Canadian International School

Attending
Jan 2020
Bangkok 2020

Canadian International School

CIS is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all who work and learn with us. All applicants must be willing to undergo rigorous child protection screening, including checks with past employers listed and not listed on your resume. CIS offers students an opportunity to develop through a diverse and challenging curriculum and a wide range of activities. Students are given ownership of the learning process and are encouraged to actively participate in their own education by setting personal goals and practicing on-going self-evaluation. Our inquiry- based programmes and activities encourage students to discover their interests and strengths. All of this is done in a safe, caring and supportive school environment that fosters positive attitudes and allows students to challenge themselves and be risk-takers, without the fear of being judged.

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1991
Private
Profit
IB
0.00
Day
Co-Educational
None
IB DP
IB MYP
IB PYP
Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)

Contact Information
Campus Address
7 Jurong West St 41
Singapore
Singapore
Not set
Singapore
649414
Singapore
Contact Details
+6564671732
+6564671732

Media Links
Education Information
IB DP
IB MYP
IB PYP
English
Nursery
12

Tuition Fees
9881.0
29233.0

Teacher Information
300
25
75
15

Student Information
3000
0
0
1935
638
592
0
0
0
72
Teaching Information
180
July
Yes
Yes
No
Yes

Job Types and Salaries
This school has not provided this information

Visa Requirements
Minimum Qualification Level
All teachers are degree holders with ~ 60% of current staff have 2 or 3 degrees and a number have doctorate degrees. All academic degrees must be provided and verified ( degree + transcripts + verification letter). An employment pass is only provided for full time academic staff .
School Benefits
Number of Contract Days
Contract days : 200 / year
Teaching days :180 / Year
Starting Salary Range
Salary will be discussed once a potential staff has been interviewed and a Letter of Offer has been given.
Taxes
Taxes - Employee benefits such as a housing & flight allowance and children's tuition are a taxable benefit for the employee under Singapore law, and it is the responsibility of the employee to pay the appropriate amount of taxes as directed within the individual's tax bracket.
Please refer to the site for more information about taxes: www.iras.gov.sg
Savings Potential
Teachers can live in a nice condo and enjoy a comfortable life style and travel extensively as well as save up to 10% or 15% annually (depending on the condo you choose and how much spent on holiday travel).
Accommodation
Housing allowance will be discussed once a potential staff has been interviewed and a Letter of Offer has been given.
Flights/Transport
• Flight to Singapore at the beginning of contract and flight home at the end of contract
• Provide the Teacher’s return airfare assistance between Singapore and the appropriate zone area yearly
• 50% of airfare assistance for spouse and children (Dependant Pass holders)
Utilities
Employee's responsibility
Furniture
Employee's responsibility
Moving Allowance
Moving in allowance will be discussed once a potential staff has been interviewed and a Letter of Offer has been given.
Dependent Opportunities
Full tuition support for enrolment at CIS for children of teachers. (Taxable benefit)
Staff children still need to be processed through the regular admissions procedure. If there is a history of learning support, the employee needs to inform the Head of School before accepting the offer.
Teachers wanting to enrol their children into CIS will be asked to provide contractual information for your spouse’s tuition fee benefits
Medical
• Hospitalization and surgery coverage
• Outpatients limit of S$1000 per school year / employee and per dependent (IHP’s panel of doctors and specialists)
• Dental + Optical combined limit of S$600 per school year (reimbursement @75% per receipt)
• Maternity benefits up to S$2,800 per child - for first & second child only (reimbursement @80% per receipt)
• 14 days sick leave, 60 days hospitalization leave (inclusive of 14 sick leave days), 2 days personal leave (refer to contract for other leaves)
Medical coverage for spouse and children (Dependant Pass holders)
Dental
• Dental + Optical combined limit of S$600 per school year / employee and per dependent (reimbursement @75% per receipt)
Disability
Employee's responsibility

Supply / Relief Teacher

JOB DESCRIPTION: Supply / Relief Teacher

Reports To: Principal, Vice Principal

Main Working Relationships: Grade Level or Subject Learning Leader

CIS staff work together as a team in a spirit of inquiry. The division, grade, subject, or project group team structure is a key feature of the organization of the school. As members of various teams, teachers work to support other members through professional exchange, collaborative and informed decision making, and high quality planning and teaching. In the absence of the classroom teacher, the Supply Teacher is responsible for providing instruction and managing the learning environment.

