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One community, a world of difference

Hillside World Academy (HWA) is committed to lifelong learning for all, whether you are a student or a member of our staff.

Our academy comprises people from all walks of life who work together to bring their colourful experiences and backgrounds alive on campus, which in the process, shapes the school’s supportive and cohesive community. Our academic staff are all qualified, IB-trained, introducing diverse lessons to classes, and a passion for nurturing global, expansive mindsets in our young. From Kindergarten to High School, teachers are allowed relative autonomy and thus, are allowed to teach creatively, in alignment with the IB philosophy. Whether it is to steer lessons or to take a step back, students are constantly encouraged to get involved in teams, research and inquire alternative perspectives, challenge what they are told, and reach well beyond the textbook experience.

Join HWA Family

HWA welcomes and accepts general job applications from academic staff throughout the year. For interested applicants, kindly send your resume and CV to our recruitment office at recruitment@hwa.edu.sg. In your resume and CV, please include the following details that we require to process your application:

  • Qualifications and previous experience

  • Scope of work in your current or last job

  • Reasons for leaving current or last job

  • Last drawn and expected salary (per month and year in SGD $)

  • Subject(s) you are interested to teach

  • Availability to start

New Opportunities Available

Simply submit a cover letter and curriculum vitae to us via email at  recruitment@hwa.edu.sg to apply for a job advertised below:

TEACHING POSITIONS

Designation: Teacher

Department: Academic, Primary Years Programme

Reporting Officer: PYP Coordinator

 

Job Descriptions:

Teaching positions are open for

  • English Teacher
  • Music Teacher

Teaching duties

  • Teach classes (25 periods per week)
  • Demonstrate through collaboration, planning and teaching, the IB and PYP framework of concepts within contexts, and inquiry-based learning that is balanced with specific skills of 'how to learn', leading learning towards the IB vision and the aims of individual subject areas and that incorporates interdisciplinary teaching and learning
  • Work and collaborate with Student Support Department to enrich curriculum and student learning
  • To differentiate and target learning to students’ needs and aptitude levels
  • Be culturally and linguistically responsive and proactive

Non-teaching duties

  • Understand and implement the expectations and policies established by HWA
  • Participate in professional duties as necessary outside of the scope of the school day
    (e.g. Field trips, professional development on weekends as needed, and after school
    meetings as required)
  • Supervise duties at break/lunch and/or other unstructured times
  • Lead/coach an after school CCA (co-curricular activity)
  • Assist in internal sub coverage according to department needs
  • Provide any other reasonable duties delegated by the School
  • Contribute to school continuous improvement by being a member of assigned
    committee or work group
  • Responsible for homeroom teacher duties if assigned

Relationships

  • Develop trust and effective relationships with all students in the classes and their
    parents
  • Establish supportive, collaborative, and positive working relationships with all other
    members of staff
  • Become a positive presence across the whole school and a representative of it within
    its wider community

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • 2 to 3 years of working experience in the related field is preferred
  • Curriculum development knowledge is required
  • Possess highly developed interpersonal and teamwork skills
  • Excellent verbal and written skills in English/Chinese
  • IB training preferred

No teaching position is available at this time

Designation: Relief Teachers

Department: Academic

Reporting Officer: Programme Coordinators

Roles and Responsibilities:

Cover teaching duties at school.

  • English Language & Literature
  • English Literature
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Geography
  • Economics
  • Sciences
  • Mathematics
  • Arts
  • Japanese Language & Literature

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree / Postgraduate Diploma in Education or equivalent
  • 2 to 3 years of teaching experience in the related field
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) certificated teacher is preferred
  • Curriculum development knowledge
  • Possess highly developed interpersonal and teamwork skill
  • Excellent verbal and written English skills

NON-TEACHING POSITIONS

Designation: IT Support Officer

Reporting Officer: Director of Operations

Job Descriptions:

  • Provide technical advice and sourcing of purchase of computer hardware, software
    and IT-related accessories
  • Management & maintenance of IT/AVA resources & system
  • Day-to-day IT operations including backup, system security, technical troubleshooting
    of IT systems/resources & software
  • Responsible for IT inventory stocks, condemnation of equipment & liaising with
    vendors for purchase & repairs
  • Plan, evaluate & implement IT related projects (e.g. IT Enrichment Training, IT Camps,
    Training for CCA, AVA training for AV / IT monitors and staff) If applicable.
  • Work with Estate & Resource Manager on gathering the ICT needs of the school and
    propose solutions that meet the requirements of the school including technical
    specifications and market pricing of these solutions
  • Conduct ICT training during and outside curriculum time for both teachers and
    students
  • Work with other 3rd parties / in-house ICT Trainer and any other ICT support staff in
    the school.
  • Data management - responsible for creating and maintaining a system for archiving
    school digital information
  • Other tasks include proactively scanning the market for technology trends and new technology tools that support Teaching and Learning and, educate and update school staff. A point of contact for dissemination and coordination of ICT project-related
    matters for schools.
  • Any other duties as assigned.

