Teach English in Singapore
START DATE: April/May, 2013
SALARY: Monthly salary of $SGD4500 ($3500 base salary and $1000 housing allowance)
I Can Read is a large literacy-based learning organisation with centres in nine countries. We are currently seeking appropriately qualified and experienced teachers to fill vacancies in our Singapore centres.
We are currently seeking appropriately qualified and experienced teachers who are able to commence work in April and May 2013.
You will be teaching reading and literacy skills to children between the ages of 3 and 13 using the specially-developed “I Can Read” system. Full training is provided.
The position involves teaching reading, writing and comprehension skills to children using the specially-developed “I Can Read“ system. More information on our teaching methods can be found on our website
Please note that this is NOT an E.S.L. or general teaching position. Applicants should reflect awareness of this when writing their Cover Letters.
It is essential that all applicants are prepared to work with students between the ages of 3.5 and 13.
Monthly salary of $SGD4500 ($3500 base salary and $1000 housing allowance) upon completion of 3-month probation period. During probation the base salary is as above but the housing allowance is $500/MTH.
Bonus of $7000 payable on successful completion of two-year contract.
Two consecutive weekdays off; all teachers need to work on Saturday and Sunday as these are our busiest days. Days off are set and will not change from week to week.
Airfare reimbursement of up to $1500 (to cover the cost of initial travel to Singapore) payable upon successful completion of the two-year contract.
Airport pickup and five days of initial hotel accommodation upon arrival in Singapore.
-No more than 8 students per class.
The chance to teach a system that really works! Our teachers gain a great deal of professional satisfaction through seeing the literacy skills of their students develop at such a rapid rate.
We also provide five days of full training in the I Can Read system and its methods. Due to the nature of the system very little lesson planning/preparation time is needed. This means that you are free to put all your energy and enthusiasm into your classes.
-Preference will be given to those who hold Degree-level qualifications in Teaching/Education/Early Childhood Studies. However this is not essential.
-Teachers must be Native Speakers from Australia, New Zealand, Great Britain, Canada, Ireland, South Africa or the U.S.A.
-All applicants must be Degree-qualified native speakers of English (i.e. must have completed their primary, secondary and tertiary education in one of the above-mentioned countries as well as holding citizenship there).
-We can only consider teachers without Degree-level teaching qualifications if they have an Arts/Humanities-based Degree (English, Literature, Linguistics, and Psychology etc.) This is due to the difficulty we have experienced in getting Employment Passes for teachers with other types of Degrees.
-All applicants must have a clear and universally understandable accent.
-Applicants who send “generic” cover-letters that do not refer to this advertisement will not be considered for an interview.
-Please note that telephone inquiries will not be accepted. If you have any questions about the position please feel free to include them in your cover letter.
If you meet the criteria outlined above then we are keen to hear from you. We look forward to welcoming you into the I Can Read family!
All applications to be sent to; firstname.lastname@example.org
Also please send your CV in word format as well as two recent photos attached.