Professional Responsibilities: (These are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed. The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.)

-Report to the Principal, Vice Principal or designee upon arrival at the school.
-Review with the Principal, Vice Principal or designee the plans and schedules to be adhered to during the school day.
-Ensure the safety and wellbeing of all students in accordance with CIS administrative policies and divisional procedures.
-Maintain the established routines and procedures of the school and classroom to which assigned.
-Be prepared for class (all materials set up and ready for student arrival; plans readily accessible).
-Follow the lesson plans provided by the absent teacher and in doing so be actively engaged in the student’s learning.
-Be familiar with the evacuation procedures.
-Interact in a professional and collaborative manner with students and parents and all school personnel.
-Encourage, monitor, and promote student progress.
-Maintain student confidentiality.
-Assume the responsibility for overseeing pupil behavior in the classroom, during lunch, activity periods, and out-of-class settings.
-Provide a brief report in writing on the day’s activities at the conclusion of each day for the teacher.
-Securing tech devices.
-Locking the classroom and returning the classroom key.
-Adhere to the established policies and regulations of CIS.
-Be punctual and dependable (be where you are expected to be, complete tasks on time;
-Perform other duties as required.
-Report to the Principal , Vice Principal or designee at the end of the school day.

Required Qualifications:
A relevant Bachelor’s degree or equivalent.
A teaching certificate/credential is preferred for supply teachers.
Successful teaching experience and positive references.
Excellent organizational skills.
Positive communication skills.
Capacity to work collaboratively as the member of a team.
Must have knowledge or familiarity with the subject(s) to be taught; knowledge of the principles and methodologies of effective teaching.

*RESIDENCY STATUS:
CIS is unable to support an Employment Pass for this form of periodic relief teaching. Supply teachers must be Singaporean , Permanent Residents or Dependant pass holders with the ability to secure a Letter of Consent ( LOC) or holder of a Long Term Social Visit Pass ' + ' with the ability to secure a Letter of Consent ( LOC).

Teacher Registration and Background Checks
All full time, part time and supply / relief teachers must be registered with the Committee for Private Education. Upon successful acceptance of your application to become a supply teacher at CIS the teacher will need to provide academic documentation of their academic qualification that includes a copy of your degree(s), transcript(s) and letter of degree verification. The school will also require for you to complete a background check, this will be facilitated by our approved provider.

Frequency of Calls
CIS is unable to determine the frequency of calls by the respective school divisions as it is determined by the absentee rates of teaching staff due to illness, long term health leave or professional development conferences. The CIS school calendar runs from August - June with holiday periods (no class instruction) in October, December and March. The school is closed for the last two weeks of June and all of July for regular classes. In many respects, the relief teacher determines the frequency of relief opportunities through their display of good classroom management, classroom pedagogy and willingness to be flexible when notified at short notice.

Performance Evaluation
From time to time a member of the division’s leadership team may visit the classroom to conduct a brief observation and may provide verbal or written feedback to the relief teacher.

Remuneration
SG$220 per full day

In cases of long term relief teaching for a period of more than four consecutive weeks for the same full time teacher, the remuneration will be based on full time teacher contract rates determined by the level of education and experience.
Starting: 3 Sep 2019
Apply By: 31 Dec 2019
Closes In: 77 days

Secondary School Vice Principal

The Canadian International School of Singapore seeks a
Secondary School Vice Principal - Lakeside Campus
For the 2020-2021 School Year
 
Starting Date: July 20, 2020
Application Deadline:  December 1. 2019
While the closing date for this competition is December 1, 2019, CIS reserves the right to appoint earlier than the published deadline should an outstanding candidate emerge. Interested applicants are encouraged to submit their application at the earliest possible opportunity.  

 Safeguarding 
CIS is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all who work and learn with us.   All applicants must be willing to undergo rigorous child protection screening, including reference checks with past employers not listed on the candidate’s resume and Disclosure and barring service checks.  
 
