Singapore is the melting pot of Asia. If you’re one of the lucky ones to snag a job in Singapore you will be submersed in a culture that is very different than a western culture.
Jobs in Singapore
Lately the Ministry of Manpower has been constantly changing visas for expats. It is becoming harder and harder to get a job in Singapore unless you have a trade that is deemed in-demand by the government of Singapore.
Teaching English at a tuition centre is one of the easiest ways to work in Singapore. If you:
- Hold a Bachelors Degree
- Under the age of 30
- Some experience working in a school environment/teaching
If you are interested in working in Singapore, do a quick google search of tuition centres in Singapore.
So what about the money? In Singapore, the average salary for an English Teacher at a tuition centre is $4,300+ SGD and goes up from there. It varies by centre.
This isn’t the easy TEFL job in Thailand or Indonesia. The schools expect you to go above and beyond. Singaporean parents expect a lot and then more. Full time working hours are 40+ per week. This isn’t traditional Monday – Friday ; 9 – 5pm
Most tuition centres will give teachers Monday and Tuesday off.
You will NEVER have a weekend off.
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