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If you are a highly-motivated and engaging individual who wants to contribute to the holistic development of high-performing student-athletes, we invite you to join us.

HEAD OF DEPARTMENT, HUMANITIES

If you love transforming student-athletes into highly motivated and curious learners who are critical thinkers, passionate to make an impact on the lives of people around them locally and globally, with strong values yet open-minded and reflective, then, we want you! A Bachelor in History / Geography or relevant disciplines is preferred; but the ability to constantly learn and inspire the love for learning and life, is essential. Interest in sports is preferred.

You will lead a team of teachers in the planning, implementation and monitoring of Humanities subjects - History, Geography, Social Studies and Theory of Knowledge (TOK) in secondary levels and International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IB DP). You will also be involved in curriculum design, development of pedagogical strategies and assessment plans, whilst working with other colleagues to drive various programmes. You will be required to teach Geography / History / Social Studies / TOK classes.

Requirements
  • Professional teaching qualification, such as the Postgraduate Diploma in Education from the National Institute of Education (Singapore), or other similar qualifications
  • At least 5 years of teaching experience in secondary school or post-secondary institution
  • Current and experienced key personnel in schools is preferred
  • Experience in preparing students for the GCE O-level, A-level or the International Baccalaureate Diploma is preferred

UNIVERSITY PLACEMENT SPECIALIST

If you have a passion for supporting student-athletes to reach their highest sports potential while realising their university aspirations, we want you!

You will work closely with student-athletes on their university options, in tandem with their sports pursuits, including providing guidance for admission and scholarship applications. You will need to establish strong networks with local and overseas universities admissions office, and be familiar with university admission requirements, processes, and in particular, support for athletes in high performance sports to continue their sports pursuits.

You will work with General Managers, coaches, teachers, Education and Career Guidance counsellor, parents and other stakeholders (such as the high performance manager at the various national sports association, staff from the National Youth Sports Institute and Singapore Sports Institute) to support student-athletes’ university options and application process.

Requirements
  • Passion for working with student-athletes
  • At least 3 years of working experience in guiding students for university admissions
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and networking skills
  • Strong information gathering, data and knowledge management skills
  • Ability to work independently and in collaboration with stakeholders
  • Good knowledge of how student could prepare and sit for university admission tests such as SAT, MCAT, LSAT in Singapore is an advantage
  • Knowledge of UCAS, CommonApp is an advantage

HEAD COACH, TRACK AND FIELD ACADEMY

You will lead a team of coaches to plan and implement the training and competition plans for the Track and Field Academy for student-athletes ages 12 to 23 years-old. You will conduct regular discussions with selected student-athletes on their progress and goals and evaluate the plans for improvement. You will be expected to provide technical expertise and mentorship, to guide and develop the team of coaches under you, for their growth and development, and the achievement of the Academy’s goals.

You will work with the General Manager and coaches to identify and recruit suitable student-athletes, and develop them towards eventual national team representation. You will work with Sport Singapore (SportSG)/Singapore Sport Institute (SSI), National Youth Sports Institute (NYSI), and Singapore Athletics (the national sports association for track and field), to plan for the relevant development and performance support services required for the different levels of student-athletes.

You will also work with the other colleagues in the School to ensure the academic and holistic development of every student-athlete in the Academy continues to be on-track. You will also work with parents to win their support for the training and development plans for the Academy. Where needed, you will also work with other coaches and clubs in the track and field fraternity to ensure the achievement of the Academy’s goals.

If you are a highly motivated, engaging and committed team leader with a good understanding of the needs of elite student-athletes, and if you value growth and excellence in a challenging environment, we invite you to join us.

Requirements
  • At least 10 years of competitive coaching experience with elite and developmental youth level, preferably in the area of sprints and multi-events, and possesses strong working knowledge in all event groups
  • Possesses an internationally recognised high level coaching qualification in track and field development recognised or accredited by World Athletics
  • Possesses at least SG-Coach Level 2 (Full) certification or equivalent, and is registered with the National Registry of Coaches (NROC). For foreign coaches, Singapore Sports School will facilitate the registration with the NROC
  • Experience in leading and managing a team of coaches
  • Displays good understanding of sports science as applied to elite youth sports based on long term athlete development principles
  • Competent in values inculcation and character development for student-athletes
  • Good planning, administrative and organisational skills
  • Able to communicate well in English with student-athletes and stakeholders

SENIOR COACH/ COACH, NETBALL ACADEMY

You will be responsible for planning and implementing the training and competition plans for a group of assigned student-athletes based on long-term athlete development principles, towards high performance in sports. You will conduct regular meetings with student-athletes and their parents, and keep track of the progress of each student-athlete, including regular reporting. You will work with the Head Coach, General Manager, fellow coaches and external stakeholders, to achieve the sports and holistic development of every student-athlete under your care, and the goals of the Netball Academy and the School.

