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Tenby International School Tropicana Aman
Selangor, Malaysia
Date Added: Feb 22, 2024

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We encourage early applications and reserve the right to appoint early. Job start : 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 thrilled to seek an English Curriculum Leader who embodies not just dedication and dynamism, but also a profound commitment to delivering an unparalleled education steeped in the rich traditions of the British curriculum. Picture yourself as the driving force behind an extraordinary educational experience that not only fosters critical thinking, ignites creativity, and cultivates global citizenship but also instills a deep appreciation for the richness of English literature and language.

Join us on our exhilarating journey as we chart the course to becoming the foremost Microsoft Showcase School in our region. We are actively seeking an individual with robust digital technology skills to contribute to our innovative strides in the realm of English education. If you possess an unwavering passion for imparting the nuances of English at both KS3 and KS4, bring a wealth of experience in literature, language, or related fields, and carry a resolute desire to shape the future of English education at an International Secondary school, then you are the dynamic leader we are fervently searching for.

Be the torchbearer for the British curriculum, infusing it with your passion and expertise. Your role as an English Curriculum Leader will not only impact the academic landscape but also leave an indelible mark on the hearts and minds of students, shaping a future generation of English enthusiasts. Join us, and let your passion for the British curriculum set the stage for an inspiring and transformative educational journey

Suitable candidates for this post:

  • Hold a good Honours Degree.
  • Hold a UK-recognised teaching qualification (PGCE or similar).
  • Have experience and excellent knowledge of teaching and leading the English National Curriculum & IGCSE/A Level.
  • A minimum of 3 years teaching experience is essential.
  • A track record of outstanding attainment in IGCSE English Literature and English Language
  • Evidence of leading contributing to the development of KS3 English curriculum skills
  • Understand and be able to articulate what constitutes outstanding learning.
  • Want to play an active role in the co-curricular life of an international school
  • Contribute to the wider community by organising Poetry Week, World Book Day and competitions with reputable national and international organisations.
  • 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 13th January 2024 although interested candidates are strongly encouraged to submit their applications to [email protected].Please visit our website to find out more about the school:

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