Work at Tanglin

Tanglin Trust School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will conduct thorough background checks on all successful applicants.

Established in 1925, Tanglin Trust School has over 90 years' experience of providing British-based learning with an international perspective to students from 3 to 18 years in Singapore. Tanglin is a vibrant co-educational school of 2,800 students representing over 50 nationalities and provides a unique learning environment where all students thrive, inspired by passionate teachers and supported by excellent pastoral care. Working together in a safe, caring yet stimulating environment, we set high expectations whilst offering strong support, resulting in a community of lifelong learners who can contribute with confidence to our world.

Tanglin is inspected every year within the British Schools Overseas (BSO) framework, recognised by Ofsted. All three schools have been awarded 'Outstanding', the highest possible grade, in their latest inspections (2015, 2017 and 2018). As a not-for-profit school, tuition fees are devoted to the provision of an outstanding education.

We are looking for dedicated and dynamic staff members to work with us. We offer a friendly work-environment, enriched by development opportunities, in the attractive setting of Singapore.

Tanglin Trust School in Singapore is an equal opportunities employer committed to the on-going professional development of all of our employees.

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Other Available Positions

Teaching Positions

Supply Teachers

We are looking for interested individuals to join our team of supply teachers at Tanglin. Applications are welcome from teachers qualified for any teaching discipline or age group in the 3 – 18 range.

Please note that to apply for a supply teaching role, you must be a Singaporean Citizen, Permanent Resident or if you are a foreign applicant, you must have an internationally recognised qualification and have a resident permit (i.e. Dependent Pass) in Singapore.

Requirements:

Infant/Junior School: Minimum of 2 but preferably 3 to 4 years of post PGCE or QTS experience in the British Curriculum.

Senior School: Minimum of 2 but preferably 3 to 4 years post PGCE or QTS experience in either the British Curriculum or IB.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to provide an Enhanced DBS certificate, International Child Protection Certificate (ICPC) or equivalent.

Interested applicants are invited to send in their letter of application and CV to the HR department.

Maternity cover – Science and Biology teacher (part-time role)

Maternity cover from Tuesday 20 August 2019 to Friday 3 July 2020

We are seeking to employ a suitably qualified and experienced Science and Biology teacher to join a dedicated team of professionals for a part-time maternity cover from Tuesday, 20 August 2019 to Friday, 3 July 2020. The successful candidate will be required to teach Science from ages 11-14. The ability to offer I/GCSE Biology will be an advantage.

Candidates interested in the post should apply via the online recruitment system below.

Closing date for applications is Friday 21 June 2019.

Job Description

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Non Teaching Positions

Supply Teaching And Learning Assistants (Infant School)

Job Summary:

The successful applicants will be part of our supply team to support the teacher or unit in the teaching process in order to attain educational excellence. To demonstrate a positive attitude towards the teaching process, and to communicate, liaise and develop sound relationships with child, teacher, parent and colleague thus enhancing the teaching process.

Requirements:

  • Minimum 5 GCE `O’ level, including a credit in `English’ and `Maths’, and a Diploma in Preschool Education or equivalent.
  • Experience of working with children
  • Experience working in an International School environment will be an added advantage.
  • Good interpersonal communication skills/human relations
  • Good command of written and spoken English Language

Interested applicants, please email/mail with an application letter and detailed resume, stating your current and expected salary, date of availability and contact number to HR department.

Job Description

TEMPORARY SENIOR ACADEMIC SUPPORT (SCIENCE - SENIOR SCHOOL)

Job Summary:

The successful applicant will provide support the Science Department and the Learning Support Team in the care and development of students aged 11-16 and assist with the delivery of the curriculum providing help to students with additional learning needs. The role reports to the Head of Science and will provide liaison between the Learning Support and Science Faculties.

Requirements:

  • Excellent literacy and numeracy skills
  • Previous experience supporting learning in Science, or a professional or educational background in Science, is an added advantage
  • Excellent English, interpersonal, organisation and communication skills
  • Able to adapt to different students of a range of ages and to different teaching styles
  • Sound Microsoft Office knowledge; proficient computer usage
  • Ability to work independently and as a positive team player
  • Enthusiasm for working with students and teachers
  • Approachability, flexibility and maturity

5-day week - working hours are from 7.30am-3.45pm with school holiday entitlement. The role is for a period of one year from 19 August 2019 to 3 July 2020. Interested applicants, please email with an application letter and detailed resume, stating your current and expected salary, date of availability and contact number to HR department.

