AUGUST 2024 POSITIONS

ACADEMIC POSITIONS

Head of Secondary School

 

Job description

Salary: A competitive international salary with benefits package
Job type: Full Time, Fixed Term
Start date: August 1st 2024
Apply by: 31 October 2023

The Role:

At Kinabalu International School we are dedicated to providing an excellent education in a caring, respectful environment, challenging students to achieve their full potential as successful global citizens.

KIS is continuing to grow and we are looking for an excellent Head of Secondary to lead our Secondary School from August 2024 start.

Applicants must have a recognised teaching qualification, a minimum of five years experience and demonstrated success in positions of significant leadership. An in depth understanding of Cambridge IGCSEs and A-Levels will be very beneficial.

As a member of the Senior Leadership Team the Head of Secondary will play a central role in whole-school development as well driving forward an already thriving secondary school.

Successful candidates will be offered an initial two year contract that can be extended as subsequent one or two-year contracts. For further information about the school please see our website at: www.kis.edu.my

 

 

How to Apply:

Applications should be submitted by e-mail to jobs@kis.edu.my and should include:

  • A letter of application
  • A two-page curriculum vitae
  • A recent passport photograph
  • The contact details of at least three referees (one of which must be your current Head of School)

Only shortlisted applications will be acknowledged.

 

The deadline for applications is 31st of October 2023

Early applications are encouraged and KIS reserves the right to make an appointment before the published deadline if an exceptional candidate is found. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

English Teacher – January Start

 

Salary: A competitive international salary with benefits package

Job type: Full Time, Fixed Term
Start date: 1st January 2024
Apply by: 31 October 2023

Job description

The Role:

At Kinabalu International School we are dedicated to providing an excellent education in a caring, respectful environment, challenging students to achieve their full potential as successful global citizens.

KIS is continuing to grow and we are looking for an excellent English Teacher for our Secondary School to join mid-year for a January 2024 start.

Applicants must have a recognised teaching qualification, a minimum of two years experience and demonstrated success teaching English, ideally with Cambridge IGCSE and A-Level experience (however this is not a requirement).

Applicants must be committed team players who are keen to contribute to the ongoing development of our busy and forward-looking school, and willing to play a full part in the school’s pastoral care and extra-curricular programmes. Excellent spoken and written English language skills are essential.

Successful candidates will be offered an initial two and a half year contract that can be extended as two-year contracts. For further information about the school please see our website at: www.kis.edu.my

 

How to Apply:

Applications should be submitted by e-mail to jobs@kis.edu.my and should include:

  • A letter of application
  • A two-page curriculum vitae
  • A recent passport photograph
  • The contact details of at least three referees (one of which must be your current Head of School)

Only shortlisted applications will be acknowledged.

The deadline for applications is 31st of October 2023

Business Studies Teacher

Salary: A competitive international salary with benefits package
Job type: Full Time, Fixed Term
Start date: August 2024
Apply by: 31 October 2023

 

Job description

The Role:

At Kinabalu International School we are dedicated to providing an excellent education in a caring, respectful environment, challenging students to achieve their full potential as successful global citizens.KIS is continuing to grow and we are looking for an excellent Business Studies Teacher for our Secondary School to join an August 2024 start.Applicants must have a recognised teaching qualification, a minimum of two years experience and demonstrated success teaching Business Studies, ideally with Cambridge IGCSE and A-Level experience.Applicants must be committed team players who are keen to contribute to the ongoing development of our busy and forward-looking school, and willing to play a full part in the school’s pastoral care and extra-curricular programmes. Excellent spoken and written English language skills are essential.Successful candidates will be offered an initial two year contract that can be extended as subsequent one or two-year contracts. For further information about the school please see our website at: www.kis.edu.myHow to Apply:

Applications should be submitted by e-mail to jobs@kis.edu.my and should include:

  • A letter of application
  • A two-page curriculum vitae
  • A recent passport photograph
  • The contact details of at least three referees (one of which must be your current Head of School)

Only shortlisted applications will be acknowledged.

