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About the role
Are you interested in a unique teaching experience in Temburong District, Brunei?
 
As part of our longstanding partnership with the government of Brunei we are recruiting a Primary English teacher for January 2020  who is interested in a unique experience teaching in Temburong district in Brunei. Temburong is the easternmost district of Brunei Darussalam and is separated from the rest of Brunei by Brunei Bay, though a bridge is due to connect to the main area of Brunei in 2020. It is a quiet and peaceful district, with largely unspoilt jungle and beautiful natural surroundings which provide an unforgettable and fascinating experience.
 
If this sounds something you would be interested in please view a video of living in Temburong here. For more details of working in Brunei please look at our Brunei site as well as some other  videos of the work we do in school and the life of teachers. Also download the FAQs and the salary scales and benefits from the 'additional details' links below. 
 
Please note that to be eligible for a post in Temburong you must be either single or with a spouse but without child dependants.
 
Benefits of working in Brunei include:
  • A competitive tax free salary BND42,000 - 72,000 (£24k - £40K)
  • Contract Completion Bonus of 1/6th of salary
  • Low cost of living
  • Generously-sized living accommodation provided
  • Genuine opportunities for continued professional development
  • Great work/life balance

To be eligible you must:
1) Hold a degree from a university in Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, United Kingdom, South Africa
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 early years or Key stage 1
4) Be under 55 years old at the time of arrival in Brunei Darussalam
 
    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.
     
    Our principal sponsor is Education Development Trust, a UK education charity that works with governments, schools and other partners across the globe to provide excellent education for all