Dalat International School is looking to fill the following positions for the upcoming school year. Dalat is a Christian boarding school located on the island of Penang off the west coast of Malaysia. The school has been providing a quality education for missionary and expatriate children in South East Asia for 90 years.
Dalat is seeking dynamic, enthusiastic, caring professionals who are professing Christians. Candidates must have an understanding of Christian education and the ability to integrate Biblical principles in their teaching. Candidates should possess strong communication and interpersonal skills, be adept with technology and demonstrate flexibility in working in a cross-cultural environment. Candidates must be willing to incorporate active learning strategies and ESL-sensitive instruction. Those interested in teaching roles should have appropriate education and 3+ years of teaching experience. A valid teaching certificate is also a benefit.
FULL TIME POSITIONS
1. Elementary Teacher (Grade 2)
DIS is looking for collaborative and nurturing elementary teacher to instruct our second grade students. As a homeroom teacher, this person will be responsible for Bible, reading, language arts, science, social studies, and math lessons. Familiarity with standards-based grading is beneficial.
2. Elementary PE Teacher
The elementary PE curriculum covers a range of skills encouraging the development of fine and gross motor skills. All elementary students, from age 3 to grade 4, have PE classes twice per week. The PE teachers will also help with youth sports and be assigned coaching responsibilities in other divisions of the school to make this a full-time position.
3. Middle School Math Teacher
A great middle school math teacher will engage students in thinking critically and reflectively about math. Math courses in middle school include math 6, math 7, pre-algebra, and Algebra 1. All middle school teachers should be passionate about building relationships with students and guiding them through the transitional years.
4. Middle School Technology Teacher
All middle school students study technology, including applications, coding, and research skills. Students use both personal computers and IPads in their learning. In addition to teaching technology classes, this teacher should have a passion for working with other teachers in the division on cross-curricular connections.
5. High School Chemistry TeacherDalat is seeking a high school science teacher with a specialization in chemistry. Courses to be taught include both chemistry and AP chemistry, with other science classes added, depending on the annual needs.
6 High School Social Studies Teacher
Dalat offers a variety of social studies classes to meet the needs of students from several different countries. These courses include world history, U.S. history, Asian studies, media literacy, psychology, and a variety of AP courses. Dalat is looking for someone who is versatile and qualified to teach one or two AP level courses.
7.Spiritual Life Director
The spiritual life director coordinates the spiritual life aspects of the school. This person will lead the spiritual life team and work towards the school’s goal of Authentic Transformation for both students and staff. Additionally, this person will work in the high school division to lead chapels, small groups, and teach a Bible class.
8. Development Office
Two positions are available in the development office encompassing a variety of skills. The Development Office is responsible for working together with the head of school, the school board, and all departments to improve strategic partnerships, school impression and appeal, and long-term direction of the school. Areas of development include alumni relations, fundraising, graphic design, publications, community events, and marketing communications.
Dalat is seeking a full-time residential nurse. The person should be a qualified RN with nursing experience. During the school day, the nurse handles minor illnesses and injuries. Outside of school hours, the nurse works with the residence life program. The nurse takes boarding kids to medical appointments and it on call for evening and weekend emergencies. An apartment on campus is provided.
10. IT Systems Engineer
The Information Technology Systems Engineer works with the technology team to support teaching and learning at Dalat. This includes system and network administration, hardware and software maintenance, software development, and providing direct support to users.
Prospective candidates please visit the Dalat website to complete a preliminary application and to learn more about the school.
If you have any questions, please contact:
Head of School
Deputy Head of School