Primary & Secondary Educators - Contract opportunity in Brunei

Job Title: Primary & Secondary Educators - Contract opportunity in Brunei
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Brunei
Industry: Education
Salary: AU$46500 - AU$80000 per annum + (based on experience)
Start Date: September, 2020
Reference: ENGBRUNEI_1587194539
Contact Name: Education team
Contact Email:
Job Published: Apr 18, 2020

Job Description

Primary and Secondary English Teachers Required - SE Asia

Tradewind supports the Brunei Ministry of Education with the staffing of one of the largest English language projects globally.

As a teacher on the project you will work in a local Bruneian school delivering the UK national curriculum in Literacy. Primary roles are from Early Years (age 3) up to Grade 6. Secondary roles from Grade 7 through to Grade11 (and in some cases Grade 13). The focus is to raise the literacy proficiency and attainment levels of Bruneian students.

Roles commence in September 2020 with a larger cohort starting January 2021 on contracts for two years (option to renew).

Selection Criteria

  • Qualified teacher status (i.e. qualified to teach within the state education system in your home country), usually in the form of a M.Ed, B.Ed, BA + /Dip Ed/ Dip Teaching/PGCE
  • A minimum of three years' classroom teaching experience. This should include some young students (5-6 years of age) for primary and secondary students (11-18 years of age) for secondary)
  • Some experience of English/Literacy EFL/ESL learners is preferable
  • Due to visa restrictions, one must be under the age of 55 years prior to starting a contract

In return you will be offered the following


  • A competitive tax free salary BND42,000 - 72,000 ($46.5 to $80KAUD) per annum
  • Inbound and outbound flights
  • Contract Completion Bonus of 1/6th of salary
  • Generously-sized living accommodation provided
  • Heavily subsidised support for dependants' schooling at an International school
  • Medical cover (family cover
  • Allowance - settling, spousal and baggage
  • Genuine opportunities for professional development

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. Roles suit both single and teaching families looking for a relaxed pace work/lifestyle.

Interested? Interviews are currently taking place with schools for candidates meeting the above criteria. To discuss opportunities in your field kindly send an updated CV to Michael Smith -

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