Requirements
  • At least 3 years of coaching experience at youth high-performance level
  • Possesses at least SG Coach L1 (Full) certification or equivalent, and is registered with the National Registry of Coaches (NROC)
  • Possesses a deep understanding of sports science as applied to elite youth level sports development based on Long-Term Athlete Development (LTAD)
  • Competent in values inculcation and character development for student-athletes
  • Good administrative and organisational skills and be able to communicate well in English
  • Experience in teaching and having a bachelor’s degree or post-graduate diploma in Physical Education and/or Sports Science or its equivalence is an advantage

COACH, BADMINTON ACADEMY

You will be responsible for planning and implementing the training and competition plans for a group of assigned student-athletes towards high performance in sports, based on long-term athlete development principles. You will conduct regular meetings with student-athletes and their parents, and keep track of the progress of each student-athlete, including regular reporting. You will work with the Head Coach, General Manager, fellow coaches, other school staff and external stakeholders, to achieve the sports and holistic development of every student-athlete under your care, and the goals of the Badminton Academy and the School.

Requirements
  • At least 3 years of competitive coaching experience at elite youth level
  • Full registration with the National Registry of Coaches (NROC), including at least SG Coach Level 1 Integrated Programme for Badminton
  • Possesses an international badminton coaching qualification recognised by Badminton World Federation (BWF)
  • Possesses a deep understanding of sports science as applied to elite youth level sports development based on Long-Term Athlete Development
  • Competent in values inculcation and character development for student-athletes
  • Good administrative and organisational skills and be able to communicate well in English

COACH, FENCING ACADEMY (FOIL OR EPEE)

You will be responsible for planning and implementing the training and competition plans for a group of assigned student-athletes towards high performance in sports, based on long-term athlete development principles. You will conduct regular meetings with student-athletes and their parents, and keep track of the progress of each student-athlete, including regular reporting. You will work with the Head Coach, General Manager, fellow coaches, other school staff and external stakeholders, to achieve the sports and holistic development of every student-athlete under your care, and the goals of the Fencing Academy and the School.

Requirements
  • At least 3-5 years of competitive coaching experience with elite and developmental foil or epee youth athletes, preferably with exposure to regional/international cadet and junior championships
  • Possesses an international/national coaching qualification in Fencing recognised or accredited by FIE
  • Possesses at least SG-Coach Level 1 (Full) certification or equivalent, and is registered with the National Registry of Coaches (NROC). For foreign coaches, Singapore Sports School will facilitate the registration with the NROC
  • Displays a good understanding of sports science as applied to elite youth level sports development based on Long-Term Athlete Development principles
  • Competent in values inculcation and character development for student-athletes
  • Good administrative and organisational skills, and be able to communicate well in English with student-athletes and stakeholders

COACH, TRACK AND FIELD ACADEMY

You will be responsible for planning and implementing the training and competition plans for a group of assigned student-athletes towards high performance in sports, based on long-term athlete development principles. You will conduct regular meetings with student-athletes and their parents, and keep track of the progress of each student-athlete, including regular reporting. You will work with the Head Coach, General Manager, fellow coaches, other school staff and external stakeholders, to achieve the sports and holistic development of every student-athlete under your care, and the goals of the Track & Field Academy and the School.

Requirements
  • At least 5 years of competitive coaching experience with elite and developmental youth level, preferably in the area of sprints and multi-events, with exposure to regionally and area youth/junior championships
  • Possesses an international coaching qualification in Track and Field Athletics recognised or accredited by World Athletics, of at least Level 1 Coaching, with Level 2 Coaching preferred
  • Possesses at least SG-Coach Level 1 (Full) certification or equivalent, and is registered with the National Registry of Coaches (NROC). For foreign coaches, Singapore Sports School will facilitate the registration with the NROC
  • Displays a good understanding of sports science as applied to elite youth level sports development based on Long-Term Athlete Development principles
  • Competent in values inculcation and character development for student-athletes
  • Good administrative and organisational skills, and be able to communicate well in English with student-athletes and stakeholders

SENIOR MANAGER/ MANAGER, FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION

You will lead and manage the Finance and Admin team, overseeing a full spectrum of the accounting functions of the organisation including monthly and year-end closing of accounts, budgeting, preparation of financial and management reports. You will formulate, implement and review financial and accounting policies and procedures and streamline processes. You will also be involved in managing the office admin functions of the organisation.

