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Dulwich College, Singapore: Where Passionate International Teachers and Inspiring Environments Converge

Teach abroad with Dulwich College (Singapore) (DCSG), an award-winning international school with over 400 years of heritage from its founding College in London. Engaged and passionate students, highly experienced teachers, and state-of-the-art facilities are the foundations of DCSG that create an exceptional overseas teaching experience.

Located on the west of Singapore, Dulwich College (Singapore) is conveniently connected to and serviced by Singapore’s efficient network of public buses and mass rapid transport. An up-and-coming Mass Rapid Transport station, right across from the College, will be ready by 2027. Dulwich College (Singapore) is also a stone’s throw from the Jurong Lake Gardens district and Bukit Batok Nature Reserve—both beautiful locations for exercise and well-being. The exciting expatriate enclave Holland Village is well-linked to DCSG, where overseas teachers can enjoy international food options and unique retail finds!

Dulwich’s purpose-built, state-of-the-art campus offers its community an array of outstanding facilities. The educational environment is designed to nurture students' intellectual, physical, social, and emotional development. DCSG creates learning environments for students to Live Worldwise, equipped with the skills, knowledge, and motivation to make a positive impact on society and the planet. Dulwich College (Singapore) takes immense pride in its accomplishments in sustainability, well-being, intercultural understanding, DEI, and social justice.

The world-class facilities include three libraries; a 720-seat Performing Arts Centre; sports fields and gymnasiums; three swimming pools; science and IT laboratories; an International Baccalaureate (IB) Centre; music and art suites; design and technology workshops; roof-top green spaces, including a herb and fruit garden; a pioneering Forest School; dining rooms and coffee shops. Every classroom is spacious, bright, well-equipped, and conducive to collaboration and creative interaction. In 2023, Dulwich College (Singapore) completed its final phase of campus development with the opening of The Greenhouse; an award-winning, seven-story, state-of-the-art, net-zero building. The Greenhouse is designed with sustainability in mind, and is packed with cutting-edge technology, innovative learning spaces and eco-friendly features.

Founded in 2014 and accredited by the Council of International Schools (CIS), Dulwich College (Singapore) comprises 2,930 students representing over 50 nationalities, from toddlers (age 2) to Year 13 (UK). Dulwich follows an enhanced version of English National Curriculum followed by the International and General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) and the IB Diploma Programme (IBDP) or IB Career-related Programme (IBCP) from Year 12. Roughly 46% of staff are British, with the rest comprised of a wide range of nationalities.

Underlining all that Dulwich does is a singular priority: Students Come First. Learning experiences are designed with the needs, talents, and abilities of the students as the focus. Dulwich College (Singapore) ensures that all students can participate in sports, drama, music, and art. This is supported not only by the advanced programmes offered in each of these specialty areas but also through an extensive Co-Curricular Activities (CCAs) programme with over 300 offerings.

As part of a global family of schools, the teach abroad experience at Dulwich College (Singapore) also provides the opportunity to participate in events around the world, such as the MADD (Music, Art, Drama, Dance) Festival that welcomes hundreds of Junior School students from across the network; the prestigious Shackleton Lectures, inviting world-renowned adventurers and explorers inspiring our communities; the Student Leadership Conference, training senior school student leaders; or the famous Dulwich Olympiad, hosted by a different school every four years, where more than 700 students come together for a week of music, drama, arts, dance and sports activities. In 2024, DCSG will host the Dulwich Olympiad.

In addition to innovative programs offered are the partnerships with practitioners from external organizations, such as the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA), ISTA the International Schools Theatre Association (ISTA), and the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC). These practitioners come to Dulwich College (Singapore) to work with, share, and help the students better their techniques in performing arts.

Dulwich College (Singapore) seeks experienced educators who are committed to safeguarding, are passionate about their student’s learning, and look forward to positively contributing to an international school community. They are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion across all areas of the College, including recruitment. Dulwich College (Singapore) offers a competitive salary and benefits package, including relocation, housing, and home airfare allowances, as well as comprehensive health insurance. Tuition fee remissions is provided for up to two children. Dulwich College (Singapore) prides itself on providing outstanding professional learning and development to their staff and leverages the Dulwich College International family of school’s network to offer unparalleled access to resources and opportunities in this area.

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Did You Know…?

Senior Associate Harry Deelman was at various times headmaster of schools in a fascinating foursome of global cities: Buenos Aires, Rome, Dubai, and Bangkok.