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Head of Facilities
The British International School of Kuala Lumpur

Job reference: 006265

Location: The British International School of Kuala Lumpur

Closing date: 28/02/2019

Department: Facilities

The British International School of Kuala Lumpur (BSKL)  is one of the leading international schools in Kuala Lumpur offering contemporary British international education to students from Pre-Nursery through to Sixth Form.

Our school values developing the whole child- academically, pastorally and socially with the principles of Positive Education underpinning our approach. With the child at the centre of our decision making we believe that we are best-placed to offer an outstanding education for all students in our care.

BSKL has been graded as excellent in all areas of educational provision by the Independent Schools Inspectorate, and is a member of Nord Anglia Education offering numerous opportunities for professional growth. Through our evidence-based Professional Learning Pathways we are at the forefront of new thinking in the classroom, ensuring that our teachers have all the tools to provide for outstanding teaching and learning.

At Nord Anglia Education, we work every day to inspire our students, schools and employees to be the best they can be and we are ambitious for them all to achieve more than they thought possible in their personal, social and academic endeavours. Within our family of schools, this aspiration is underpinned by a commitment to always act with respect, integrity, openness and courage. These qualities are the foundation of how we approach our work and roles within Nord Anglia Education and are shared by everyone in our global family.

We are seeking for a suitably qualified individual to join our school as the Head of Facilities.


Summary of the Position

The Head of Facilities is responsible for the operation, safety and maintenance of the BSKL properties, currently comprising of three campuses at Bandar Utama, which accommodate approximately 1,500 students and 250 staff members. This includes performing the role of a multi-disciplinary supervisor of operations staff for repairs, maintenance, administrative provision, budget monitoring and school function set-ups and various external contractors in the performance of a variety of services including cleaning, health and safety, security, alarm systems, electrical, catering, fire safety, mechanical (swimming pools) and air conditioning systems, grounds and landscape maintenance, recycling, and rubbish removal.   Additionally, this requires liaison with the local landowner as the school sites are leased.


Suitable candidates for this post will:

        Hold a degree in relevant technical area (preferably engineering)

Have relevant experience in building maintenance, construction or services – international school experience is desired.

Skillful in project management – particularly in the area of construction.  Design would be an added advantage.

Possess good organisational and problem solving skills. Conscientious, hard-working and able to cope with stress in highly demanding working environment.

Be fluent in English and able to communicate effectively and collaborate constructively.

Have sound and timely decision making skills.

Have outstanding people management skills and experience, a visionary and inspirational leader.  


Application process:

Applications must be submitted via the school website.

The closing date is Thursday 28 February 2019, although early applications are strongly encouraged (we reserve the right to appoint early).

Nord Anglia Education schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants must be prepared to undergo stringent child protection screening, including references and checks with past employers, and a Certificate of Good Conduct.

Please browse our website to find out more about the school.

The British International School of Kuala Lumpur:

No 1 Changkat Bukit Utama, Bandar Utama,

Petaling Jaya, Selangor, 47800 Malaysia

+60 3 7727 7775


The closing date for this job has now passed.