English Teacher, Singapore

Closing date:Expiring tomorrow

Nexus International School, Singapore (NISS)Singapore

Date posted:
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Note: Start 1 August 2019


Preferred arrival date in Singapore will be 2 weeks before the start date


Closing date: 22 March 2019, early applications encouraged.

*Previous applicants need not reply*


About Nexus

Nexus International School (Singapore) was founded in 2011 and is part of the Taylor’s Education Group. Since opening the school has thrived in the popular residential area of Holland Village. Nexus will move into its new state of the art Aljunied campus in January 2020. Flexible and innovative learning spaces support learner agency and enhance the learning experience.


Nexus is an Apple Distinguished School and is proudly focused on encouraging both the teaching and learning to be innovative, interactive and inspiring. 


Job Description -English Teacher


As an English Teacher, you will be primarily teaching Years 7 to 13 (ages 11 to 18). We work with the English National Curriculum, IGCSE and IB Diploma. Our classes have a maximum teacher to child ratio of 1:24 (although most classes enjoy significantly lower ratios) dropping lower as children specialise in their IB Diploma. The student population is made up of over 50 different nationalities giving our school a truly global experience. Commitment to inclusion is required and knowledge of EAL would be desirable. Nexus has a well established Apple 1:1 scheme, so considerable interest and skill with digital technologies is expected. In addition to your role we have extra-curricular activities that you are expected to support, based on your passions. Staff can manage and coach a sports team or run a CCA like Makerspace. 

Experience

Experience of teaching English to I/GCSE and IB Diploma (or equivalent) is essential. The ability to teach a second specialist subject, particularly to IGCSE, would be a distinct advantage. Previous overseas experience is not required, however, the desire to work in a vibrant international inclusive community is essential.

Nexus International School (Singapore) is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Police Authorities.  

What you can expect from Nexus

At Nexus we foster a community spirit within our school, we expect a can-do attitude and believe in supporting each other. We are looking for like-minded employees that want to be innovative in their roles, to try new techniques and to constantly learn through risk taking. We believe in developing our staff and have a commitment to providing ongoing professional learning and coaching to help you be more creative and dynamic in your role.  

How to Apply 

To apply for a position at Nexus International School (Singapore), please visit the link below, take note of the closing date of application and complete all relevant sections on the electronic application form. Please clearly specify in your application which role you are applying for. You will need to upload a full CV , letter of applications (maximum 2 pages of A4 each), include the names and contact details of three references. 


Applications should be addressed to the Principal, Mrs. Judy Cooper. Your letter of application should specifically address the requirements of the position as detailed in the Job Description. We are looking for candidates who are interested in contributing to the ongoing development of Nexus; generic or cut and paste applications will not be considered. 


Nexus International School (Singapore) - Application Form   



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More about Nexus International School, Singapore (NISS)
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: 201, Ulu Pandan Road, Singapore 596468, Singapore
Telephone: +65 6536 6566
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Nexus International School, Singapore (NISS) is a private, co-educational international school catering for children aged 3-18. The school enrolled its first learners in July 2011 and now caters for over 800 students from around 50 different countrie...