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Our school culture supports personal and professional growth, while making a positive impact on the community. Collaborate with talented professionals to provide an engaging educational experience that empowers our students.

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High Quality Professional Learning & Continuous Development

Opportunities for Progression & Career Development

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Living in Kuching, Malaysia

living in kuching

Malaysia's rich history and diverse culture make it an ideal destination for those seeking new experiences. With a unique blend of modernity and tradition, coupled with warm and welcoming people and abundant sunshine, Malaysia is perfect for work or settling down.

Here's what you can expect when it comes to working and living in Malaysia:

Location

Kuching, Borneo offers natural beauty, biodiversity & cultural experiences to residents.

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Cost of Living

Kuching's cost of living is lower than other Southeast Asian cities.

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Rich Culture

Kuching boasts a rich cultural history with year-round festivals & events.

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Friendly People

Malaysians are friendly & welcoming towards expats & tourists.

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Healthcare & Security

Kuching offers top-notch healthcare & safety with modern facilities & low crime rates.

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Food

Malaysia's delicious food is a fusion of various cultural influences.

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Attractions

Sarawak offers diverse attractions like stunning national parks, wildlife sanctuaries & vibrant festivals.

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Weather

Warm tropical climate may appeal to those who prefer it.

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Communication

English is widely spoken, facilitating communication & cultural adaptation for foreigners.

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Interested to join?

Due to growing student numbers, Tunku Putra-HELP is excited to welcome qualified and experienced teachers who are passionate about education and love working with children and youth.

We are currently looking for:

Homeroom Teacher – International Primary (Local & Expat Considered)

Start date: Negotiable

Job Purpose

All teachers, teacher assistants, and leaders in Tunku Putra-HELP need to demonstrate the skills and experience necessary to provide educational leadership within their own practice. They play a key part in raising standards through the quality of their own professional practice and by supporting the professional growth of their colleagues. TPH staff embody our mission: they are individuals of integrity; compassionate; they have curious minds, and they are dynamic thinkers; they are flexible learners. All our teachers and leaders are expected to support and contribute to the Strategic Intentions of our School, and to commit to and model our values of integrity, intellectual curiosity, collaboration and teamwork, respect, humility, and compassion.

Reporting To

Assistant Principal IP, and ultimately, the Executive Principal

Requirements

  • Education – Bachelor’s Degree / Master’s Degree Preferred
  • Teaching qualification (PGCE, QTS or equivalent)
  • Relevant experience in a primary setting
  • Good cross-cultural, interpersonal and communication skills, and an affinity for interacting with diverse nationalities and cultures
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience of thematic curriculum is desirable

The Role

Tunku Putra-HELP is seeking to employ a Homeroom Teacher to teach within the International Primary section. The successful candidate will:

  • Play a key role in the development of this area of school life
  • Take on the role of Homeroom Teacher in IP, delivering maths, science, literacy, PSHE, and the IPC
  • Support the holistic development of our learners with enjoyable, relevant, and rigorous learning, preparing them to be globally competent, socially conscious, and motivated individuals that positively contribute to the world they live in
  • Ensure all students have access to the best possible care and support; achieve their full potential; and thrive within a challenging and supportive environment
  • Continually look for opportunities for professional growth and development
  • Promote well-being of students at all times, and proactively safeguard students according to school safeguarding policies and procedures
  • Embrace the opportunities to contribute to the wider life of our school community

To view the full details on the job scope, please click on https://drive.google.com/TPHInternationalPrimarySchoolTeacher

Tunku Putra-HELP is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants must be prepared to undergo stringent child protection screening including checks with past employers and an enhanced ICPC check.

(https://www.acro.police.uk/ICPC-Online)

All successful candidates must provide a UK enhanced DBS disclosure equivalent, or Letter of Good Conduct from the relevant authorities, if currently working outside the UK. A reference must be provided by the Principal/Headteacher of the applicant’s current school. The School has established policies on Child Protection, Safeguarding, and Whistleblowing. The school recognises the importance of having a child protection policy to establish clear procedures and practices for the wellbeing of our children on campus. The school also commits to integrity and in promoting a culture of honesty, ethical behaviour and conduct in line with good corporate governance, where employees are able to raise concerns regarding suspected frauds, corruption, illegal conduct, wrongdoing or any form of malpractice without being subject to victimization, harassment or discrimination.

English Teacher – International Secondary

Start date: January 2025

Job Purpose

All teachers, teacher assistants, and leaders in Tunku Putra-HELP need to demonstrate the skills and experience necessary to provide educational leadership within their own practice. They play a key part in raising standards through the quality of their own professional practice and by supporting the professional growth of their colleagues. TPH staff embody our mission: they are individuals of integrity; compassionate; they have curious minds, and they are dynamic thinkers; they are flexible learners. All our teachers and leaders are expected to support and contribute to the Strategic Intentions of our School, and to commit to and model our values of integrity, intellectual curiosity, collaboration and teamwork, respect, humility, and compassion.

