Teacher of High School Mathematics - Maternity Cover [Part-time]

United World College of South East Asia| Date Posted: 31-Dec-2020
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Job Description

UWCSEA East has a part-time vacancy for February 2021 for a Teacher of High School Mathematics. This vacancy is a short-term one to cover a teacher on maternity leave.

The appointee will teach a range of IGCSE and IB classes from Grade 9 to Grade 12.  The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate that they are an excellent and inspiring practitioner with the drive to continually develop within the profession. The appointee will teach around 75%  of a full load from February to April, and a lower load in May and June (after exam leave starts for exam classes).

Please note that to apply for this role, you must have an internationally recognised qualification and reside in Singapore. You must also be readily available from February 2021. 

Main Responsibilities

  • Teachers should be willing to contribute positively to the collaborative culture of the Mathematics and broader High School teams.

  • Teachers should construct learning experiences that challenge students, support the diversity of learners in each classroom and demonstrate a strong commitment to concept-based teaching and learning.

  • Teachers should ensure assessments support ongoing learning and provide timely, relevant and appropriate feedback to students on formative and summative assessments.

  • Teachers should demonstrate effective classroom management that shows an understanding of the academic, social and emotional dimensions of learning.

  • Teachers should keep parents informed about the learning of their children, and be proactive in communication with parents.

Person Specifications

  • A good degree and a recognized teaching qualification or certification are expected. 
  • Broad experience of curriculum development and programme development would be an advantage.
  • Recent IBDP mathematics teaching experience would be an advantage.
  • Teachers should be willing and eager to participate in the five key elements of a UWCSEA education: Academics; Activities; Outdoor Education; Personal and Social Education and Service

  • Academic expectations include enthusiastic participation in Professional Learning 

  • Pastoral expectations include the leadership of a mentor group unless the teacher is exempted due to other responsibilities.

  • On average the College expects a yearly contribution of two sessions per week in each season to Activities and/or Service, or equivalent for a part-time role.

  • A commitment to diversity and inclusion is essential alongside a willingness to adapt and develop pedagogy to meet the needs of our learners


Apply via our portal by Sunday, 10 January 2021

UWCSEA welcomes applications from all qualified candidates. 

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all the students in our care and expects all applicants to share this commitment. We follow safe recruitment practices and all appointments are subject to interview, satisfactory references, identity and criminal record checks.

UWCSEA is an equal opportunity employer, and welcomes applications from those who wish to join a community which is inclusive, and which celebrates diversity.

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