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Teacher / Coordinator English Language Preparatory Program

InstitutionJames Cook University Singapore
Job TypePermanent Full Time (subject to Ministry of Manpower Singapore jurisdiction and a probationary period)

Job Details

Established in 2003, JCU Singapore offers undergraduate and postgraduate programs from James Cook University Australia. James Cook University Australia is recognized internationally as a leading research university and is ranked among the top 2% universities in the world (ARWU ranking). James Cook University focuses on providing high quality education that is both rewarding and fulfilling for students.
The campus is growing and very friendly and academic staff across the disciplines and administrative staff often interact. At any time, there are students on campus from at least 40 different countries, mainly from the region, but also including a growing cohort from Europe. Singapore is an interesting place to live and provides easy access to other countries in the region. The position offers the successful applicant the opportunity to expand their cultural experience, and live in a fascinating and exciting city.

The appointee will be an experienced academic member and will be responsible for teaching, supervision and coordination on the English Language Preparatory Program.

A Coordination role includes further responsibilties, including: maintenance and enhancement of a particular course or level; teaching-team leadership; creation, maintenance and management of assessments for a level, and participation in the wider processes of programme management.

Applications are invited from candidates in any area of research and practice with a focus on English or Education, and experience developing students’ English language skills.

• A leadership role in curriculum preparation, teaching, and assessment
• Course administration and coordination
• Ensuring all operations accord with established JCU procedures, policies and established practices
• Contribution to the profession e.g. research, pedagogy
• Other duties as determined from time to time by JCU Singapore management

Key selection criteria
• A degree plus recognized TESOL qualification (e.g. CELTA, DELTA preferred)
OR a degree, plus teaching qualification including TESOL
OR a degree in education or teaching including TESOL
• Evidence of quality teaching and supervision of students
• The ability to teach General and/or Academic English at various levels

Job Salary & Benefits

An attractive package will be negotiated with the successful applicant commensurate with qualifications and experience. Candidates should note the relatively lower taxation rates in Singapore and the possibility of an annual wage supplement equal to a month’s salary at the end of the calendar year.

All employment salary arrangements are offered in Singapore currency:
Associate Lecturer/Teacher: SGD60,000 – SGD103,000 per annum

Further Information

Applications should provide all of the following in order to be considered:
up-to-date CV
full statement of qualifications
Applications without any of the above will not be considered.

Please send your application via
Enquiries: Ian Cameron, Head of Department JCU Singapore Language School l Email:

Interviews will commence shortly after the closing date. Start date as soon as possible after recruitment is finalised, subject to any visa and travel approvals.

Closing Date21/04/2021
Interview Date
Start Date

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