Teacher in English Language Preparatory Program James Cook University Singapore

Job title: Teacher English Language Preparatory Program (Ref. No. SQELP)

Job posted: 29 August 2017

Closing Date: 22 September 2017


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, live in a fascinating and exciting city.


We are now seeking suitable candidates for the position of:


Teacher English Language Preparatory Program (Ref. No. SQELP)


The appointee will be an experienced academic member and will be responsible for teaching and supervision on the English Language Preparatory Program. Applications are invited from candidates in any area of research and practice with a focus on English or Education.



  • 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)

    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 or Academic English at various levels


Enquiries: Dr Rodney Gillett, Head of Department; Tel: +65 6709 3770 Email: rodney.gillett@jcu.edu.au


Employment type: Fulltime position subject to Ministry of Manpower Singapore jurisdiction and probationary period


Remuneration conditions: Attractive package negotiated with successful applicant-(including relocation expenses, initial accommodation costs)-commensurate with qualifications and experience. Candidates should note relatively lower Singapore taxation rates and possibility of annual-wage-supplement equal to a month’s salary at end of calendar year.


Remuneration: SGD62 000 per annum – SGD89 000 per annum


Method of Application


Applications should provide all of the following:

  • up-to-date CV
  • full statement of qualifications
  • statement systematically addressing the Selection Criteria
  • teaching profile
  • recent teaching evaluations
  • completed Summary Application Form


If you have the appropriate qualifications and proven experience to deliver successfully on the above responsibilities, we invite you to send in your application in confidence to the Director, Human Resources, at the following email address: humanresources-singapore@jcu.edu.au Please state the position you are applying for in subject header. Applications should include a cover letter addressing the selection criteria for the position and an up to date CV.

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