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St. Francis Methodist School Ltd.

High School Academic Head, Languages


Job Responsibilities

· Develop department policies to ensure continual improvement for short-term and long-term growth of the department

· Oversee teaching & learning and ensure quality of assessments in the subject areas of Language learning

· Develop strategies to optimise student learning and ensure student and staff well-being

· Monitor outcomes and undertake programme review and development

· Ensure the smooth running of the department, including actively building a culture of collaboration and continual improvement

· Lead and line-manage teachers in the Languages Department

· Perform administrative duties associated with the running of the department and management of resources, including the planning of continuing professional development

· Actively engage and communicate with parents / guardians

· Contribute to key working committees and participate in school events

· Create a nurturing and stimulating learning environment and promote the ethos and values of the school


· A degree in English Language or similar area

· A MOE-recognised Diploma in Teaching or equivalent certification

· At least 5 years of teaching experience, with a minimum of 2 years as a Subject/Level Head in a High School setting

· Experience teaching international students and/or students learning English as a second language will be a distinct advantage

· Familiarity with one or more of the following syllabi:

a. Singapore Cambridge ‘O’ Level

b. International General Certificate of Secondary Education (UK)

c. Western Australian Certificate of Education (Australian High School)

d. International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

· Experience in teaching IBDP will also be a plus

· Ability to plan and lead in the delivery of inquiry-based learning and to integrate technology into teaching and learning

· Keen sense of responsibility, passion to work with youths and a strong belief in holistic education

· Good communication, interpersonal and collaboration skills

· Capacity to inspire students of all abilities, build teams with colleagues from diverse backgrounds

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