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Be a Reading Specialist in Singapore

Date 2012-11-12 04:11:20 Location : Southeast Asia

Be a Reading Specialist in Singapore. Commencing in 2013

Location: Various locations in Singapore (Teachers will only be required to teach in one centre), Singapore

Experience: 1 year


-We are currently seeking appropriately qualified and experienced teachers who are able to commence work in January/ February 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.


I Can Read is a large literacy-based learning organisation with centres in seven countries. We are currently seeking appropriately qualified and experienced teachers to fill vacancies in our Singapore centres.

-Teachers must be Degree-qualified Native Speakers from Australia, New Zealand, Great Britain, Canada, Ireland, South Africa or the U.S.A.

-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.


-Preference will be given to those who hold Degree-level qualifications in Teaching/Education/Early Childhood Studies. However this is not essential.

-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).

-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.



-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.

-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!