Garden International

3-18| 2,000 pupils| Co-educational | Day

September 2019

Garden International School (GIS) is one of Malaysia’s premier international schools, with a strong and proven academic track record. Boasting results which are among the best worldwide, its rich and relevant student experience lays the foundation for a successful future, shapes character development, and prepares students for the world’s top universities.

The school’s high quality, holistic education ensures that its students leave GIS well equipped for life; it is not surprising that GIS students are in demand across the world and are sought after by the world’s best universities. GIS students benefit from its unique, innovative teaching and learning culture, integrating knowledge and skill development, supported by over 67 years of heritage and a thriving alumni network. Earlier this year, GIS set up an OxBridge Advisory made up of its alumni who have been there, to give insights to existing students who wish to apply there.

Accredited by the Council of International Schools (CIS), GIS is one of the oldest and most distinguished schools in Malaysia with two locations in Kuala Lumpur, the Early Years Centre in Desa Sri Hartamas and the main campus in Mont Kiara. GIS provides British-based education for students aged 3 to 18 years across its Early Years Centre (Nursery to Reception), Primary School (Year 1 to Year 6) and Secondary School (Year 7 to Year 13).

The school has been teaching the National Curriculum for England and Wales with modifications designed to meet the needs of international students. With over 2,000 students, GIS is the biggest private co-educational school in Malaysia. GIS has a unique learning culture, believing that we can grow and learn together as a community. At GIS, they aim to constantly develop each learner’s full potential by offering the students the best learning environment, at home and at school. The school aims to provide all the tools and opportunities to all its community members to benefit from its learning culture: through an innovative learning culture for its students; nurturing a strong home-school partnership with its community learning culture; and attracting and developing the best teachers through its professional learning culture.

Heritage of Academic Excellence
  • GIS students consistently achieve some of the best academic results in the world. In 2017:
  • 69% achieved A*/A grade at IGCSE
  • 62% achieved A*/A grade at A Level
  • 13% of GIS students attended TOP 10 Universities
  • 21% of GIS students attended TOP 25 Universities
  • 60% of GIS students attended TOP 100 Universities
GIS has produced 57 Outstanding Cambridge Learner Awards for AS and A-Level and 107 Outstanding Cambridge Learner Awards for IGCSE in the past 5 academic years.

Accolades & Accreditations
GIS is accredited by renowned institutions and receives, on a regular basis, awards for its innovative teaching approach and quality of education. To find out more about each of the accolades received, please refer to the school’s website at:
GIS Purpose & Value Statement
Our purpose is to educate the youth of the world to take their productive place as leaders in the global community.

Garden International School is part of the Taylor’s Education Group, one of the oldest, most successful and reputable private education institutions in Malaysia and the region. It provides an exceptional educational experience to over 22,000 students in Malaysia, Singapore and Vietnam. With its unsurpassed track record built up over the last six decades, it has earned the reputation for being the centre of excellence for early years to postgraduate education, through its schools, college and university.

Taylor's Schools, with a heritage of more than six decades, provide world-class education for more than 5,000 students from 60 nations. They are renowned for their teaching excellence and commitment to educating the youth of the world to take their productive place as leaders in the global community. As the parent organization of some of the largest and most successful international schools in Malaysia and Singapore, they persevere to be the school of choice wherever they operate. The Taylor's Schools include:

  • Garden International School, Malaysia
  • Australian International School Malaysia
  • Nexus International School, Singapore
  • Nexus International School, Malaysia
  • Taylor's International School, Kuala Lumpur
  • Taylor's International School, Puchong
  • Quantum Education Sdn Bhd

The President of Taylor’s Schools is currently seeking to appoint a dynamic, experienced Principal who can lead the school in delivering high quality education in achieving its purpose, mission and business goals. He/she will have a clear, strategic vision and the ability to motivate and inspire students, staff and parents.

This is a great opportunity for an existing school leader to join and lead a team of superb staff, who are committed to the continuous improvement of the school. This senior post is offered with a generous remuneration and benefits package, reflecting the importance placed upon securing an individual of the highest calibre.

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For an informal discussion about this opportunity, please contact Edward Clark on +44(0)1256 862840 or +44 (0)7718 588616, or email at To apply for the post, please click on the Apply Now link below and submit your up to date CV and a formal letter of application, quoting code GISKL. The letter should incorporate how you meet the person specification, why you are applying for the position and what particular attributes and qualities you would bring to the role.


Closing date: 18 January 2019
Longlist interviews: 21-23 January 2019 (in London/by Skype)
Shortlist/Final interviews: 11, 12 February 2019 (in Kuala Lumpur)

Garden International School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. the successful candidate will be required to undergo relevant background checks.

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Competitive remuneration and package


Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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