

lessons/programmes of work in accordance with the needs of individual learners.  

Teach challenging, well organised lessons, using an appropriate range of teaching strategies which  

meet individual learners’ needs.  

Use an appropriate range of observation, assessment, monitoring and recording strategies as a  

basis for setting challenging learning objectives and monitoring learners’ progress and levels of  


Provide timely, accurate and constructive feedback on learners’ attainment, progress and areas  

for development.  

Advise and work collaboratively with the Campus Principal and others on the preparation and  

development of teaching materials, teaching programmes, CPD, methods of teaching and  

assessment and pastoral arrangements as appropriate.  

Ensure that deadlines are met consistently, particularly in planning.  

Ensure that teaching and learning adhere to the ethos of the school and contains teacher  

strategies as advocated by the teaching team, including target setting and assessment.  


Carry out playground and other duties as directed.  

Communicate and consult with the parents/carers of learners.  

Communicate and co-operate with any relevant external bodies.  

Be fully conversant with the school’s procedures and policies.  

Conduct a minimum of two after school activities per week.  

Performance management/Appraisal  

Participate fully with arrangements made in accordance with the Staff Handbook and school policy.  

Professional Development  

Regularly review the effectiveness of your teaching and assessment procedures and its impact on  

pupils’ progress, attainment and well-being, refining your approaches where necessary  

Be responsible for your own continuous professional development and participate fully in training and  

development opportunities identified by the school or as developed as an outcome of your  

performance management.  

Involve yourself in the CPD of others. The teaching team at SIS expect all staff to help contribute to  

training in an area where they are comfortable.  

Health and wellbeing  

Establish a purposeful and safe learning environment for learners.  

Manage learners’ behaviour constructively by establishing and maintaining a clear and positive  

framework for discipline, in line with the school’s behaviour policy.  

Use a range of behaviour management techniques and strategies adapting them as necessary to  

promote self-control and independence of all learners.  

Raise all concerns regarding the behaviour, progress, or welfare/child protection of any learner with  

the appropriately identified person.  

Be responsible for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young people within the  


Staff at the school are expected to always keep calm. It is not acceptable to shout at children or treat  

them in any way that may cause them physical or mental discomfort or harm. Teachers who do so may  

be subject to school disciplinary policy.  

Team working and collaboration  

Participate in any relevant meetings/professional development opportunities at the school,  

which relate to the learners, curriculum or organisation of the school including pastoral  

arrangements and assemblies.  

Work as a team member and identify opportunities for working with colleagues and sharing the  

development of effective practice with them.  

Cover for absent colleagues as required by the Campus Principal.  

Attend school trips and residential.  

Treat their colleagues courteously and with professional respect. Staff who fail to do so shall be  

subject to disciplinary procedures as outlined within the Staff Handbook.  

External examinations  

Participate in arrangements for external examinations and assessment.  


Contribute to the selection and professional development of other teachers and support staff including  

the induction and assessment of new teachers and teachers serving probationary periods.  

Ensure that colleagues working with you are appropriately involved in supporting learning and  

understand the roles they are expected to fulfil.  

Take part as required in the review, development and management of the activities relating to the  

curriculum, organisation, and pastoral functions of the school.  


Participate in and carry out any administrative and organisational tasks as required by school policy.  

Register the attendance of and supervise learners, before, during or after school sessions as  


Exercise of duties  

Perform any reasonable duties as requested by the Head of Primary / Campus Principal  


Skills, Qualifications and Experience  

Relevant UK teaching qualifications (PGCE OR Bachelor Education) or equivalent international  

teaching qualification  

Qualified Teacher Status (QTS)  

Have up-to-date knowledge on the Cambridge International curriculum  

Can deliver a balanced, broad and differentiated curriculum for their learners;  

Can deliver well-planned, rigorous and interesting learning experiences for their students;  

Have high expectations of learners with appropriate inspiration and challenge;  

Encourage and contribute to a well-organised and inspiring learning environment;  

Experience of integrating technology into learning and teaching;  

Have a growth mindset to all aspects of school life;  

Passionate and willing to go above and beyond for the school community.  

Ability to pass an International Child Protection Certificate (UK) to work with children & able to  

provide Criminal Background Check covering the previous 10 years employment history.  

Contract: Fixed Term (2 years) renewal depending on performance  

Able to commence in August 2024  

At SIS, Rawang, we offer a challenging curriculum for all students from Nursery to IGCSE (pre-university  

coming soon). We have a growth mindset, embrace the diversity of our community, and endeavor to  

challenge the minds of our students.  

At SIS, we strive to have an aspirational culture that encourages students to realize their gifts and talents.  

It is our responsibility to nurture and guide every individual.  

The school's welcoming, family atmosphere is grounded in the commitment to ambition, courage,  

integrity, openness, and respect.  

The quality of life in KL is very high and offers a wide range of activities and food to try. KL has long served  

as the link between Asia’s great kingdoms and an important outlet to the markets of Europe and the  

Middle East. With English widely spoken, Malaysia is often referred to as ‘easy Asia’; you can stroll through  

streets filled with exceptional art, amazing cafes and interesting shops. Conversely, you can visit one of  

the many malls that house stores from the UK, Australia and the US. It is voted as one of the top ten places  

in the world to live!  

Our salaries are competitive, and our staff have good savings potential. A generous housing allowance is  

provided, and the quality of life here is excellent. We believe that everyone should enjoy coming to school.  

In joining our fast-paced international environment, you will lead the delivery of the National Curriculum,  

IGCSE and finally, the A level programmes (CIE accredited). You will challenge your students to set  

ambitious targets for themselves and seek out and implement innovative teaching practices to enhance  

the student experience and outcomes.  

Commitment to Safeguarding Principles  

This 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 employment history.  

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