 

The deadline for applications is 31st of October 2023

Early applications are encouraged and KIS reserves the right to make an appointment before the published deadline if an exceptional candidate is found. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Geography Teacher

Salary: A competitive international salary with benefits package
Job type: Full Time, Fixed Term
Start date: August 1st 2024
Apply by: 31 October 2023

Job description

The Role:

At Kinabalu International School we are dedicated to providing an excellent education in a caring, respectful environment, challenging students to achieve their full potential as successful global citizens.

KIS is continuing to grow and we are looking for an excellent Geography Teacher for our Secondary School to join for an August 2024 start. The ability to teach or support a second subject will be highly advantageous.

Applicants must have a recognised teaching qualification, a minimum of two years experience and demonstrated success teaching Geography, ideally with Cambridge IGCSE and A-Level experience (however this is not a requirement).

Applicants must be committed team players who are keen to contribute to the ongoing development of our busy and forward-looking school, and willing to play a full part in the school’s pastoral care and extra-curricular programmes. Excellent spoken and written English language skills are essential.

Successful candidates will be offered an initial two year contract that can be extended as one or two year contracts. For further information about the school please see our website at: www.kis.edu.my

How to Apply:

Applications should be submitted by e-mail to jobs@kis.edu.my and should include:

  • A letter of application
  • A two-page curriculum vitae
  • A recent passport photograph
  • The contact details of at least three referees (one of which must be your current Head of School)

Only shortlisted applications will be acknowledged.

The deadline for applications is 31st of October 2023

Early applications are encouraged and KIS reserves the right to make an appointment before the published deadline if an exceptional candidate is found. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Mathematics Teacher

Salary: A competitive international salary with benefits package
Job type: Full Time, Fixed Term
Start date: August 1st 2024
Apply by: 31 October 2023

Job description

The Role:

At Kinabalu International School we are dedicated to providing an excellent education in a caring, respectful environment, challenging students to achieve their full potential as successful global citizens.

KIS is continuing to grow and we are looking for an excellent Maths Teacher for our Secondary School to join an August 2024 start.

Applicants must have a recognised teaching qualification, a minimum of two years experience and demonstrated success teaching Maths, ideally with Cambridge IGCSE and A-Level experience.

Applicants must be committed team players who are keen to contribute to the ongoing development of our busy and forward-looking school, and willing to play a full part in the school’s pastoral care and extra-curricular programmes. Excellent spoken and written English language skills are essential.

Successful candidates will be offered an initial two year contract that can be extended as subsequent one or two-year contracts. For further information about the school please see our website at: www.kis.edu.my

 

How to Apply:

Applications should be submitted by e-mail to jobs@kis.edu.my and should include:

  • A letter of application
  • A two-page curriculum vitae
  • A recent passport photograph
  • The contact details of at least three referees (one of which must be your current Head of School)

Only shortlisted applications will be acknowledged.

The deadline for applications is 31st of October 2023

Psychology Teacher

Salary: A competitive international salary with benefits package

Job type: Full Time, Fixed Term
Start date: August 1st 2024
Apply by: 15 November 2023

Job description

The Role:

At Kinabalu International School we are dedicated to providing an excellent education in a caring, respectful environment, challenging students to achieve their full potential as successful global citizens.

KIS is continuing to grow and we are looking for an excellent Psychology Teacher for our Secondary School to join an August 2024 start.

Applicants must have a recognised teaching qualification, a minimum of two years experience and demonstrated success teaching Psychology, ideally with Cambridge IGCSE and A-Level experience. The ability to teach or support a second subject will be highly advantageous.

Applicants must be committed team players who are keen to contribute to the ongoing development of our busy and forward-looking school, and willing to play a full part in the school’s pastoral care and extra-curricular programmes. Excellent spoken and written English language skills are essential.

Successful candidates will be offered an initial two year contract that can be extended as subsequent one or two-year contracts. For further information about the school please see our website at: www.kis.edu.my

 

How to Apply:

Applications should be submitted by e-mail to jobs@kis.edu.my and should include:

  • A letter of application
  • A two-page curriculum vitae
  • A recent passport photograph
  • The contact details of at least three referees (one of which must be your current Head of School)

Only shortlisted applications will be acknowledged.

The deadline for applications is 15th November 2023.

