WHY TEACH IN BRUNEI?
Brunei takes center stage and is located near Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam and the Philippines. It is known for its stunning beaches and adventurous places upriver and into the jungle to explore. Take this once in a life opportunity to relocate to Asia and put your teaching experience to the test while you teach in a different cultural context. This experience caters to those interested in exploring and investing in education. However, there are also very unique opportunities to bring your family along! If you are looking for that next step in your career.
There are three components to a teacher’s eligibility: citizenship, education, and personality.
In order to obtain a visa to teach in Brunei you need to be from one of the following countries: Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, South Africa and the United Kingdom.
To qualify for this role you need to have a Bachelor’s degree. Additionally you need to have your Professional Year of Teaching and be a qualified teacher. 3 years of experience is required to apply for this competitive role.
Adjusting to a new environment can be tough, we are looking for candidates that are up for the challenge of moving and integrating into a new place. Brunei is an incredible country and we anticipate that the adjustment will be both challenging and rewarding!
Depending on your experience and qualifications you will be teaching in a classroom context ranging from elementary to secondary ages and grades. The school that we partner with is one of the most successful education reform projects in Asia. You will be provided with a curriculum that guides you through the school year, with the ability to add your own flare. There are opportunities for professional development and the role offers subsidies for accommodation and bringing your family with you, including a massive discount for your children to attend the school. This role allows qualified teachers to work in a new context, while adding to their experience and educational repertoire.
A Full Time Job
This role is full time, and competitive salary while expenses are paid!
Housing and Allowance
Housing subsidies will be provided in the form of a fully free and furnished accommodation. These accommodations are also suitable for families. You are provided with an interest free car loan and a monthly spousal and dependent allowance.
You will be given a return airfare and baggage allowance for yourself and your family (if you want to bring them).
Pension, Healthcare, Severance
Medical insurance is provided for dependents.
Opportunity to Adventure
There are endless opportunities to adventure in Brunei! Beaches span the country offering opportunities to sail in the South China Sea. Get certified and spend your weekends scuba diving, or heading upriver into the jungle! Explore tropical areas or lounge by the pool while being offered remarkable employment that caters to you and your family. Teaching in Brunei is a perfect mix of a stunning place to explore and a chance to level-up in your teaching career!
AT Staff Top Adventures:
- Orangutan Sanctuaries in Sabah and Sarawak
- Go scuba diving in Spidan
- Travel upriver into the jungle
- Sail in the South China Sea
- Visit the Gadong Night Market for tasty treats
- Harness your inner child and go to the Jerudong Park Playground
- Brunei Darussalam Maritime Museum
- Muara or Meragang Beach
- Tasek Lama Recreational Park
- Lalak Lake
Brunei sits almost directly on the Equator, meaning you will be surrounded by stunning and tropical jungles and beaches. Temperatures in this region are about 27-30C degrees all year round, meaning that you can count on getting some sunshine everyday after work. Brunei is an island of Borneo in SouthEast Asia. Brunei’s official language is Malay and has strong cultural influences. Brunei offers incredible opportunities to explore temples, jungles, beaches, markets while participating in a flagship educational initiative.
We pride ourselves in working with schools that treat teachers with respect and value education. We believe that placements are only successful if both the teacher and the school are happy, therefore we are committed to getting to know our teachers so that we can place them in a school that fits. Teachers are asked to provide the AT team with their country and location preferences, we take these into consideration for a placement but ultimately will provide you with the best option.
Apply today if you’re interested in finding a school that you want to teach at.
You will see our user friendly application process online that will ask you questions about yourself and your timeline.
Submit Resume and Headshot
In order to apply and interview with our AT team, you will need a resume and headshot. Your headshot does not need to be taken by a professional but does need show your personality and professionalism. Our team loves photos on a neutral background with you smiling from the shoulders up.
Interview with our AT team
Once our team reviews your resume and headshot we will be inviting you to sign up for an interview. You will be sent a link so that you can schedule this interview at your convenience. It is a great opportunity for AT to learn about you, and for you to ask questions about moving and teaching abroad.
Interview with Schools in Brunei
Go through an extensive and competitive (but worthwhile) interview process.
Sign Your Contract
When you are offered a contract, we will guide you through the specifications and advise you on whether to take the contract or not.
Time For Travel
Our partners work with us to arrange travel.
In order to apply please check your eligibility
“I am truly grateful to Adventure Teaching for opening the door to what was one of most rewarding and exciting experiences of my life. AT was committed to finding me a school that was the right fit, and their amazing staff supported me throughout the entire process of job searching and preparing to move abroad.”
“From finding a job to arriving and getting situated, from planning events to making friends and connections, Adventure Teaching was with me every step of the way.”