St Joseph's Institution International School

St Joseph's Institution International School

Situated on a spacious, leafy campus with impressive facilities, St Joseph's Institution International is an independent co-educational Catholic day school in the Lasallian educational tradition. The school offers a holistic, values-driven and international educational experience to a diverse student body comprising more than 40 nationalities. Established in 2007, the school has grown steadily and enjoys an outstanding reputation for quality education in Singapore. The school prides itself on its holistic programme and strives to nurture open-hearted, open-minded students with a strong sense of purpose, belonging and social responsibility. An extensive range of co-curricular activities is offered, including service, leadership and outdoor education programmes.
All post holders are appointed subject to satisfactory Enhanced Criminal Records Checks and checks with past employers. All long-listed candidates are required to complete an Information and Declaration Form.

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2007
Private
Not for Profit
Board of SJI International
7.00
Day
Co-Educational
Catholicism
IB DP
International Primary Curriculum (IPC)

Contact Information
Contact Details
+65 68715233
+6563543103
Campus Address
490 Thomson Road
Singapore
Singapore
Not set
Singapore
Not set
298191

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Education Information
No curricula required
IB DP
IPC
UK-IGCSE
English
Kindergarten
12

Tuition Fees
22600.0
26100.0

Teacher Information
150
10
90
19

Student Information
1744
0
176
528
640
400
0
0
0
47
Teaching Information
180
December
No
No
No
No

Job Types and Salaries
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Visa Requirements
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School Benefits
Number of Contract Days
No. of contract days: from 180 to 190 days, depending on role
No. of teacher-pupil contact days: up to 180 days
Starting Salary Range
SJI International has a teaching scale with yearly increments (subject to satisfactory performance)

Teaching Scale: 21 point Scale ranging from SGD 5700 to SGD 10000 per month. Foreign teacher receive a 10% gratuity at the end of each contract. Local teachers receive CPF payments. Local teachers also benefit from a Local Hire Loyalty Allowance after 3, 5, 7 and 9 years of service.

SJI International pays additional allowances for responsibility positions, ranging from SGD 490 (Level 1 to SGD 2450 (Level 5). There is also a separate Vice-Principal and Principal scale.
Taxes
The maximum tax rate in Singapore is 20%.

Most teachers pay between 10% and 15% personal tax per year. Teachers are responsible for paying their own taxes.
Savings Potential
In addition to significabnt opportunities for travel, a single teacher is capable of saving around SGD 3000 per month (allowing for local entertainment and regular travel).

A teaching couple is able to save close to SGD 8000 per month (most live on one salary and save the other).
Accommodation
All new teachers are offered 13 nights of hotel accommodation on arrival. During this time the teacher identifies the property they wish to lease (the school will recommend agents who have provided teachers with good service in this area). Once a suitable property is found, teachers will sign the lease and are responsible for all costs associated with the rental of accommodation. The school offers all foreign teachers a generous Accommodation Subsidy that is sufficient to rent a good quality apartment close to the school (if that is what the teacher is looking for) and an interest free loan for the security deposit and advance rent.
Flights/Transport
The teacher, and all dependents, receive flights at the start and end of each contract period. The initial contract is 3 years, while subsequent contracts are 2 years. Flights are to the closest international airport in the teacher's home country, using a reputable national carrier. HR will confirm this process on appointment.
Utilities
Staff are responsible for all utilities costs.
Furniture
Most teachers rent accommodation that is either fully furnished or partially furnished.
Moving Allowance
All foreign teachers receive a Baggage Allowance of SGD 2,000 at the start of employment and the same or more at the end of employment, depending on the number of years of service.
Dependent Opportunities
2 free places for legal dependents who attend SJI International

SJI International is only able to support students with specific mild learning support needs.
Medical
Local teachers are covered by a comprehensive local medical insurance.

Foreign teacher are covered by a comprehensive Expat medical insurance.
Dental
Limited dental coverage is included in the medical coverage
(no limit for local staff / limited SGD$680 per person for Expat insurance)
Disability
Personal accident insurance - up to SGD 150,000

Teacher of Biology (maternity cover)

The position will be for the period between Easter and the June/July break.

Biology at SJI International is a popular choice among students. Grades 9 and 10 students can follow the Cambridge IGCSE Coordinated Science or the separate IGCSE Sciences. In Years 11 and 12 students can choose Biology as part of the IB Diploma (SL or HL) or Environmental Systems & Societies (SL). The students work hard and are rewarded with outstanding results at all stages. We seek to employ a creative, energetic teacher who has a passion for both teaching and learning. Working in the Biology department is extremely rewarding as we have a hard-working team who is dedicated to not only attaining excellent results but also enriching the lives and minds of our receptive students.

The team is very collaborative and works together to celebrate success and capitalise on the specific strengths and expertise of each other. We are looking for an enthusiastic, committed teacher who is a team-player and teaches with a student-centred approach through active learning is encouraged to apply for this maternity cover position.

Only candidates ordinarily resident in Singapore can be considered.

Please visit our website https://www.sji-international.com.sg/about/employment for more details.
Starting: 12 Apr 2021
Apply By: 10 Feb 2021
Closes In: 14 days