Assistant Head of Early Years, Singapore

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Australian International School SingaporeSingapore

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Start date: January 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Attractive salary and excellent benefits package
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: No

Australian International School has a vision to be known internationally as an institution which represents educational excellence in all aspects of its operation. Our school philosophy commits us fully to the notion of a holistic, rounded education, which cherishes the arts and sports as well as academics as essential dimensions of each student’s education.

The ideal candidate must promote and support the following statement:
   “We believe every child has active rights and is capable of contributing to the community. The child is at the heart of the learning process. Teachers facilitate this learning through care and respect, creating an interactive and inspiring learning environment. A place where children are encouraged to take risks, to explore and to be in control of their own learning. We recognise children as unique individuals, celebrating their voice and interests, while making learning visible and meaningful through authentic documentation and collaboration with our community.” 

The successful applicant will have a strong understanding of the needs of nursery and preschool education (ages from 18 months to 5 years olds). He/she will have the capability to achieve brilliance in the delivery of the finest education aligned with the School’s Mission, Vision and Values delivered via the Reggio Emilia approach and the International Baccalaureate’s Primary Years Programme (IB PYP).

AIS welcomes the right candidate to join our AIS team in the Early Learning Village commencing in January 2019.

The ideal candidate for this role must have the following skills, experience and qualifications:

  • A minimum 4 year recognised teaching qualification including a Bachelor’s Degree and teaching diploma or a Bachelor in Education
  • Minimum 3 years teaching experience in any Early Years setting
  • Leadership experience is preferential

We are offering attractive salary and benefit packages to successful candidates.

Please provide the following supporting documentation as well as completing our application form:

  • CV or Resume (max 2 side of A4)
  • Cover Letter (max 1 side of A4)

Further information about this position is available in the attached job description. Only applications submitted using the school's application form will be considered. Please submit your completed application form, cover letter and CV by Friday 31 AUGUST 20188, 23 59 (UK Time)

Cognita Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, volunteers and other third parties to share this commitment. Safer recruitment practice and pre-employment background checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: State
Age Range: 2 - 18 years
Address: 1 Lorong Chuan, 556 818, Singapore
Telephone: +65 6664 8127
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The Australian International School in Singapore offers high quality academic programs for students aged 2 months - 18 years from over 50 nationalities. Globally focused, distinctly Australian – AIS aims to enable its students to develop into rounded...