Career Opportunities

Stamford American International School welcomes applications from qualified, experienced teachers looking for an international,, vibrant, challenging and rewarding teaching environment. Teaching candidates are evaluated on four key areas: high-quality teaching practice, contribution to learning area and curriculum development, relationships with students, staff and parents, and contribution to the whole school.

Stamford American International School invites applications from interested and fully-qualified individuals for the following open position(s). To be considered for the open position(s), the duly completed Job Application form (download here), a copy of your resume and all relevant educational certificates and transcripts/mark sheets must be submitted to careers@sais.edu.sg.

If you are interested in working at Stamford American International School, but can’t find a suitable job opportunity listed online, please submit your application to careers@sais.edu.sg and we will keep your application active in our database for a future relevant opening.

Testimonials

There’s a lot to love about working at Stamford. Of course, we have amazing access to technology and great tech support. As a teacher, I also get the chance to work with colleagues from all around the world in ways in which innovation is honored, and even expected, while growing my own knowledge base… But the best thing about Stamford? I would say it’s our student body! I’ve never taught in a school with such a diverse mix of students, and teaching here, I learn alongside students as we strive to master skills,  concepts, and content, and do so by producing beautiful work!

Mandala Barab

Individuals & Societies Teacher

The best thing about Stamford is its pledge to inspire our students to achieve their very best in all that they do. This pledge enables students to reach their personal goals to ultimately create their unique futures. Whether their best is in the classroom, the lab, on the pitch, the stage, or in the pool Stamford students have the opportunity to discover and develop their strengths and skills so that they are fully prepared for the future. I see students embracing these opportunities every day and hear about the beautiful journeys many students have taken after Stamford, making each day meaningful and valuable.

Jules Nicholson

Head of Secondary Drama and Performance

I love to catch the corridor conversations between the teachers and students, especially in Early Years and Elementary School. The occasional chiding and the repartee coming from the students put a smile on my face and remind me that we are molding them for the future.

Desmond Ng

Senior IT Relationship Manager

What I love most about working at Stamford American is the diverse team I work with. Everyone is supportive of each other and we have a strong leader. We all bring our different strengths to the team and very importantly, we have fun working together.

Grace La

School Nurse

LEADERSHIP POSITIONS

Director of Student Support Services

Stamford seeks a dynamic, mission-driven leader as Director of Student Support Services. This position oversees the school’s MTSS (Multi Tiered System of Support) program including: early intervention services, social-emotional counseling programs, speech and language therapy, occupational therapy, and academic and behavioral supports. Stamford’s MTSS model includes support for building Tier 1 capacity, Tier 2 interventions, and a Tier 3 Intensive Support Program. The Director collaborates with administrative teams, teachers and specialists to offer the highest quality support services in a leading program in Singapore. The Director directly supervises the Head of Intensive Intervention, the Head of Therapy and provides extensive support for Academic Support and School Counseling teams.

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Head of Digital Learning and Innovation

The Head of Digital Learning is responsible for the strategic planning, implementation, management, and ongoing evaluation of digital learning at Stamford. They co-lead the Digital Learning Team, which collaborates within divisions to support teams, teachers and administrators to help redesign learning in a digital world to inspire, create, and personalize.

This role includes the crafting of both long-term and annual action plans to support school goals, guidance of Digital Learning team members, coordination and facilitation of professional learning with regards to innovation and technology, and consultation with the IT team to ensure overall alignment.

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Student Support Coordinator, SSD

The Student Support Department (SSD) is currently recruiting two SSD Coordinators: one dedicated to the Early Years and Elementary divisions, and the other focused on the Secondary divisions. In these pivotal roles, the SSD Coordinators will spearhead student support structures, with a particular emphasis on overseeing the Intensive Support (Tier 3) program.

As leaders within the department, the Coordinators will closely collaborate with divisional administrators, the Director of Student Support Services, and the SSD Head of Departments to ensure seamless coordination and development of programs and associated staff. Key responsibilities include leading the review of applicants during the admissions process for student support, facilitating the student referral process, and managing logistics for students entering and exiting the Intensive Support Program.

