Pre-school Mandarin Teacher – Hourly Paid (SNG-T-1938)
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Location: Singapore| Contract: 1 year (renewable) | Start Date: Negotiable

Pre-school Mandarin Teacher – Hourly Paid (SNG-T-1938)


We are looking for two Pre-school Mandarin Teachers – Hourly Paid to join our Pre-school based in Tampines. This position is to start as soon as possible. British Council (Singapore) Pre-school provides full-time bilingual (English and Mandarin) education for children from 2 to 6 years of age, preparing them for primary school and beyond. Our goal is to be a model school pioneering best practice in pre-school education, thereby enhancing the UK’s leadership and shared learning through international education.


This is an excellent career development opportunity for teachers to broaden their academic and professional skills. The Teaching Centres in Singapore benefits from a wide range of ICT and teaching resources, and provides many opportunities for training and development. Many of our teachers have benefitted from this.

For more information, please s
ee Vacancy Documents and British Council Generic Behaviours  


Interviews are likely to be held one week after closing date.


In our commitment to promote Equality, Diversity & Inclusion, if you are using our CV upload function to apply - kindly note that we are not interested in collecting any information that is irrelevant to the job such as marital status, age, photograph, etc. Applications lacking in information will not be considered when we shortlist for any roles.


 If you are interested in applying and feel that you are suitable for the role, please apply as early as possible.


About the British Council


The British Council is the UK’s international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities. We create friendly knowledge and understanding between the people of the UK and other countries. We do this by making a positive contribution to the UK and the countries we work with – changing lives by creating opportunities, building connections and engendering trust.


Enquiries about the post can be sent to the East Asia Regional Teacher Recruitment team ( based in Singapore.


Internal candidates only: please remember to include the full version of your most recent end-of-year-record of performance and confirm when the system prompts you to, and that you have discussed the application with both your line and centre manager. 

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The British Council is a full member of Keeping Children Safe (KCS) and has achieved level 1 child safe certification. We believe that all children have the right to be protected from all forms of abuse as set out in Article 19, UNCRC, 1989 and that every child matters - everywhere in the world. In line with the British Council's Child Protection policy, any appointment is contingent on thorough checks including criminal record checks, in line with legal requirements.