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Director of People

Tanglin Trust SchoolSingapore

Tanglin Trust School, established in 1925, has over 95 years’ experience of providing excellence in education.  Combining the benefits of a global outlook with the strong foundation of the UK National Curriculum, Tanglin offers a holistic education where all students thrive, inspired by passionate teachers and supported by excellent pastoral care.  Working together in a safe, caring yet stimulating environment, we set high expectations whilst offering strong support, resulting in a community of lifelong learners who can contribute with confidence to our world. 

A highly successful period of development provides unique opportunities for outstanding individuals to join our team– we are passionate about education and dedicated to making a difference to the lives of our students.

Director of People

The Director of People is responsible for all aspects of people management to support the School’s overall strategic aims.  The job holder needs to both lead a strategic approach to human resources, as well as supervise and ensure the execution of the resultant plans, targets and goals.  In addition, the individual must lead and support an agenda of continuous change, advising on and syndicating people decisions to drive effectiveness. S/he will ensure that HR issues are given full consideration in all decision making, and is a trusted partner at a senior level, providing advice and support on important issues.

The Director of People is a member of the whole school Management Team and the Business Team.  The role reports to the Chief Executive Officer through the Chief Operating Officer.

Closing date of application: Friday, 3 December 2021.

Please see ‘Careers’ on our website at  for details of this position and information on how to apply.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to provide an Enhanced DBS disclosure certificate.

Tanglin Trust School  

CPE Registration No.: 196100114C  

Period of Registration: 7 June 2017 to 6 June 2023 

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