Career Opportunities

Careers Opportunities with Centre Stage
[Updated August 2023]

Centre Stage is an exciting and busy School of the Arts in Singapore. We offer Drama, Musical Theatre, Singing, Dance, Acting and Creative Programmes to children of all ages.

We are always on the lookout for enthusiastic and dedicated teachers and teaching assistants who are passionate about the Creative & Performing Arts and are about bringing out the best in every child. Those looking to be part of a team whose collective aim is to build confidence and assist in the overall development of all children throughout their life, from Babies to Adults. We look for those that are inspirational, imaginative and know their craft. Individuals who are hardworking and reliable, who possess stamina and energy and the ability to multi-task whilst working as a team in our busy centre.

Applicants must possess both experience and qualifications applicable to the job, and Centre Stage can offer ongoing professional development with teacher training courses. (TCL, PHCE and iPGCE)

If you think you have these qualities, experience and qualifications, please contact Alison at Please title the email “Recruitment + Your Name.”

At the moment, we have several varied positions that we are looking to fill: 

WE ARE HIRING! – Assistant Teachers – Full-Time Positions – Immediate start 

#1 Assistant Teacher – Temporary Position – Maternity Cover
#2 Assistant Teacher – Additional Support 

Full-Time Creative Arts Assistant Teachers

Full Time:
Contract – 2 years – Opportunities to renew

Overall Responsibilities:
Working alongside the Teaching team to provide support in Early Years/Drama/Arts and Crafts/Classes/ Holiday Programmes/ Workshops/Shows and Events.

Job Responsibilities
Role is to support the teacher to maintain a safe learning space and help create a fun and supportive environment.
Provide support  & encouragement within class,  in developing a student’s social & emotional skills.

Responsibilities – Practical day-to-day tasks:
In classes:
Setting up of the pre-school equipment and course activities in the studios prior to the classes.
Carry out routine care duties.
Classes are drama or dance focussed – include singing, story-telling, role play, puppetry – Involved and assist in playing out the stories, characters and bringing to life the situations in Creative dramas.
Assist within classes (workshops/parties/ Holiday Programmes & Back Stage for shows).
Help with supervision during rehearsals.
Use positive discipline techniques at all times.

In Planning & Preparation: Resource & Event organisation, planning and preparation   
Assist in preparing resources, arts and crafts materials and helping to implement them in the classes alongside the teachers.

Assist with planning arts and crafts ready for Holiday programmes.
Assist in preparing Theatre props/scenery for shows.
Responsible for the upkeep and organisation of teaching resources/arts and craft materials.
Maintain appearance/decoration of the studios and displays and during times of festivals.

Child development
Help in supporting development social and emotional skills.

Be able to articulate the benefits of the program to the parents.
Maintain and build a good relationship with children, parents and teachers.
Attend staff meetings.
Attend Training.
Be willing and be prepared to undertake training and professional development activities in-house and outside of Centre Stage.

Job Requirement:
You must love working with children!
A passion for the arts and education
Must be a good team player
Adaptable and flexible
Good interpersonal skills
Possess a warm, friendly. open personality
Professional manner
Good work ethic
Good spoken and written English skills
Good communication skills
Need to enjoy the arts
Have an artistic eye
Display good organizational skills
Ability to work independently and as part of a team
Ability to be self-motivated to do well
Be a good role model
Willing and able to support/implement the Centre stage ethos
Experience – Work experience in an arts or childcare environment is an advantage
Those without Olevels/Gcse’s may be considered for AT positions.
Working Hours – 44 hr. week
Two days Off – Sunday + 1 day during the week

Candidate must be able to commit to Saturdays
One North

Job Highlights
Attractive remuneration, a fun creative working environment with opportunities for professional development.

Join a creative, friendly team.
Opportunities to Develop your career further working with Children and within the arts

Salary: Dependent on age, experience and qualifications.

Assistant Teachers at Centre Stage
Our Assistant Teachers are important to the work we do and provide an essential support system for children and young people within our arts education.

The kind of people we are looking for are good at engaging naturally with children and young people. Those that are dynamic, enthusiastic, reliable, enthusiastic, friendly, and warm, artistic, organised, possess strong communication skills and an ability to be self-motivated and committed to support all our programmes, workshops etc.

Our Assistant Teachers should fully participate and actively work together with the team, on all events and in furthering  Centre Stage work and company vision and ethos, maintaining standards.

Centre Stage is committed to safeguarding and employees are required to have certificates in or attend training in this area,  implement safe working practices, and share the same attention and commitment to child protection and safeguarding.

Employment – We also follow safe recruitment practices and rigorous checks. We require supporting references, child protection, criminal and identity checks.

Ideal but not essential:

GCE ‘O’Levels.
A Certificate or Diploma in Education or equivalent, or working towards a relevant qualification.
A minimum of two years’ experience in a school/arts centre setting.

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