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Secondary Humanities (with history specialism) & ability to teach IGCSE psychology.

Tenby International School Tropicana Aman
Selangor, Malaysia
Date Added: Jul 10, 2024

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 ISP Secondary Humanities Teacher Role Profile 



Purpose of Role 


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.  

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 and Health & Safety issues and acting and following up on all concerns appropriately. 


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. 


Are financially responsible. We make financial choices carefully based on the needs of the children, students and our schools.  


Learn continuously. Getting better is what drives us. We positively engage with personal and professional development and school improvement. 


ISP Humanities Key Responsibilities 

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.  



Skills, Qualifications and Experience 

  • 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. 


ISP Leadership Competencies  


1.Collaboration. Takes an active part in leading their school or region; is cooperative and a genuine team player, developing positive, supportive relationships with colleagues to solve problems and maximise opportunities.

2.Learning & Getting Better. Continually demonstrates personal commitment and passion for learning and getting better using evidence and feedback; supporting others in their continual learning, development and growth. 

3.Innovation Leadership. Is good at creating an environment where ideas for learning initiatives and services are generated and is able to motivate and inspire others through the process of creation through to completion.

4.Outcome driven. Can be counted on to find solutions. Is consistently looking to exceed goals and is focused on KPIs. 

5.Resilience. Can deal with setbacks and challenges calmly and effectively. 

6.Community Focus. Is committed to meeting and exceeding the needs and expectations of our students and their families. 

7.Integrity & Ethical Management. Has the ability to work ethically and with integrity; helps others feel valued; upholds and models the ISP Vision, Purpose and Principles. 

8.Leading & Inspiring Others. Supports, encourages and inspires students, colleagues and teams so that they give their best. 

9.Understanding People. Is a very good judge of talent, can objectively articulate the strengths and motivations of people inside or outside the organisation.

10.Influencing & Communication. Consistently informs, influences and inspires students, parents and colleagues through timely and effective communication.

11.Agile Responds and adapts to changing circumstances; manages and solves problems by providing solutions in a climate of ambiguity. 

12.Strategic, Commercial & Financial Awareness. Has the ability to apply understanding of the business and industry to improve effectiveness and profitability.

13.Planning & Decision Making. Makes decisions on the best course of action and then plans, organises, prioritises and balances resources to achieve the desired outcome. 

14.Diversity & Equity. Has the sensitivity, awareness and skill to understand the values, behaviours, attitudes and practices across cultures that supports all children and adults to learn and work effectively.


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, including an online due diligence search, references and satisfactory Criminal Background Checks or equivalent covering the previous 10 years’ employment history.  

 ISP Commitment to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging 

ISP is committed to strengthening our inclusive culture by identifying, hiring, developing, and retaining high-performing teammates regardless of gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation and gender expression, age, disability status, neurodivergence, socio-economic background or other demographic characteristics. Candidates who share our vision and principles and are interested in contributing to the success of ISP through this role are strongly encouraged to apply.  




The closing date is 21st July 2024 although interested candidates are strongly encouraged to submit their applications [email protected]. Please visit our website to find out more about the school:  


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