Careers

Note: Only job applications sent directly to recruit@gwa.edu.sg with a cover letter, detailed CV and two appropriate references will be considered.


Relief Teacher - Classroom

GEMS World Academy (Singapore) is seeking Early/Primary Years Relief teachers for this academic year. Interested candidates must meet the following requirements;

Qualifications:

  • College degree with teaching emphasis or completion of an accredited Teacher preparation program
  • Teacher professional certification specific to hired/placed position
  • Minimum of two full contract teaching years’ experience at the appointed hire level (PK-12) grade

An ideal candidate will:

  • Preference will be given to teachers who have IB experience, as well as a clear track record of superior teaching in international school settings.

Interested candidates can send a cover letter, detailed CV and appropriate references to recruit@gwa.edu.sg


Relief Teacher - PE

GEMS World Academy (Singapore) is seeking Early/Primary Years Relief PE teachers for this academic year. Interested candidates must meet the following requirements;

Qualifications:

  • College degree with teaching emphasis or completion of an accredited Teacher preparation program
  • Teacher professional certification specific to hired/placed position
  • Minimum of two full contract teaching years’ experience at the appointed hire level (PK-12) grade

An ideal candidate will:

  • Preference will be given to teachers who have IB experience, as well as a clear track record of superior teaching in international school settings.

Interested candidates can send a cover letter, detailed CV and appropriate references to recruit@gwa.edu.sg


Early/Primary Years Teachers

GEMS World Academy (Singapore) is seeking Early/Primary Years Teachers for the academic year August 2018-2019. Interested candidates must meet the following requirements:

Qualifications:

  • College degree with teaching emphasis or completion of an accredited Teacher preparation program
  • Teacher professional certification specific to hired/placed position
  • Minimum of two full contract teaching years’ experience at the appointed hire level (PK-5) grade
  • Preference will be given to teachers who have IB experience, as well as a clear track record of superior teaching in international school settings.
  • Package: Inclusive of competitive base salary, housing allowance, international medical coverage, annual flight to the home country and child tuition cover.

Please send a cover letter, detailed CV and appropriate references to recruit@gwa.edu.sg (attention Neil White, EYPY Principal)


Early/Primary Years Physical Education Teacher

GEMS World Academy (Singapore) is seeking Early/Primary Years Physical Education teacher for the academic year August 2018-2019. Interested candidates must meet the following requirements:

Qualifications:

  • College degree with teaching emphasis or completion of an accredited Teacher preparation program
  • Teacher professional certification specific to hired/placed position
  • Minimum of two full contract teaching years’ experience at the appointed hire level (PK-5) grade
  • Preference will be given to teachers who have IB experience, as well as a clear track record of superior teaching in international school settings.
  • Package: Inclusive of competitive base salary, housing allowance, international medical coverage, annual flight to the home country and child tuition cover.

Please send a cover letter, detailed CV and appropriate references to recruit@gwa.edu.sg (attention Neil White, EY/PY Principal)


Position filled - Primary Years EAL (English as an Additional language)Teacher

Position filled - IB PYP Curriculum Coordinator

Position filled - Early/Primary Years Physical Education Teacher

Position filled - MYP Physical education (PE) Teacher

Position filled - MYP Coordinator

Position filled - Learning support specialist (Secondary Years)

Position filled - DP Economics/MYP Individuals & Societies Teacher

Position filled - Secondary Years Counselor

Position filled - MYP/IGCSE Design Teacher

Position filled - Tentative MYP/IGCSE Mathematics Teacher

Position filled - Head of Educational Technology

Position filled - Teacher Librarian

PROCUREMENT OFFICER

GEMS World Academy (Singapore) is looking for a detail-oriented, thorough and organized Procurement Officer to oversee purchases and develop new contracts. You will be responsible for procuring high-quality and cost –efficient supplies for the school.

REPORTS TO:              Head of Finance and Operations

JOB SCOPE:

  • Ensures the timely delivery of quality goods at the lowest possible cost:
  • Participates in the selection of suppliers based on a criteria
  • Complies with the Law, procedures and regulations
  • Conducts a comparative analysis on supplier prices
  • Reviews and evaluates the performance of the suppliers
  • Processes the necessary clearance documents
  • Closely liaising with the clearing agents
  • Ensures the proper management of stock.  
  • Manage Inventory of Purchased & Current Items
  • Carries out all necessary procurement activities
  • Manage asset movement
  • Ensures the proper processing of assigned customer/purchase orders  
  • Verifies quantification of orders
  • Verifies that the required order is within the agreed budget
  • Coordinates with the relevant party when processing the orders
  • Submits final invoices to the Finance and Accounts Department
  • Vendor contract management
  • Calling of tender
  • Prepare tender documents
  • Tender committee member
  • Project team member
  • Involved in contract review and negotiations
  • Vendor management/sourcing

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage all vendors and suppliers to GWAS
  • Embrace and encourage the ethos and standards of excellence as defined in the GEMS & GWA Core Values.
  • Managing stocks of supplies and equipment for school.
  • Managing budgets.
  • Maintaining Asset and Inventory Record  
  • Establish a good working relationship with support staff and sub-contractor personnel.
  • Ensure the GEMS policies, procedures, and codes of conduct are followed at all times.
  • Initiate effort and energy beyond the typical work day, where the tasks require additional commitment.
  • Attend staff meetings and serve on committees as required.
  • Perform other duties as requested by direct & dotted reporting line managers / supervisors.
  • Achieve targets set by the Procurement and Inventory Manager.
  • Liaise and build relationships with key vendor contacts in order to receive timely and accurate information in regards to product availability.
  • Monitor overall stock levels and escalate overstock/under-stock situations. Work across departments to co-ordinate forecast and supply plans
  • Direct and co-ordinate immediate Team efforts to ensure optimum inventory availability and minimal stock risk within departmental KPIs
  • All ad-hoc duties are completed in the time scales as agreed with the Head of Operations and Head of School.

The candidate should have the following which would be an advantage

  • Finance background
  • Well versed in Excel
  • Basic Procurement process knowledge
  • Experience in Dynamics

Secretary

GEMS World Academy (Singapore) is looking for a competent Secretary to the Leadership team.

Job Purpose: To provide administrative support in a variety of functions to the Leadership team that are focused on increasing the efficiency of the office. The candidate should be able to review, prioritize, direct and delegate a wide variety of complex and confidential requests.

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain the Leadership team agenda and assist in planning appointments, board meetings, conferences etc
  • Has a broad knowledge and understanding of the company’s operations and business objectives
  • Attend meetings and keep minutes
  • Handle and prioritize all outgoing or incoming correspondence
  • Make travel arrangements
  • Arranges meeting calendar
  • Organizes own workload and priorities on a day-to-day basis using own initiative and knowledge of work
  • Conduct research and prepare presentations or reports as assigned
  • Models and encourages a culture of kindness in support of the GEMS core values
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

Qualifications & Skills:

  • Minimum 3 years of prior experience as Secretary or similar role
  • Possesses a variety of computer competency skills and applications
  • Evidences positive personal demeanor and those interpersonal skills that aid in daily contact with diverse multi-cultural population
  • Demonstrates exemplary telephone etiquette and reception intake
  • In depth knowledge of office management
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Outstanding communications and negotiation abilities
  • Integrity and confidentiality
  • Degree in business administration or relative field

Position filled - FACILITIES MANAGER

Position filled - PARENT RELATIONS EXECUTIVE