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Secondary School Teacher of German

Location: Main Campus (Singapore)
Functional area: High School European Section
Employment type: Full-time
Job type: Contract
Secondary School German
European section (language of instruction is English)
Contract Commencement Date: 1 August 2018
Position: full-time

GESS has strong European foundations and believes in developing confident, forward-looking students through a celebration of respect, openness and inclusiveness. GESS is recognised for its languages and offers a choice between two main curricula: the German Abitur or the English-speaking International Baccalaureate (IB) programme. The school caters to students of all ages, starting from 18 months to graduation at 18 years. GESS is a private school association led by an elected committee and the school management. Currently, more than 300 full and part-time staff are employed at the school. A new purpose-built campus with brand new facilities will open in August 2018 at Dairy Farm Road.

  • Contribute to the collaborative planning of German language programme
  • Teach MYP German language acquisition (phase 1 – 5)
  • Manage classroom behaviour to optimize student learning
  • Facilitate learning amongst a wide range of learners using an inquiry-based approach
  • Assess, record and report on student learning and progress through regular assessments
  • Complete homeroom teacher duties
  • Contribute to the development of the academic and pastoral curricula
  • Attend meetings, complete supervision duties, participate in professional development
  • Contribute to student life at GESS and be an active member of the school community
  • Tertiary educational background in the discipline of German language
  • Recognised teaching qualification (minimum B.Ed or PGCE equivalent)
  • At least 5 years of experience of secondary school classroom teaching
  • Knowledge, understanding and teaching experience of the IB Middle Years Programme and Diploma Programme highly desirable
  • Articulate and effective written and oral communication in English 
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Experience of working in an international school setting advantageous
  • Teaching experience in another DP subject (TOK or English) an advantage
  • Willingness to adapt to and embrace a new school environment
We offer an exciting working environment in an international and cooperative team. Your application should include a letter of application, your complete resume, salary expectations and a recent photo.
Please indicate your reasons for applying for the position. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.  The School reserves the right to appoint prior to the application deadline.

​Our students are our most valuable assets. As any professional international school, GESS has a Child Protection Policy. Our recruitment process reflects this policy in that we ask for a police clearance check and further background checks for shortlisted candidates.
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