Assistant Secondary Principal


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Johor, Malaysia
Assistant Head in Johor, Malaysia | International Schools in Malaysia | International School Jobs | We are looking for an exceptional professional with a proven track record of sustained school improvement to lead a school in Malaysia.


Start Date
September 2024
  • Possession of a relevant degree, along with a UK PGCE or equivalent teaching qualification that grants QTS (Qualified Teacher Status)
  • A university degree
  • A formal teaching qualification, such as, a B.Ed., M.Ed., PGCE, PGdip or QTS (TESOL and TEFL certificates qualify teachers for ESL positions only)
  • A minimum of 5 years working experience in education required
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience in leading a school at senior level
  • Understanding of international education
  • Excellent knowledge of the English National Curriculum and current assessment practices.
Salary and Benefits Package
  • A competitive salary
  • A flight allowance
  • Relocation allowance for the start and end of your placement.
  • A full 100% reduction in school fees for employees’ children (100% for the first child and 50% for the second child)
  • A monthly staff accommodation allowance of £360.
  • A private healthcare scheme
The school

This distinguished educational institution is dedicated to providing students with a well-rounded education that fosters excellence in academics, the arts, social engagement, sports, and leadership. It creates a dynamic learning environment that emphasizes self-determination and individual responsibility, encouraging students to make informed decisions and take pride in their achievements. The school serves students at the primary, middle, and secondary levels, following a rigorous curriculum at each stage, which includes the International Primary Curriculum (IPC) and the Cambridge International Curriculum for IGCSE examinations. In addition to core subjects, students have the opportunity to explore languages such as English, Bahasa Malaysia, and Spanish, as well as engage in enriching activities like design and technology, Art, ICT and Computing, Humanities, Performing Arts, and sports. The school actively promotes participation in co-curricular activities through various clubs and events, helping students become well-rounded individuals. Part of a renowned educational group, the institution offers access to state-of-the-art facilities and innovative partnerships, positioning it as a leading provider of holistic education and comprehensive student development.

The location

Johor, a vibrant and culturally diverse region in Malaysia, offers an exciting opportunity for educators seeking to teach overseas. With its rich history, stunning natural landscapes, and a blend of traditional and modern influences, Johor provides a unique backdrop for both personal and professional growth. As an educator, you’ll find a range of teaching opportunities in various educational institutions, from international schools to language centers. The local culture is warm and welcoming, and the cost of living is generally affordable. Johor’s strategic location also allows for easy exploration of other Southeast Asian destinations during your time off. Whether you’re interested in experiencing the colorful festivals, delicious cuisine, or the natural beauty of the region, Johor is an ideal destination for those looking to make a meaningful impact on students’ lives while immersing themselves in a diverse and captivating environment.

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