Primary Classroom Teacher (KS1 or KS2) August 2024

Job type:
Full Time, Fixed Term
Apply by:
18 April 2024

Sri KDU International School Subang Jaya is located in the outskirts of the safe, modern and vibrant capital city of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. We are a growing COBIS-member school, in our seventh academic year, and we are looking an enthusiastic and creative Primary Class Teachers (KS1 or KS2) for an August 2024 start. We are particularly interested in applicants with an interest or expertise in the following:

STEAM; Artificial Intelligence; Diversity, Equality and Inclusion; SEND, EYFS and Year 1 teaching experience; Events organisation; Sustainability

Person Specification


. Ability to analyse student data and promote student achievement.

• An understanding of curriculum in the 21st Century, with an ability to adapt and personalise to meet student needs

• Able to use the latest technology to promote learning.

• Excellent knowledge of curriculum content and pedagogy.

• Proficient in using a variety of assessment and feedback techniques.

• Ability to personalise and differentiate student learning

• Ability to empower students to achieve their own goals

• Ability to motivate and develop a love of learning


Personal attributes:

• A passionate practitioner who leads by example

• Commitment to uphold and support the school’s vision for ‘Safe, Happy and Successful’


• Commitment to supporting all aspects of our programme including extra-curricular

activities and parent engagement programme

• Be flexible with both a growth mindset and positive attitude

• Collaborative team player

• Transparent and honest communicator

• Commitment to internationalism and global citizenship

About the Role

A clear focus on learning is the foundation stone of SriKDU teacher standards, which guide and inform our approach to our students’ learning and development across each age range. We are inviting applications from teachers who are fully aligned with this ethos and demonstrate the following:

Know their students as people and how they learn 

It is an expectation that SriKDU teachers have detailed knowledge of not only the developmental characteristics and learning needs of the students they teach, but also their personalities and who they are as people. This requires real empathy and skill in meeting the wide variety of individual learning and pastoral needs of international school students with their differing linguistic, cultural and educational circumstances. 

Plan and deliver excellent learning and teaching

It is an expectation that SriKDU teachers not only have up to date knowledge of their respective curricula but that they have high expectations for their students and as a result, set challenging learning goals. We want our students to gain the best results of which they are capable. Therefore, SriKDU teachers use a variety of learning and teaching strategies, ideas, resources and digital technology to support their students in achieving these goals and results. They encourage their students to develop a love of learning, of exploring ideas and of discovering the world about them. They encourage active student participation in classes with an emphasis on understanding, creativity and critical thinking so that our students are able to work confidently with others. 

Assess, provide feedback and report on student learning and progress

SRIKDU teachers: 

• Are skilled and effective users of assessment for supporting and developing learning. 

• Use a range of assessment strategies and data to inform their appraisal of students’

progress,which aids their planning, and reporting of student progress and to design

appropriate intervention and support. 

Demonstrate International-mindedness and Global Citizenship

SriKDU teachers:

• Appreciate the different perspectives and beliefs of people from different countries,

cultures, religions and languages. 

• Show politeness, respect, kindness and concern.  

• Promote these values so that they permeate every aspect of the school. 

• Recognise the importance of developing our students to be ethical global citizens. 

• Want each pupil to develop a sense of self-worth, knowing the difference between

right and wrong and doing the right thing when it comes to making choices.  

Engage Professionally in Learning and with the Community

SriKDU teachers:

• Are given access to top quality professional learning. 

• Participate collaboratively with colleagues to improve their practice. 

• Hold themselves accountable to the highest professional standards in their interactions

with colleagues, students and parents. 

Post-holder Qualifications, Experience

The successful candidate requirement


• University educated with an Honours Degree

• Recognised teaching qualification

• Evidence of ongoing professional development


In-depth knowledge and understanding of:

• School curriculum – Early Years Framework, English National Curriculum/Cambridge


• ELL (English as an Additional Language) provision

• Current educational issues and up to date curriculum developments

• Application of effective learning and teaching strategies that attain high levels of

student achievement

How to Apply

Successful applicants will be enthusiastic about the ethos and values of XCL International and SriKDU Schools. A competitive remuneration package will be offered to the chosen candidate. To apply for this post, please click the ‘Apply’ button on this page to submit your application.

Applications will be reviewed on receipt, and we reserve the right to make an early appointment. Interviews may take place in Kuala Lumpur or online.

Safeguarding Statement

XCL education is committed to safeguarding and to promoting the welfare of children and young people. We follow safer recruitment practices with specific attention to child protection. SriKDU employees ensure a secure, stimulating and well managed learning environment that promotes a sense of safety, support and wellbeing.

All appointments are subject to an interview, identity checks, criminal record checks, successful references including from your current Head of School, as well as due visa and work permit process as required by Malaysian law.

Deadline for applications: 8th December 2023 at 11:59pm (KL Time, GMT +8)

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