Work at Tanglin

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

We are looking for dedicated and dynamic members to work with us in an international British school setting that has been rated as an "outstanding" school in the last three inspections. We offer a friendly work-environment, enriched by development opportunities, in the attractive setting of Singapore.

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.

Safer Recruitment Policy

"Tanglin is a truly dynamic and exciting place to be. There is always something going on which encourages and stimulates learning at all levels throughout the school."
Victoria Atkinson, Senior School

Current Job Vacancies

Teaching Positions

Supply PE Teachers

We are seeking highly motivated and committed Physical Education supply teachers to cover lessons across infant, junior and senior schools (3-18 years). Candidates must hold a degree in teaching with a specialism in Physical Education, have a minimum of 2 years’ teaching experience and preferably have sports coaching qualifications. There may also be opportunities for coaching teams and co-curricular activities for applicants with suitable experience and qualifications.

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 disclosure certificate or equivalent.

Interested candidates, please submit your application letter and CV (stating your preferred age range and abilities to offer coaching and co-curricular activities) to the HR department at hr.recruit@tts.edu.sg.

Non Teaching Positions

Senior Database Administrator

Job Summary:

The Applications team supports students, staff and parents to improve their work processes and to enable them to access and update relevant information efficiently and effectively.

In order to meet the needs of our users, we build and support in-house applications using Filemaker/PHP/XML. Where suitable we also purchase, implement and support applications available in the marketplace. Some of the key “external” systems we support are:

  • Our school management system (iSAMS) including providing custom reporting using Visual Studio Reporting Services.
  • Blackbaud Education Edge for our finance and student billing system
  • CHQ, our sports and activities software
  • Our virtual learning platform, Firefly

We also support and train users in office applications (eg Microsoft Office, Google docs, etc)

Requirements:

  • Diploma or Degree in IT/Computer Science/Computer Engineering
  • Sound working knowledge of SQL and database design skills are essential
  • PHP or XML programming skills are highly desirable
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Experience with reporting software such as Visual Studio/SQL Reporting Services and Crystal Reports is highly regarded
  • Working knowledge of iSams, Filemaker Pro, Firefly an advantage
  • Excellent spoken and written communication skills (English) are essential
  • Above all – a smiling, positive attitude and the genuine desire to help users and improve business processes.

Interested applicants, please email/fax/mail with detailed resume, stating your current and expected salary, date of availability and contact number to hr.recruit@tts.edu.sg.

Closing Date: Monday, 23 April 2018 (Only shortlisted applicants will be notified)

Job Description

Technical Art & Design Executive (Infant School)

Job Summary:

The successful applicant will support Infant Teachers and Teaching & Learning Assistants in all aspects of art and design curriculum delivery, helping them to achieve educational excellence. To provide and maintain aesthetic and technical support across the whole Infant School, including administrative and multi-purpose areas. To manage and organise the Infant Art Store. To support identified students who require more art skills and teach specialist art techniques to small groups of children for ages 3-7. To communicate, liaise and develop relationships with students, parents and colleagues, both teaching and non-teaching.

Requirements:

  • Relevant academic qualification (minimum Diploma holder or equivalent)
  • Minimum 3 – 5 years of relevant working experience
  • Experience of working with children
  • Competency with Microsoft Office Applications & Excel
  • Pleasant personality with excellent interpersonal, administration, organizational and communication skills
  • Positive attitude and positive approach to working with people
  • Ability to work independently as well as a good team player with good initiative

5-day week with 30 days leave entitlement. Interested applicants, please email/fax/mail with detailed resume, stating your current and expected salary, date of availability and contact number to hr.recruit@tts.edu.sg.

Closing Date: Monday, 23 April 2018 (Only shortlisted applicants will be notified)

Job Description

Facilities Technician

Job Summary:

To support the School by working on the repair and maintenance needs of the School as well as making or installing equipment according to requests. To work alongside other members of the Operations Team and providing expertise in the maintenance of the School.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Attend to and work on the routine maintenance problems and repairs of mechanical, electrical, building and equipment in the School.
  • Assist staff with their maintenance requests and work with colleagues in attending to routine repair and maintenance works for the School.
  • Be responsible to fulfill the general maintenance requests of the School, including the installation of equipment.
  • Willing to be trained to meet the changing requirements of the School.

