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Posted on 26th May 2022

Reading Specialist – English Teachers in Malaysia

  • Location

    Multiple, Malaysia
  • Salary

    £951/month ($1200)
  • Contract Length

    24 months
  • Qualifications Required

    Bachelor’s Degree or higher + TEFL/TESOL certificate
  • Experience

    None needed
  • Passport Held

I Can Read

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Job description


Teach I Can Read Literacy courses:

  • Working with children between the ages of 2.5 to 12 years old
  • Teaching pre-reading skills to children using the I Can Read system
  • Teaching reading and comprehension skills using the I Can Read system
  • Conducting ad hoc replacement lessons and one-to-one lessons
  • Teaching I Can Read affiliated programmes
  • Teaching writing skills, including grammar, editing and publishing
  • Teaching oral presentation and communication skills
  • Helping children develop social skills and positive classroom behaviour
  • Using I Can Read’s positive reinforcement for classroom management
  • Fulfilling at least one Duty Day per week


Conduct Assessments: 

  • Conducting initial assessments for all prospective students
  • Regularly assessing students during classes to monitor individual progress
  • Working alongside the assessment team to ensure smooth running of open house events
  • Discussing with parents the assessment outcomes, advising the most suitable course for their child and explaining I Can Read’s methodology


  • Maintaining regular open communication with parents, through informal, formal and scheduled parent-teacher meetings. In addition, communication may also be via email and phone calls using the centre’s computer/phone in agreement with the Operations Manager
  • Keeping attendance logs for all classes taught and updating the Operations Management when a student is ready for promotion
  • Attending regular Learning Centre Team meetings; this may also include taking of meeting minutes
  • Updating progress sheets, complete term reports and Accident and Incident reports as required

    Contribute to Student Growth and Retention: 

  • Increasing sign-ups through competently conducted assessments
  • Maximising student retention through effective delivery of the I Can Read pedagogy and regular updates to the parents

    Any other duties:

  • Conducting ad hoc parent-teacher meetings and briefings
  • Attending additional training if and when required
  • Assisting with ad hoc duties
  • Completing centre academic audits if required
  • Updating the Learning Centre Team on any damages within the centre
  • Helping the centre team to keep classrooms tidy and stocked with the required materials and stationery

Job requirements

  • Requirements:
  • Degree-level qualifications, preferably in Teaching/Education/Early Childhood/Studies/English/English Literature or Linguistics
  • Diploma-level qualifications must be in a relevant field such as Teaching/Education/Early Childhood Studies/English Language/English Literature or Linguistics
  • English speaker with a universally recognisable accent and a strong command of the English Language
  • At least two years of related teaching experience, or similar
  • An enthusiasm for teaching young children
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • The ability to work well with co-teachers, and Learning Centre Management
  • The ability to operate with a high level of integrity and professionalism

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