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Singapore Polytechnic

Lecturer (Life Skills and Leadership) - School of Life Skills and Communication


Job Responsibilities

The job of an academic is challenging and meaningful. He/she must possess a passion for working with youths and adult learners. There will be opportunities to develop curriculum and hone administrative skills related to teaching and driving School/Institutional strategic initiatives will be an important part of the job too. Successful candidates will be expected to be resourceful and innovative with initiative and good communication skills.

The appointee must be competent to teach skills/modules in the Common Core Curriculum of the School ( that include:

- Digital Communication and Collaboration
- Personal Branding
- Persuasive Communication (written and oral)
- Data Storytelling
- Critical Thinking
- Effective Interpersonal Communication
- Emotional and Cultural Intelligence

- Conduct both lessons, create teaching and assessment materials, and facilitate learning for both Pre-Employment Training (PET) and Continuing Education & Training (CET) students (youths and adult learners)
- Develop and maintain new/existing teaching curriculum and ensure industry relevancy
- Work with external partners and SP schools/departments to coordinate and deliver modules effectively
- Help craft and run unique institutional programmes and initiatives
- Assist module teams to support the module teaching staff in delivering lessons and carry out other module-related matters effectively
- Assist in LSC’s industry partnership efforts


What we are looking for:
- Passionate about education and possess strong interest in teaching and mentoring both youths and adult learners
- Self-driven, independent and possess readiness to work as a team
- Ability to work in a fast-paced changing environment
- People-oriented individual with strong interpersonal, written and communication skills
- Enjoy new challenges and executing projects
- Relevant qualification in the field of English Language/Applied Linguistics/Mass Communication/Communication Studies/Arts and Social Sciences
- Candidates who possess experience in teaching at tertiary level or corporate training will have an added advantage
- Proficient in the use of social media and digital tools for teaching would be desirable

About the Organization

As Singapore's first polytechnic, Singapore Polytechnic (SP) prides ourselves in providing the best learning experience for our students in pre-employment and continuing adult education. The mission of SP is as a polytechnic for all ages, we prepare our learners to be life ready, work ready, and world ready for the transformation of Singapore. Our vision is to be a caring community of inspired learners committed to serving with mastery.

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