Careers

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XCL American Academy welcomes applications from dedicated, caring, enthusiastic, and highly qualified professionals who are excited by the prospect of working within a dynamic international community.

We are looking for an extremely dedicated team of teachers and administration staff who are highly motivated and engaged in supporting the development of our students. Our staff are committed to our mission, which is to provide outstanding learning opportunities through an environment of mutual respect, transparency and engagement.

We are looking for committed, passionate and highly-qualified educators with prior experience teaching the AERO / Common Core Plus curriculum.

Teachers at XCL American Academy

A career with XCL American Academy offers all the opportunities associated with a dynamic, forward-thinking organisation, including international prospects, professional development, career progression and the chance to work with some of the foremost educational professionals from around the world.

XCL American Academy is a part of XCL Education’s network of award-winning international schools serving thousands of students across South East Asia.

New Opportunities

XCL American Academy is looking for passionate teachers and administrators to join us on this exciting new journey. Please review open roles below and click to submit an application. Alternatively for roles not listed please send us an email at recruit@xaa.edu.sg with your CV, and we will get in touch with you right away. Due to the high volume of applications that we are receiving, only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All appointments are subject to Safer Recruitment processes such as interviews, employment reference checks, identity and criminal record checks and background checks done from the home country.

Important note: XCL American Academy does not require candidates to make any form of payment during the recruitment process. Should you have any doubts about the authenticity of an email, letter or telephone communication purportedly from, for, or on behalf of XCL American Academy, please email us at recruit@xaa.edu.sg.

Educational Positions

Admin Positions

XCL American Academy is seeking to recruit an experienced Teacher Assistant (Teacher Apprentice) to join our international school community.  This is a full-time 2-year contract position commencing from 1 August 2024. 

Teacher Apprentice will directly work with students, support the instructional program, and assist teachers in the classrooms. 

Main Responsibilities 

  • Work with students and support teachers daily with the educational program, lead classroom duties such as assisting with homework, organizing folders, sharing various updates with parents, and assisting students during activities and breaks. 
  • Manage and interact with children in a positive and supportive manner and assist in the execution of instructional plans by supporting children individually or in groups in their classrooms. 
  • Pick up and drop off students with class teachers for lessons and bring them to the library, cafeteria, bus bay, nurse station, or other facilities.  
  • Undertake playground supervision and lunch duties according to the schedule. 
  • Involved in the preparation, organization and execution of school events such as carnivals, special events and festivals celebrated by the school. 
  • Ensure sufficient basic supplies, e.g., stationery, art, and craft materials are available and easily accessible and maintain the storage of materials in a tidy and organized manner.  
  • Assist in preparing and creating teaching aids, e.g., games, work cards, flashcards, etc.
  • Act as a person in charge of bulletin boards and displays items in respective areas (creating, putting up, removing, etc.).
  • Maintain student data and portfolios and update student data in various school systems. 
  • Manage the daily record of student attendance and dismissals. 
  • Maintain and build positive relationships with staff, teachers, and students to work effectively and collaboratively in the school. 
  • Manage any other ad hoc administrative duties assigned, such as filing, photocopying, purchasing of items, payment processing of purchased items, conducting material inventory, assisting with the publishing of student pictures, and other administrative duties as assigned by the line manager.

Person Specifications 

  • Minimum Advanced Certification/Diploma in Early Childhood Courses or relevant courses.
  • Preferably 2 years of Teacher Assistant working experience in other international schools.  
  • Candidates with excellent attendance records will be preferred.  
  • Certified to work with children aged 18 – 36 months will be preferred.
  • Registered with the Early Childhood Development Agency (ECDA) would have an added advantage. 
  • Preferably Certified in Child First Aid.  
  • Provides excellent customer service to parents, students, teachers, and school leaders.
  • Promotes the school to relevant stakeholders where appropriate. 
  • Possesses strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships with various stakeholders (staff, parents, students, and the wider school community). 
  • This is a 2-year contract position until the end of July 2026. The contract can be renewed based on the employee’s performance and operational needs. 
  • Due to the nature of the role and remuneration package, this role would not qualify for a work pass.
  • Applicants must be comfortable sharing their vaccination reports and should meet the vaccination requirement in Singapore. Refer to https://www.mom.gov.sg/covid-19/vaccination-requirements-as-a-condition-for-mom-passes for the latest requirements.

Application 

Qualified candidates are welcome to apply for the position by writing to recruit@xaa.edu.sg by 21 March 2024.

About Us 

XCL American Academy (XAA) is an international school in Singapore, offering high-quality, rigorous, and accessible American education for children aged 4 – 14. Our school is dedicated to providing an authentic learning environment deeply rooted in American values and personal character development.

We aspire to recruit employees who share and understand our mission to harness, guide, and ignite the ‘Pioneering Spirit’ in every student and encourage them to develop a challenger mindset.

At XAA, we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All appointments are subject to Safer Recruitment processes, such as interviews, employment reference checks, and identity and criminal record checks.

XCL American Academy has a vacancy for an Admissions Manager who is a highly energetic, team-oriented, customer-service focused, and sales-driven professional, who is keen on leaving his/her mark on a very dynamic business and environment.

