Head of Secondary in Malaysia
Level: Ages 11-18 / Secondary
Start date: 13th August, 2018
Closing date: 16th May, 2018
This international school in Malaysia is looking for an experienced Head of Secondary to start anytime between now and August 2018.
- The successful candidate will need strong KS3 and IGCSE experience, and a proven track record in improving the quality of teaching and learning.
- Fully qualified teacher status with an internationally recognised teaching qualification.
- Previous experience in a similar role.
About the School
This international school in Malaysia first opened in September 2013, offering an international student-centered programme. The School occupies a purpose-built campus located in Johor. The School operates the Southern hemisphere school year that starts in January and ends in December. The School also offers Malaysian National Curriculum starting with Lower Secondary (Form 1 to Form 3) from January 2015.
The Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) comprises Nursery and Reception classes, and offers a fun, safe and caring environment for children to learn through play and exploration. In EYFS they follow the International Primary Curriculum (IPC) where the curriculum and activities for 3 to 5-year-olds are based on the Early Years’ Programme of the National Curriculum for England (UK).
Primary School students follow the IPC, which is based on the National Curriculum for England (UK) but is adapted for international students. This dynamic curriculum is being rapidly taken up by international primary schools all over the world. It follows a child-centred, thematic approach with rigorous assessment to ensure not only that each student’s progress is monitored and enhanced but also that children enjoy their schooling. External assessment at the end of Key Stage 2 (Year 6) is through the Checkpoint tests administered by Cambridge International Examinations (CIE).
The Secondary School students in the international school follow the programmes of study of National Curriculum for England (UK) appropriately modified for international students. In Key Stage 4 (Years 10 & 11), students in the international school choose from a range of courses leading to the internationally renowned and recognised qualification, the International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) examinations.
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