The SSD Coordinators will play a vital role in supporting the continuum of interventions available for students at Stamford, in addition to taking on other tasks as assigned by the Director. These positions demand a proactive approach, effective collaboration, and a commitment to the holistic support of students within the school

 

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TEACHING POSITIONS

Teacher, Early Years

The role of the Early Years Teacher (PreNursery – KG2) is essentially to build and maintain a successful Early Years Age 18 months – 6 year old) program within the school by providing an educational atmosphere conductive to learning and developing through the process of inquiry and in conjunction with the International Baccalaureate PYP and MYP programs.

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Math Coach, Elementary

The Math Coach will work closely with the Elementary School (ES) pedagogical leadership team, in particular the PYP coordinator, in leading curriculum development and collaborative planning times with grade level teams. The purpose of these collaboration times can vary from building teaching capacity, facilitating data talks about assessment, looking at documentation or evidence of learning and facilitating collaborative planning for math. The Math Coach will also work closely with the ES curriculum team in order to create year long overviews and review the alignment of the math curriculum. They will be involved with analyzing data for the purpose of guiding pedagogical decisions and conducting parent information sessions and workshops to support and deepen parent understanding of the SAIS math curriculum for our elementary mathematicians.

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Teacher (Homeroom), Elementary

The role of the Teacher (Homeroom), Elementary is essentially to build and maintain a successful Elementary program within the school by providing an educational atmosphere conductive to learning and developing through the process of inquiry and in conjunction with the International Baccalaureate PYP.

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Teacher (Elementary), EAL

We are looking for a highly qualified English as an Additional Language (EAL) teacher with previous teaching experience in international education to join our team of high-quality professionals. The role of the EAL Teacher is essentially to build and maintain a successful EAL Program which includes; providing support for students with English language needs (beginning to intermediate), preparing EAL students to independently access our curriculum in English, to provide grade level and/or teacher training, to co-teach, co-plan, co-assess and co-reflect with the grade level homeroom teachers.

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Teacher (High School), EAL

Stamford is looking for a highly qualified English as an Additional Language (EAL) teacher with previous experience in
international education to join our expanding teamof high-quality professionals. The role ofthe EAL Teacheris essentially to build
and maintain a successful EAL Program which includes providing support for students with English language needs and
preparing EAL students for accessing our curriculum in English.

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Teacher (English), Middle School

To meet the school’s vision through the objectives of the MYP program. To engage students from over 70 national and linguistic backgrounds in the AERO (American Education Reaches Out) standards.

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Teacher (Spanish), Middle School

The role of the Spanish Teacher is essentially to build and maintain a successful Spanish program within the school by providing an educational atmosphere conductive to learning and developing through the process of inquiry and in conjunction with the International Baccalaureate PYP, MYP and DP programs.

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Teacher (Humanities), High School

To collaboratively plan, organize and implement an appropriate learning program in the context of an IBO World School serving a dynamic and diverse community.

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Teacher (Mathematics), High School

To meet the school’s vision through the objectives of the IB MYP/DP and the College Board A.P. programs. To engage students from over 76 national and linguistic backgrounds in the AERO (American Education Reaches Out) standards. To participate fully in the expectations of the Stamford learning community that includes 1x duty per day, 1x co-curricular activity per week and 1x ‘advisory’ period per day.

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Teacher (Physics), High School

To meet the school’s vision through the objectives of the IB MYP/DP and the College Board A.P programs. To engage students from over 76 national and linguistic backgrounds in the AERO (American Education Reaches Out) standards. To participate fully in the expectations of the Stamford learning community that includes 1x duty per day. 1x duty per day, 1x co-curricular activity per week and 1x ‘advisory’ period per day.

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OTHER TEACHING POSITIONS

Digital Learning Coach

At Stamford, we seek to redesign learning in a digital world to inspire, create, and personalize. We believe in empowering learners with the tools, skills, habits, and mindset to thrive in a complex world. We are looking for an open-minded, forward thinking innovator who is willing to take risks, try new things, push boundaries and create opportunities for learning.

