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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Current Job Vacancies

Teaching Positions

Chinese Teacher

Maternity cover from 18 March – 5 July 2019

We are seeking to appoint an experienced Chinese teacher to join our established Chinese program. Having successfully introduced Chinese nine years ago, the Junior School is now in a continual phase of ongoing development of the program. Our program places emphasis on student engagement and enjoyment. Experience of teaching Chinese to non-native speakers would be an advantage. The successful applicant will be joining a team of dedicated Chinese language teachers, who demonstrate a willingness to go above and beyond. The ability to work collaboratively as part of a team is an essential element of the role.

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 to the HR department.

Closing date for applications: Friday, 11 January 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.


  • 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

Part-Time Non Teaching Positions