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Art Teacher

Tenby Schools Setia Eco Gardens
Johor, Malaysia
Date Added: May 13, 2022

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Description of school

Tenby Schools Setia Eco Gardens opened its doors in 2013, offering international programmes for Early Years, Primary and Secondary-aged students. The school caters to students aged 3 to 17 years from around the world. Tenby schools are also part of the International Schools Partnership (ISP), which is a UK-based, rapidly expanding British group of schools that have a growing number of schools around the world. The school teaches the International Primary Curriculum and UK National Curriculum which culminates in the Cambridge IGCSE qualifications. The school is focused on the holistic development of the students that attend to become global citizens that have the skills and confidence to compete in the 21st century.


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-making. 
  • 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 cultures.   
  • A commitment to employee well-being.  

We also offer: 

  • Competitive salary 
  • Pension fund contribution to an Employee Provident Fund (EPF) 
  • Fee discount for children of employees 
  • Medical outpatient and insurance benefits  
  • Personal Accident insurance coverage 





We are currently seeking to hire an ART TEACHER to join us in August 2022.

Purpose of Role

The successful candidate must have a good experience in Art for the IGCSE level and provide learning activities appropriate to the age of the students in order to develop an interest in and ability for creative expression. To develop an understanding and appreciation of art in each student.


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. Well-being 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 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.

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

Key Responsibilities

  • Plan, develop and implement art and art history curriculum to meet learning goals
  • Maintain the inventory of art materials
  • Prepare and arrange art materials and art equipment in the classroom for students to use
  • Deliver lectures to students on art, art techniques, art history and aesthetics
  • Give drawing and painting demonstrations to students to teach them art techniques
  • Guide students in working in different drawing, painting, and colouring techniques
  • Discuss various artistic approaches and traditions and encourage students to express themselves artistically
  • Provide instruction in the use of pencils, pens, charcoal, brushes, watercolours, acrylic colours, oil colours and other art materials
  • Assign art projects to students, grade the finished art projects, conduct art exams and maintain records of the students' progress
  • Organise art exhibitions to display the artworks of students and help them develop their art portfolios
  • Support the school administration in developing art programmes, attend faculty meetings and participate in parent-teacher discussions

Skills, Qualifications and Experience

  • Graduate with a good degree.
  • Excellent subject knowledge.
  • Outstanding teacher.
  • Experience of teaching Art across the full age range up to and including IGCSE level
  • A strong interest in fine art

Person aptitude

  • Vision, energy, and interpersonal skills necessary to inspire commitment and enthusiasm.
  • Determination and resilience to ‘see the job through.
  • A creative and imaginative ‘problem-solver’ who is self-motivated.
  • A good listener.
  • Good communicator with people of all levels within the school.
  • A strategic thinker.
  • Effective organizational skills.
  • IT literate.
  • Able to work to deadlines.
  • Good presentational skills
  • Able to work on own initiative

Skills & Motivation

  • Committed to the staff and students within the school, and want the best for them.
  • A role model for students.
  • Ability to work accurately under pressure.
  • Good team player.
  • Sense of humour.
  • Maintain high professional standards at all times.
  • Helpful and supportive attitude.
  • Adaptable and flexible

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.

How to apply

Closing date to apply:  15 June 2022
Interested candidates are invited to send in a letter of application including the reasons for applying 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]


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For more information about Tenby schools please visit our website at


Early application is encouraged as we reserve the right to appoint prior to the closing date: 15 June

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