Visiting International Primary Teacher


Young Explorers Academy 
Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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Job Description

We are looking for energetic, young (or young at heart!) international primary teachers who are ready for an overseas adventure!

This role provides the right candidate with a unique opportunity to explore a beautiful part of Asia whilst expanding your teaching experience over a 6-month period.

Included with the package is on-site accommodation (utilities and internet included), flight allowance paid upon completion of the placement, shared use of a car and a monthly stipend.

As a visiting international teacher, the goal of the role is to complement our permanent academic team with your own professional input. Throughout your placement, you will be encouraged to contribute new ideas, alternative teaching methods, creative concepts and to lead projects/lessons on subject matters you are passionate about.

The right candidates will have native or near native English language skills, ideally have experience with an international primary curriculum (UK or IPC preferred), possess or be undertaking a Bachelor's Degree/Post Graduate Qualification in Education or Teaching and be able to demonstrate a number of special interest topics or issues they could use in primary aged projects or lessons – examples would be environmental concerns, animal conservation, a foreign language or performing arts.

You will be expected to deliver around 22 teaching hours per week to primary aged classes not more than 12 in size – some lessons will be delivered jointly with our permanent teachers.

Classes run from 8:00am to 3:00pm Mondays to Fridays with afternoons set aside for lesson planning and preparation.

You will be based in Kota Kinabalu, in the beautiful state of Sabah on Malaysian Borneo. Sabah is a paradise surrounded by beautiful islands, pristine beaches, rich tropical rainforests and South East Asia’s tallest mountains – well worth a climb! English is the main language spoken throughout the state – communication is not an issue, there is also a huge variety of cuisine and food at very affordable prices! You will never be short of options for adventure here and if you wish to explorer further afield the international airport has low cost flights all over Asia.

We are a diverse, friendly team of Malaysians and Expatriates running the Young Explorers Academy, we’re excited to welcome new people to our family and operate a buddy system to help you settle in and get around.

If this appeals to you, please send us your CV along with a cover letter introducing yourself, your teaching experience to date and describing any special interest topics or subjects you are passionate about!

Overview
ID #11991 Location Sabah, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia Job Type Full Time Contract Length 6 months Pay 3800 MYR /Monthly Date Posted 2019-02-15
General Requirements
Accepted TEFL Certifications 100-Hour Bridge Certificate, or Equivalent Teaching Experience 1-2 years experience required.

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School Information

Young Explorers Academy

The Young Explorers Academy is an International Early Years & Primary School Centre in the coastal city of Kota Kinabalu, the capital of Sabah in Malaysian Borneo. We are located in Likas Bay, a beautiful suburb of Kota Kinabalu surrounded by Wetlands, the South China Sea and with views of Mount Kinabalu itself. The Academy caters to Expatriate and Sabahan families whom live in the popular Likas Bay neighbourhood. Young Explorer’s opened in September 2015 and grew quickly, becoming one of the top International Early Years & Primary Education centres in the city, today we cater to 70+ students. We offer International Early Years and Primary programmes designed to nurture children’s inquisitive minds through a structured syllabus of experiential learning, academic disciplines, creative communication and cultural awareness. We follow the British Early Years (preschool) and Primary curriculums, mixed with Malaysian and Sabahan culture, Environmental stewardship and Mandarin. The Academy provides a safe, happy learning environment and is equipped with the latest technical and educational equipment. We pride ourselves on our low child to teacher ratio and maintain small classes with a maximum of twelve children at a time. Our academic team consists of Senior and Junior Home Teachers, Teaching Assistants and Support staff. Working at the Young Explorers Academy is not like any other teaching job. We are a fun team of local and international teachers with a great work ethic and culture. As a team we look out for and support each other; engaging with children (and their parents) can be exhausting at times, we provide a safe and rewarding environment to work in, we celebrate our team's successes and enjoy regular social and team building events.

Est. In 2015
5 – 15 Teachers
45 – 100 Students
Private

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