Lecturer in Language

Temasek Polytechnic Centre for Foundation Studies

Lecturer (Language)/ Centre for Foundation Studies

Agency: Temasek Polytechnic

Job no.: 555299

Work type: Permanent/Contract

Location: Singapore


We prepare school-leavers and working adults for a future of dynamic change, with relevant knowledge, lifelong skills, character, and a thirst for continuous improvement.


  • Design, develop, conduct, facilitate and review language and communications programmes for targeted groups, including adult learners.  This includes face-to-face as well as online instruction and interaction.
  • Design and conduct learning needs analysis to develop online learning packages, language proficiency tests and appropriate self-directed learning packages
  • Conduct research study on current educational trends
  • Conduct data analysis on the student learning profile as well as needs and implement relevant intervention strategy when necessary
  • Mentor students in pastoral care and to lead/facilitate Personal Development & Effectiveness modules
  • Design/support modules or initiatives to enhance students’ learning experience such as through field trips and programs conducted both locally and overseas
  • Lead/support Centre’s initiatives such as student development, orientation, programme promotion, outreach and other training/publicity/administrative work or event, where applicable
  • Lead/support initiatives or events at centre/school/polytechnic level


  • Qualification in related field (such as English Language, Literature, Linguistics, Applied Linguistics, Mass Communication, Technical Writing, Education, Art & Social Sciences etc.) or
    Qualification in other fields, with professional certification and experience in the following area(s):
    - CELTA, advanced certification in career development facilitation
    - Curriculum design, development and assessment
    - Designing, delivering and evaluating online courses

  • Minimum 3 years teaching experience
  • Experience in analysing students’ results and performance to understand students’ learning needs
  • Ability to lead and facilitate discussions, mediate different opinions and evaluate reasoning
  • A passion to share knowledge and facilitate learning
  • Genuine interest to interact with youths
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, and familiarity with new media

Advertised: 28 Mar 2021

Applications close: 24 Apr 2021

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