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Dear applicant,

Please kindly note that all enquiries and applications are accepted only via the e-mail.

Qualified applicants are invited to email a detailed CV, cover letter and minimum two appropriate references to our Human Resources Team at recruit@gwa.edu.sg. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted upon selection.

Teaching Partner

GEMS World Academy (Singapore) is seeking a Teaching Partner for the Academic year 2019-2020 commencing in August 2019.

Interested candidates must meet the following requirements:

Qualifications:

  • College degree with teaching emphasis or completion of an accredited Teacher preparation program
  • Teacher professional certification specific to hired/placed position
  • Minimum of two full contract teaching years’ experience at the appointed hire grade level (Pre-K - Grade 5)

An ideal candidate will:

  • Preference will be given to teachers who have IB experience, as well as a clear track record of superior teaching in international school settings.

How to apply:

Please send a cover letter, detailed CV and appropriate references to recruit@gwa.edu.sg (attention: Neil White, EY/PY Principal)


Early/Primary Years Teachers

GEMS World Academy (Singapore) is seeking dynamic, experienced and flexible Early/Primary Years teachers to join our team for the Academic Year 2019-2020. The Academic Year 2019-2020 will commence in August 2019. 

Preference will be given to teachers who have relevant subject-specific IB PYP experience, as well as a clear track record of superior teaching in international school settings.

Minimum qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree from a recognized university or college
  • Teacher professional certification specific to the applied position
  • Teaching experience

Teacher standards:

  • Approaches to teaching
  • Caring for students
  • Excellent communication with students and parents
  • Collaboration in the workplace
  • Professionalism

An ideal candidate will:

  • Have a significant experience working at a recognized international school
  • Have experience with the PYP
  • Possess skills and attitudes aligned to the purpose, mission and vision of GEMS World Academy (Singapore)
  • Have a clear eagerness, resilience and understanding to engage and collaborate in the development of a highly aspirational school
  • Demonstrate commitment to education and learning beyond the classroom
  • Be flexible and willing to take on new challenges

How to apply: 

Please send a cover letter, detailed CV and three references to recruit@gwa.edu.sg (attention Neil White, Early/Primary Years Principal).


Relief Classroom Teacher 

GEMS World Academy (Singapore) is seeking Early/Primary Years Relief teachers for the Academic year 2018/19. Interested candidates must meet the following requirements:

Qualifications:

  • College degree with teaching emphasis or completion of an accredited Teacher preparation program
  • Teacher professional certification specific to hired/placed position
  • Minimum of two full contract teaching years’ experience at the appointed hire level (K12) grade

An ideal candidate will:

Preference will be given to teachers who have IB teaching experience, as well as a clear track record of superior teaching in international school settings.

How to apply:

Please send a cover letter, detailed CV and appropriate references directly to our Human Resources Team at recruit@gwa.edu.sg.

Secondary Years Learning Support Teacher (SEN)

GEMS World Academy (Singapore) is looking for a dynamic, experienced and flexible Learning Support (SEN) teacher (Grades 6-12).

This is a full-time maternity cover position from now to 27 March 2020 (possibly longer). 

Experience in supporting learners with diverse learning needs (in pull-out and push-in settings) and familiarity with diagnostic tests (such as WIAT- III, NARA, CMAT, Citoni 2, Sensory Profile, Dyslexia Screener, Detailed Assessment of Speed of Handwriting (DASH) is a must. Preference will be given to teachers who have IB MYP experience.

Start date: immediately
End date: 27 March 2020 (may change)

Minimum qualifications: 

  • Undergraduate degree from a recognized university or college
  • Teacher professional certification specific to the applied position
  • Experience with learning support in a range of settings
  • Familiarity with diagnostic tests

Teacher standards: 

  • Approaches to teaching 
  • Caring for students 
  • Communication to students and parents
  • Collaboration in the workplace 
  • Professionalism 

An ideal candidate will:

  • Have a significant experience working at a recognized international school
  • Have experience with the IB MYP
  • Possess skills and attitudes aligned to the purpose, mission and vision of GEMS World Academy (Singapore)
  • Need clear eagerness, resilience and understanding to engage and collaborate in the development of a highly aspirational school
  • Have a demonstrated commitment to education and learning beyond the classroom
  • Be flexible and willing to take on new challenges

How to apply:

Please send a cover letter, detailed CV and three references directly to our Human Resources Team at  recruit@gwa.edu.sg with attention to Mr Jan Stipek, SY Principal.

 

Head of Operations

Qualifications:

  • Minimum a BA, preferably an MBA or equivalent (advanced) Diploma/Certificate of School Business Management
  • Fluent English communication skills
  • Attention to detail with diligent follow up, and able to execute in a timely manner
  • Skilled in multi-tasking and handling pressure
  • Capable of influencing people and talented in networking with cultural sensitivity
  • At least 5 years’ experience in a senior level position within a service-oriented industry

The Head of Operations is responsible for planning, coordinating and personally delivering on the successful day-to-day operational management of the school. The role includes serving as administrative operational support to the CEO, Head of School & School Leadership Team. Ensuring that outstanding learning opportunities are provided at GEMS (Singapore) for all stakeholders.

Success may be achieved in part through providing efficient, effective and proactive administration of school operations, which includes facilities management, health services, Govt. approvals and coordination of external vendor contracts.

Key functions:

  • Policies and procedures- Manages school operations effectively, in-line with the approved budgets, to achieve or exceed performance targets.
  • Administrative support- Leads and executes superior client-focused management of the school operations, by continuously using quality assurance tools, service guidelines, and benchmarks in order to drive incremental change.
  • Facility Management & Compliance- Management of the facilities as per GEMS standards and weekly inspections to ensure proper maintenance and upkeep. Coordinate all approvals from required government agencies for all facility and operationally required compliance areas of the school
  • Health and Safety- Responsible for the implantation of Health and safety legislation, complying with school requirements, GEMS Corporate’s expectations and within the parameters of the Singapore government legislation
  • Project Management- Works with CEO, HOS and GEMS Corporate to assist with the ongoing expansion and development of the campus

How to apply:

Please send a cover letter, detailed CV and three references to recruit@gwa.edu.sg

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