Secondary SEN Head of Curriculum Support Head of Department - Selangor, Malaysia - August 2024

Country:
Malaysia
Region:
School - South East Asia
Curriculum:
IPC , United Kingdom
Level:
Secondary/ Middle(12-15), Secondary/High(16-18)
Start Date:
01 August 2024
Initial Contract Length:
2 year, renewable
Curriculum Experience Required:
Yes - not flexible
This well established international school in Kuala Lumpur is looking for suitably qualified and experienced candidates for the role of Head of Curriculum Support for the Secondary School. This person will manage and lead a small team of teachers who support secondary students who have learning difficulties and others who support students for whom English is an Additional Language (EAL)

Key elements of this post include:
Assessment of Special Educational Needs at the admissions stage and recommendation for support levels where required.
Assessment of English levels at admission to school and recommendation for action to be taken.
Leadership and Line Management of the team of teachers in Curriculum Support
Liaison with the counselling department and the safeguarding teams
Quality management of teaching and learning in all classes with regard to EAL provision and catering for Special Educational Needs, through planning assistance, drop-ins and observations
Lead staff CPD and parent workshops in the fi elds of SEN and EAL
Liaison with outside agencies, including Educational Psychologists, Language Specialists, and other professional agencies with regard to students under the care of the CSU department.
Building and maintaining a relationship of trust, discretion and openness with students, parents, teachers and other stakeholders
Professional and sensitive management of confidential information
Liaison with the CSU department in the Primary school to ensure smooth transition of students into secondary.
Assessment of students and preparation of application and supporting documents for consideration by the examination board.
Where authorised, arrangement of special provision for exam students.

Candidates should have at least 3 years post qualification teaching experience in a school in order to get a working visa in Malaysia.
The school is looking for teachers who are open to working in a Malaysian environment - ideally someone who has worked overseas before, and doesn't require a totally expatriate environment. They are looking for teachers who are friendly, approachable and confident in the curriculum.

The school forms one part of the two campuses and offers a global learning experience based on the highly valued National Curriculum for England. They are also part of a group of 6 privately owned international schools in Malaysia and Singapore under the helm of a leading private education institution in Malaysia. The brand has a clear ethos by which all schools will deliver holistic education that provides a solid grounding in raising the academic achievement of all students through inquiry processes and active learning. These schools are termed neighbourhood International Curriculum schools, as they offer the “best of east and west” – western curriculum with eastern values, by offering an international education with character building, to a majority of Malaysian students.

The school offers an excellent salary and benefits package that includes flights at the beginning and end of contract, free tuition for up to 2 staff children, medical insurance, accommodation and professional development opportunities. (Renewable) Contracts are for 2 years.

The school is in Selangor, Malaysia in the outskirts of Kuala Lumpur which is the capital city of Malaysia and the 6th most visited city in the world. Its cultural diversity, relatively low costs and wide gastronomic and shopping variety make it a very popular destination and once here expatriates and tourists alike will have plenty to experience. Please contact your Edvectus Consultant for more information.
Number Of Students:
1300+
Student Make Up:
80% are local Malaysian students
Regional Info:
The school is in Selangor, Malaysia in the outskirts of Kuala Lumpur which is the capital city of Malaysia and the 6th most visited city in the world. It is the most populous city in the country identified by its rich heterogeneous make up mainly Malays, Chinese and Indian. Its cultural diversity, relatively low costs and wide gastronomic and shopping variety make it a very popular destination and once here expatriates and tourists alike will have plenty to experience. It has great entertainment hubs centred in the Golden Triangle housing trendy nightclubs, bars and lounges. Throughout the city there are 66 shopping malls, historical landmarks, museums, parks and the world's tallest twin towers, the Pretonas Towers. For more information on Malaysia please see http://www.edvectus.com/Content/Documents/malaysia.pdf
Tax Rate:
Taxes typically 16-25%
Housing:
Allowance on top of salary
Benefits:
Bonus payment -other, Flights -yearly, Gratuity or end of service bonus, Housing- allowance, Medical or Health insurance, Transport to/from school, Tuition - allowance
Suited To:
Activity-typical land sporting types, Climate - warmer, Holiday destination - not typical, Westernised - moderately, Women - somewhat restrictive
Minimum Years Experience:
5.0
Curriculum Experience Required:
Yes - not flexible
Will Accept Newly Qualified Teachers:
N
Visa Restriction:
2 years post qualification teaching exp requd, 3 years post qualification teaching exp required
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