Career Opportunities

The International School of Penang (Uplands) seeks individuals committed to our mission of providing an education of the highest caliber so that each graduate thinks, acts, and leads with courage toward creating a more just and compassionate world. The school has been providing quality education since 1955.

Considering a Career with Uplands?

There are a number of advantages to being part of our Uplands team:
Our students are talented.
Our alumni are engaged and
our campus buzzes with excitement.

Teaching Vacancies

 Secondary

Are you passionate about drama? Do you make it come alive? Are other departments jealous of the excitement you generate? If “Yes” we want to hear from you. We are looking to employ a secondary drama teacher to join our vibrant department. Experience of the IGCSE and IBDP curricula will be an advantage.
Have you ever thrown an egg off the roof as part of one of your lessons?  Are you passionate about Physics?  Can you inspire students to achieve their best in this most important of subjects?  If you can answer “Yes” to these questions we would love to hear from you.  Experience teaching IGCSE and IB DP Physics will be an advantage.
How do you make Art come alive?  How would we see this around our school?  How would you inspire our students to enjoy and develop their artistic talents?  We would love to hear your answers if you would like to join our Secondary Art department.  Experience of the IGCSE and IBDP Curricula will be an advantage.
We are looking for a highly skilled and experienced teacher to join our Learning Support Team.  The ability to teach across the entire school and a knowledge of the IBPYP, IBDP and IGCSE Curricula will be an advantage.
We are looking for an experienced, passionate and dedicated Design Technology teacher to join our Technology Faculty. Experience with IGCSE Art & Design and IB Diploma DT will be a distinct advantage.
Do you make History come alive? Do you excite and inspire your student to become avid historians? If the answer is “Yes” we would love to hear how you do it. We are looking for a skilled and dedicated teacher to LEAD our Secondary History Department. Experience of the IGCSE and IBDP Curricula is essential.
We are looking for an experienced, passionate and dedicated Economics teacher to join our Secondary Humanities Department. Experience with the IGCSE and IB Diploma Programmes is strongly preferred. This position has come available due to welcome growth in our Economics classes. The successful applicant will also be considered for a partial maths load in Middle School (Key Stage 3). also due to growth in student numbers. Applicants interested in an August 2017 start, and with the required qualifications, should contact the Head of Curriculum, Mr Paul Rose, directly at paul.rose@uplands.org

Non-Teaching Vacancies

•Degree or professional qualification in accounting
•At least 4 years experience preferably with an academic institution
•Has good computer skills and knowledge with accounting software
•Able to plan and work independently and of strong integrity
•Has supervisory experience
•Good English communication skills and interacts well with all levels of staff and parents
Position Objective:
Coordinate all functions pertaining to the operation of the school transport with the appointed school transport contractor, ensuring safety for all users.

Job Requirement:

• Relevant working knowledge in transport coordination

• Able to communicate (written and spoken) fluently English & Bahasa Malaysia. Able
to communicate in additional language is an added advantage

• Organised, proactive and able to work independently

• Self-motivated with attention to detail

To perform a wide variety of job duties during working hours, caring for and educating students/patients about their conditions, as well as establishing trust and building rapport with students/patients.

Duties:

• Must have minimum Nursing qualification (RNs)

• Oversee international students in School campus and Boarding house.

• On shift duties with sleep-over on certain nights as and when required

• Treating medical emergencies

• Administering medications and treatments

• Giving healthcare consultation to students and School community

• Be reliable, trustworthy and methodical worker

• Be of pleasant personality with a calm and cheerful disposition

• Enjoys working with children with a requirement for an understanding of, and sympathy with the pupils, balancing a friendly and often informal dialogue with the need to maintain discipline.

• Able to upkeep confidential records of patients/students

• Be flexible to work additional hours

• Promotes and assists in the control of communicable diseases through preventive immunisation program, early detection, surveillance and reporting of contagious disease.

Applications

To apply for any of the above vacancies please send by email to applications@uplands.org and Cc to hr@uplands.org a letter of application for the position, your CV with the names and contact details of three referees and a recent colour passport photograph.

Updated on 24 Jan 2017