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Primary School EAL Teacher

Location: Dairy Farm Campus (Singapore)
Functional area: Primary School European Section
Employment type: Full-time
Job type: Contract
European Section
36 hours/week
commencing 1 January, 2019 (or earlier)

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, there are 1650 students enrolled at GESS and more than 300 full and part-time staff are employed at the school. A new purpose-built campus with brand new facilities opened in August, 2018 at Dairy Farm Road.

Responsibilities: 
 
Teaching in the English as an Additional Language (EAL) department:
  • Supervising and teaching small groups within a whole class or small group setting
  • Preparing lessons, lesson materials and resources
  • Assessing and reporting on student progress, including meeting with parents
  • Working collaboratively with and reporting to the EAL Teacher-Coordinator
  • Working collaboratively with homeroom teachers to support individual students and deliver EAL in line with curriculum
Requirements:
  • Fluent spoken and written English
  • University degree; TESOL/ESL training and experience
  • Knowledge of and experience with IB-PYP a plus
  • Experience teaching children aged 5 to 11
  • Fluency in other languages a plus
  • Willingness and ability to learn and take direction
  • Flexibility, organisation skills and a caring attitude
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.

As in 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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