Reporting To

Assistant Principal IS, and ultimately, the Executive Principal

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s in education, or
  • Bachelors in the relevant subject area and a recognized teaching qualification (e.g. PGCE, PGDT)
  • Teaching Experience (ideally minimum 3 years)
  • Ability to teach across the primary / secondary levels and ability range
  • High level of proficiency in English
  • Experience and knowledge of the International or Malaysian curriculum is desirable.

To view the full details on the job scope, please click on https://drive.google.com/TPHInternationalSecondarySchoolTeacher

Tunku Putra-HELP is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants must be prepared to undergo stringent child protection screening including checks with past employers and an enhanced ICPC check.

(https://www.acro.police.uk/ICPC-Online).

All successful candidates must provide a UK enhanced DBS disclosure equivalent, or Letter of Good Conduct from the relevant authorities, if currently working outside the UK. A reference must be provided by the Principal/Headteacher of the applicant’s current school. The School has established policies on Child Protection, Safeguarding, and Whistleblowing. The school recognises the importance of having a child protection policy to establish clear procedures and practices for the wellbeing of our children on campus. The school also commits to integrity and in promoting a culture of honesty, ethical behaviour and conduct in line with good corporate governance, where employees are able to raise concerns regarding suspected frauds, corruption, illegal conduct, wrongdoing or any form of malpractice without being subject to victimization, harassment or discrimination.

Science Teacher – International Secondary

Start date: January 2025

Job Purpose

All teachers, teacher assistants, and leaders in Tunku Putra-HELP need to demonstrate the skills and experience necessary to provide educational leadership within their own practice. They play a key part in raising standards through the quality of their own professional practice and by supporting the professional growth of their colleagues. TPH staff embody our mission: they are individuals of integrity; compassionate; they have curious minds, and they are dynamic thinkers; they are flexible learners. All our teachers and leaders are expected to support and contribute to the Strategic Intentions of our School, and to commit to and model our values of integrity, intellectual curiosity, collaboration and teamwork, respect, humility, and compassion.

Reporting To

Assistant Principal IS, and ultimately, the Executive Principal

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s in education, or
  • Bachelors in the relevant subject area and a recognized teaching qualification (e.g. PGCE, PGDT)
  • Teaching Experience (ideally minimum 3 years)
  • Ability to teach across the primary / secondary levels and ability range
  • High level of proficiency in English
  • Experience and knowledge of the International or Malaysian curriculum is desirable.

To view the full details on the job scope, please click on https://drive.google.com/TPHInternationalSecondarySchoolTeacher

Tunku Putra-HELP is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants must be prepared to undergo stringent child protection screening including checks with past employers and an enhanced ICPC check.

(https://www.acro.police.uk/ICPC-Online).

All successful candidates must provide a UK enhanced DBS disclosure equivalent, or Letter of Good Conduct from the relevant authorities, if currently working outside the UK. A reference must be provided by the Principal/Headteacher of the applicant’s current school. The School has established policies on Child Protection, Safeguarding, and Whistleblowing. The school recognises the importance of having a child protection policy to establish clear procedures and practices for the wellbeing of our children on campus. The school also commits to integrity and in promoting a culture of honesty, ethical behaviour and conduct in line with good corporate governance, where employees are able to raise concerns regarding suspected frauds, corruption, illegal conduct, wrongdoing or any form of malpractice without being subject to victimization, harassment or discrimination.

Mathematics Teacher – International Secondary

Start date: August 2024

Job Purpose

To plan and deliver excellent teaching and learning so that every student is challenged, makes progress, and thrives in a safe, inclusive, and stimulating learning environment. Teachers will positively contribute to the community and support the strategic aims of the school.

Reporting To

Head of Department

Requirements

  • Relevant subject qualification and recognised teaching qualification
  • At least 3 years of teaching experience in secondary education
  • Ability to teach across the age and ability range
  • Proficiency in English
  • Experience of IGCSE preferred

The Role

Tunku Putra-HELP is seeking to employ a Mathematics Teacher for August 2024 to teach within the International Secondary section. The successful candidate will:

  • Deliver great teaching and learning so that every student is challenged, makes
    progress, and thrives in a safe, inclusive, and stimulating learning environment.
  • Commit to knowing students well, ensuring that learning is personalised so students can take their own next step in their learning journey
  • Continually look for opportunities for professional growth and development
  • Promote well-being of students at all times, and proactively safeguard students according to school safeguarding policies and procedures
  • Embrace the opportunities to contribute to the wider life of our school community
  • Model the values and behaviours at the heart of our School’s vision and mission

Tunku Putra-HELP is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants must be prepared to undergo stringent child protection screening including checks with past employers and an enhanced ICPC check.