Requirements:

  • Higher NITEC in Electrical Engineering/Mechanical Engineering or NITEC in Electrical Technology/Facility Technology/Mechanical Technology/ Building Services related training
  • Minimum relevant experience of three years and above, preferably with hands on role in Mechanical & Electrical works
  • Good knowledge of air-conditioning systems, electrical, building services including troubleshooting and general installations
  • PC literacy in MS Office Applications
  • A good team player
  • A positive approach working with people

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. We will conduct thorough background checks on all successful applicants.


5.5 day week. Interested applicants, please email/fax/mail with detailed resume, stating your current and expected salary, date of availability and contact number to hr.recruit@tts.edu.sg

Closing Date: Monday, 23 April 2018 (Only shortlisted applicants will be notified)

Job Description

Student Admissions Officer

Job Summary:

The successful applicant will work with a team of professionals to market and sell the school to prospective families. They will effectively manage the smooth transition of students and their families from the waitlist into Tanglin Trust School and the Tanglin Community through a comprehensive knowledge of the schools policies, procedures and processes.

Requirements:

  • Minimum Diploma holder or equivalent
  • Experience in data management and student testing
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Applications including Excel
  • Excellence in written and spoken English
  • Good administrative skills
  • Proven experience in a Customer Service/Sales role
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a close knit team
  • Pleasant disposition with excellent interpersonal, organisational and communication skills

Interested applicants, please email/fax/mail with detailed resume, stating your current and expected salary, date of availability and contact number to hr.recruit@tts.edu.sg.

Closing Date: Thursday, 26 April 2018 (Only shortlisted applicants will be notified)

Job Description

Teaching And Learning Assistant
(Junior School) – starting on 13 August 2018

Job Summary:

We are looking for a resourceful individual to support the teacher or unit in the teaching process in order to attain educational excellence.

The applicant must demonstrate a positive attitude towards the teaching process. He / She must be able to communicate, liaise and develop sound relationships with children, teachers, parents and colleagues to enhance 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

5 day week – working hours are from 7.30 am to 3.45 pm. School holidays entitlement. Interested applicants, please email/fax/mail with detailed resume, stating your current and expected salary, date of availability and contact number to hr.recruit@tts.edu.sg.

Closing Date: Thursday, 26 April 2018 (Only shortlisted applicants will be notified)

Job Description

Supply Parent Ambassadors


Job Summary:

The successful applicants will provide support to the Admissions Team in recruiting new students to the school by conducting tours and sharing their own personal experiences of being the parent of a Tanglin student.

Requirements:

  • Minimum GCE `O’ Level
  • Minimum of three years experience as the parent of a Tanglin student
  • Previous experience in a Customer Service role
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Applications including Excel
  • Excellence in written and spoken English
  • Confident, mature and self motivated
  • Pleasant disposition with excellent interpersonal, organisational and communication skills
  • Able to work independently as well as in a team
  • Able to use initiative to tailor appointments to meet the needs of prospective families

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. We will conduct thorough background checks on all successful applicants.


A flexible hourly paid role, term time only. Working hours are from 7.30 am to 12 noon. Interested applicants, please email/fax/mail with detailed resume, stating your current and expected salary, date of availability and contact number to hr.recruit@tts.edu.sg.

Closing Date: Monday, 30 April 2018 (Only shortlisted applicants will be notified)

Job Description

Admissions Director

Job Summary:

The successful applicant will be responsible for developing the Admission strategy to promote and maintain student enrolment and ensure Tanglin Trust School maintains its prominent position within the International School market in Singapore.

Requirements:

  • Degree holder or equivalent
  • Relevant working experience in a similar capacity
  • Experience working in a school or an educational establishment
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Applications & Excel
  • Strong leadership, excellent relationship building and people management skills
  • Pleasant disposition with excellent communication and presentation skills with the ability to communicate across all levels of the school and its community
  • Ability to relate to and work with individuals from a wide variety of cultural, racial and religious backgrounds
  • Efficient, flexible and adaptable in a pressurized environment
  • Confident, proactive and self motivated
  • Organized, meticulous and possesses strong co-ordination skills
  • Possess high degree of discretion, diplomacy and tact in discharging duties
  • Ability to work independently as well as a good team player with good initiative


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

Closing Date: Thursday, 3 May 2018 (Only shortlisted applicants will be notified)

Job Description

Part-Time Non Teaching Positions