Remuneration & Benefits For Teacher Training Schemes

Tamil Language Teacher Training Scheme

For the first 3 years, an allowance will be given by MOE. In Year 3 of study, candidates who apply for Tamil Language (Primary) teaching and meet MOE’s requirements will proceed with their Year 4 of study at the National Institute of Education (NIE).

 Upon successful completion of Year 3 of the programme, candidates will be appointed to the Education Service as a Trainee Teacher and be paid a salary during Year 4 of the programme.

Training Period Monthly Allowance
Year 1 to 3 $800
Year 4
(Only applicable to candidates selected for 
Tamil Language (Primary) teaching)
Monthly Salary
$2,300

 
Students who successfully graduate under the 3-year Tamil Language Teacher Training Scheme, without 1-year NIE training, will join MOE Kindergartens as a Tamil Language teacher.

Note: The above is applicable to candidates appointed with effect from October 2018. All salaries are subject to review and change.

Art and Music Teacher Training Scheme

For the first 3 years, an allowance will be given by MOE. Upon successful completion of Year 3 of the programme, candidates will be appointed to the Education Service as a Trainee Teacher and be paid a salary during Year 4 of the programme.

Training Period Monthly Allowance
Year 1 to 3 $800
Year 4 Gross Monthly Salary
$2,300

Note: The above is applicable to candidates appointed with effect from October 2018. All salaries are subject to review and change.

Chinese Language Teacher Specialisation Scheme

For the first 3 years, an allowance will be given by MOE. Upon successful completion of Year 3 of the programme, candidates will be appointed to the Education Service as a Trainee Teacher and be paid a salary during Year 4 of the programme.

Training Period Monthly Allowance
Year 1 to 3 $800
Year 4 Gross Monthly Salary
$2,300

Note: The above is applicable to candidates appointed with effect from October 2018. All salaries are subject to review and change.