You will receive a monthly salary when you join us as a contract teacher. The school you are deployed to will assess your suitability for NIE training. Upon successful completion of NIE training, you will be deployed to a school to serve a 3-year teaching bond (this is only applicable to candidates who are not recipients of a teaching scholarship / award).
The salary ranges of those found suitable for the relevant teacher training programme is shown below:
||$1,750 - $2,300
||$2,900 - $3,500
Note: The above is applicable to candidates first appointed as GEO trainees with effect from August 2016. All salaries are subject to review and change.
Your starting salary will commensurate with your qualifications and work experience. You will be granted additional salary increments if you have completed full-time National Service.
On top of your monthly salary, trained teachers are eligible for annual salary components including the Non-Pensionable Annual Allowance (commonly known as the 13-month bonus), performance bonus and other variable bonuses.
CPF Contribution is only for those who are Singapore Citizens/Singapore Permanent Residents (SPR).
The employer’s contribution to your CPF is in accordance to CPF laws. More details can be found at www.cpf.gov.sg.
The CONNECT Plan recognises dedicated teachers for their commitment to the cause of education. Trained teachers under Permanent Establishment will receive payouts at various defined points in their career.
As a teacher, you will also enjoy the following service benefits:
Medical and Dental Benefits
You will be entitled to subsidised outpatient and dental treatments, as well as an additional 1% Medisave contribution.
You are also entitled to full-pay ordinary sick leave up to a total of:
- 14 days in a calendar year; or
- 60 days if warded in a hospital
The school year is from January to December each year. There is a total of 12 weeks of school holidays a year. Do note that teachers may be called up for duty during the school holidays. Teachers can enjoy school holidays if their services are not needed during the holidays. They may use this period for overseas travel.
Leave for Urgent Private Affairs
Teachers may apply up to 10 working days of full pay leave a year during term time to attend to urgent matters.
Use of Government chalets at subsidised rates
Teachers can apply to stay at the government holiday chalets at subsidised rates.
Public Officers’ Group Insurance Scheme (Optional)
POGIS is a voluntary insurance scheme for all eligible public officers, their spouses and children. It provides Term Life Coverage against death due to all causes, total permanent disability arising from accidents and illnesses, and partial permanent disablement arising from accidents. In addition, officers can choose to purchase Critical Illnesses Coverage which provides coverage against 37 major illnesses. Visit Income website for more details.