SJI International Elementary School


Location: Singapore
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age range: 4 - 12 years

About SJI International Elementary School

Situated on a spacious campus with impressive facilities, SJI International Elementary School is an independent coeducational day-school for children aged 4 to 12 years, in the Lasallian Catholic tradition. Now in its ninth year, the school has grown steadily and enjoys a strong reputation for a nurturing and dynamic education. We are committed to developing each child’s full potential within an involved and internationally minded community.

SJI International Elementary School educates 685 boys and girls (aged 4 to 12 years), made up of close to 40 different nationalities. Although SJI International Elementary School operates as a separate entity, the Principal will work closely with the Principal of SJI International (High School), which consists of 1040 boys and girls, aged 12 to 18 years of age. SJI International Elementary School students are offered direct entry into SJI International (High School), with over 90% of students following this route at the end of Grade 6.

Excellence in teaching and dynamic learning experiences are at the heart of our mission and that of the International Primary Curriculum – a curriculum providing a cross curricular, thematic and engaging structure for learning. 

In addition to being recognized as a leading IPC school for the region, the curriculum at SJI International Elementary School has some unique features including the implementation of Singapore Maths, daily Chinese lessons and a strong values education programme, The Virtues Project.  SJI International Elementary School is recognized as a leader in the area of character education, enjoying a positive, respectful and cooperative school environment.

The school prides itself on its holistic programme. This includes service and leadership programmes, an extensive range of extra-curricular activities and sports and an exciting outdoor education programme including annual residential expeditions for Grade 2 and older. The School is at an exciting stage of its development. SJI International has developed an outstanding reputation for the highest quality of education - in a very short time – with waiting lists at all phases.

SJI International seeks to attract applications form enthusiastic, ambitious teachers of all religious denominations who are prepared to fully support our Catholic, Lasallian ethos and to play a full part in our thriving school community. Our ideal candidate is an outstanding classroom practitioner - with a focus on active and child-centred learning. At the same time, being a teacher at SJI International is much more! We expect all teachers to become fully involved in all areas of school life: Service; Sports; Activities and/or Outdoor Education. SJI International seeks to employ teachers who are willing to become fully involved in the holistic life of the school. Applicants are encouraged to highlight how they would enhance this thriving programme.

Details of all available posts (including job descriptions and person specifications) are available on our Employment Page of the school website:

For all teaching posts the successful candidates will be well qualified and have a proven track record as inspirational teachers. 

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Address: 490 Thomson Road, 298191, Singapore
Telephone: +65 6 871 5202