Sense of Possibility
Our Structure and Teams
Teach For Malaysia operates in Kuala Lumpur (Central office).
The Fellowship Team comprises Training & Support (T&S), Talent Acquisition (TA), Alumni and Stakeholder Engagement (SE) teams. TA recruits Fellows to join the Fellowship Programme and T&S develops Fellows to be transformational and impactful leaders who work to change the life opportunities and outcomes for Malaysian students. The Alumni team works closely with Alumni who completed the 2 years programme while SE works on strategic engagements with key stakeholders of the education ecosystem.
Program Duta Guru aims to build upon existing systems to improve the capability of Malaysian public-school teachers in order to enhance students’ interest and competency in STEM subjects and their higher order thinking skills, in particular for the underprivileged.
The Community Mobilisation team aims to empower communities towards collective action in education. We create opportunities for student impact and a platform that addresses education inequity by mobilising broader community leaders through partnerships. This team aims to build synergy across Alumni from TFM programmes and collaboration with other organisations.
The Growth Team comprises Marketing and Partnership Development (Fundraising) teams. They are on a mission to grow a movement of champions to drive scale in the number of Fellows we place in the Fellowship program to impact students, as well as to ensure sustainability of TFM’s impact.
The Finance and Operations Team in TFM oversees 3 core pillars (Talent Strategy, Finance and Operations) that are essential to ensure that the organization is run transparently and efficiently, and on top of that to provide a conducive working culture and environment that brings out the best in our people.
Meet The Senior Leadership Team
Zizi enjoys traveling and the journey of discovery of other people and cultures, as well as oneself. She holds a Master of Business in Sustainability and Bachelor of Business & Commerce (International Business & Management) from Monash University Australia.
She is now the Head of Talent & Operations and plays a crucial role in overseeing all talent related matters in the organisation, including recruiting and developing passionate talent to work towards TFM’s mission and co-creating a culture that allows people to bring their best and whole self to work. She aspires for Teach For Malaysia to be the greatest place to work – to realise the full potential of all talent in TFM, so that they can then translate their skills and passion into impact, which will realise the full potential of all children in Malaysia.
Music is a key part of Yi Ling’s self-care routine, she loves listening to jazz and playing the piano to unwind from the world. She holds a Bachelor of Accounting from Multimedia University Melaka.
Director, Finance & Operations
Head of Training & Support (Fellowship)
Marketing, Senior Manager
Stakeholder Engagement Manager (Fellowship)
Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning, Manager
Recruitment Manager (Program Duta Guru)
Coaching and Support, Manager
Leadership Development Officer (Fellowship)
Programme Coordinator (Program Duta Guru)
Training Specialist, Senior Associate (Fellowship)
Talent & Operations, Senior Associate
Finance & Operations Associate/Senior Associate
Stakeholder Engagement Associate/Senior Associate (Program Duta Guru)
Design & Training Specialist, Associate/Senior Associate (Program Duta Guru)
Programme Operations, Associate/Senior Associate (Program Duta Guru)
Planning and Performance, Associate/Senior Associate
Alumni Impact Associate/Senior Associate
CM Operations Associate (6-Month Contract)
If the following describe you, we want you!
To be eligible to join the Fellowship, you must
- You are deeply convicted by Teach For Malaysia’s mission and vision.
- Challenges fuel and excite you.
- You resonate strongly with TFM’s core values.
- You believe in the power of working with people.
Why Work At Teach For Malaysia?
In TFM, we place equal importance on both achievements and our core values. As a values-driven organization – the deep belief in the mission, the pursuit of excellence for a good cause, the desire to collaborate because we know we cannot achieve our goals alone, and “doing the right thing” – are the backbone of our results and impact.
Working with people who share similar values and passions is not easy to come by, and most often taken for granted. Each of us in TFM are inherently different and unique, but what makes the journey together a joy is knowing that we have the same vision and values to anchor on at the end of the day, when the going gets tough.
Have you ever dreamt of a job where you could do what you love, while contributing to the betterment of society? Wait no more! We don’t just provide you with a platform to utilize your strengths and skills, we give you the chance to use them for a cause you believe in.
TFM believes in empowering our staff to take up challenging responsibilities to drive their professional growth. Steep growth does not happen on a smooth sailing journey; it is during challenging times that we discover our hidden potential. We entrust you with big goals, while providing you with the safety net and support to fail, learn, get up and go again.
If there’s one thing that stands out the moment you join TFM, it would be the immediate warmth and inclusiveness you feel from everyone. We are not kidding when we say that people will most certainly form genuine friendships at work! We genuinely believe that the way for us to end education inequity is to work as a collective, within the organization, and externally as well.
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