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Design and Technology Teacher

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

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Secondary Teacher of Design Technology / Information Technology

Jobstart : Mid August / September 2024

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 seeking a dedicated, dynamic and highly committed Design & Technology teacher, with a high level of competency in digital technology skills to join us on our journey to becoming the first Microsoft Showcase School within the vicinity. If you are passionate about Design Thinking approaches with a keen interest in digitally enhanced makerspaces and are looking to make a difference to learners today who will lead tomorrow we are the school of choice.

You must have a track record in fostering a caring and supportive atmosphere and be a passionate educator dedicated to the well-being, social and academic progress of each student. You will have a real desire to make a significant contribution to the wider life of the school.

The Role

We are looking for someone who:

  • Puts children at the heart of everything they do and cares about their well-being.
  • Is passionate about Design & Technology and Information Technology and why it is important for young people to learn the skills and knowledge involved.
  • Is willing to teach DT/IT to upper primary students (KS2).
  • Experience of AQA, Edexcel, CAIE examination boards is desirable.
  • Is an inspiring teacher with a proven track record in making students better.
  • Has an ability to teach all areas of National Curriculum for England Design Technology and IGCSE.
  • Is willing to teach all areas of National Curriculum for England Computing/Information Communication Technology and IGCSE.
  • Has knowledge of changes in the curriculum and experience of teaching GCSE Design and Technology and GCSE Information Communication Technology.
  • Is a strong communicator, who is personable, caring and passionate with high expectations.
  • Is committed to getting better through continued professional development and excited about leading others in getting better too.
  • Is committed to safeguarding and sees the pastoral responsibilities of a teacher as central to everyones role.

In return we offer:

  • A culture of trust, where all contributions are recognised and respected.
  • Passionate, positive, highly skilled and motivated team of professionals who put children at the heart of every decision.
  • Allocated support through our Leadership Teams to support you in developing an exceptional learning school.
  • A commitment to professional development and to serving others.
  • A peer network of like-minded leaders.
  • A healthy work-life culture in a supportive environment.
  • Great employee benefits.

The Package

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

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


The closing date is 30th March 2024 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 safer 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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