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Humanities Teacher

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Tenby International School Tropicana Aman
Selangor, Malaysia
Date Added: Jan 30, 2024

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Jobstart : Mid August / September 2024

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 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.

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.

Our primary school follows the National Curriculum for England, incorporating the International Primary Curriculum (IPC) thematic approach in teaching and learning activities.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.

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

We are excited to find a Humanities Curriculum Leader who is dedicated, dynamic, and deeply committed to providing a world-class education that fosters critical thinking, creativity, and global citizenship. We're looking for someone with strong digital technology skills to join us on our exciting path to becoming the first Microsoft Showcase School in our area. If you have a passion for teaching Humanities at KS3 and KS4, experience in History, Geography, or Psychology, and have a strong desire to shape the future of Humanities at an International Secondary school, then we are the perfect fit for you.

You will be

Developing and implementing a dynamic and engaging humanities curriculum that aligns with international standards and educational best practices.

Providing leadership and guidance to a team of humanities teachers, fostering a culture of collaboration and professional development.

Monitoring and assessing student progress, identifying areas for improvement, and implementing strategies to enhance learning outcomes.

Keeping abreast of current educational trends and best practices in the humanities field to continuously improve the curriculum.

Collaborating with school leadership to support the school's mission and values.

Suitable candidates for this post will:

  • Hold a good Honours Degree.
  • Hold a UK-recognised teaching qualification (PGCE or similar).
  • Have experience and excellent knowledge of teaching the English National Curriculum & IGCSE/A Level.
  • 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.
  • The ability to teach an additional subject would be an advantage.

We are an honest campus and enjoy being self-reflective. This is an amazing opportunity for you to develop yourself, take a risk or two, meet other like-minded teachers, share learning practice and work collectively with a local and global team. So if this excites you, please apply. Wed love to talk to you.

In return we offer:

  • A culture of trust, where all contributions are recognised and respected.
  • A passionate, positive and motivated team of professionals who put children at the heart of every decision.
  • An embedded whole trust commitment to professional development and a commitment to serving others.
  • A peer network of like-minded teachers and other adults.
  • A real commitment to work-life balance we remember we are human beings first and educators second!
  • Great employee benefits.

The Package & Benefits

This is a two-year contract with an option to renew at the end. Benefits include:

  • Competitive salary
  • Generous contributions to an Employee Provident Fund (EPF)
  • Medical cover
  • Overseas allowance
  • Relocation allowance
  • Fee reduction for children of employees
  • Medical insurance
  • Flight and shipping allowance at the beginning and end of the contract

This is an opportunity for you to live and work in a culturally diverse country. There are also leadership opportunities available for suitable candidates within the school or within the organisation.

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 employment history.


Co-operates and works with relevant agencies to establish and maintain systems to protect children. We responsible for ensuring the welfare, health and well-being of all children and young people. Creates a vigilant organisational culture which monitors and prioritises the safeguarding of children and young people above all considerations.


The closing date is 30th March 2024 although 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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