Requirements

  • Diploma with minimum 3 years of relevant ICT experience
  • Good ICT technical knowledge
  • Possess ICT contract, vendor and project management skills
  • Good knowledge of networking system including wireless network is essential
  • Good interpersonal, communication, planning and analytical skills
  • Ability to plan independently, multi-task, work both independently and as a team
  • Fluent in written and spoken English

Designation: Facility Supervisor

Reporting Officer: Operations Manager

Job Descriptions:

Supplies Management

  • Collaborate with other Department Head/Coordinators to determine supply needs;
  • Purchase supplies and materials according to Purchase Requisition Form (PRF) approved by the School;
  • Control inventory levels and ensure availability of materials;
  • Maintain relationships and negotiate with suppliers;
  • Keep detailed records of procurement activity, materials quantity etc; 
  • Assist in forecasting to plan future orders.

Facilities Maintenance

  • Lead and monitor the external vendors on the day-to-day operations of facilities maintenance services and other assigned areas; 
  • Managing budget and cost effectiveness of operations;
  • Periodical performance evaluation of external vendors through on-site audits and management review meetings; 
  • Management, analysis and follow up of all request and feedbacks that are raised by the staff and students; 
  • Coordinate and liaise with vendors and government bodies on matters pertaining to the facility’s operational needs and requirements.

Security Management

  • Responsible for ensuring compliance of all safeguarding policies, especially with external vendors management; 
  • Conduct regular security management review with vendors, to establish standards of achievement and areas of improvement; 
  • Conduct investigations and reports of all noted incidents, hazards and accidents in and around the school premise; 
  • Conduct proactive review on security industry best practices, followed by improvement and enhancement of security procedures.

Fire Safety Management

  • Conduct periodical review and amendments to School Emergency Response plan;
  • Ensure the school premise is fire safe at all times;
  • Plan, propose and coordinate Fire Safety Training for the School such as Fire Drill Exercise, Fire Safety Awareness Talks etc.

Requirements: 

  • Bachelor’s degree/Diploma, Property Development/Real Estate Management or equivalent;
  • 3 to 5 years experience in the related field; 
  • Good communication, interpersonal and organization skills;
  • A team leader who is able to work with customers and multi-tasked.

Designation: Executive, Student Support

Division: Business Development

Reporting Officer: Senior Manager, Business Development

Student Support

  • Respond to all enquiries (email, telephone and walk in) providing advice when necessary to prospective parents, ensure that the school provides all applicants with the relevant and accurate information;
  • Assist the Senior Manager with all matters relating to student admissions, including student contract, student pass application, insurance coverage, etc;
  • Keep prospective pupil files up-to-date;
  • Work with internal departments to ensure the smooth transition of student transfer;
  • Responsible for maintaining the admission database for the school management review;
  • Work closely with Finance on all matters pertaining to the fee payment, such as student tuition fee, agent commission, etc and ensure the correct procedure is followed;
  • Collaborate with the team to conduct student surveys, collate data and produce a report for trend analysis.
  • Participate in the school committees and events as and when required;
  • Any other duties commensurate with the nature of the job, as determined by the school.

Marketing

  • Plan and organise all the school tours by prospective parents, including staff liaison and all related matters;
  • Negotiate contracts with agent and to promote and market the school, establish distribution networks and develop distribution strategies;
  • Produce slides and seminar materials for marketing events;
  • Produce brochures and marketing materials for management approval;
  • Organise, coordinate and participate in local/overseas promotional activities and open house, work with internal school departments, agents, parents to market products and services.

Requirements:

  • 2-3 years of work experience in the educational industry;
  • Bachelor’s degree or diploma in a relevant field;
  • Team player with positive, cheerful, helpful work attitude and initiative;
  • Capable of independent and committed effort, with good organisation & interpersonal skills;
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office is a must;
  • Possess good written and spoken communication skills;
  • Marketing knowledge will be an advantage.
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