Associate Curriculum Writer /Editor
Interview Period: December 2020 - January 2021
The Write Connection (TWC) is a premier learning centre specialising in the teaching of English and Writing skills. We are looking to train associate curriculum writers and editors to become specialists in creating materials for teaching English and Writing in the highly respected TWC Way.
WORK HOURS AND LOCATION
Work days: Monday to Friday
Work hours: 9am to 6pm
Work location: The Write Connection Headquarters
As an Associate Curriculum Writer/Editor, your primary focus will include the preparation, writing, proofreading and editing of TWC’s curriculum to be used in the classroom as well as other publications for TWC. Reporting to the Curriculum Manager, you will work together with TWC’s Curriculum Team to ensure the smooth delivery and quality of TWC’s curriculum.
Your job responsibilities include:
Create and review high quality content for learning/teaching materials
Edit content of curriculum
Proofread written work
Proofread and edit TWC’s publications
Coordinate workflow within curriculum team and other relevant teams
Other duties associated with the role and assigned by your line manager
Applicants must fulfil the following criteria:
Degree qualified by a reputable university in a related field (Law, Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences and Communications).
Qualifications in editorial work and/or English teaching are desirable
Distinctions for English at PSLE, O’ Level English and ‘A’ for GP
Meticulous, high quality work standard
Strong work ethic
Ability to adhere to tight deadlines and possess strong organisational skills
Familiar with using Microsoft Word for layout
Base salary: $2500 to $2800 (salary commensurate with experience)
Interested applicants, please email a Cover Letter detailing:
Why you want to pursue a career in curriculum writing;
What you think are your strengths in writing;
Your prior experience (if any) in writing and what was the target audience for your writing; and
Your grades* for:
O Level English (and English Literature, if applicable)
A Level GP (and English Literature, if applicable)
(If you did not take the PSLE, O Level or A Level examinations e.g. you studied at an international school or you took the International Baccalaureate (IB), please provide grades of similar subjects.)
*Academic and English grades are emphasised for this job because you are applying for a technically demanding academic position to teach English and Writing skills.
Candidates without a Cover Letter, or who do not provide requested grades, will not be advanced in our recruitment process.
Please attach a writing sample to your application (e.g. worksheets, prose, journal articles).
1. Only Singaporeans and Singapore PRs need apply.
2. We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.
3. This position is only suitable for candidates who are pursuing a long-term career with TWC.
Send your Cover Letter, CV and writing samples to hr@TheWriteConnection.com.sg