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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Leadership Positions

DIRECTOR OF PERFORMANCE MUSIC

Job Summary:

This is an outstanding opportunity for a well-qualified and inspirational musician to develop music performance at Tanglin, building on an already strong ensembles programme and leading a new Music Academy as part of one of the largest Music departments in Singapore. The successful candidate will drive the development of musical performance across the school, to establish Tanglin as a leading school for music, in the region and globally. Reporting directly to the CEO, the Director of Performance Music will be a good honours graduate and an experienced musician. They will be able to enthuse, motivate and inspire young people and colleagues. Experience of working with young people to develop their musical talents, in a range of settings, is essential. They must have proven administration and management skills. The successful candidate will be willing to take an active part in Tanglin, beyond the music department.

Requirements:

  • Degree or similar level qualification in a related field;
  • Experience of music performance at a high level;
  • Experience as a senior manager within a music related environment;
  • Dynamic and enthusiastic leader with vision and ability to develop strategic goals and implement them;
  • Experience of preparing budgets, delivering these against agreed programmes, and monitoring expenditure;
  • Experience of managing staff teams, both salaried and volunteer;
  • Demonstrable track record of implementing change programmes;
  • Ability to build trust and work in partnership with colleagues at all levels of the school;
  • High level communication skills;
  • Of high integrity, honest and resourceful and able to work with minimum supervision.

Closing Date for applications is Friday, 26 April 2019

Job Description

Director of Marketing & Communications

Job Summary:

The Director of Marketing & Communications will be an experienced, dynamic and highly motivated individual responsible for driving the marketing and communications strategy across all areas of the school. Branding and positioning of the school within the increasingly competitive landscape of Singapore will be a key focus moving forward. The successful candidate will be expected to develop long-term strategic goals, foster collaborative relationships both within and outside of the school, as well as continue to showcase Tanglin as a world class school to both the local and international community. Reporting directly to the CEO, the successful candidate will contribute to the strategic direction of the whole school and will play a vital role to its ongoing success.

The Director of Marketing & Communications will be a member of the whole school Management Team, reflecting the importance of the position and to enable the brand to permeate across functions.

Requirements:

  • Degree or similar level qualification in business, marketing or a related field;
  • A minimum of 10 years’ experience developing creative and innovative marketing strategies that heavily leverage offline and online mediums / channels in facilitating effective marketing programmes;
  • Experience managing a marketing team from conceptualization of a strategy to its close;
  • Proficiency in ROI and metric-driven models, CRM systems, databases and marketing automation, as well as in Salesforce, Google Analytics, Marketo and software such as Adobe, Illustrator and InDesign
  • Exceptional leadership skills, being able to move and inspire a cross-functional group;
  • Strong strategic thinker who has a passion for tactical and detailed marketing execution;
  • Strong project management skills in order to effectively oversee and meet strategic goals;
  • Effective analytical skills to properly evaluate internal and external trends or issues and create appropriate solutions;
  • Excellent relationship building and people management skills in order to effectively manage the Marketing and Communications team and build relationships with members of the Tanglin school community, and other International Schools in Singapore;
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills with the ability to communicate across all levels of the school and its community;
  • Of high integrity, honest and resourceful and able to work with minimum supervision.

Closing Date for applications is Friday, 3 May 2019

Job Description

Interested candidates please click on the link below to submit your application. All applications must be submitted via the online recruitment system. In your application, please provide the names and addresses of three persons from whom confidential references may be obtained. Please indicate their professional relationship to you.

You can contact the HR department for any enquiries regarding the role.

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Teaching Positions 2019/20

Infant School

Music Specialist – part-time (20%)

We are seeking to appoint an exemplary music teacher to inspire a love of music in our children. The successful candidate will bring a flair for excellence in teaching and learning right across the Infant age range and a commitment to our extensive lunch-time programme. Matching enthusiasm with detailed subject knowledge, the successful candidate will be equally comfortable working with children at all stages of musical development. Our hard working teachers demonstrate a willingness to go above and beyond and the ability to work collaboratively and positively as part of a team.

Closing date of applications is Monday, 29 April 2019

Job Description

Interested candidates please click on the link below to submit your application. All applications must be submitted via the online system. In your application, please provide the names and addresses of three persons from whom confidential references may be obtained. Please indicate their professional relationship to you; for applicants currently teaching, one referee should be your present Headteacher.

Please note that interviews for shortlisted candidates will be held in Singapore between 18 and 29 March 2019.

In case of queries or further information please make contact at:

Tel: +65 6770 3153 or +65 6770 3676

Email: facultyrecruit@tts.edu.sg


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Current 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.

Spanish Teacher (Maternity Cover)
Maternity cover from Tuesday, 20 August 2019 to Friday, 31 January 2020

We are seeking to employ a suitably qualified and experienced teacher of Spanish to join a dedicated team of professionals for a maternity cover from Tuesday 20th August 2019 to Friday 31st January 2020. The successful candidate will be required to teach Spanish from ages 11-18 and contribute to the extensive after-school CCA programme.

Candidates interested in the post should submit a letter of application & CV to HR Department.

Closing date for applications is Friday, 17 May 2019

Job Description

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

OUTDOOR EDUCATION SPECIALIST

Job Summary:

Tanglin Trust School is seeking to appoint an Outdoor Education Specialist to support the Head of Outdoor Education in providing technical guidance and hands-on help with expeditions, trips and activities, including supporting TTS trip leaders on programmes. You will be expected to provide support both within the school and in the field, working closely with trip leaders to help and manage trip preparation, as well as share good practice and local knowledge of trip locations and activities. You will contribute to the delivery of an inspiring and wide-ranging programme of ‘Learning Beyond the Classroom’ – both within Singapore and on overseas trips and expeditions.

Requirements:

  • Degree or similar level qualification;
  • Current Wilderness First aid or recognised First Aid/ CPR certification;
  • Bronze Medallion Lifesaving Certificate or a Water Safety Award;
  • 2 or more Internationally recognised Outdoor Awards in specific adventure activities such as Rock Climbing or BCU Paddle Sports;
  • Previous Child Safeguarding training;
  • Knowledge and experience of outdoor education opportunities and locations in Singapore;
  • Good team player and ability to work closely with teachers and students;
  • Availability to support teachers on school day trips and residentials;
  • Experienced at facilitation and delivery of Learning Beyond The Classroom activities with students in the field;
  • Knowledge of Risk Management systems and best practice;
  • Excellent communication in English;
  • Ability to build trust and work in partnership with colleagues at all levels of the school;
  • High level communication skills;
  • Of high integrity, honest and resourceful and able to work with minimum supervision.

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 Tuesday 30 April 2019

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