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Occupational Therapist (Early Years), SSD

The Student Support Department is looking for a highly qualified, licensed Occupational Therapist (OT) with previous experience in school-based therapy to join our expanding team of multidisciplinary professionals. Utilizing a Multi Tiered Systems of Support (MTSS) / Response-to-Intervention (RtI) Model, the primary role of the OT is to provide a range of interventions and consultation to the school community in order to increase students’ level of functional independence across all learning environments.

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Special Education Teacher (Elementary), SSD

The Student Support Department (SSD) is looking for a highly qualified Special Education Teacher with previous experience in delivering individualized intervention to join our team of multidisciplinary professionals. Utilizing a MTSS (Multi-Tiered System of Support) Model, the primary role of the Special Education Teacher is to provide Tier 3/intensive intervention directly to students as well as design individualized education for students that require increased support, curricular modification, and explicit instruction.

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Special Education Teacher (High School), SSD

The Student Support Department (SSD) is looking for a highly qualified Special Education Teacher with previous experience in delivering individualized intervention to join our team of multidisciplinary professionals. Utilizing a MTSS (Multi-Tiered System of Support) Model, the primary role of the Special Education Teacher is to provide Tier 3/intensive intervention directly to students as well as design individualized education for students that require increased support, curricular modification, and explicit instruction.

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Teaching and Learning Development Coordinator, High School

The High School Teaching and Learning Development Coordinator is a member of the High School Pedagogical Leadership Team. The HS Teaching and Learning Development Coordinator works closely with the HS administration core, other HS curriculum coordinators, Heads of Department, and HS teaching staff to build coherence and quality in the delivery of our academic programs. Major areas of responsibility include divisional pedagogy, teacher development, and primary coordination of the Stamford courses. They support the school vision and mission, as well as the strategic intent and initiatives set forth by the school-wide Leadership Team.

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Teaching Assistant, Early Years

The role of the Teacher Assistant is essentially to assist the Teachers in the delivery of the education program within the classroom and support the activities within and outside the classroom to ensure students are safe, happy and learning in a positive and nurturing environment.

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Teaching Assistant, Elementary

The role of the Teacher Assistant is essentially to assist the Teachers in the delivery of the education program within the classroom and support the activities within and outside the classroom to ensure students are safe, happy and learning in a positive and nurturing environment.

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Relief Teacher, Middle School

To meet the school’s vision through the objectives of the MYP program. To engage students from over 70 national and linguistic backgrounds in the AERO (American Education Reaches Out) standards.

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Relief Teacher, High School

To meet the school’s vision through the objectives of the MYP program. To engage students from over 70 national and linguistic backgrounds in the AERO (American Education Reaches Out) standards.

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Relief Teaching Assistant, Early Years

The role of the Relief Teaching Assistant is essentially to assist the Teachers in the delivery of the education program within the classroom and support the activities within and outside the classroom to ensure students are safe, happy and learning in a positive and nurturing environment. A Relief Teaching Assistant does not have set or scheduled hours as they are contacted by the relief coordinator when a permanent member of staff is off work.

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Relief Teaching Assistant, Elementary

The role of the Teacher Assistant is essentially to assist the Teachers in the delivery of the education program within the classroom and support the activities within and outside the classroom to ensure students are safe, happy and learning in a positive and nurturing environment.

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Instrumental Music Teacher

The role of our Instrumental Music Teachers is to build and maintain a successful music program within the school. This includes teaching instrumental techniques, performance skills, music theory and musical awareness to students ages 3 through 18. Staff are expected to work in conjunction with curriculum staff teaching the International Baccalaureate PYP, MYP, DP, AP and BTEC programs as well as support the school’s Music Ensemble Program.

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NON-TEACHING POSITIONS

Assistant Swim Coach, Athletics & CCA

The SAIS Aquatics Team is currently seeking a dedicated and forward-thinking Assistant Swim Coach to join our team of coaches. As the Assistant Swim Coach, your primary responsibilities will involve assisting in the delivery of our competitive swim program and coordinating associated activities. You will play a pivotal role in coaching swimmers at both developmental and performance levels. The ideal candidate will possess adaptability and dynamism to thrive in our ever changing and growing swim program, which may occasionally include lifeguarding duties.