Early applications are encouraged and KIS reserves the right to make an appointment before the published deadline if an exceptional candidate is found. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Physical Education Teacher

Salary: A competitive international salary with benefits package
Job type: Full Time, Fixed Term
Start date: August 1st 2024
Apply by: 15 November 2023

Job description

The Role:

At Kinabalu International School we are dedicated to providing an excellent education in a caring, respectful environment, challenging students to achieve their full potential as successful global citizens.KIS is continuing to grow and we are looking for an excellent Physical Education Teacher (with possible Head of Department role) for our Secondary School to join an August 2024 start.Applicants must have a recognised teaching qualification, a minimum of two years experience and demonstrated success teaching PE, ideally with Cambridge IGCSE and A-Level experience (however this is not essential).Applicants must be committed team players who are keen to contribute to the ongoing development of our busy and forward-looking school, and willing to play a full part in the school’s pastoral care and extra-curricular programmes. Excellent spoken and written English language skills are essential.Successful candidates will be offered an initial two year contract that can be extended as subsequent one or two-year contracts. For further information about the school please see our website at: www.kis.edu.my

How to Apply:

Applications should be submitted by e-mail to jobs@kis.edu.my and should include:

  • A letter of application
  • A two-page curriculum vitae
  • A recent passport photograph
  • The contact details of at least three referees (one of which must be your current Head of School)

Only shortlisted applications will be acknowledged.

The deadline for applications is 15th November 2023Early applications are encouraged and KIS reserves the right to make an appointment before the published deadline if an exceptional candidate is found. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 

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WHY JOIN KINABALU INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL?

About KIS:

Kinabalu International School is a not-for-profit, parent owned school and is located in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia (Borneo). KIS has gained an excellent reputation for delivering a high quality education for nearly 50 years. Our school is a founding member and active participant of what is now FOBISIA (Federation of British International Schools in Asia) as well as being a CIS accredited school. KIS is a Green Flag Eco-School and is very committed to environmental sustainability.

KIS delivers a rigorous academic education for students aged 3 to 18, based on the English National Curriculum and the Cambridge IGCSE and A-Level programmes. In addition to a demanding academic curriculum, students participate in a wide range of sporting, performing arts and co-curricular activities.

The school currently caters for approximately 400 students from over 30 different nations, employs a highly professional international teaching staff and enjoys an excellent reputation. Our students are highly motivated, hardworking and a pleasure to teach. We have a very friendly and supportive staff team, and strong links with parents and the local community.

Kinabalu International School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers, the Disclosure and Barring Services or relevant Police Authorities.

No. Perakuan Pendaftaran: XUBF01

  • An established, successful school with recent CIS
    re-accreditation
  • A not for profit school, owned by our parent body
  • A diverse, friendly and welcoming school community
  • Committed, motivated and well behaved students
  • Supportive parents
  • Collaborative team environment
  • Time and opportunity to focus on teaching and the needs of individual students
  • Opportunities for Professional Development and Career Advancement
  • Staff involvement in enrichment activities: Extra Curricular Activities, House Competitions, Charity Committee etc

  • Monthly salary paid in Malaysian Ringgit, that can be easily sent home
  • Overseas allowance to support living costs
  • Start of contract airfare, baggage allowance, accommodation and temporary rental car on arrival for teacher and dependants
  • Comprehensive Induction Programme, including assistance to find housing and a car
  • Comprehensive Medical & Travel insurance for teacher and dependants
  • 11% Pension (5% employer contribution, 6% employee contribution)
  • No tuition fees for up to 4 school aged dependants (if applicable) to study at KIS
  • Annual economy class flights for teacher and dependants between Kota Kinabalu and home
  • Local and international professional development opportunities
  • End of contract airfare home and baggage allowance for teacher and dependants

  • Year-round warm and sunny tropical climate
  • Safe, friendly and welcoming multi-cultural, multi-faith and multi-ethnic community
  • Low cost, yet high standard of living in a tropical paradise
  • World famous travel and leisure opportunities on your doorstep, including wildlife, mountains, beaches and rainforests
  • Weekends can be filled with a wide range of outdoors activities: swimming, beaches, snorkeling and diving, jungle trekking, vast array of restaurants and a friendly KIS and local community to socialise with
  • Cheap, easy and accessible travel around the region

Enchanting Sabah - by Sabah Tourism Board

Kinabalu International School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers, the Disclosure and Barring Services or relevant Police Authorities.