Early Years Class Teacher, Singapore

Closing date:

North London Collegiate School (Singapore)Singapore

Date posted:
Start date: 1st August 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: NLCS (Singapore) Salary Scale Plus Benefits
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Early Years Class Teacher 

Closing Date: 6th September 2019

Start Date: August 2020

An exciting and unique opportunity has arisen for a well-qualified and inspirational Early Years Teacher (Pre-K to Grade 1).

Founded in partnership between NLCS (UK) and Sobha, North London Collegiate School [Singapore] will open its doors in August 2020.   We are excited to be bringing the ambitious and inspirational NLCS ethos to the dynamic and exciting location of Singapore.

The School will provide the same impressive range of extra-curricular activities for which North London Collegiate School (UK), NLCS Jeju and NLCS Dubai, are well known, to foster the holistic development of well-rounded individuals.  

The school will be purpose built, boasting impressive, state-of-the-art facilities; construction is already underway and on target for completion in February 2020.

NLCS [Singapore] is seeking dynamic, energetic, well qualified and highly committed Early Years teachers, who can deliver the full range of subjects for the Early Years in Pre-Kindergarten and KG1 (ages 3 to 5) in a way that is integrated, stimulates inquiry and sets high standards. The post holder should have a sound knowledge and understanding of the Early Years Framework and curriculum / Primary Years Programme.

As experienced form teachers, the post holders must have experience in fostering a caring atmosphere and show commitment to the well-being and social and academic progress of each student. The appointee will report to the Deputy Head (Head of First School) and ultimately, to the Vice Principal (Head of Junior School).

The successful candidate will be the form teacher of a class and will be responsible for their well-being, and teaching and learning, assisted by a full-time teaching assistant; Music and PE are taught by specialist teachers. The appointee will also be responsible for organising the work of the teaching assistant and will be a member of the First School team sharing in responsibilities for curriculum display, performances and organising some aspects of special events. Alongside the academic subjects, a wide-ranging programme of extra-curricular clubs are offered to pupils, and staff are encouraged to run extra-curricular clubs of their own choice. All teachers will work closely with the Primary Years Programme (PYP) Coordinator, who is the curriculum leader in the Junior School.

Previous experience of the PYP programme would be an advantage, and of prime importance is an ability to motivate and inspire pupils to ensure that academic provision is consistently of the highest standard. In keeping with the School’s pastoral policy and the School’s aims and values, the appointee will offer support to the learning and pastoral needs of individual pupils

We believe that NLCS [Singapore] represents a unique opportunity for teachers. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package including accommodation allowance, annual flights, health insurance, and free places at the school for up to two dependent children. We also provide first-class professional development through the established NLCS educational community and a variety of external providers.  An annual HSBC report has named Singapore as the best location in the world for expatriates to live and work, for four consecutive years.

Whilst we enjoy excellent facilities in a prime location, it is our people that will make our School such an inspirational place. If you are interested in joining our team please submit a completed application form, an up to date CV, and a covering letter of application that focuses on your personal educational philosophy.  Applications should be emailed to recruitment@nlcssingapore.sg . 

The deadline for applications is 6th September 2019. However, please note that an appointment may be made prior to the closing date if an exceptional candidate is found.

NLCS [Singapore] is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to satisfactory enhanced background checks.




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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: Depot Road, Singapore. View in Google Maps
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Since 1850, North London Collegiate School (UK) has maintained its reputation for providing an outstanding education. With two international campuses successfully established in Jeju, South Korea and Dubai, UAE, the school plans to open its third in ...