(https://www.acro.police.uk/ICPC-Online).

All successful candidates must provide a UK enhanced DBS disclosure equivalent, or Letter of Good Conduct from the relevant authorities, if currently working outside the UK. A reference must be provided by the Principal/Headteacher of the applicant’s current school. The School has established policies on Child Protection, Safeguarding, and Whistleblowing. The school recognises the importance of having a child protection policy to establish clear procedures and practices for the wellbeing of our children on campus. The school also commits to integrity and in promoting a culture of honesty, ethical behaviour and conduct in line with good corporate governance, where employees are able to raise concerns regarding suspected frauds, corruption, illegal conduct, wrongdoing or any form of malpractice without being subject to victimization, harassment or discrimination.

To view the full details on the job scope, please click on https://drive.google.com/TPHMathematics(IS)Teacher

Geography, Pendidikan Moral, Sejarah Teacher – National Secondary

Start date: January 2025

Job Purpose

To plan and deliver excellent teaching and learning so that every student is challenged, makes progress, and thrives in a safe, inclusive, and stimulating learning environment. Teachers will positively contribute to the community and support the strategic aims of the school.

Reporting to

Coordinator, Pengetua and, ultimately, to the Executive Principal

Requirements

  • Relevant subject qualification and recognised teaching qualification
  • At least 3 years of teaching experience in secondary education
  • Ability to teach across the age and ability range
  • Proficiency in English
  • Understanding of requirements of Malaysian National Curriculum

The Role

Tunku Putra-HELP is seeking to employ a Geography Teacher for January 2025 to teach within the National Secondary section. The successful candidate will:

  • Deliver great teaching and learning so that every student is challenged, makes
    progress, and thrives in a safe, inclusive, and stimulating learning environment.
  • Commit to knowing students well, ensuring that learning is personalised so students can take their own next step in their learning journey
  • Continually look for opportunities for professional growth and development
  • Promote well-being of students at all times, and proactively safeguard students according to school safeguarding policies and procedures
  • Embrace the opportunities to contribute to the wider life of our school community
  • Model the values and behaviours at the heart of our School’s vision and mission

Important Note:

Tunku Putra-HELP is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants must be prepared to undergo stringent child protection screening including checks with past employers. All successful candidates must provide a Letter of Good Conduct from the relevant authorities. A reference must be provided by the Principal/Headteacher of the applicant’s current school.

The School has established policies on Child Protection, Safeguarding, and Whistleblowing. The school recognises the importance of having a child protection policy to establish clear procedures and practices for the wellbeing of our children on campus. The school also commits to integrity and in promoting a culture of honesty, ethical behaviour and conduct in line with good corporate governance, where employees are able to raise concerns regarding suspected frauds, corruption, illegal conduct, wrongdoing or any form of malpractice without being subject to victimization, harassment or discrimination.

Business Studies / Economics Teacher – International Secondary

(other Humanities subjects considered) eg History / Global Perspectives / Accounting / Commerce)

Start date: January 2025

Job Purpose

All teachers, teacher assistants, and leaders in Tunku Putra-HELP need to demonstrate the skills and experience necessary to provide educational leadership within their own practice. They play a key part in raising standards through the quality of their own professional practice and by supporting the professional growth of their colleagues. TPH staff embody our mission: they are individuals of integrity; compassionate; they have curious minds, and they are dynamic thinkers; they are flexible learners. All our teachers and leaders are expected to support and contribute to the Strategic Intentions of our School, and to commit to and model our values of integrity, intellectual curiosity, collaboration and teamwork, respect, humility, and compassion.

Reporting To

Assistant Principal IS, and ultimately, the Executive Principal

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s in education, or
  • Bachelors in the relevant subject area and a recognized teaching qualification (e.g. PGCE, PGDT)
  • Teaching Experience (ideally minimum 3 years)
  • Ability to teach across the primary / secondary levels and ability range
  • High level of proficiency in English
  • Experience and knowledge of the International or Malaysian curriculum is desirable.

To view the full details on the job scope, please click on https://drive.google.com/TPHInternationalSecondarySchoolTeacher

Tunku Putra-HELP is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants must be prepared to undergo stringent child protection screening including checks with past employers and an enhanced ICPC check.

(https://www.acro.police.uk/ICPC-Online).

All successful candidates must provide a UK enhanced DBS disclosure equivalent, or Letter of Good Conduct from the relevant authorities, if currently working outside the UK. A reference must be provided by the Principal/Headteacher of the applicant’s current school. The School has established policies on Child Protection, Safeguarding, and Whistleblowing. The school recognises the importance of having a child protection policy to establish clear procedures and practices for the wellbeing of our children on campus. The school also commits to integrity and in promoting a culture of honesty, ethical behaviour and conduct in line with good corporate governance, where employees are able to raise concerns regarding suspected frauds, corruption, illegal conduct, wrongdoing or any form of malpractice without being subject to victimization, harassment or discrimination.

