Salary Scale for ‘O’-Level Programmes

Tamil Language Teacher Training Scheme

For the first 3 years, a bursary 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, these 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 Bursary
Year 1 to 3 $800
Year 4
(Only applicable to candidates selected for 
Tamil Language (Primary) teaching)
Gross Monthly Salary
$2,100

 
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 only applicable to candidates first appointed as GEO trainee with effect from August 2016. All salaries are subjected to review and change.

Art and Music Teacher Training Scheme

For the first 3 years, a bursary 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 Bursary
Year 1 to 3 $800
Year 4 Gross Monthly Salary
$2,100

Note: The above is only applicable to candidates first appointed as GEO trainee with effect from August 2016. All salaries are subjected to review and change.

Chinese Language Teacher Specialisation Scheme

For the first 3 years, a bursary 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 Bursary
Year 1 to 3 $800
Year 4 Gross Monthly Salary
$2,100

Note: The above is only applicable to candidates first appointed as GEO trainee with effect from August 2016. All salaries are subjected to review and change.