Teacher of French - Dover Campus, Singapore

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UWC South East Asia - EASTSingapore
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Start date: August 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

The Post

UWCSEA has a vacancy for August 2019 at its Dover Campus for a Teacher of French. The appointee will teach a range of Language B (foreign language) classes from Beginner to Intermediate level in the Middle and HIgh Schools, with possible additional classes in the Junior School. The appointee needs to be able to teach IB Diploma and IGCSE classes. The actual determination of classes will be dependent on the skill set of the appointee, the needs of our students and timetabling requirements.

The French Department is composed of seven enthusiastic and dynamic teachers who work in a very well-resourced environment for learning. Teaching takes place in dedicated language classrooms that are part of a large, vibrant languages faculty at UWCSEA.

Person specification

  • A good degree in French or in French language acquisition and a recognized teaching qualification or certification are expected.
  • Teachers should be willing and eager to participate in the five key elements of a UWCSEA education: Academics; Activities; Outdoor Education; Personal and Social Education and Service
  • Academic expectations include enthusiastic participation in Professional Learning
  • Pastoral expectations include the leadership of a mentor group, unless the teacher is exempted due to other responsibilities.
  • On average the College expects a yearly contribution of two sessions per week in each season to Activities and/or Service.
  • The College expects that teachers will participate enthusiastically in the curricular Outdoor Education experiences which are relevant to their students and will also occasionally volunteer for holiday Outdoor Education trips.
  • A commitment to diversity and inclusion is essential alongside a willingness to adapt and develop pedagogy to meet the needs of our learners

Main Responsibilities

  • Teachers should be willing to contribute positively to the collaborative culture of the French Language team, the overall languages team and broader Junior/Middle/High School teams.
  • Teachers should construct learning experiences that challenge students, support the diversity of learners in each classroom and demonstrate a strong commitment to concept-based teaching and learning.
  • Teachers should ensure assessments support ongoing learning and provide timely, relevant and appropriate feedback to students on formative and summative assessments.
  • Teachers should demonstrate effective classroom management that shows an understanding of the academic, social and emotional dimensions of learning.
  • Teachers should keep parents informed about the learning of their children, and be proactive in communication

We are committed to safeguarding our students. Anyone applying for a position at the College must be willing to undergo employment background checks and screening appropriate to the post.

The closing date for applications is 12:00 pm [Singapore Time], 19 October 2018.

For  further details of the vacancy and to apply (you must complete the online application form on the UWCSEA page to be considered), please click here

Job location

More about UWC South East Asia - EAST
Address: East Campus, 1 Tampines Street 73, 528704, Singapore
Telephone: +65 6305 5344