Our Vision
CIS will provide extraordinary learning opportunities for the globally connected student. A nurturing environment, an international curriculum, and a culturally diverse community will facilitate exceptional achievements. Together we will take action to make the world a better place.
 
Our Mission 
Engage                                Enlighten                             Empower
 
Our Values
Collaboration                          Curiosity                               Creativity
Generosity                          Respect                              Excellence
 
The Ideal Candidate
You are an educational leader who has demonstrated an unwavering commitment to the teaching and learning principles articulated in both the International Baccalaureate programme and CIS vision, mission and values throughout your career.   
 
You bring a research-based focus to teaching and learning and are an expert in using data to analyze student achievement and develop appropriate programs, strategies and interventions.
 
About Our School
The Canadian International School of Singapore (CIS) was founded in 1990.  It is an IB continuum school with a population of approximately 3,300 students from over 70 nationalities Nursery to grade 12.  The Lakeside secondary division serve a student population of approximately 1,00 students from grades 7-12.
 
The Lakeside campus in the Jurong West area of Singapore was opened in 2007 and sits on 43,000 sq. m. of land.  The school boasts impressive facilities including large classrooms connected to learning pods, a 50 m outdoor pool, a 500 seat auditorium and library. We combine state-of-the-art classrooms, learning pods, and other learning spaces to support our inquiry-based approach and encourage a strong sense of community.
 
The Position
The secondary vice-principal works closely with the principal, another vice-principal and an MYP and DP coordinator to support curriculum implementation and best practices in classroom instruction.
 
As a member of the senior administration team, the secondary vice-principal contributes to the overall operation of and the strategic planning for the school and sits as a member of the school’s Senior Academic Team.
 
Key Responsibilities
• Create exceptional learning opportunities and promote outstanding student achievement
• Promote our school culture of care, inclusiveness and encouragement
• Use student achievement data to inform instructional practice and improve student achievement
• Support grade-level teams in their development, understanding and implementation of the advisory programme.
• Support academic subject teams in their development, understanding and implementation of the curriculum
• Encourage teacher growth and professional development
• Assist in the supervision, delivery and evaluation of programs, teachers and instruction
• Help organize special school events
• Contribute to the school’s strategic plan 
• Develop timetables, schedules and procedures and protocols to ensure the effective delivery of educational services
• Oversee off-campus learning experiences including field trips and the excursion program.
 
Students
• Take a positive and proactive approach to student academic, behavioural, and emotional development
• Communicate student progress and achievements to parents
• Model a positive, caring and constructive approach in resolving conflict
 
Parents
• Attend meetings as required and report on issues, events, and celebrations
• Communicate  regarding student, teacher, facility, or school curricular issues
• Facilitate meetings between teachers and parents as required
 
Teachers
• Advise and assist the principal in the staffing process
• Facilitate the orientation of new staff to the policies of the school
• Assist with  teacher appraisals
• Contribute to the school’s professional development program
 
Community
• Maintain a strong professional relationship with the community and educational providers (IBO, WASC and EARCOS)
• Maintain a strong working relationship with the school’s neighbours.
 
Compliance with External Agencies
• Work with the principal and coordinators to ensure compliance with all IB programme authorization and WASC evaluation requirements
• Support the school’s self-study process
• Ensure compliance with authorization and accreditation authorities
• Complete aspects of the annual internal review as requested by the Quality Assurance Manager
 
Leadership
• Contribute to the development and implementation of the school strategic plan
• Contribute as a team member to student support services
• Collaborate with coordinators as they carry out their responsibilities
 
Minimal Qualifications
• Teaching certification
• Master’s or related leadership degree in a related field
• Significant experience in leadership positions in an IB setting
• A minimum of 10 years of successful classroom teaching including an extended period of exemplary teaching within an IB context
• Exceptional leadership, communication, collaboration, problem-solving and interpersonal skills
 
