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Pre-School Teaching Assistant (German Speaking classes)

Location: Dairy Farm Campus (Singapore)
Functional area: Pre-School
Employment type: Full-time
Job type: Contract
Commencing August 2019

We are seeking a Pre-School Teaching Assistant (German Speaking)
 
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:
  • To work in cooperation with the class teacher
  • Plan and prepare with class teacher activities in relation to classroom activities, portfolios and school events 
  • To take responsibility of class group as and when required
  • Ability to work with parents and other members of the school community
  • To be enthusiastic and passionate when working with children
 Requirements:
  • Be proficient in oral & written communication and must have a good command of both the English & German Language with one at native level as you will be expected to work with English and German speaking students
  • Have an engaging and charismatic disposition with a passion and talent to work with young children
  • Must have experience in teaching hands-on and inquiry lead approaches as well as in a play based curriculum
  • The ability to approach people in a friendly and welcoming manner
  •  Must demonstrate strong work ethics & possess a positive working attitude and be a great team player
We offer an exciting working environment in an international and cooperative team. Salary and benefits are competitive and dependent on the experience of the successful candidate. Your application must include:

- Letter of application indicating your reasons for applying for the position (along with salary expectations)
- Your complete resume
- Recent photo
 
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.

Are you interested? Then we would like to hear from you!
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