SOTA: School of the Arts Singapore
The core function of the job is to assist the School towards achieving its strategic objectives - working in teams to constantly devise meaningful pedagogical approaches and its eventual instructional implementation in class. Key personnel are to lead in the developing and nurturing of 21st century competencies, developing thinking and language skills to enable the holistic development of the students. They are to lead and model through engagement, encouragement and preparation of students to meet the challenges that arise.

Key personnel lead, plan and conduct lessons in line with the school’s strategic thrusts and objectives with the aim of building a culture of learning. They also keep up to date with developments in their subject area, new resources, pedagogies and learning theories.

The Subject Head/Student Leadership assists the Head/Student Development and the Vice-Principal (Academic and Affective) in realizing the School’s Student Vision Statement – “Every SOTA Student is a HIP Leader with Passion and a Cultural Leader.


RESPONSIBILITIES

Administrative
  • Plan the Student leadership budget with Head/Student Development;
  • Engage and work with internal and external constituents and stakeholders in supporting student leadership programmes and platforms of the school;
  • Manage and co-ordinate the development and maintenance of student leadership related data and resources;
  • Conduct regular review and refinement of existing programmes and platforms for student leadership.

Academic
  • Design, develop and deliver lessons in his/her trained subject area;
  • Continue professional growth through attendance of workshops, seminars, conferences and/or advance coursework at institutions of higher learning;
  • Conduct research and keep abreast with the latest development in theories and practices of the relevant subject areas.

Affective
  • To assume full responsibilities of the School’s student leadership body – Leadership Academy, which includes some of the following duties:
    1. Identify, train and develop student leaders from Year 1 to 6.
    2. Ensure the smooth executive of student-driven major school events and celebrations such as Racial Harmony Day, International Friendship Day, Total Defence Day, National Day Celebrations, Teachers’ Day celebration.
    3. Coordinate the different arms of the leadership board – Research, Communications and Class-Management Council.
  • To work with all academic and arts faculties in driving a school-wide approach (and within the CCE curriculum) towards student leadership, which is to equip each student with the necessary character, competencies and skills which are anchored to our school values of Humility, Integrity, People-Centeredness and Passion.
  • To ensure sufficient platforms are provided for all students to demonstrate and practice their leadership character and competencies in the context of service to the school, local and overseas communities.
  • To collaborate with the Head/Community Service in the area of developing leadership skills in service learning

All other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the school.


JOB SPECIFICATION
  • Strong leadership and management skills, with experience in administration and proven track record of leading a team
  • Possess an honours degree or professional qualification in the chosen or related discipline
  • Have a strong commitment to and passion for education and the arts
  • Have a broad and thorough knowledge of the teaching subject(s)
  • Be self-motivated, responsible, caring and innovative
  • Be able to work well in multi-disciplinary teams
  • Exposure to, or knowledge of the International Baccalaureate Diploma programme is an added advantage


Interested applicants please email updated curriculum vitae to [email protected]. Please indicate the position title you are applying for in the subject field of the email.

We regret that only short listed candidates will be notified.