OWIS Careers

OWIS Career

Welcome to our OWIS careers page! At One World International School, we're looking for passionate, adaptable educators who enjoy teaching students from diverse nationalities. Our teachers are lifelong learners committed to bringing out the best in their students. If you're looking to work with enthusiastic students from around the world, we invite you to submit an application and become part of our dynamic school community.

OWIS provides an individualised approach to learning that nurtures every aspect of child development. In addition to versatile learning spaces and a variety of extracurricular activities, we offer rigorous curricula that prepare students to be future innovators and leaders. We're an IB Primary Years Programme (PYP) World School and a Cambridge International School. All teaching positions require a high proficiency in spoken and written English, a degree, teaching qualifications and ICT literacy.

Below you will find a list of employment opportunities at OWIS.

SENIOR LEADERSHIP JOBS AT OWIS

Deputy Head of School

OVERALL RESPONSIBILITIES

Includes the below but not limited to –

  • The VP will work to support the Head of School in the effective day-to-day running of the school and will deputise when required. The VP will be a member of the Senior Leadership Team and directly responsible to the Head of School. The VP will be responsible for the standards for the academic achievement overseeing the continuity and progression of the age-related curricular programmes.
  • Each member of academic staff will be accountable to the VP in carrying out their professional duties, just as every member of staff is accountable to the Head.
  • The VP should create a strong and effective team spirit that reflects the values of our IB school, including:
    • Setting high standards of professional performance.
    • Being an excellent communicator, listening to staff and being an effective channel between the Head of School and staff.
    • Be responsible for all Senior Coordinators and oversee their work in maintaining high standards of teaching, learning and achievement.
    • Be responsible for whole school assessment procedures.
    • Oversee pupil target setting and progress tracking.
    • Liaise with Admissions on suitability of applicants and scholarship entrance.
    • Compile an annual report on academic achievements following IGCSE/IB Diploma examinations.
    • Manage the staffing of all academic lessons including absences and cover procedures.
    • Be responsible for the induction of new staff.
    • Facilitate performance management with the Head of School.
    • Oversee the reporting of academic achievements to parents and organisation of parent meetings.
    • Compile and publish information as required on the curricular programmes on offer.
    • Work closely with the Head of School and other senior colleagues on the general development of the school.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor Degree in Education.
  • 5 years of Secondary teaching experience including IGCSE and IB Diploma and at least 3 years senior leadership experience in a 3-18 school setting.
  • Have experience working in an IB World School.
  • Experience across different age ranges – eg. Early Childhood/Primary as well as Secondary.
  • Understanding of IB PYP
  • Experience teaching IGCSE Global Perspectives

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ACADEMIC Jobs at OWIS

ART Teacher

OVERALL REPONSIBILITIES

Includes the below but not limited to –

  • To teach across the whole age range, including PYP,  IGCSE and the IB Diploma
  • Design, prepare and deliver lessons to teach basic knowledge, principles, techniques in art.
  • To obtain and maintain appropriate sports equipment.
  • Take up extra-curricular activities. Be a part of school events, assemblies, staff trainings, meetings etc.
  • Promote the health and safety of assigned classes.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum two (2) years or more relevant full-time teaching experience as a qualified teacher. (Qualified teacher status is a must)
  • Be a passionate educator with the ability to deliver inquiry based learning.
  • Familiar with the PYP, IGCSE and IB Diploma curriculum.
  • Experience in an international school environment (preferred)

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LIBRARIAN

OVERALL RESPONSIBILITIES

Includes the below but not limited to –

  • To teach across the whole age range, including PYP,  IGCSE and the IB Diploma
  • Provide a safe physical and emotional environment in the Library
  • Assess and monitor the progress of learners and set goals for improvement, including writing student reports and attending parents meetings.
  • Take up extra-curricular activities. Be a part of school events, assemblies, staff trainings, meetings etc.
  • Promote the health and safety of assigned classes 

REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum two (2) years or more relevant full-time teaching experience as a qualified teacher. (Qualified teacher status is a must)
  • Must have experience in IB Diploma library requirements
  • Regularly review purchases of library print and visual texts to meet learner and teacher requirements
  • Develop and implement effective systems for managing the routines and actions of the Library
  • Plan and manage the resourcing of the library to meet teaching goals across the school for the primary and secondary curriculum, including PYP IGCSE and IBDP.
  • Coordinate the management of an effective cataloguing system
  • Be a passionate educator with the ability to deliver inquiry based learning.
  • Familiar with the PYP, IGCSE and IB Diploma curriculum.
  • Experience in an international school environment (preferred)

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MANDARIN Teacher

OVERALL REPONSIBILITIES
Includes the below but not limited to –

  • To teach across the whole age range, including PYP, IGCSE and the IB Diploma
  • Design, prepare and deliver lessons to support and enhance learners’ understanding of the mandarin language.
  • Assess and monitor the progress of learners and set goals for improvement, including writing student reports and attending parents meetings.
  • Take up extra-curricular activities. Be a part of school events, assemblies, staff trainings, meetings etc.
  • Promote the health and safety of assigned classes

REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum two (2) years or more relevant full-time teaching experience as a qualified teacher. (Qualified teacher status is a must)
  • Be a passionate educator with the ability to deliver inquiry based learning.
  • Familiar with the PYP, IGCSE and IB Diploma curriculum.
  • Experience in an international school environment (preferred)

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Early Childhood Teacher

OVERALL RESPONSIBILITIES

Includes the below but not limited to –

  • To teach across the whole age range of 3-7 years.
  • Design, prepare and deliver lessons in line with PYP learning methodology.
  • Assess and monitor the progress of learners and set goals for improvement.
  • Liaise with the Senior Early Childhood Coordinator to ensure effective delivery of the curriculum.
  • Manage clear and precise parent interaction.
  • Take up extra-curricular activities. Be a part of school events, assemblies, staff trainings, meetings etc.
  • Promote the health and safety of assigned classes.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum two (2) years or more relevant full-time teaching experience as a qualified teacher with prior experience of teaching PYP. (Qualified teacher status is a must)
  • Be a passionate educator with the ability to deliver inquiry based learning.
  • Familiar with the PYP curriculum.
  • Experience in an international school environment (preferred)

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MUSIC Teacher

OVERALL REPONSIBILITIES

Includes the below but not limited to –

  • To teach across the whole age range, including PYP,  IGCSE and the IB Diploma
  • Design, prepare and deliver lessons to teach basic knowledge, techniques, support and enhance learners’ understanding of music.
  • Assess and monitor the progress of learners and set goals for improvement, including writing student reports and attending parents meetings.
  • Take up extra-curricular activities. Be a part of school events, assemblies, staff trainings, meetings etc.
  • Promote the health and safety of assigned classes

REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum two (2) years or more relevant full-time teaching experience as a qualified teacher. (Qualified teacher status is a must)
  • Be a passionate educator with the ability to deliver inquiry based learning.
  • Familiar with the PYP, IGCSE and IB Diploma curriculum.
  • Experience in an international school environment (preferred)

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PE Teacher

OVERALL REPONSIBILITIES

 Includes the below but not limited to –

  • To teach across the whole age range, including PYP,  IGCSE and the IB Diploma
  • Design, prepare and deliver appropriate PE programmes to support and enhance learners’ understanding of health, physical exercise and safety.
  • Assess and monitor the progress of learners and set goals for improvement in their physical development (gross and fine motor skills and coordination), including writing student reports and attending parents meetings.
  • To obtain and maintain appropriate sports equipment.
  • Take up extra-curricular activities. Be a part of school events, assemblies, staff trainings, meetings etc.
  • Promote the health and safety of assigned classes.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum two (2) years or more relevant full-time teaching experience as a qualified teacher. (Qualified teacher status is a must)
  • Be a passionate educator with the ability to deliver inquiry based learning.
  • Familiar with the PYP, IGCSE and IB Diploma curriculum.
  • Experience in an international school environment (preferred)

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PYP Teacher

OVERALL REPONSIBILITIES
Includes the below but not limited to -

  • To teach across the whole age range, including PYP, IGCSE and the IB Diploma
  • Design, prepare and deliver lessons in line with PYP learning methodology.
  • Assess and monitor the progress of learners and set goals for improvement.
  • Liaise with the PYP Coordinator to ensure effective delivery of the curriculum.
  • Manage clear and precise parent interaction.
  • Take up extra-curricular activities. Be a part of school events, assemblies, staff trainings, meetings etc.
  • Promote the health and safety of assigned classes.


REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum two (2) years or more relevant full-time teaching experience as a qualified teacher with prior experience of teaching PYP. (Qualified teacher status is a must)
  • Be a passionate educator with the ability to deliver inquiry based learning.
  • Familiar with the PYP, IGCSE and IB Diploma curriculum.
  • Experience in an international school environment (preferred)

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Teacher Assistant

 
OVERALL REPONSIBILITIES
Includes the below but not limited to –
 
  • Work with groups of students under the teacher’s direct supervision.
  • Supervising the playing of educational games.
  • Work with students who have varying degrees of learning support needs.
  • Ensure that students adhere to the school’s behaviour policy
  • Prepare work and activities in accordance with the objectives set by the teacher.
  • Assist the teacher in helping with the student’s physical needs, whilst also encouraging independence.
  • Give feedback to teachers on student’s progress
  • Any other duties as requested by the Head of School.
 
Requirements:
  • Be a passionate educator with the ability to deliver inquiry based learning.
  • Prior experience in a classroom environment preferred.
 

Relief Teacher (Primary & Secondary)

OVERALL REPONSIBILITIES
Includes the below but not limited to –

  • Responsible for teaching the stipulated subject to students from Early Childhood to Grade 5 (PYP), Grades 6 to 10 (IGCSE) and IB Diploma.
  • Experience in teaching learners with diverse needs.
  • Present lessons in line with curriculum objectives that cater to the needs of the whole ability range within the class.
  • Take up extra-curricular activities. Be a part of school events, assemblies, staff trainings, meetings etc.
  • Promote the health and safety of assigned classes.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum 2 (two) years or more relevant full-time teaching experience as a qualified teacher. (Qualified teacher status is a must)
  • Be a passionate educator with the ability to deliver inquiry based learning.
  • Familiar with the PYP, IGCSE and IB Diploma curriculum.
  • Experience in an international school environment (preferred)

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SCIENCE LAB Technician

OVERALL REPONSIBILITIES
Includes the below but not limited to –

  • Preparing and maintaining science laboratories and equipments.
  • Carrying out safety checks on equipment, e.g. Bunsen tubing etc
  • Carry out risk assessments for technical activities
  • Disposing of waste materials
  • Collecting apparatus and chemicals from storage
  • Preparing experiments, necessary solutions, setting up apparatus and equipment for demonstrations and practical lessons as requested by teaching staff
  • Liaising with staff over use of equipment and stock
  • Taking stock of chemicals, consumables, stationery, books and breakable items and advise replacement needs`
  • Purchase of sundries from local supermarkets
  • Other duties as assigned by reporting manager

REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum diploma in related discipline
  • Minimum two (2) years or more relevant experience
  • Prior experience in a school lab

Urgent Requirement: Commence Immediately

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Head Additional Needs Teacher

OVERALL RESPONSIBILITIES
Includes the below but not limited to –

  • To lead the successful delivery of LS/ EAL programmes across the School.
  • To develop clear and progressive programmes for LS and EAL.
  • Support the development of inclusion, equality of opportunity and respect for all
  • students.
  • To support the admissions process by evaluating students with a cause for concern
  • before entry.
  • To maintain a registry of students for both LS and EAL.

