Career as Teacher - Page 350 - Salary.sg Forums
Salary.sg Forums  

Go Back   Salary.sg Forums > The Salary.sg Discussion Forums: > Income and Jobs

Income and Jobs Discuss jobs, career options and of course salaries




Career as Teacher

Reply
 
Thread Tools
  #3491 (permalink)  
Old 07-04-2021, 03:19 PM
Unregistered
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
Hi! I’m currently a GEO4. Can I check if all HODs have to be at least SEO1, or can a GEO 4 or 5 be a HOD?
Yes the system allows for a GEO4 or higher to be appointed to a middle management position in school, including HOD, provided all the requirements are met (clear the interview, CEP at the required level for the respective appointment).

Reply With Quote
  #3492 (permalink)  
Old 07-04-2021, 03:25 PM
Unregistered
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default

MOE announced 4 primary schools merging and 5 secondary schools merging due to low birth rates...

Does it mean teacher will be axed when there is a merge?

Reply With Quote
  #3493 (permalink)  
Old 07-04-2021, 03:27 PM
Unregistered
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default

Surprising how so many Teachers are discussing about their pay instead of talking about the job itself. Shocked to see how some even said to “do the minimum” since the pay is Low. Al that talk of teaching being a noble job is really bullshit in Singapore’s context. Singapore’s Teachers really aren’t quite a passionate bunch with so many complaints. Some are there just because they’re bonded by a scholarship where MOE helped to pay for their University. What state is Singapore’s education system in now? No wonder studying is such a chore in Singapore

Reply With Quote
  #3494 (permalink)  
Old 07-04-2021, 03:31 PM
Unregistered
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
Surprising how so many Teachers are discussing about their pay instead of talking about the job itself. Shocked to see how some even said to “do the minimum” since the pay is Low. Al that talk of teaching being a noble job is really bullshit in Singapore’s context. Singapore’s Teachers really aren’t quite a passionate bunch with so many complaints. Some are there just because they’re bonded by a scholarship where MOE helped to pay for their University. What state is Singapore’s education system in now? No wonder studying is such a chore in Singapore
Chicken and egg problem tbh. Yes there are bottom feeders who applied to NIE solely for the sponsored studies, but those are a small minority in every newly-minted batch. Many experienced teachers may have started their journeys passionate but become disillusioned by the problems with the system over the years. For example, being expected to do tons of differentiated instruction and personalised coaching for weak students, but the teacher to student ratio is 1:40.. per class (and one teacher has 5+ classes sometimes). Or, for some subjects, the torturously heavy syllabuses where you just have to rapid fire cram info into students' brains so that they can score well in an exam, which is all their parents (and they) care about sometimes. For those idealistic teachers who started off believing they can make a difference, the fire may be hard to keep burning strong for a long time depending on their sch environment.
Reply With Quote
  #3495 (permalink)  
Old 07-04-2021, 03:34 PM
Unregistered
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default

I have an IT degree.
Wan to join teaching either in ITE/poly or even sec sch.

How and where should I apply?
Reply With Quote
  #3496 (permalink)  
Old 07-04-2021, 03:37 PM
Unregistered
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
Surprising how so many Teachers are discussing about their pay instead of talking about the job itself. Shocked to see how some even said to “do the minimum” since the pay is Low. Al that talk of teaching being a noble job is really bullshit in Singapore’s context. Singapore’s Teachers really aren’t quite a passionate bunch with so many complaints. Some are there just because they’re bonded by a scholarship where MOE helped to pay for their University. What state is Singapore’s education system in now? No wonder studying is such a chore in Singapore
Passion can eat one? Passion can pay off the housing loan, put food on the table, take care of children and elderly parents?

When you are 25-30 yo, new in the career, easy to say the pay is okay. After working for 10+ years, meeting performance expectations, sometimes exceeding expectations due to passion and belief, but the pay is still **** and progression is stagnant, people don't deserve to complain about pay?
Reply With Quote

  #3497 (permalink)  
Old 07-04-2021, 03:41 PM
Unregistered
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
Passion can eat one? Passion can pay off the housing loan, put food on the table, take care of children and elderly parents?

