Dr. David A. Wells and the GLOBAL School Consulting Group are pleased to announce that Lorraine Hook has accepted interim appointment as the Head of School, to provide leadership during the initial stages of the development of GrowBright International Academy, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The school owners and their strategic partner Gateway Education Global, are pleased with this development and look forward to working with Ms. Hook as soon as she is able to relocate to Kuala Lumpur.

Ms. Hook, who is from Victoria, Australia, will bring the skills and knowledge acquired during her many years of experience as a teacher, administrator, and consultant, and is a great fit for this emerging school during this formative stage. Lorraine’s most recent post has been as a volunteer consultant for the Education Directorate of Uganda. She previously served as the Elementary Principal of the Bayside Christian College. Lorraine earned her master’s degree in education from the National Institute of Christian Education, at Morling College.

The Owners of the highly successful “JoyKids International Pre School” have responded to the clamour of their constituents by committing to develop a primary and then secondary school, using the “JoyKids” success as the foundation.  The project is being developed in coordination with Gateway Education Global.

 The Head of School will develop a primary and eventually a secondary school utilizing the Cambridge Curriculum incorporating, Key Stages 1 through to 4, concluding with students taking the Cambridge A levels. JoyKids International Pre School was established seven years ago, and is currently experiencing growth, resulting in the extension of current Years 1 and 2 (5 and 6 year olds) into Primary School Education, beginning in January, 2019, or sooner by mutual agreement.

The JoyKids International Pre School is located in the well-established Petanling Jaya region of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, and is conveniently located with numerous transport options, with easy access to the Kuala Lumpur International Airport. Retail shopping, health providers and other services are readily available, including the sporting facilities of the Sports Club associated with the Pre School, which includes an olympic-sized swimming pool, tennis and squash courts, a fully equipped gymnasium and restaurants.

The vision of the Owners (“Directors”) is for a motivated, well-qualified and enthusiastic leader to develop the school into the future.

The job description outlines the specific nature of the role. The starting date is negotiable and a remuneration package will be discussed at an interview in the first instance through Skype.

The process will include:

  • Submission of a Curriculum Vitae and letter (e-mail) of interest
  • Screening contact and interaction with Dr. David A. Wells, Executive Search Consultant with the GLOBAL School Consulting Group
  • Completion of an application form
  • Interview process
  • Recommendations from nominated referees
  • Criminal check from country of origin

The compensation package includes:

  • Salary based on qualifications and experience
  • Housing
  • Airflights
  • Health coverage
  • Airport pickup
  • Club membership
  • Free lunches

The initial contract will be for THREE years, renewable upon negotiation and a performance based appraisal.

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For more information on Gateway Education Global visit: www.gatewayed.org.