REQUIREMENTS

  •  Minimum five (5) years or more relevant full-time teaching experience as a qualified
  • teacher. (Qualified teacher status is a must)
  • Be a passionate educator with the ability to deliver inquiry based learning.
  • Familiar with the PYP, IGCSE and IB Diploma curriculum.
  • Experience in an international school environment (preferred)

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French Teacher

OVERALL REPONSIBILITIES

Includes but not limited to:

  • To teach French across the whole age range, including IGCSE and the IB Diploma
  • Design, prepare and deliver lessons to teach techniques, support and enhance learners’ understanding of the French subject
  • Assess and monitor the progress of learners and set goals for improvement, including writing student reports and attending parents meetings
  • Take up extra-curricular activities. Be a part of school events, assemblies, staff trainings, meetings etc.
  • Promote the health and safety of assigned classes.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum two (2) years or more relevant full-time teaching experience as a qualified teacher.
  • Minimum Diploma in French and recognised teaching qualification.
  • Be a passionate educator with the ability to deliver inquiry based learning.
  • Familiar with the PYP, IGCSE and IB Diploma curriculum.
  • Experience in an international school environment (preferred)

Email Resumes to: hr.nanyang@owis.org

Urgent Requirement: Commence Immediately

Teacher Librarian

OVERALL REPONSIBILITIES

Includes the below but not limited to –

  • To teach across the whole age range, including PYP,  IGCSE and the IB Diploma curricula within the library.
  • Provide a safe physical and emotional environment in the Library.
  • Assess and monitor the progress of learners and set goals for improvement, including writing student reports and attending parents meetings.
  • Take up extra-curricular activities. Be a part of school events, assemblies, staff trainings, meetings etc.
  • Promote the health and safety of assigned classes.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum two (2) years or more relevant full-time teaching experience as a qualified teacher. (Qualified teacher status is a must)
  • Must have prior experience in school library and classroom.
  • Develop and implement effective systems for managing the routines and actions of the Library.
  • Plan and manage the resourcing of the library to meet teaching goals across the school for the primary and secondary curriculum, including PYP IGCSE and IBDP.
  • Coordinate the management of an effective cataloguing system.
  • Be a passionate educator with the ability to deliver inquiry based learning.
  • Familiar with the PYP, IGCSE and IB Diploma curriculum.
  • Experience in an international school environment (preferred).

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ADMIN / SUPPORT Jobs at OWIS

Operations Executive

 
OVERALL REPONSIBILITIES
Includes the below but not limited to –
 
  • Enquiry Management
  • Buses and Transport Coordination
  • Support for Events
  • Stock Control & Purchasing
  • Property Management
  • Service Contract Management
  • Other duties
Requirements:
  • Minimum one (1) year relevant exeperience
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office

Admissions Executive

OVERALL REPONSIBILITIES

Includes the below but not limited to –

  • Effectively make and attend telephone calls to prospective parents.
  • Work towards a pre decided student enrolment target.
  • Responsible for closure of issues at all steps as per parent’s requirements and queries.
  • Co-ordinate with all internal departments for smooth admission functions.
  • Update the status of the transactions on a software. Generate daily task reports.
  • Maintain student records.
  • Participate in various marketing activities within and outside the school premises.
  • Conduct school tours for parents.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Excellent communication skills. Confident and pleasing personality.
  • Ability to deliver high quality, professional and timely services to prospective families in a friendly and enthusiastic manner.
  • Graduate with at least 3 yrs. prior experience in a role involving sales or customer service over phone.

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Receptionist

OVERALL RESPONSIBILITIES:

Includes the below but not limited to –

  • Greeting visitors in a courteous and friendly manner and assist them for their purpose of visit.
  • Handle entire reception area during normal working hours and school events.
  • Manage all inbound and outbound calls on the board line in an efficient manner.
  • Support school to manage student attendance including CCAs.
  • Assist in admin duties

REQUIREMENTS

  • Excellent communication skills. Confident and pleasing personality.
  • Ability to deliver high quality, professional and timely services to prospective families in a friendly and enthusiastic manner.

APPLY NOW

To apply, please send your CV to hr@owis.org

Academic Positions: Commence 2 January 2020

Admin/Support Positions: Commence Immediately