Business and Economics Teacher, Singapore

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UWC South East Asia - EASTSingapore

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

UWCSEA has a vacancy for August 2018 for a part time teacher within the departments of Business and Economics at its East Campus. The appointee will teach IGCSE Enterprise, and either IBDP Business or IBDP Economics and will join a bustling and successful department of 7 teachers. An interest in teaching IGCSE Global Perspectives and/or TOK would be an advantage. The role will be approximately 50% of a fulltime load.

Due to the nature of this appointment, it is open only to those who already hold residential status in Singapore or will hold residential status in August 2018 onwards.

The Context

UWCSEA welcomes applications from all qualified candidates. UWC South East Asia is committed to safeguarding our students and protecting them from harm. In keeping with the expectation that all staff and volunteers share this commitment, those applying for a position at the College must be willing to undergo employment background checks and screening appropriate to the post.

If you have a strong sense of adventure and an exceptional level of commitment to teaching and learning, UWCSEA might be the perfect next step for you. Here are some reasons why:

You can be part of the College at an exciting time in its development. The implementation of our bespoke College-wide curriculum, the integration of technology into teaching and learning, and a significant focus on educating for ethical dispositions are just some of the exciting initiatives our staff are currently involved in.

As a non-profit organisation, we invest a percentage of income into scholarships for approximately 100 students each year. These scholars come from a wide variety of cultural and socio-economic backgrounds. You can teach and learn from these exceptional students.

Our academic results are outstanding, but our focus on holistic education means teachers are involved in all aspects of the programme. At UWCSEA you can take students trekking in the Himalayas or kayaking in Thailand, building houses in Cambodia or skiing in Switzerland. Equally, you can support them in making real connections with the local community, working with children with multiple disabilities or teaching life skills to domestic workers who have been the victims of violence. All our students and teachers, from Kindergarten 1 to Grade 12 are involved in our activities, outdoor education and service programmes.

We provide a professional learning programme that brings international experts to the school and supports teachers in their professional learning journey.
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: Academic; Personal & Social Education; Service; Activities; Outdoor Education.

Academic expectations include enthusiastic participation in Professional Development, both that which is mandated by the College and that which is identified by the teacher.

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.

Applicants should be enthusiastic about teaching within a multi-cultural environment. Flexibility of approach and a collaborative style are essential.

Job location

More about UWC South East Asia - EAST
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 18 years
Address: East Campus, 1 Tampines Street 73, 528704, Singapore
Telephone: +65 6305 5344

UWC Mission
The UWC movement makes education a force to unite people, nations and cultures for peace and a sustainable future.UWCSEA’s  educational goal is to educate individuals to embrace challenge and  take responsibility for shaping a b...