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Job title: Sessional Teacher - English Language Preparatory Program
Job posted: 8 August 2018
Closing Date: 31 August 2018

James Cook University Australia is recognized internationally as a leading research university and is ranked among the top 2% universities (ARWU ranking) in the world for academic and research performance. We focus on providing high quality education that is both rewarding and fulfilling for students. James Cook University Australia established its Singapore campus in 2003 as part of its expressed intent of internationalising its activities and offers a suite of university level programs at the Singapore campus covering the areas of Business, Information Technology, Psychology, Education, Accounting, Arts, Aquaculture, Environmental Science, Games Design, Tourism and Hospitality.

James Cook University offers Higher Degree by Research programs# such as Doctor of Philosophy, Master of Philosophy and pathways to a higher degree.  Additionally, the campus offers courses at the pre-university level, specifically designed to provide pathways for students who are unable to immediately meet university entrance standards.

The campus is growing and very friendly and academic staff across the disciplines and administrative staff often interact.  At any time, there are students on campus from at least 40 different countries, mainly from the region, but also including a growing cohort from Europe.  Please visit http://www.jcu.edu.sg or http://www.jcu.edu.au for more information.

We are now seeking suitable candidates for the position of:

Sessional Teacher - English Language Preparatory Program

The appointee will be an experienced academic member and will be responsible for teaching and supervision on the English Language Preparatory Program. Applications are invited from candidates in any area of research and practice with a focus on English or Education.


  • Curriculum preparation, teaching, and assessment
  • Ensuring all operations accord with established JCU procedures, policies and established practices
  • Other duties as determined from time to time by JCU Singapore management

Key selection criteria

  • A degree plus recognized TESOL qualification (e.g. CELTA)

    OR a degree, plus teaching qualification including TESOL

    OR a degree in education or teaching including TESOL
  • Evidence of quality teaching and supervision of students
  • The ability to teach General or Academic English at various levels

Enquiries: Dr. Rodney Gillett, Head of Department, English Language; Tel: +65 6709 3770 Email: rodney.gillett@jcu.edu.au

If you have the appropriate qualifications and proven experience to deliver successfully on the above responsibilities, we invite you to send in your application in confidence to the Director, Human Resources, at the following email address: humanresources-singapore@jcu.edu.au Please state the position you are applying for in subject header. Applications should include a cover letter addressing the selection criteria for the position.  Kindly state your current and expected salary.

We thank you for your interest and regret we are only able to notify shortlisted candidates. The University reserves the right to invite applications or, alternatively, not to make an appointment.

#The Doctor of Psychology (Clinical Psychology) program is also available

The Singapore campus of James Cook University (registered as James Cook University Pte Ltd in Singapore) is a wholly owned company of James Cook University Australia. The University offers Bachelor & Master Programs in Business, Psychology, Information Technology & Education at the Singapore campus of James Cook University.