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Perhentian Teacher – 2018

As the Perhentian Teacher, you will be responsible for leading the schools clubs and the adult lessons in the Perhentian Islands.
Working with the Project Leader and your colleagues, you will organise weekly English, computer and Roots and Shoots classes for the students of SKPP and lead weekly informal adult lessons. As part of a small team you are also expected to help with daily house cleaning chores, provide cover for your colleagues and as such should ensure you have a full understanding of their roles and responsibilities.

Key Duties

Perhentian Island Ladies Association
ν Create a weekly and monthly schedule
ν Create a method to measure impact – very important.

School Clubs
ν With the rest of the team develop lessons plans for the Computer, English and Roots & Shoots classes.
ν Develop a monthly syllabus for all subjects
ν Lead with the community liaison the classes.
ν Develop a method to measure impact
ν Record all lessons plans electronically with impact of each class – VERY IMPORTANT

General Requirements
ν Be a team player
ν Ensure a good level of communication between yourself, Project Leader and colleagues at all times.
ν Undertake and demonstrate consistent planning of your workload and adhere to set deadlines.
ν Meet regularly with the Project Leader as the timetable of the project allows.
ν Assist the Project Leader in completing Risk Assessments, Operating Procedures and programme content as required.
ν Complete weekly teaching reports.
ν Provide cover for colleague’s leave and illness as required.
ν Do as your Project Leader asks you.
ν Travel for the purposes of work following agreed timetabling and budgets.
ν Provide adequate notice of any travel needed whether work related or personal.
ν Must display a professional example to villagers, volunteers and colleagues at all times.
ν Must adhere to all safety measures, protocols and procedures as directed by Ecoteer.
ν Must notify Project Leader of issues that affect the completion of set tasks.
ν You are expected to carry out daily house chores with the other staff on a rota basis.
ν Take on tasks in addition to the descriptions above as delegated by the Project Leader that are deemed fair, achievable within the present task load and within the person’s capability.

Personal Specification
ν Excellent communication skills and confident public speaker.
ν Fluent in Bahasa Malaysia preferred but not essential.
ν High level of organization and ability to meet deadlines.
ν Knowledge of the work of Ecoteer in Malaysia.
ν Teaching experience and good with working and living with children.
ν Competent in using Microsoft Office.
ν A flexible and adaptive approach.
ν Must be comfortable in accessing assistance for a demanding role.

ν Free mixed dorm accommodation at the Ecoteer House in the Perhentian Islands Village.
ν Share of communal food at the project
ν 1 day off per week and a block of 4 days off per month during the project season (February to November).
ν All work related expenses (NOT TRAVEL TO OR FROM MALAYSIA)
ν Free Wifi internet
ν Written reference letter upon completion of internship

Start and End Dates
The season is from February to November

We prefer longer durations and if you stay for the whole season, we can offer an allowance after probation.

How to apply
Please submit your cv and cover letter to


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