As a member of the frontline team, the Admissions Manager will play a significant role in driving and growing the admissions sales, as well as helping to target and reach goals set out for both the individual and the team. The Admissions Manager plays an important role in representing and providing senior-level advice to prospective and current families in all aspects of school enrollment from Pre-K to Grade 8. 

Main Responsibilities 

  • Qualify and convert visits into firm applications, helping to drive new enrolments.
  • Develop personal rapport with prospective parents and students.
  • Conduct pre-visit surveys to gather as much information on the specific needs, background, and profile of each parent and student as possible to prepare and tailor the approach for each family.
  • Deliver personalized and excellent customer journeys to each prospective parent and student.
  • Conduct 1 to 1 and/or group tours of the school and answer parent and student queries during post-tour consultations.
  • Provide post-tour follow-up with each individual family, continuing to foster a personal relationship.
  • Ensure that CRM system records pertaining to families and admissions are maintained and captured accurately.
  • Act as a brand ambassador, present the school’s value proposition and appreciate individual parent and student needs to sell the school effectively to prospective families.
  • Build relationships with key partners, affiliates, and influencers in the local communities.
  • Assist families from the application process through to enrolment.
  • Keep up to date with the latest teaching practices in the American Common Core Curriculum.
  • Ability to demonstrate sensitivity and diplomacy in all dealings with applicant families, including cultural sensitivity towards applicants from a diverse range of backgrounds.
  • Ability to represent the ethos and values of the School.

Person Specifications 

  • Minimum Diploma or Degree in Business Management or other related courses.
  • Minimum 3 to 5 years of experience working in a similar role in an International School, managing direct customer contact, ideally gained in a customer service or sales role in a multicultural environment.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, both in person and over the phone.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills in person and over the phone.
  • Excellent presentation and influencing / persuasion skills in one-on-one and group settings.
  • Outstanding time management and organisation skills.
  • High levels of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • A team-player who is able to work with different parties to achieve the overall goal.
  • Result oriented and driven by successful outcomes.
  • Experience in use of multiple customer databases, CRM tools and digital/ online platforms.
  • Must have outstanding, native level communication skills in English, both spoken and written.
  • Proficiency in a second language (eg, Mandarin) would be a plus factor as the role requires communication with Mandarin speaking associates.

Application 

Qualified candidates are welcome to apply for the position by writing to recruit@xaa.edu.sg by 24 March 2024.

About Us 

XCL American Academy (XAA) is an international school in Singapore, offering high-quality, rigorous, and accessible American education for children aged 4 – 14. Our school is dedicated to providing an authentic learning environment deeply rooted in American values and personal character development.

We aspire to recruit employees who share and understand our mission to harness, guide, and ignite the ‘Pioneering Spirit’ in every student and encourage them to develop a challenger mindset.

At XAA, we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All appointments are subject to Safer Recruitment processes, such as interviews, employment reference checks, and identity and criminal record checks.

XCL American Academy is seeking to recruit an experienced and flexible Relief Teachers who can teach or comfortable covering all subjects (Physical Education, The Arts, Design, Modern Languages, Individuals and Societies, Language and Literature Mathematics & Science) for students from Pre-K to Grade 8 to cover full time teachers who are absent on medical or other leaves.  

Preference will be given to teachers who have relevant experience in American Common Core Curriculum, as well as a clear track record of teaching in international school settings. Due to the nature of the contract, candidates must be residing in Singapore and be eligible to work in Singapore.

Main Responsibilities 

  • Teachers should be willing to contribute positively to the collaborative culture of the School.
  • Demonstrates to professional ethics, international mindedness and the school’s mission
  • Adheres cooperatively to XCL policies and regulations, including duties, deadlines, program requirements.
  • Seeks clarification in case of lack of clarity to fully meet all expectations of the role and sets and maintains consistently high standards.
  • Contribute to the development of curriculum and assessment documentation.

Person Specifications 

  • Preferred minimum 2 years of relevant experience from International School. 
  • Undergraduate degree from a recognised university or college
  • Teacher professional certification specific to applied position
  • Possess skills and attitudes aligned to the purpose, mission and vision of XCL American Academy (Singapore).
  • Need clear eagerness, resilience and understanding to engage and collaborate in the development of a highly aspirational school
  • Have a demonstrated commitment to education and learning beyond the classroom
  • Be flexible and willing to take on new challenges. 
  • Individual’s must be comfortable to share their vaccination reports and  should   meet the vaccination requirement in Singapore. Refer to https://www.mom.gov.sg/covid-19/vaccination-requirements-as-a-condition-for-mom-passes for the latest requirements. 

Application 

Qualified candidates are welcome to apply for the position by writing to recruit@xaa.edu.sg.

About Us 

XCL American Academy (XAA) is an international school in Singapore, offering high-quality, rigorous, and accessible American education for children aged 4 – 14. Our school is dedicated to providing an authentic learning environment deeply rooted in American values and personal character development.

We aspire to recruit employees who share and understand our mission to harness, guide, and ignite the ‘Pioneering Spirit’ in every student and encourage them to develop a challenger mindset.

At XAA, we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All appointments are subject to Safer Recruitment processes, such as interviews, employment reference checks, and identity and criminal record checks.

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