Tenby Schools Penang

Physics Teacher

South East Asia, Malaysia

An Opportunity in Malaysia Awaits You

Tenby International School, Penang is located on a lush, green 6-acre site with excellent purpose-built facilities close to Batu Ferringhi just outside Georgetown, operating two streams on the same site; one International (IPC, National Curriculum for England, IGCSE & A Levels) and one following the Malaysian curriculum. The school provides opportunities for students to join either Tenby International School, which consists of a Primary and Secondary School or Sekolah Sri Tenby (Malaysian National Curriculum) and caters for children from 3 years of age to 18 years of age.

We are one of the biggest schools group in South East Asia with over 5000 students attending Tenby schools every day across Malaysia. We are now part of the International Schools Partnership (ISP) a leading International Educational company based in London with 39 schools across the world. We are part of a worldwide family with sister schools in Spain, UK, Mexico, Costa Rica, USA, Dubai and UAE. 
We are one of the leading schools on the island of Penang and we are celebrating our best ever IGCSE and A level results in 2018. Find out more about our school on our website (www.tenby.edu.my/penang) and social media sites.

We offer a rich, quality education with affordable fees. The school caters for the children of expatriates working and living in Malaysia and for Malaysian families who opt for international education. The student population comprising 33 different nationalities is approximately 750 students, with 560 attending the international school, 400 of which in secondary. The students are very able and expectations are high. Our teaching staff are both expatriate and Malaysian.

Our approach is individual – we strive for every student to stretch themselves beyond their potential and in doing so we reflect our vision of ‘A united world at peace – through Education’.

Memberships & Affiliations
We are a Council of International Schools (CIS), accredited school – we recently passed our full team visit in February 2019. We are centre for Cambridge International Examinations (CIE) and are authorised to deliver the International Primary Curriculum (IPC), Duke of Edinburgh Licenced School, Microsoft Office 365 School and part of Association of Malaysian International Schools.

The Role
We are looking for suitably qualified, inspirational and vibrant Physics Teacher who shares our belief in the highest standards of academic attainment to join our forward thinking and dynamic teaching team that provides quality teaching and learning for our students – commencing August 2019. 

You will teach Physics and General Science to groups of students from all abilities across Key stage 3, IGCSE & A Level.  You will also be preferably required to deliver the Mechanics at A level Maths.  As the Physics teacher, you will be responsible for developing and improving the skills of the students whilst encouraging positive learning to ensure students meet the curriculum and reach their maximum potential.  You will be supported by strong leadership, systems and an outstanding professional development programme.   

Outstanding candidates will possess the following qualities:

-    Bachelor’s degree in Science, with a strong Physics focus, PGCE, QTS OR equivalent.
-    Minimum 2 years full time classroom teaching experience required, preferably in an international school context covering Science and Physics. 
-    Excellent subject knowledge and sound understanding of the English National Curriculum.
-    Creativity and a growth mindset.
-    Good computer skills.
-    Good interpersonal, communication and problem-solving skills with fluency in written and spoken English is essential.
-    Good social and analytical skills and be able to communicate information to students and respond to their inquiries in the most effective manner.
-    Reflective individual who is committed to life-long learning and development.

The Package
This is a two-year contract with an option to renew at the end. Benefits include:

-    Competitive salary
-    Generous contributions to an Employee Provident Fund (EPF)
-    Overseas allowance
-    Fee reduction for children of employees (up to three children)
-    Medical insurance (for eligible spouse and children)
-    Flight and shipping allowance at the beginning and end of the contract
-    Interviews

Initial interviews will be completed through Skype. Final interviews will be carried out face-to-face whenever possible.

How to Apply
The closing date is 3rd July 2019 but it is strongly recommended to submit applications as soon as possible.

Further information and details of other positions are available on our website: www.tenby.edu.my (http://www.tenby.edu.my/)

Interested candidates are invited to send in a letter of application including the reasons for applying to Tenby Schools 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)

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all students in our care and expects all applicants to share this commitment. We follow safe recruitment practice and appointments are subject to an interview, satisfactory references and criminal record checks.

(We thank all applicants for their expressed interest. However, only applicants short-listed for an interview will be notified.)

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Start Date: 05-08-2019

Apply By: 03-07-2019