Physical Education Teacher, Singapore

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SJI International Elementary SchoolSingapore

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Start date: 1 August 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term

 Reporting to: Head of PE (Curriculum)

Primary Responsibility: To teach Physical Education to the highest standard in line with the school’s mission and core values with a particular focus on netball and dance. 

Generic responsibilities:● Teach Physical Education to the highest possible standard, as agreed with the Head of PE, within the framework of the School’s PE Curriculum and whole school policies and requirements.● Teach across the age and ability ranges from Prep 1 to Grade 6.● Ensure that the quality of teaching and learning in lessons is of the highest possible quality.● Identify and adopt the most effective teaching approaches for the students in the Elementary School (ES) and keep abreast of contemporary educational issues.● Adopt strategies and monitor teaching and learning activities to support individuals with SEN/EAL in line with school and Department policy.● Take a professional approach to the planning, preparation and organisation of lessons and activities.● Maintain good classroom discipline reinforcing a values driven and virtues based approach to self-discipline.● Ensure high quality, high energy and dynamic classroom management.● Maintain high expectations of pupils and ensure that teaching approaches and materials (including the use of ICT) are commensurate with their capability, so that the optimum standards of achievement are reached.● Maintain current knowledge of the International Primary Curriculum (IPC), governing body and other relevant agencies’ programmes, policies, guidance and advice.● Participate in subject planning, development of appropriate syllabuses, resources and schemes of work.● Maintain appropriate assessment records, data collection and monitoring information using appropriate IPC criteria.● Support the Extra Curricular Activity (ECA) Co-ordinator and Head of Sport with the organisation and delivery of the School ECA programme.● Support and mentor school staff in the delivery of high quality ECAs.● Implement appropriate Health and Safety policies and procedures in order to ensure a safe, effective, child friendly environment in all lessons and activities.● Be committed to continuous professional development (CPD) relevant to the post, including the School Performance Management programme.● Attend and contribute to meetings/development time as directed.● Any other agreed duties appropriate to and commensurate with the post.

Application Process

All applications for this position must be submitted through Schrole. The link to our Schrole page can be found on our Employment Page.Candidates will be required to submit a letter of application (2 pages maximum) and an up-to-date Curriculum Vitae. You will also need to include the names and contact details of at least three referees (professional referees who have line managed you), one of which must be the Head of your current/most recent school (if this is not possible, please explain reason in your letter of application). For further details (including job descriptions and Conditions of Service), please visit our website.

Additional Requirements 

For all teaching posts the successful candidates will have a good first degree in their teaching specialism, a recognised teaching qualification and a proven track record as inspirational teachers. Significant training and development opportunities are available for teachers (both in-house and through external providers) and the desire to take part in and contribute to collaborative school and personal development is essential. 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 our thriving extra-curricular, service and / or outdoor education programmes. 

Job location

More about SJI International Elementary School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 12 years
Address: 490 Thomson Road, 298191, Singapore
Telephone: +65 6 871 5202
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