Teacher of Primary School - Dover Campus, Singapore

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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 Primary School teacher. The successful candidate will teach in the Junior School (age range 8 to 11).

Person specification

  • A good degree 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
  • On average the College expects a yearly contribution of two sessions per week for the majority of the year 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
  • A commitment to diversity and inclusion is essential alongside a willingness to adapt and develop pedagogy to meet the needs of our learners

The following would be an advantage:

  • Experience with the Readers’ and Writers’ Workshop model
  • Experience teaching students who are English Language Learners
  • A desire to engage children in concept-based learning, where they develop big ideas both specific to subject areas and transcending them.

Main Responsibilities

  • To provide a happy, stimulating, safe learning environment for all children and to expect standards of individual excellence from all.
  • To plan, teach and assess through engaging, developmentally appropriate learning experiences that promote the development of each child.
  • To work as a member of a grade team, planning lessons collaboratively and sharing resources.
  • To communicate regularly and effectively with parents.
  • To use technology within the classroom effectively and be prepared to extend personal skills.
  • To work cooperatively with Grade Heads, Vice-Principals and the Principal, to achieve the goals of the school.

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



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Address: Dover Campus, 1207 Dover Road, 139654, Singapore
Telephone: +65 6775 5344