The School The Perse School Singapore is open to boys and girls from 5 to 11 years of age and is located in the Upper Bukit Timah area of Singapore. The school’s teaching and learning is based closely on the Cambridge International curriculum, while also encouraging its teachers to take a creative approach to their lessons. The Singapore campus enjoys a close relationship with The Perse School Cambridge, a leading UK Independent School with over 400 years of educational expertise and tradition. The same core values are upheld both in Cambridge and Singapore:
Intellectual Curiosity and Scholarship
Breadth and Balance
One Another and Our Environment
The Role: Teaching and Learning Assistant
Support the class teacher.
Assist the class teacher in the care of the child in accordance with the school’s safeguarding and child protection guidance.
Independently supervise children at breaktimes, lunchtimes or on trips.
Use effective behaviour management strategies consistently in line with the school’s policy and procedures.
Carry out planned curriculum tasks with individuals or group under teacher instruction.
Listen to children read, using the appropriate skills.
Organise resources for the class and maintain educational equipment used by the class.
Prepare classroom displays and help to prepare art materials for class activity.
Make a positive contribution to the wider life and ethos of the school including ECAs and school events.
Gain knowledge of and proficiency in the ICT programs and apps used by the class.
Be responsible for reporting any concerns about a child to the Designated Safeguarding Lead.
Ability to develop positive and caring relationships with children, teachers, parents, and colleagues.
Display a positive attitude in encouraging children to become independent.
Ability to communicate clearly with children.
A commitment to getting the best outcomes for all pupils and promoting the ethos and values of the school.
Commitment to continuous professional development.
Qualifications and Experience: Essential:
Minimum 3 GCE “O” Level, including a credit in English and Maths, and a Diploma in Preschool Education or equivalent.
Experience of working with children in a school setting.
Diploma in education or equivalent.
Experience working in an international school.
Experience teaching phonics.
Qualifications and/or experience working with children with additional educational needs.
Safeguarding The Perse School Singapore is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all the students in its care and expects all applicants to share this commitment. We follow safe recruitment practices which are aligned to the recommendations of the International Task Force on Child Protection. We hold ourselves to a high standard of effective recruiting practices with specific attention to child protection. All appointments are subject to an interview, identity checks, criminal record checks and successful references.