Psychology Teacher

Asia, Brunei

Jerudong International School Brunei

Jerudong International School Brunei

We are looking for well qualified and inspirational teachers who empathise with the academic and
holistic ethos found in top UK and International Schools; and who will wish to become fully involved
with both pastoral care and co-curricular activity within the school. Previous overseas experience is not
essential. However, the desire to work in a genuinely international community is.

To apply, please complete the Application Form to be found in the Employment section on the school
website (Click Here), where you will also find further details of the post. Please ensure your CV
includes a recent photo, and full contact details, including email address, of two professional referees
(one should be the applicant’s current and most recent employer).

The closing date for applications is Friday, 13th March 2020 although early applications would be
most appreciated. Initial interviews will be by Skype. UK-based short-listed applicants will then be
interviewed in London, with overseas applicants interviewed again by Skype or in Brunei itself.

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all students in its care.
Successful applicants must be willing to undergo comprehensive child protection screening, including
an enhanced criminal record disclosure and other standard pre-employment safeguarding checks.

Jerudong International School (Brunei)

  • One of the leading International Schools in Asia; situated in Brunei, on the tropical island of
  • Borneo.
  • Independent Boarding/Day School, with 1600 students on roll, aged 3-18 (6th Form of c350).
  • Exceptional facilities and resources, with a beautiful 120-acre campus.
  • Member of HMC, BSA, FOBISIA and COBIS.
  • British Curriculum, leading to (I)GCSEs, A Levels and IB Diploma.
  • Highly competitive tax free Salary (+ package including Gratuity, Accommodation, Relocation
  • Allowance, Medical Insurance, Annual Flight home, discounted school fees for children).
  • c175 Expatriate teachers, mainly from the UK, Australia and New Zealand. Initial 2 Year Contract, but the vast majority stay much longer than that. Currently, over 100 staff children attend JIS.


Accountable to : Head of Humanities

The salary is calculated according to experience and qualifications, based on the JIS Teaching Scale.
This is very generous. The salary is paid tax free. A gratuity will also be payable at the end of the
renewable contract. Teachers also benefit from an excellent accommodation allowance, health
insurance, an annual flight allowance and a contribution to relocation expenses.

Psychology is part of the Humanities Faculty and is one of the most popular and successful subjects on
offer in the VI Form. Psychology is taught at A Level and IB.
This exciting and very rewarding position requires an enthusiastic, well qualified and experienced
individual who can demonstrate a proven track record of successful and innovative A Level teaching.
Experience of teaching IB Psychology would be an advantage but is not essential.
The ability to teach a second subject would be a significant advantage.

The successful candidate will work with the Head of Psychology to deliver A Level Psychology and
possibly IB Psychology. It is an expectation that the successful candidate will contribute to curriculum
development by writing schemes of work and creating imaginative shared resources for the department.
The successful candidate must also be prepared to organise trips and after school clubs to promote the
subject. A willingness to help out with administration is also expected.
The successful candidate will also be assigned to a house and will be responsible for a tutor group. In
addition, members of staff are expected to contribute to the extensive co-curricular programme. 

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