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.

Career Opportunities

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


The International School of Penang (Uplands) is seeking to appoint an experienced and outstanding Head of Secondary School to commence January 1st, 2020.

Initial contract: 2 years (renewable)

School Vision / Ethos: The International School of Penang (Uplands) is a not for profit school with approximately 730 students on roll. With over 60 years of history, it provides 3 programmes to its learners – the PYP, IGCSE and IBDP . This well-equipped school provides an exemplar international education in a dynamic multi-cultural environment, encouraging all school members to be active learners and engage with the local and wider community. The school is located on the northern point of Penang island.

Requirements: You should have a minimum of 5 years of educational leadership experience in a senior administrative capacity (such as Deputy Head or equivalent). Experience of IGCES’s/GCSEs is preferred as well as in-depth knowledge of the IBDP. A strong curriculum background is also essential and candidates will preferably hold NPQH, or equivalent.


 Whole School

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


To apply for any of the above vacancies please send by email to 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 9 January 2019