Humanities Teacher (Expat Position) – International Secondary

Start date: January 2025

Job Purpose

All teachers, teacher assistants, and leaders in Tunku Putra-HELP need to demonstrate the skills and experience necessary to provide educational leadership within their own practice. They play a key part in raising standards through the quality of their own professional practice and by supporting the professional growth of their colleagues. TPH staff embody our mission: they are individuals of integrity; compassionate; they have curious minds, and they are dynamic thinkers; they are flexible learners. All our teachers and leaders are expected to support and contribute to the Strategic Intentions of our School, and to commit to and model our values of integrity, intellectual curiosity, collaboration and teamwork, respect, humility, and compassion.

Reporting To

Assistant Principal IS; and ultimately, the Executive Principal

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s in education, or
  • Bachelors in the relevant subject area and a recognized teaching qualification (e.g. PGCE, PGDT)
  • Teaching Experience (ideally minimum 3 years)
  • Ability to teach across the primary / secondary levels and ability range
  • High level of proficiency in English
  • Experience and knowledge of the International or Malaysian curriculum is desirable.

To view the full details on the job scope, please click on https://drive.google.com/TPHInternationalSecondarySchoolTeacher

Tunku Putra-HELP is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants must be prepared to undergo stringent child protection screening including checks with past employers and an enhanced ICPC check.

(https://www.acro.police.uk/ICPC-Online).

All successful candidates must provide a UK enhanced DBS disclosure equivalent, or Letter of Good Conduct from the relevant authorities, if currently working outside the UK. A reference must be provided by the Principal/Headteacher of the applicant’s current school. The School has established policies on Child Protection, Safeguarding, and Whistleblowing. The school recognises the importance of having a child protection policy to establish clear procedures and practices for the wellbeing of our children on campus. The school also commits to integrity and in promoting a culture of honesty, ethical behaviour and conduct in line with good corporate governance, where employees are able to raise concerns regarding suspected frauds, corruption, illegal conduct, wrongdoing or any form of malpractice without being subject to victimization, harassment or discrimination.

Learning Support Teacher – Special Needs Coordinator 

Start date: January 2025

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree or Master’s Degree in relevant field
  • At least three years of experience of working with children with additional needs in a mainstream school setting
  • A high level of proficiency in written and spoken English
  • Knowledge of current issues and best practice related to additional needs/ special educational needs or disabilities

Interested candidates are welcome to contact our HR department at hr@tphs.edu.my for an informal discussion about the role.

Tunku Putra-HELP is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants must be prepared to undergo stringent child protection screening including checks with past employers and an enhanced ICPC check.

(https://www.acro.police.uk/ICPC-Online).

All successful candidates must provide a UK enhanced DBS disclosure equivalent, or Letter of Good Conduct from the relevant authorities, if currently working outside the UK. A reference must be provided by the Principal/Headteacher of the applicant’s current school. The School has established policies on Child Protection, Safeguarding, and Whistleblowing. The school recognises the importance of having a child protection policy to establish clear procedures and practices for the wellbeing of our children on campus. The school also commits to integrity and in promoting a culture of honesty, ethical behaviour and conduct in line with good corporate governance, where employees are able to raise concerns regarding suspected frauds, corruption, illegal conduct, wrongdoing or any form of malpractice without being subject to victimization, harassment or discrimination.

Learning Support Teacher / Assistant – International Primary 

Start date: Negotiable

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree or Master’s Degree in relevant field
  • Experience of working with children with additional needs
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English

Interested candidates are welcome to contact our HR department at hr@tphs.edu.my for an informal discussion about the role.

Tunku Putra-HELP is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants must be prepared to undergo stringent child protection screening including checks with past employers and an enhanced ICPC check.

(https://www.acro.police.uk/ICPC-Online).

All successful candidates must provide a UK enhanced DBS disclosure equivalent, or Letter of Good Conduct from the relevant authorities, if currently working outside the UK. A reference must be provided by the Principal/Headteacher of the applicant’s current school. The School has established policies on Child Protection, Safeguarding, and Whistleblowing. The school recognises the importance of having a child protection policy to establish clear procedures and practices for the wellbeing of our children on campus. The school also commits to integrity and in promoting a culture of honesty, ethical behaviour and conduct in line with good corporate governance, where employees are able to raise concerns regarding suspected frauds, corruption, illegal conduct, wrongdoing or any form of malpractice without being subject to victimization, harassment or discrimination.

Email us at hr@tphs.edu.my or submit your letter of application to:

Tunku Putra-HELP School
The NorthBank, Kuching-Samarahan Expressway,
Tabuan Jaya 93350 Kuching, Sarawak

(Attn to: HR)

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview.

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