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Primary School Assistant 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

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: 

Assist teaching in Primary School Grades 3 or 4:
  • Supervising and teaching small groups within a whole class or small group setting
  • Helping to prepare lesson materials
  • Filing and organising student work and resources
  • Assisting lessons in art, physical education or other subjects, as needed
  • Attending staff meetings and professional development events, as needed
Requirements:
  • Fluent spoken and written English
  • Fluency in other languages a plus as you will be communicating with colleagues and students who speak various languages
  • Tertiary education qualifications a plus
  • Experience working with children aged 6-11
  • 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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