Our Leadership Team

Enabling local
and global success

Our experienced teachers and staff leaders are the bedrock of our success at Tenby Schools Setia Eco Park. Across both Tenby International School and Sekolah Sri Tenby, they are the connection between philosophy and action, personalising our approach of Amazing Learning for the benefit of each and every child.

Teachers here know that they can make an impact far beyond the classroom. By instilling a school culture that places emphasis on independence and resilience, they play a key role in developing students with the attributes necessary to be successful in both work and life.

Iain Sallis
Campus Principal

Iain holds a Post Graduate Certificate in Education from the University of Brighton and took the National Professional Qualification for Headship from the National College of School Leadership in the UK. He has been with Tenby Schools since 2014 and brings with him over 19 years in education, with 15 of those years in senior leadership positions.

As Headteacher of Secondary at Tenby Schools Setia Eco Park between 2014 and 2016, Iain led his team to the school’s best ever IGCSE and A Level results, before bringing his touch for improvement to Tenby Schools Penang in his first placement as Campus Principal. He then returned to Tenby Schools Setia Eco Park in 2019.

Meet our Leadership Team

Jeff Ison
Head of Tenby International School, Secondary

Jeff graduated with a BA (Hons) in History in 2004. He has a passion for History as well as for working with young people, so a career in education was the natural choice.

After receiving his Post Graduate Certificate in Education, he spent several years teaching in England before moving to Malaysia to join Tenby Schools Setia Eco Park where he has held several positions of responsibility.

Nicola Brown
Head of Tenby International School, Primary

Nicola holds a BA (Hons) in Primary Education, obtained her Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) certification in England in 2003 and is currently completing her NPQH. She brings extensive experience in education and has taught in all year groups from Early Years to KS2, gained through her work in outstanding schools in both the UK and Dubai. She held several positions of responsibility, before moving to Malaysia to join Tenby Schools Setia Eco Park.

Saw Hooi Chin
Head of Sekolah Sri Tenby, Secondary

“What matters is not what we teach; it’s what they learn, and the probability of real learning is far higher when the students have a lot to say about both the content and the process”

Alfie Kohn

Ms Saw holds an MSc in Educational Psychology and has had an outstanding teaching career since 2002.

Before joining Tenby Schools Setia Eco Park, Ms Saw was the Senior Assistant at a prestigious private school. She plays a key role across both Tenby Schools including being the Deputy Head of Student Affairs of Sekolah Sri Tenby and Head of Science at Tenby International School.

Tsai Chen Chien
Head of Sekolah Sri Tenby, Primary

“Everything happens for a good reason.”

Ms Tsai holds an MSc in in Educational Technology and has been working in education since 2002. Her particular passion is to seek to maximise teaching and learning effectiveness through IT, which she does as a Google Certified Educator and Google Educator Group Leader. Ms Tsai has held several positions of responsibility in Sekolah Sri Tenby including as Deputy Head of Curriculum and Head of Mathematics.

Tom Robinson
Head of Pastoral

Tom holds a BA in History and Human Geography and a Postgraduate Diploma in Education Management. After 10 years of teaching in London, he moved to Malaysia in 1995, spending the next ten years at Garden International School as Deputy Head (Pastoral) of Secondary.
Tom then took a hiatus from teaching and went into training and consulting with large Corporations in Malaysia and in Singapore. Returning to the field, his experience in the development of human potential brings great value to the students of Tenby Schools Setia Eco Park.

How to Apply

Interested candidates are invited to send in a letter of application together with a comprehensive CV including personal details, qualifications, work experience and contact details of three referees to hr.sep@tenby.edu.my

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