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CCA Coordinator

The CCA (Co-Curricular Activities) Coordinator is responsible for administering and monitoring a variety of aspects of the CCA program for Stamford American International School (SAIS). The role requires managing the day-to-day financial operations of the After-School Activities (ASA), overall management of the Lions Academy programs, assisting with the coordination and communication of the CCA program, and working effectively with the student activity information management system.

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Data Analytics Engineer

The Data Analytics Engineer is an important role within our school that bridges data management, business intelligence, and data analytics. This position is tasked with implementing, managing, organizing, and administering robust data warehousing, analytics, and dashboard solutions. The role demands a blend of technical expertise, a collaborative spirit, and an ability to understand Stamford’s data needs.

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Head of Aquatics

SAIS is seeking an inspirational Head of Aquatics to lead the competitive swimming club program and have overall responsibility for the SAIS Swim Program. This will require close collaboration with the CCA / Athletic Director and PE Department Heads to ensure that the swimming program coordinates with the overall school sports and academic programs. The Head of Aquatics is responsible for the delivery, design, and management of the Aquatics program.

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Inquiry Manager

Inquiry Managers act as the first point of contact for all new parent inquiries received via telephone / email / website, open days, or walk-ins, to provide efficient data capture while providing excellent customer service experience. The success of this role is measured by the number and proportion of inquiries captured and that progress to appointment with an Admissions Manager and/or to Application status. Accountable for the level of customer service provided, the promptness and efficiency of the inquiry handling process, and the accuracy of lead qualification and quality of data capture. The inquiry team is the first impression of the school and should facilitate a seamless transition throughout the admissions process, creating a positive experience for new families.

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PE and Aquatics Assistant, High School

Stamford American International School’s Physical Education Assistant plays a key role in supporting our educational teachers with the delivery of the PE program during curriculum time. They will assist in the creation of a learning environment where students feel positively challenged in Physical Education activities. As an integral part of the Physical Education Department, they will have opportunities to develop skills in Physical Education curriculum areas including aquatics.

As an Physical Education and Aquatics Assistant at Stamford American International School, your primary objective is to support the delivery of the Physical Education program during curriculum time, creating a positively challenging learning environment for students in all activities. Fostering trusting relationships and ensuring student safety are key responsibilities. You will assist in pool area observations, enforce rules, and manage facilities and equipment. Collaborating with the Aquatic Director and PE Department, you’ll maintain aquatic resources. Supervising students, responding to emergencies, and preparing accurate reports are crucial. Involvement in our Learn-to-Swim and competitive swim programs known as Lions Swim Academy presents additional growth opportunities.

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Proctor

The integrity of the exam process is fundamental to any educational program because it provides a supervised check of the student’s knowledge and capability. The school therefore requires that prospective proctors understand their responsibilities and agree to ensure that integrity.

The Proctor is responsible for administering the various school testing as assigned. This person must be committed to be available for assignment during the two-three main school wide MAP testing period, September, Jan-Feb and April-May, and other school testing/exam assignments as required.When an individual is accepted as a proctor, they represent the school and are accountable to the testing/examination process.

The Proctor should be comfortable with different age ranges of children and be able to maintain discipline in a class.

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School Nurse

  • To provide medical support for all activities conducted by the School.
  • To ensure a safe and healthy environment for all students, teachers, staff and visitors to the premises through attendance to school safety concerns, allergy and disease control, medical records and maintenance, first aid and emergency procedures

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School Nurse (Casual)

  • To provide medical support for all activities conducted by the School.
  • To ensure a safe and healthy environment for all students, teachers, staff and visitors to the premises through attendance to school safety concerns, allergy and disease control, medical records and maintenance, first aid and emergency procedures

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Temporary Academic Records Support

The Academic Records Support position supports the operations of the Academic and College Counseling Team and High School Registrar to ensure accurate and complete documentation is in place for all students. Under the direction of the High School Principal, performs a variety of clerical and support work involving both specific routines and focused aims.. The Academic Records Support position works cooperatively with staff, students and parents, and performs other related duties as assigned.

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