Requirements
  • At least 5 years of relevant experience
  • Hands-on with keen eye for details and a high level of accuracy
  • Tactful team player with strong oral and written communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Possess positive attitude, proactive and highly committed with ability to multi-task under pressure
  • Knowledge of Oracle EBS will be an advantage
  • A degree in Accountancy or other relevant qualification, and preferably a chartered accountant

SENIOR EXECUTIVE/EXECUTIVE, FINANCE

You will perform accounting functions as assigned. This would include, but not limited to Accounts Receivables, Accounts Payable, Fixed Assets, General Ledger and GST Reporting. In addition, you will assist to review and implement financial and accounting policies and procedures, and streamline processes. You will also have opportunities to participate in new system implementation or enhancement projects.

Requirements
  • At least 2 years of relevant experience
  • Hands on experience in financial management, and familiar with statutory obligations and requirements
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Able to work in fast pace environment, multi-task under pressure and meet tight deadlines
  • Organised, detailed and able to work both independently as well as in a team
  • Possess good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Possess a positive attitude and critical thinker mindset
  • Proficient in MS Excel and MS office as well as accounting ERP systems

SENIOR EXECUTIVE/ EXECUTIVE, HUMAN RESOURCE

You will be involved in the Human Resource functions pertaining to recruitment, training and development, payroll and benefits administration. You will assist to review human resource policies and practices and implement new initiatives that contribute to organisational success. You will compile and analyse HR data and support in all other HR areas as assigned. You will also provide secretariat support to the School Board.

Requirements
  • At least 3 years of broad-based Human Resource experience
  • Experience in payroll is an advantage
  • Good interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
  • A good team player, highly motivated and performance-driven
  • Good understanding of Singapore employment legislations
  • A degree in any discipline, preferably with post-graduate qualification in Human Resource

BOARDING MENTOR, BOARDING AND BUSINESS

As a Boarding Mentor of Singapore Sports School Boarding, you will supervise, nurture, mentor, counsel, and provide the duty of care to your student-athletes. You will provide support to the smooth administration and operations at Boarding and to ensure the overall well-being, safety, health, studies, social-emotional development and discipline of the student-athletes. You will be involved in planning, organising and implementing Boarding programmes, activities and events which aim to enrich the student-athletes’ boarding experience. You are required to work from 2pm to 11:30pm on most weekdays, and on alternate Saturday or Sunday.

Requirements
  • Have a positive work attitude, a good team player and adaptable to changes
  • Possess good counselling, administrative, planning and organisational skills
  • Have passion and dedication in working with youths
  • Possess good interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
  • Candidates with a university degree in any discipline or diploma holders with relevant experience are welcome to apply
  • Accommodation will be provided to the successful candidate and he/she must reside in the Boarding School. Meals will be provided during term time on school days.

EXECUTIVE/ OFFICER, FINANCE

You will be responsible for the processing and monitoring of payments and expenditures, verifying and entering invoices in financial system and ensuring suppliers are paid on time. You will also process and monitor receivables to ensure accurate and timely raising of all debtor invoices and collection of debts. You will assist to process financial assistance applications and perform counter collection and banking-in duties. You will also assist to conduct asset count and other asset related functions.

Requirements
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Experience in accounts payable and accounts receivable will be an advantage
  • GCE A-Level/Diploma in any discipline

SENIOR SYSTEM ANALYST/SYSTEM ANALYST

You will be part of a highly committed team responsible for managing all functional and technical aspects of complex and high value IT systems for the School. Besides working with end-users and external vendors to enhance the systems and provide technical support to end-users, you are expected to proactively provide assistance and advice to end-users on the effective use of the IT systems, and identify opportunities to optimise their business processes. You will also be required to produce and review technical documentation, including functional specifications, system design, technical and operational procedures, training guides etc. This is a contract position with an initial tenure of 2 years, with the possibility of extension.

Requirements
  • At least 5 years of relevant experience in successfully delivering and supporting major IT systems as a system analyst
  • Excellent working knowledge in Microsoft dot-net, SQL and reporting server, and good working experience in business intelligence tools and portal technologies
  • Excellent technical experience with databases, systems networking, web-development and end-user management • Strong analytical and problem solving skills, and sound project and vendor management skills
  • Highly motivated with the ability to prioritise, meet deadlines, and manage changing priorities
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
  • Experience in developing and implementing standards, procedures and guidelines to support operational processes
  • Prior experience in developing mobile applications and work experience in the education sector is an advantage

HOW TO APPLY

You should forward a detailed CV with a recent photograph, stating your academic/professional qualifications, working experience and current and expected salaries to sshr@sportsschool.edu.sg. Please indicate the job title on the subject heading of your email. We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

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