When you are 25-30 yo, new in the career, easy to say the pay is okay. After working for 10+ years, meeting performance expectations, sometimes exceeding expectations due to passion and belief, but the pay is still **** and progression is stagnant, people don't deserve to complain about pay?
If you’re not happy with the pay after slogging for 10+ years as a teacher, please resign for goodness sake and look for another job that pays better then. Don’t hang on there and be a negative influence on students please.
Reply With Quote
  #3498 (permalink)  
Old 07-04-2021, 03:44 PM
Unregistered
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
If you’re not happy with the pay after slogging for 10+ years as a teacher, please resign for goodness sake and look for another job that pays better then. Don’t hang on there and be a negative influence on students please.
Singapore teacher is really good la.
I come from Malaysia. My Malaysia teacher is very slack.

Like doesn't really teach anything.
When I came to Singapore, I'm so impressed by the teachers...

I learn so much from the teacher in Singapore.
So I thank you Singapore teachers...

Keep up the good work.
Foreign students appreciate you and your hard work.
Reply With Quote
  #3499 (permalink)  
Old 07-04-2021, 03:48 PM
Unregistered
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default

Indeed. Singapore teachers are considered highly paid when compared to overseas counterparts. While they work slightly longer hours, they’re more than adequately compensated for in comparison to teachers in other countries.

The “admin” work that many teachers complain about are typically stuff like marking attendance, dealing with external vendors for CCA etc. How difficult can such chores get?

There are many other jobs worse off than that of a teacher. For example an auditor works 18 hour days including on weekends. If you’re in it just for the pay, you’re better off leaving the job.
Reply With Quote
  #3500 (permalink)  
Old 07-04-2021, 06:00 PM
Unregistered
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default

why so triggered? lol This IS a salary forum...you want to read about pedagogies etc there are many many other groups online discussing those things. You go in chicken rice stall and expect to find art and craft material?
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

« Previous Thread | Next Thread »
Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
school teacher pay dazzlego Income and Jobs 10 30-07-2015 12:39 PM
Career advice for mid-career changer Rhin Income and Jobs 5 21-07-2010 11:21 PM

» 30 Recent Threads
Food Panda
1 Replies, 29 Views
Compare civil service salary ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
12,588 Replies, 7,346,379 Views
Asset Management Salary ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
30 Replies, 3,731 Views
DBS Bank
0 Replies, 25 Views
Lawyer Salary ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
13,725 Replies, 4,614,274 Views
Working Culture in IRAS ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
55 Replies, 86,311 Views
Q: Big4 - Yearly salary increment ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
2,667 Replies, 1,281,445 Views
Hospital (Private or Public)... ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
86 Replies, 22,793 Views
All about Home Affairs Senior... ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
181 Replies, 207,969 Views
How much are you earning per annum? ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
12,696 Replies, 4,355,309 Views
MINDEF DXO (All FAQ on it) ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
4,065 Replies, 2,525,171 Views
IMDA (under MCI) ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
116 Replies, 57,717 Views
ST Electronics ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
2,334 Replies, 573,775 Views
Career as Teacher ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
4,007 Replies, 2,502,401 Views
Comp Science Frsh Grad Salary ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
627 Replies, 99,508 Views
HDB (under MND) ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
459 Replies, 370,229 Views
Citibank Singapore ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
136 Replies, 100,274 Views
Top paying companies in SG for... ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
84 Replies, 134,330 Views
Perm to contract, increase > 2k... ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
32 Replies, 4,461 Views
MAS for Mid Career Professionals ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
473 Replies, 272,756 Views
UOB Management Associate Program ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
440 Replies, 275,253 Views
Jumping from Stat Board into...
4 Replies, 320 Views
NUS (National University of... ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
127 Replies, 119,395 Views
AML/Compliance/KYC professionals... ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
1,517 Replies, 732,269 Views
Exxon Mobil Equipment tech or... ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
1,848 Replies, 608,769 Views
Roles in accenture singapore ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
2,011 Replies, 522,121 Views
Civil Svc/ Statboard - Typical... ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
3,913 Replies, 1,750,713 Views
Banking - Back Office ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
239 Replies, 159,822 Views
UBS Financial Services Industry... ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
632 Replies, 140,534 Views
Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.2



All times are GMT +8. The time now is 03:56 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2021, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.3.2