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Be a Reading Specialist in Singapore
Date 2013-04-22 06:04:41 Location : Southeast Asia
-We are currently seeking appropriately qualified and experienced teachers who are able to commence work in June, 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 nine 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.
-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 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.
-DUE TO THE HIGH VOLUME OF APPLICATIONS WE RECEIVE, ONLY THOSE APPLICANTS SELECTED FOR AN INTERVIEW WILL RECEIVE A RESPONSE.
-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!