Teaching Apprenticeship Programme
Embark on an enduring career with TWC’s Teaching Apprenticeship Programme (TAP™)
*$4,200 / month upon completion of the TAP
($3,200 / month stipend during the 3-month training period)
The Write Connection (TWC) is an educator of English and English Language writing skills. The company comprises more than 100 passionate professionals dedicated to one mission: to nurture generations of critical yet compassionate thinkers who will lead meaningful lives. We are committed to delivering a first-class and well-rounded English enrichment experience to our students and customers.
TWC’s Teaching Apprenticeship Programme (TAP™)
Our Teaching Apprenticeship Programme (TAP™) offers a unique opportunity for talented individuals with limited or no teaching experience to explore the field of education. Apprentices can look forward to gaining hands-on practice and the necessary training to become educational specialists and leaders in teaching English and writing the TWC way.
The TAP™ will place successful candidates in our proprietary teacher training programme, plus a 2-year teaching contract in TWC.
In this programme, Apprentice Teachers will receive comprehensive training via workshops conducted by teacher-leaders, designed to train and equip aspiring teachers with the required skills and technical knowledge. Apprentice Teachers will also receive on-the-job training and mentorship from senior teachers to improve their instructional techniques, assessment skills and classroom management skills.
Hear From Our Teaching Team
As an Apprentice Teacher, you will:
Observe and learn from senior teachers and teacher-leaders in action
Co-teach with senior teachers and teacher-leaders, which involves conducting lessons and grading the students’ work
Teach full classes independently with guidance from mentors in the later stage of the Apprenticeship period
Develop teaching, instructional and effective communication skills, and learn to discharge a teacher’s duties effectively in:
Lesson planning and preparation
Carrying out TWC’s assessment and marking methods meticulously
Monitoring and measuring students’ progress
Building rapport with students
Communicating effectively with stakeholders
Applicants must fulfil the following criteria:
Degree qualified by a reputable university; related field of Law, Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences and Communications is a plus.
Excellent work ethic.
Excellent academic track record, particularly in English, English Literature and General Paper (GP). Please state your English and GP grades.
Possess high emotional intelligence.
Added advantage if you are familiar with the Singaporean education system and requirements of various examinations.
Good communication skills.
Willingness to develop teaching skills and attributes to teach and support students of all learning abilities and grade levels.
Desire to pursue a teaching career in TWC.
Must be willing to work according to TWC ethos and pedagogy.
Must be able to work 3 weekdays and both weekends (Saturday and Sunday).
Full-Time Specialist Teacher (Post-Training): $4200 / Month
*Stipend during the 3-month apprenticeship (26 September - 24 December 2022): $3200 / month
Successful candidates will be placed on a 3-month Apprenticeship period.
Upon successful completion and passing of the Apprenticeship period, candidates will embark on their 2-year teaching contract.
After successful completion of the 2-year teaching contract, teachers will be offered a permanent full-time position with TWC.
Interested candidates who wish to apply for the above position, please upload an updated copy of your resume and the following information:
Grade for ‘O’ Level English (and English Literature, if applicable)
Grade for ‘A’ Level GP (and English Literature, if applicable)
If you did not take ‘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.
We regret that this position is only open to Singaporeans and PRs, and only shortlisted candidates will be notified.
All information collected will be kept in strict confidentiality and used for recruitment purposes only.
The Teaching Apprenticeship Programme (TAP) helped me realise my potential as an educator. I became more confident after receiving precise feedback from more experienced colleagues. The TWC pedagogy of teaching has been pivotal in how I help my students achieve their goals.
Ms Jessica Ng, Head of Department (Teacher Training & Service Assurance) Bachelor of Arts Degree (Honours)
National University of Singapore