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Relief Primary School Classroom Teacher

Location: Dairy Farm Campus (Singapore)
Functional area: Primary School European Section
Employment type: Casual
Job type: Temporary
European Section
Commencing as soon as possible
 
The German European School Singapore (GESS) is a multi-lingual, not-for-profit, German international school in Singapore with a distinct European flavour. As an accredited ‘Excellent German School Abroad’, the German Section of GESS offers all major German school leaving certificates. Our European Section offers tuition in English for students from grade 1 - 12 across all three IB programmes (the PYP, the MYP and the IB Diploma Programme) as an authorised IB World School. Children aged 18 months onwards can enroll in our Preschool where children are following the PYP programme in German-speaking, English-speaking or bilingual groups. In addition to an outstanding academic education, GESS strives to teach students community values such as respect, openness and inclusion. Currently, more than 1600 students are learning at GESS supported by more than 400 full time and part time academic and administrative staff members. In August 2018 GESS moved to Dairy Farm Road to a modern new school campus located in a popular residential area at the edge of Singapore’s largest nature reserve and with very good access to the public transport system.

Responsibilities:
  • Liaising with Cover and/or Curriculum Coordinators to know duties
  • Delivering lessons, as planned by regular teachers, in either German Section (English lessons) or European Section (English, maths, units of inquiry, PE, music or art)
  • Covering additional duties, such as canteen or playground supervision
Requirements:
  • Primary School teaching certification
  • IB-PYP training and experience would be beneficial
  • At least two years’ experience teaching in a contained classroom environment, with children from 5 to 11 years
  • Flexibility and willingness to come to work at short notice
  • Fluent English, spoken and written
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.

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.

Please note, that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.  The School reserves the right to appoint prior to the application deadline.
 
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