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About the role
EXCITING OPPORTUNITY TO TEACH IN TROPICAL BRUNEI
 
CfBT Education Services (part of Education Development Trust) are looking for Primary English teachers to begin work in government schools in Brunei Darussalam during 2022 and 2023. Brunei Darussalam is a small, peaceful country on the island of Borneo in South East Asia. It is surrounded by pristine tropical jungle and beaches with temperatures around 27 - 30 degrees all year.

CfBT have been working with the Brunei Darussalam government for nearly 40 years in support of the bilingual education policy. 

You will have the opportunity to:

  • Focus on the essence of teaching and learning
  • Make an impact and share your professional experiences
  • Lead on professional learning opportunities and collaborate on national initiatives
  • Develop cross-cultural professional relationships
  • Work with highly motivated pupils where behaviour is not an issue
  • Be part of a global organization that works with governments, schools and other partners across the globe to provide excellent education for all
  • Work for an organisation which offers free membership or International Affiliate status of the Chartered College of teaching

You will receive an excellent salary and benefits package for this role including: 

  • Genuine opportunities for continued professional development and progression
  • A competitive tax-free salary up to BND66,000 (up to £38K)
  • Contract Completion Bonus of 1/6th of salary
  • Low cost of living
  • Generously-sized living accommodation
If you are interested in finding out more please look at our Brunei site and read the FAQs at Frequently Asked Questions | CfBT Education Services. Please also view some videos of living and working in Brunei at ELT Video Interviews | CfBT Education Services, follow our Facebook page, CfBT Education Services and discover the work of our parent organisation at Education Development Trust: Home - Education Development Trust. Also download the salary scales and information on dependant benefits from the 'additional details' links below
 
To be eligible you must:
1) Hold a degree from a university in Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, United Kingdom, South Africa, USA
2) Hold Qualified Teacher Status/teacher accreditation (PGCE, Bed, DipT etc.) A TEFL cert with degree is not sufficient
3) Have a minimum 3 years relevant classroom teaching experience post qualification with experience of teaching Key Stage 1 and/or Key Stage 2
4) Be fully vaccinated against COVID-19
5) Be able to drive. Note that the test to obtain a Bruneian licence will take place in a manual car
6) Be under 55 years old at the time of arrival in Brunei Darussalam

Covid-19 : We are following the guidance provided by the Brunei Government and will be reviewing our recruitment as the situation develops. We will ensure we keep all applicants updated with any changes. Thank you for your patience and understanding.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and relevant child protection agencies
About the organisation
CfBT Education Services has been working with the Ministry of Education in Brunei for over 30 years. Our focus is to raise the proficiency and attainment levels of Bruneian students through high impact teaching and learning in classrooms, specialized national support and intervention programmes, and the continuous building of our own and local capacity across primary and secondary schools and sixth form colleges.
 
CfBT Brunei is part of Education Development Trust, a UK education organisation that works with governments, schools and other partners across the globe to provide excellent education for all