Part-Time Primary English Teacher (On-site and Online)

The Alternative Story Learning Centre Pte Ltd| Date Posted: 27-Nov-2020
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Job Nature:
Contract, Part Time
Position Level:
Entry Level, Experienced
'A' Levels, Bachelor's / Honours

Job Description

At The Alternative Story Learning Centre, we believe in being progressive and setting people up for success. We are looking for team players who are willing to grow. Having many abilities is good, but having a great attitude is paramount.


Want to be a part of the team? Join us.


As a Part-Time Flexi Primary English Teacher, you will take Primary School level classes. Your responsibility is to teach classes (online and on-site) and attend training and observation sessions.

You will be paid by the hour. As such, monthly remuneration depends on the number of classes a teacher is taking.


The Flexi scheme allows:

  • flexibility in time
  • a lower commitment in the number of hours per week, but with the potential of earning a full-time remuneration.
  • For example, a teacher can earn between $1,600 to $4,800 a month teaching from 4 to 15 classes a week. Remuneration is also dependent on qualifications and relevant experience as well as the effectiveness of a teacher and the number of classes he/she is given.


A Part-Time Flexi teacher must be able to take at least 2 classes on the weekends (Friday to Sunday). Each class is 2 hours.


This position is suitable for candidates who want flexibility in their schedules, can commit the hours to be trained and take multiple classes and is preferably not holding a full-time job or doing full-time studies concurrently.


Qualifications and Experience

  • Singaporeans only
  • Preferably local university graduates (or equivalent) and above
  • Some classroom teaching experience preferred
  • Training is provided and compulsory
  • Ex- MOE teachers and ex-teachers of children with special needs are welcomed to apply


Personal Qualities

  • Willing to go the extra mile for parents and students
  • Effective, clear and engaging in communication
  • Committed to delivering lessons with excellence
  • Actively looking for ways to improve and progress
  • Has energy, passion and a youthful attitude
  • Able to multi-task
  • Able to think and act rationally under pressure


Role Requirements

We would require our teachers to be able to take up BOTH online and on-site classes.

Requirements for Online Classes

  • Owns a working laptop or desktop
  • Preferably owns a second screen (eg. TV screen, computer monitor)
  • Has conducive teaching environment at home
  • Owns a working earpiece / headset with microphone function
  • Technologically savvy and able to perform basic troubleshooting
  • Willing to communicate with parents on a regular basis

Requirements for On-site Classes

  • Owns a working laptop
  • Willing to travel to branches for classes (AMK, Parkway, Clementi, Bukit Timah)
  • Willing to communicate with parents on a regular basis


Training Commitments

  • Candidates must be able to commit to all live online / on-site training and assigned online / on-site class observation sessions.
  • Training happens on weekdays (Tuesdays / Wednesdays/ Thursdays) and class observation on weekday afternoons, Friday nights and weekends.
  • Candidates may need to commit time to watching pre-recorded training videos in addition to live training sessions.
  • Duration of training: Approximately 1 month (depending on the availability of a teacher-in-training and his/her rate of progress)


General Commitment

  • Willing to be trained (even with prior teaching experience) and attend numerous training sessions
  • Able to work weekends ­­­(Saturdays and/or Sundays)
  • Take at least 2 classes on the weekends
  • Willing to commit for a full academic year till the end of 2021



Teachers who perform well may also be rewarded with monetary incentives termly

Company Overview
The Alternative Story Learning Centre Pte Ltd