Job: Primary Teacher Librarian

1/18/16 –  Primary Teacher Librarian
The British School -Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

The British School Kuala Lumpur is a member of The British Schools Foundation, one of the largest networks of British international schools in the world with schools in Spain, China, Russia, Brazil, Uzbekistan, Malaysia, USA, Myanmar, and the Philippines. The School opened its doors in September 2009 and has become increasingly popular. The roll is currently 950 pupils, with 250 in an expanding Secondary School. The Primary School has an Early Years department, comprising seven classes, and years 1 to 6 is five-form entry.

The school is on a purpose built campus in an attractive suburb of Kuala Lumpur. BSKL prides itself on a happy atmosphere, and demonstrates high attainment academically, in performing arts and in sport. Our curriculum is based on, but not constrained by, the English National Curriculum.

To begin in August 2015 (an earlier start is possible), we require an enthusiastic and energetic teacher librarian who is passionate about children’s literature, with a commitment to creating exciting and innovative learning experiences.

Suitable candidates for this post will:

  • Hold a good Honours Degree.
  • Hold a UK-recognised teaching qualification (PGCE or similar).
  • Library qualifications desirable but not essential.
  • Have experience and excellent knowledge of literature and library skills.
  • A minimum of 2 years’ teaching experience is essential.
  • Understand and be able to articulate what constitutes outstanding classroom practice.
  • Want to play an active role in the co-curricular life of a busy international school.
  • Possess the ambition and enthusiasm to want to play a key role in shaping and developing an outstanding school.

The closing date is Monday 2nd, although early applications are strongly encouraged.

Interviews will be held in the UK in the week beginning 9th February 2015 (or sooner for earlier applications).

Remuneration includes a competitive salary, highly generous pension/gratuity scheme, housing, international medical cover, annual flights, relocation allowance and bursaries for accompanying children.

To apply for this post please send a copy of your current CV, including details of two referees (one of whom must be your current employer), along with a letter of application outlining your suitability for this post to the HR department at

BSKL is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants must be prepared to undergo stringent child protection screening including checks with past employers and an enhanced DBS is required.

Please visit our website to find out more about the school.

The British International School
No. 1, Changkat Bukit Utama, Bandar Utama,
47800 Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia
Tel: +6 03 7727 7775
World Class Education


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