Closing Date for applications is Monday, 24 June 2019

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TEMPORARY RETAIL ASSISTANTS  (School Shop)

Period of assignment: 15 July 2019 to 6 September 2019

Job Summary:

The successful applicant will work in the School Shop to assist parents in uniform purchase, print and tag barcode labels to uniform, cashiering duties and participate in stocktaking. To work closely with the Retail and Administrative Executive and Retail Assistant to ensure a smooth operation in the Shop.

Requirements:

  • Minimum GCE `O’ level or equivalent
  • Proficiency in spoken and written English
  • Good interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Able to work independently as well as a good team player with good initiative and positive work attitude.
  • Female applicants preferred as the role will assist with uniform measurement for children (boy & girl)

5 day week – working hours are from 8.00 am to 4.00 pm. Interested applicants, please email with an application letter and detailed resume, stating your current and expected salary, date of availability and contact number to HR Department.

Closing Date of applications is Tuesday, 25 June 2019

Library Officer & Senior Library Officer (2 Positions)

Job Summary:

The successful applicants will work as part of the library team assisting in the general administration of the library and care of its resources including the cataloguing of library resources, running the circulation desk, and creating a welcoming and well-ordered environment.  They will encourage students’ curiosity and independence when using the library space.

They will also need to show competency in library management systems and current knowledge of digital technologies is preferred.

Requirements:

  • A diploma/degree (advantageous to have skills and qualification in Library & Information Studies)
  • Good organisational, interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Proficiency in library related technologies (software and hardware) and Microsoft Office Applications
  • Good research skills and interest in design & technology in a library setting will be an added advantage
  • Experience working with students aged 11 – 18 in an international school context would be an added advantage
  • For the Senior Library Officer, applicant needs to be able to demonstrate good leadership skills; significant experience with managing library systems would be an added advantage
  • Able to work independently as well as a good team player with good initiative

Interested applicants, please email with an application letter and detailed resume, stating your current and expected salary, date of availability and contact number to HR department.

Closing Date of applications is Monday, 24 June 2019

Job Description (Library Officer)
 

Job Description (Senior Library Officer)

ASSISTANT PURCHASER  (INDIRECT PROCUREMENT)

Job Summary:

 The successful applicant will be responsible for the effective management and coordination of purchasing activities across the school within the framework of the school’s Procurement Policies and Procedures.

 Requirements:

  • Minimum Diploma in Supply Chain Management/Purchasing or equivalent.
  • Minimum 2-3 years of relevant working experience in indirect procurement.
  • Good understanding of procurement principles and best practices.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Words, Powerpoint) and Purchasing Systems.
  • Good command of written and spoken English.
  • Meticulous with excellent planning and organisational skills.
  • Resourceful with good negotiation and problem-solving skills
  • Strong sense of integrity and honesty.
  • Responsible, proactive and able to multi-task.  
  • Ability to work independently as well as a strong team player.
  • Pleasant disposition with good interpersonal and communication skills.

5-day week – working hours are from 7.30 am to 4.30 pm/8.00 am to 5.00 pm (41.25 nett hours per week). Interested applicants, please email with an application letter and detailed resume, stating your current and expected salary, date of availability and contact number to HR department.

Closing Date for applications is Friday, 28 June 2019

Job Description

Friends of Tanglin

Job Summary:

The successful applicant will support Tanglin’s strategic commitment to invigorate the School’s interaction with parents and Friends of Tanglin groups (FoT), to work collaboratively to organise appealing and relevant social functions and activities. The FoT Executive will assist the Director of Development in setting up the infrastructure for Friends of Tanglin, as well as supporting parent volunteers who offer to support, in the first instance, four areas of activity:

  • Friends of Tanglin – Parent Voice and Class Representatives
  • Friends of Tanglin – Key Events Committees (e.g. Summer Fete and Christmas Fair)
  • Friends of Sport
  • Friends of Arts

Requirements:

  • Diploma holder or equivalent
  • Proven experience of successfully planning significant events
    • Experience in managing volunteer groups
    • Experience of working in a diverse expatriate community with multiple stakeholders
  • Proficient in administrative system/software applications e.g. Microsoft Office Applications & Excel, iSAMS (our school management system), Chope (resource booking system) and EzTix (ticketing system) and willingness/aptitude to learn new programs
  • Strong command of written and spoken English
  • Calm disposition with ability to think on your feet and solution oriented
  • Good administrative and coordination skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills

5-day week with annual leave entitlement. Interested applicants, please email with detailed resume, stating your current and expected salary, date of availability and contact number to hr.recruit@tts.edu.sg.

Closing date for applications is Thursday, 27 June 2019

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