Desired Characteristics 
• A communicator who not only presents well but listens, empathizes, and connects
• An educator who possesses a deep knowledge of curriculum, instruction and learning 
• A visionary with a clear sense of purpose and direction
• A connector who builds strong and productive relationships 
• A change agent who understands and appreciates the challenge of change
• A builder with motivation, energy, and enthusiasm to spare 
• A producer who is results-oriented and has a strong sense of personal accountability 
• A character builder whose behaviour is marked by trustworthiness, respect, and integrity
• A team player whose priority is the success of others
 
How to Apply
Applicants are requested to send the information listed below as a single pdf file attachment to:
 
Mr. Peter Corcoran                         and                      Mr. Jeff Smith
Head of School                                                               Secondary School Principal
pete.corcoran@cis.edu.sg                                             jeff.smith@cis.edu.sg
 
The application package must include as a single pdf
• A one-page letter of application explaining your strengths as a candidate and why you are interested in applying for this position.
• A current resume not to exceed two pages and including a recent picture
• A one-page statement outlining your educational philosophy and leadership style
• A one-page list of references with the business, home phone numbers and email addresses of three school administrators with whom you have worked including the current head of school and current principal.
  
Additional information about our school can be found on the school’s web site at www.cis.edu.sg

Starting: 20 Jul 2020
Apply By: 1 Dec 2019
Closes In: 47 days

MYP Art Teacher { December 2019-April 2020}

JOB DESCRIPTION: MYP Art Teacher - Maternity coverage

Reports To: Principal, Vice Principal

Main Working Relationships: Grade Level or Subject Learning Leader

CIS staff work together as a team in a spirit of inquiry. The division, grade, subject, or project group team structure is a key feature of the organization of the school. As members of various teams, teachers work to support other members through professional exchange, collaborative and informed decision making, and high quality planning and teaching. In the absence of the classroom teacher, the Supply Teacher is responsible for providing instruction and managing the learning environment.

Professional Responsibilities: (These are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed. The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.)

-Report to the Principal, Vice Principal or designee upon arrival at the school.
-Review with the Principal, Vice Principal or designee the plans and schedules to be adhered to during the school day.
-Ensure the safety and wellbeing of all students in accordance with CIS administrative policies and divisional procedures.
-Maintain the established routines and procedures of the school and classroom to which assigned.
-Be prepared for class (all materials set up and ready for student arrival; plans readily accessible).
-Follow the lesson plans provided by the absent teacher and in doing so be actively engaged in the student’s learning.
-Be familiar with the evacuation procedures.
-Interact in a professional and collaborative manner with students and parents and all school personnel.
-Encourage, monitor, and promote student progress.
-Maintain student confidentiality.
-Assume the responsibility for overseeing pupil behavior in the classroom, during lunch, activity periods, and out-of-class settings.
-Provide a brief report in writing on the day’s activities at the conclusion of each day for the teacher.
-Securing tech devices.
-Locking the classroom and returning the classroom key.
-Adhere to the established policies and regulations of CIS.
-Be punctual and dependable (be where you are expected to be, complete tasks on time;
-Perform other duties as required.
-Report to the Principal , Vice Principal or designee at the end of the school day.

Required Qualifications:
A relevant Bachelor’s degree or equivalent.
A teaching certificate/credential is preferred for supply teachers.
Successful teaching experience and positive references.
Excellent organizational skills.
Positive communication skills.
Capacity to work collaboratively as the member of a team.
Must have knowledge or familiarity with the subject(s) to be taught; knowledge of the principles and methodologies of effective teaching.

Teacher Registration and Background Checks
All full time, part time and supply / relief teachers must be registered with the Committee for Private Education. Upon successful acceptance of your application to become a supply teacher at CIS the teacher will need to provide academic documentation of their academic qualification that includes a copy of your degree(s), transcript(s) and letter of degree verification. The school will also require for you to complete a background check, this will be facilitated by our approved provider.

Performance Evaluation
From time to time a member of the division’s leadership team may visit the classroom to conduct a brief observation and may provide verbal or written feedback to the relief teacher.

Remuneration
Short Term Contract . Remuneration based on education level and experience.

Starting: 2 Dec 2019
Apply By: 20 Nov 2019
Closes In: 36 days