Brunei 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 of 27 - 30 degrees all year round. The rainforest in Borneo is one of the oldest in the world and is estimated to be about 130 million years old. It is thought to be home to around 222 mammals, including the Orangutan, which can only be found in the rainforests of Borneo and Sumatra! If you want to hike to the top of Southeast Asia’s most sacred mountain, Mount Kinabalu, and witness its beauty firsthand or float down The Kinabatangan River on a dreamy river safari...maybe you have dreamt of snorkeling in crystal clear waters with whale sharks and turtles? Borneo has everything that the international traveler could ever want. We are now recruiting for fantastic schools all over Brunei. These vacancies are guaranteed to be snapped up really quickly so please apply asap if you meet the following requirements...



  • Applicants must be fully-qualified High School English Teachers, and degree-holders
  • Valid Teaching Council registration/teaching licence
  • Minimum of 3 years' post-qualification experience  
  • Experience teaching ESL will be an advantage
  • Teachers must be under the age of 55 at the time of arrival in Brunei (Visa upper age limit)
  • This opportunity is family-friendly! Teachers with families are welcome to apply!  

Schools in Brunei are seeking High School English Teachers to join their campuses from January 2022. The focus of this recruitment drive is to raise the proficiency and attainment levels of Bruneian students through high impact teaching and learning in classrooms. This is achieved this through specialised national support and intervention programmes, and the continuous building of student-teacher capacity across primary and secondary schools and sixth form colleges. There are currently over 80 Primary and 120 Secondary teachers on this program from all different nationalities. Turn over is low, with many teachers staying for a number of years due to the outstanding environment they settle into and the high-quality of education they deliver to the students in the school. An excellent salary and benefits package is on offer for this amazing opportunity;  


  • A competitive tax free salary BND42,000 - 66,000 (£24k - £40K)
  • Contract Completion Bonus of 1/6th of salary
  • VERY Low cost of living
  • Generously-sized living accommodation
  • Heavily subsidized support for dependents'  schooling at an international school  
  • Genuine opportunities for continued professional development

Interviews will take place asap by Skype and DIRECT will provide full support with interview preparation.   All of our services are free for teachers. Please apply online or alternatively, please email a CV, including two teaching referees to



  • Location: Brunei
  • Job Title: High School English Positions in Stunning Brunei - Jan '22 Start - Brunei
  • Employment Type: Permanent
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