Positions @ CWR

We are always looking for Language specialists to fill our ranks. These specialists must be willing to do the following:

  • Implementing the CI Program (integrate writing instruction in core courses across the curriculum);
  • Participating in faculty-wide initiatives that incorporate undergraduate writing instruction and assessment;
  • Investigating, implementing, and evaluating innovative pedagogical practices for the teaching of academic writing;
  • Assessing programs and projects aimed at improving students’ writing and communication skills;
  • Advising faculty members on strategies for integrating academic writing instruction into their courses;
  • Teaching academic writing in a variety of settings;
  • Conducting face-to-face and online appointments with students in a Writing Centre context;
  • Developing curricular resources on academic writing instruction.

Responsibilities:

  • Teaching our Communication Intensive programs such as Freshmen English Program, Freshmen Writing Program, and Technical Communications.
  • Language advisor in one or two classes of interdisciplinary Capstone projects.
  • Assigning and grading written work or in-class assignments, as well as providing regular feedback to students.
  • Providing consultation on written work at any stage of the writing or creative process.
  • Participating in the setting of in-class writing tasks or providing students with additional reading materials when necessary.
  • Analyzing, recording and reporting progress of students to the Program Director.

Minimum Requirements:

  • A good B.A. Degree in English Language, Literature, Linguistics or Communications from a recognized institution.
  • Advanced post graduate qualifications or degrees will be advantageous.
  • Three years of related experience teaching advanced writing classes at the college level.
  • Evidence of recent excellence in composition instruction and pedagogy.
  • Equipped with Basic Microsoft skills.
  • Patience and passion in teaching and training
  • Able to work independently and learn quickly in a fast-paced environment
Responsibilities:

  • Teaching our Communication Intensive programs such as Freshmen English Program, Freshmen Writing Program, and Technical Communications.
  • Language advisor in one or two classes of interdisciplinary Capstone projects.
  • Assigning and grading written work or in-class assignments, as well as providing regular feedback to students.
  • Providing consultation on written work at any stage of the writing or creative process.
  • Participating in the setting of in-class writing tasks or providing students with additional reading materials when necessary.
  • Analyzing, recording and reporting progress of students to the Program Director.

Minimum Requirements:

  • A good Bachelor’s Degree in English Language, Literature or Linguistics from a recognized institution
  • Minimum three years of English Teaching Experience within Singapore
  • Experience teaching in a tertiary setting would be an advantage
  • Strong in pedagogy
  • Equipped with Basic Microsoft skills
  • Patience and passion in teaching and training
  • Able to work independently and learn quickly in a fast-paced environment
  • Able to commit to the part-time work arrangements of 2-Full Day or up to 4-Half Day (morning shift) per week.**

NB:
**Half-day morning shift – 8.30AM to 1.00PM; afternoon shifts: 1.00PM to 5.30PM

Responsibilities:

  • Teaching ILP English and/or ILP HASS to prepare second language learners for a university education
  • Teaching the Freshmore English Programme to students who did not meet the minimum requirement for passing the SUTD English Writing Entrance Test
  • Participating in the setting, administration, marking and invigilation of examinations and tests, which includes the SUTD English Writing Entrance Test
  • Designing lesson plans and curriculum, preparing and producing teaching materials as well as adapting and improving existing materials
  • Assigning and grading written homework assignments as well as providing regular feedback
  • Providing pastoral care within the classroom setting, follow institutional procedures in dealing with student welfare and manage student discipline issues
  • Analyzing, recording and reporting progress of students to the English Subject Lead
  • Providing consultation on written work at any stage of the writing or creative process

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in English Language, Literature or Linguistics from a recognized institution
  • Teacher Qualification/Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) such as a PGDE (Postgraduate Diploma in Education) from a government recognized institution
  • Minimum 3 years of English Teaching Experience (Upper Secondary/Junior College) within Singapore
  • Strong in pedagogy
  • Equipped with Basic Microsoft skills
  • Patience and passion in teaching and training
  • Able to work independently and learn quickly in a fast-paced environment
  • Able to commit to the part-time work arrangements of 3-Half Day or 4-Half Day per week

NB:

Being trained in Literature and/or teaching Literature in a secondary school or junior college is a pre-requisite for teaching ILP HASS

Student Positions

In SUTD, we walk the talk when it comes to peer mentoring, especially language or writing instruction. So volunteer your time with the CWR if you think you have what it takes! View our current “Undergraduate Writing Advisors” here.