Teach English in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia
The British Council in Kuala Lumpur is recruiting two Professional Development Unit Trainers to train professional people in Business English and Business Skills according to their wishes and needs, to start 15th May 2008. This can be in the form of regualr courses involving several lessons or workshops covering one, two or more intensive days of training. A completely customer focussed service means that PDU trainers need to be able to train a wide range of business skills, many of which may at first be unfamiliar and be able to tailor courses to the client. You will have a first degree, CELTA or equivalent and at least two years’ relevant post-certificate, full-time teaching experience, including relevant business teaching erxperience. External applicants please contact firstname.lastname@example.org Â for an application form.
To train professional people in Business English and Business Skills according to their wishes and needs. This can be in the form of regular courses involving several lessons or workshops covering one, two or more intensive days of training. PDU trainers need to be extremely flexible. Working hours vary enormously from week to week, travelling time to customers can be long and preparation time can be short. A completely customer focussed service means that PDU trainers need to be able to train a wide range of business skills, many of which may at first be unfamiliar and be able to tailor courses to the client.
With TEFL- I only: Point 1 7750 Point 2 7850 Point 3 7950 Point 4 8050 Point 5 8150 With TEFL – Q: Point 6 9150 Point 7 9250 Point 8 9350 Point 9 9450 Point 10 9550 Overtime for the PDU is calculated on the monthly total of contact hours rather than the weekly total as workload varies considerably from week to week.
Income tax and national insurance
Income Tax: Your salary and all allowances are assessed as inclusive of any local taxes of whatever kind that may be levied by the Government of Malaysia. The British Council is required by Malaysian law to make monthly Pay As You Earn (PAYE) deductions from your salary. You are responsible for dealing with the income tax authorities on questions of your tax and for acquainting yourself with details of the income tax systems. The British Council is required by Malaysian law to withhold the last monthâ€™s salary until all outstanding income tax payments have been made. National Insurance: UK Class 1 National Insurance payments may be compulsory for the first 52 weeks of this agreement. If so the British Council will pay the employer’s share and will deduct the employeeâ€™s share from your salary at source.
Fares and travel
Economy class airfares for you and accompanying members of your family to Malaysia at the beginning of your employment with the British Council. Economy class airfares for you and accompanying members of your family on successful completion of your employment with the British Council in Malaysia either directly to the country of your next posting with the British Council or back to the UK. Economy class return airfares (on a two year renewal) to the UK for home leave for you and accompanying members of your family at the successful completion of a two year contract.
Baggage allowance of up to GBP1200 for single employees, or up to GBP2000 for employees accompanied by family members on successful completion of your employment with the British Council in Malaysia. This allowance is accountable.
Annual leave allowance
35 days plus public holidays.
You and accompanying members of your family must register with the British Councilâ€™s Group Medical Insurance as soon as possible after commencement of this contract. The scheme is administered by Expacare Ltd and you should either register online at Expacareâ€™s website at www.expacare.net or complete a paper application form, which will be provided by Recruitment Section in London, or by the Teaching Centre Manager. The scheme covers medical and hospital treatment, repatriation costs, personal liability and other items. Full details of cover are available on Expacare’s website, or from Recruitment Section in London, or the Teaching Centre Manager. Routine dental and optical treatment are not included in the policy and you must ensure that you, and accompanying members of your family, undergo dental and eye checks before you go to post, and on a regular basis thereafter.
A settling-in allowance equivalent to two weeks’ salary to help you to meet your initial expenses on first arrival in Malaysia. You will also receive up to two weeks’ hotel accommodation and up to two weeks’ subsistence.
Any other allowances
Network Pension Support: The British Council will match contributions to an appropriate scheme approved by Enterprises Finance Team of up to GBP1,500 per annum provided the member of staff has worked for the overseas Network for over three months. Alternatively, you may opt to join to the Employeeâ€™s Provident Fund of Malaysia. The British Council will, on your behalf make payments of 11% of your basic monthly salary to the EPF. You are required to contribute a further 11% yourself, which is deducted from your monthly salary. You will be entitled, under current legislation, on your final departure from Malaysia with no intention of returning, to withdraw the EPF contributions made to you and on your behalf, together with accrued interest, free of Malaysia tax. The British Council accepts no responsibility for any changes in Malaysian law covering the Employeesâ€™ Provident Fund. All payments under this agreement will be in Malaysian Ringgit.
Hours are calculated as a monthly total rather than weekly and any overtime claimed will be on this basis. You will be assigned to the Professional Development Unit, however, there may be occasions when you will be required to teach classes other than PDU classes and this may include young learners. The British Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all of its partners to share this commitment. Appointment to this role is subject to Criminal Records Bureau checks in the UK, and, where appropriate, equivalent systems overseas. This position is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and therefore all convictions, cautions and bind-overs, including those regarded as â€˜spentâ€™, must be declared. Whilst the above information was accurate at time of writing, specific details and entitlements are subject to change.
Location: Kuala Lumpur Malaysia