Description of School:

Cognita Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, volunteers and other third parties to share this commitment. Safer recruitment practice and pre-employment background checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed.

Description of Position:

An exciting opportunity for Elementary Art Teacher has opened in AIS for January 2022 start. If you are someone who is driven in making a positive difference and with passion for growth and development, this role is meant for you!


  • Support the Elementary Visual Arts Coordinator.

  • Become familiar with the PYP Scope and Sequence document and the Australian National Curriculum requirements within the PYP

  • Adapt programmes to the specific needs of students in their classes

  • Motivate students to perform to the best of their ability

  • Develop and/or amend programmes to meet changing needs and resources

  • Attend and contribute to team meetings and collaborative planning when required

  • Be involved with and assist colleagues in preparing exhibitions

  • Actively participate in professional development opportunities

Position Requirements

  • Set appropriate Visual Arts tasks and activities i.e. matching required outcomes - differentiation

  • Regularly check student work and provide feedback to parents and students

  • Keep up with new technologies and encourage the use of appropriate technologies in Visual Arts classes

  • Set assessment tasks which assess student achievement outcomes (formative and summative) and respond to the needs of students

  • Maintain adequate records of student achievements for assessment

  • Maintain adequate communications with students and parents

  • Complete student reports diligently

  • Care for school resources and act promptly and effectively upon cases of undue damage

  • Regularly reward students for good achievement (e.g. merit certificates)

  • Encourage enthusiastic involvement in the Exhibition process

  • Other duties as determined in consultation with the Visual Arts Coordinator and Head of Elementary.

  • Be involved in school functions, meetings, events and professional development days as required, both within and out of school hours

  • Carry out additional duties as directed by the Heads of Year, Assistant Heads of Sub-school, Head or Assistant Head of Elementary, or the Principal

  • Contribute to the School’s Co-Curricular Activities programme as per guidelines


  • Exemplary teaching and learning skills which achieves an outstanding level of student learning in the area of Visual Arts.

  • Outstanding organisational and administrative skills that support effective and efficient management of data related to student performance and curriculum documentation relevant to the teaching of Visual Arts.

  • A strong commitment to the development of a professional learning community that is deeply embedded in the culture of the school

  • A demonstrated capacity to work with teams and develop co-operative and constructive working relationships that promote quality teaching and learning practices.

  • A demonstrated high level of communication and interpersonal skills when relating to students, colleagues, parents and broader community.

  • Experience of working with the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme.

  • Demonstrated experience/capacity to fulfil the core responsibilities of the position.

Further information about this position is available in the job description found in the AIS website at

Application for Position:

Applicants are required to read the job description for the role prior to applying and submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae and a duly completed copy of the School's Job Application Form (downloadable from the school's website) to Kindly ensure that the position title is clearly specified in the job application form. Please submit your application by 07 August 2021 (11:59 PM Singapore time)

Only applications submitted using the school's job application form will be considered.