Salary.sg Forums - Reply to Topic
Salary.sg Forums  

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

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




Salary.sg Forums

Thread: Career as Teacher Reply to Thread
Your Username: Click here to log in
Human Verification To prove you are a human and not a computer program that spams, please check the box below and answer any further questions if prompted.

Title:
  
Message:
Post Icons
You may choose an icon for your message from the following list:
 

Additional Options
Miscellaneous Options

Topic Review (Newest First)
21-05-2022 10:25 PM
Unregistered
Quote:
Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
I heard trainee teachers enrolling into NIE under PGDE have to sit for an entrance test if their curriculum studies include Math. How accurate is this as of 2022 and what other subjects have such tests?
For math, there is a test to assess a pre-service teacher's mathematical knowledge and understanding and one has to pass it in 3 tries to be able to teach mathematics

History has a content upgrading exemption test while other subjects have no entrance test but will assign content upgrading modules during the start of the first PGDE Semester if the person is deemed to have insufficient content knowledge from undergrad studies
20-05-2022 06:27 PM
Unregistered I heard trainee teachers enrolling into NIE under PGDE have to sit for an entrance test if their curriculum studies include Math. How accurate is this as of 2022 and what other subjects have such tests?
20-05-2022 07:14 AM
Unregistered
Quote:
Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
Hi, I am graduating from a local university (non-scholar) in June 2022 with honours and have applied for PGDE. I am male and have completed full-time NS. I recently received a possible contract teaching appointment as GEO 2 (untrained) from MOE. Below are two questions I have regarding the contract:

1) For the case of final year students, is the salary indicated in the contract offered before considering the appointee's class of honours? If so, what are the increments (if any) for the different classes of honours?

2) Is it correct to assume that for the salary offered, serving full-time NS has already been taken into account?

TIA!
The initial amount offered may not account for your honours until you start contract teaching in Term 3 (assuming you start UT then) where they will revise your salary and account for it from experience. Second and first class honours should be the same pay these days as per my batch.
20-05-2022 06:47 AM
Unregistered
Quote:
Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
I could be mistaken, but I thought this was the case even a decade earlier…
For PGDE 2016, there was still a salary step between 1st/Masters and 2nd upper, as well as between 2nd lower and third/non-honours.

(My batch.)
20-05-2022 12:05 AM
Unregistered
NIE DipEd Classification

Am starting DipEd soon. Was wondering if the diploma classification (Distinction, merit, etc) has any impact on anything at all. Perhaps, it is just a token description of how well you've done? Just asking out of curiosity. #inconsequentialquestions
19-05-2022 10:34 PM
Unregistered
Quote:
Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
Nah. First class and 2nd upper now command same starting salary. Source:from 2019 batch of pdge.
I could be mistaken, but I thought this was the case even a decade earlier…
19-05-2022 08:47 PM
Unregistered
Quote:
Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
Nah. First class and 2nd upper now command same starting salary. Source:from 2019 batch of pdge.
I'm curious, for them to be the same...was the amount for 1st class lowered?

Or was the amount for 2nd upper raised?
19-05-2022 06:54 PM
Unregistered
Quote:
Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
Off in lieu not feasible or possible, but perhaps pro-rated salary / OT would be appreciated if a teacher has to be called back on saturdays for official duties.
They will say PMET got OT but no such thing as OT pay.
19-05-2022 03:44 PM
Unregistered
Quote:
Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
Yes it takes into account honours class. The difference between 2nd upper and 1st is about half a salary step, so about 150-200 (pre-covid numbers). Masters degree holders start at the same level as 1st class honours grads.

Yes, full-time NS has already been taken into account.

Yes, it's really pathetic and lagging far behind their self-proclaimed private sector benchmarks as they have not done a salary revision since 2015 (when it used to be every few years). Really not the best place if you are concerned about your earning power being properly commensurate with your qualifications and experience. You need to have passion(TM) to stay in it.
Nah. First class and 2nd upper now command same starting salary. Source:from 2019 batch of pdge.
19-05-2022 02:03 PM
Unregistered
Quote:
Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
Just wondering what is the stand on working on Saturdays as a teacher.

Should we be given off in lieu if we need to work on saturdays given that it is now officially a 5 day work week?
Off in lieu not feasible or possible, but perhaps pro-rated salary / OT would be appreciated if a teacher has to be called back on saturdays for official duties.
This thread has more than 10 replies. Click here to review the whole thread.

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




All times are GMT +8. The time now is 07:08 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2022, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.3.2