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 Secondary Music 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!



  • Ensure classroom practice is in keeping with the classroom expectations for staff at AIS

  • Ensure that there is a clearly defined program of learning

  • Ensure that the learning outcomes for each year group are clearly defined, with clear criteria relating to the School’s assessment and reporting policy

  • Monitor the preparation of all internal examination papers, ensuring that they are set consistent with the relevant subject learning outcomes

  • Develop attainment targets for each student in relation to benchmark test results and any previous knowledge about the student’s capabilities (subject to the introduction of the AIS benchmarking system)

  • Implement the requirements of all relevant curricula including: Australian Curriculum, IGCSE, HSC, IBDP

  • Ensure integration of ICT and the Library as teaching resources and tools into the planning process

  • Analyse the students’ examination results in relation to benchmarks including predicted grades and previous years’ results and share findings

  • Organise relevant excursions, competitions or other such activities

  • Monitor the quality of student homework and students’ compliance with the School’s homework policy

  • Ensure that the curriculum is properly differentiated


  • Undertake Yard Duty as required by the Daily Operations Manger

  • Undertake lesson covers as required by the Daily Operations Manager

  • Attend all Secondary School Assemblies

  • Attend all Secondary School House events

  • Attend Secondary School Presentation Day

  • Take part in the School’s CCA programme as required by the CCA Coordinator and/or the Director of Sport

  • Maintain and ambassadorial role for AIS within the community

  • Undertake a position as Home Group Teacher as required

  • Attend Year Level Camps as required


  • Maintain appropriate records for student assessment and behaviour

  • Maintain appropriate records of meetings with parents – including parent/teacher interviews, phone calls and face to face meetings

  • Keep senior staff appraised of any issues involving students – academic and pastoral

  • Ensure that teaching programmes are up to date

  • Prepare lesson plans that are in line with teaching programme and curricular objectives

  • Attend Presentation Evenings as required by the Head of Secondary School

  • Attended timetabled departmental meetings

  • Attend weekly Secondary School Briefing

  • Attend timetabled Secondary School meetings

  • Maintain student attendance records for each class

  • Maintain effective communication

  • Complete student reports each term

Position Requirements

  • IBDP/IGCSE and/or HSC experience preferred, but not essential

  • Experience in an International School environment would be a distinct advantage

  • Excellent communication skills, multi-tasking and time management

  • Ability to work as a part of a team and an interest in participating in the wider school community


  • A minimum four year recognised teaching qualification including a Bachelor’s Degree and Post-Graduate Teaching Diploma / University Qualification or a Bachelor of Education

  • A minimum of 3 years Full Time teaching experience in a recognised educational institution ideal, however graduates may be considered

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.