Secondary English Literature & Language Head of Department - Malaysia - August 2019

School - South East Asia
United Kingdom
Secondary/ Middle(12-15), Secondary/High(16-18)
Start Date:
08 August 2019
Initial Contract Length:
2 year, renewable
Curriculum Experience Required:
Strongly prefer it
A well established international school in Malaysia, close to Kuala Lumpur, is seeking an experienced “Head of Languages & Literature” who is able to teach first language English in Key Stage 3 and 4 in line with the National Curriculum of England. This is for an August 2019 start. Candidates should ideally have knowledge of CAIE IGCSE requirements for English (as First Language). Experience in leading English teachers from different Key Stages would be a necessary. Candidates should also be confident in their ability to lead Mandarin, Spanish, German teachers too in achieving MFL curriculum goals.

The school offers an adapted version of the National curriculum of England and Wales to an international mix of students. The school is traditional in its approach and sees the importance of establishing a healthy balance between the two; the school puts a significant emphasis on discipline, respect, honesty and loyalty.

They offer a salary with housing allowance plus flights and medical insurance. It would suit single teachers or married teaching couples without dependants as tuition is not provided for staff children.

The school is in Cyberjaya, a town located in the district of Sepang, Selangor which is about 50 km south of Kuala Lumpur, the capital of Malaysia. This town aspires to be known as the Silicon Valley of Malaysia. Please see for more information on Malaysia and contact your Edvectus Consultant for more information on this job and school.
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Regional Info:
Cyberjaya is a town located in the district of Sepang, Selangor and is situated about 50 km south of Kuala Lumpur, the capital of Malaysia. This town aspires to be known as the Silicon Valley of Malaysia. This is an emerging township with relatively few facilities compared to other locations and as such would suit teachers looking for a quieter life away from the bustle and hustle of KL. Outdoor recreational facilities include the mini park, the 3.5 km promenade area, the Sports Arena, 1 basketball court, 1 tennis court, 2 futsal courts, a football field and a small food court. For indoor recreational facilities, the Cyberjaya Community Club, developed by Cyberview, has been the point of congregation for many including some from outside Cyberjaya. With 2 futsal courts, 2 badminton courts, a gymnasium and 2 squash courts; all indoor and outdoor recreational facilities including basketball court, 2 tennis courts, swimming pool, a go-kart circuit and golf driving range; it is a hive of activity, especially after 5.30 pm. There are also a few bars, restaurants and shops. The completion of the KL-Putrajaya Highway in December 2007 has cut short the travel time by car from Kuala Lumpur to Cyberjaya to 20 minutes. The KL-Putrajaya Highway allows motorists from Kuala Lumpur and other places along its alignment to get to Kuala Lumpur International Airport in 30 minutes. For more information on Malaysia please see
Tax Rate:
Taxes typically 16-25%
Flights - allowance, Housing- allowance, Medical or Health insurance
Suited To:
Climate - warmer, Holiday destination - not typical, Suburban, Unmarried partners - not suitable, Westernised - moderately
Minimum Years Experience:
Curriculum Experience Required:
Strongly prefer it
Will Accept Newly Qualified Teachers:
Visa Restriction:
2 years post qualification teaching exp requd, Younger than 60
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