Every staff who joins the RGS family will undeniably be rewarded with an enriching career path from the moment they enter. A myriad of tracks are available for each of the staff to choose from or grow into laterally or upwardly, depending on interests, aptitude and opportunities. With exposure, professional development and stellar performance, you will have the opportunity to rise to leadership positions of the three career tracks in RGS.
Teachers may advance their career into three paths such as the Leadership Track, Teaching Track or the Specialist Track. Each of these tracks has different characteristics which allow teachers to achieve deeper talent in their area of specialization and discover veiled abilities.
3 Career Advancement Tracks - Bridges & Ladders
Staff who demonstrate the ability to guide and lead a team may be selected for the Leadership track. Taking up a higher level of appointment, these leaders oversee key portfolios and depending on their leadership role, staff the various management forums such as Senior Management, EXCO, Council, Academic Board and Student Development meetings.
Teachers who have a deep fervour for gaining profound knowledge on specific areas in Education may embark on the Specialist Track to be developed as an RGS Centre for Pedagogical Research & Learning key staff.
The specialist has the pivotal role of:
- Translating of research findings into actual protocols for impact in the classroom
- Anchoring RGS educational skillsets in training on evidence from the classroom
- Codifying a repertoire of educational skillsets to enable upward scaling
- Being the in-house service provider for RGS-specific training
- Providing consultation and expertise for the wider education fraternity
All Education Officers start their career with the teaching track and as they obtain sufficient experience and competence in instructional methodology in their subject domains, they may progress to be domain experts as a Senior Teacher, Lead Teacher or Master Teacher in the Teaching Track.
The Senior Teacher will serve as a mentor to all teachers in their professional development, developing effective teaching strategies for the subject and being the role model for the use of effective pedagogy for teachers, and guiding students both academically and in character development.
As a Lead Teacher, you will build the professional capability within the school team in the areas of subject content, pedagogy and assessment. Being a subject matter expert, you will guide Senior Teachers in the area of pedagogical expertise and mentor other teachers.
Executive / Professional
Executives and professionals form about 20% of the workforce in RGS. They have a near endless career route during their stay here. Opportunities and leeway will always be paved for the individual to grow personally and professionally. Advancement of competence and dexterity comes with each achieved level. You may join the scheme under the administrative or technical track. Technical and administrative staff may progress into the leadership track once they have established leading virtues.
Suitable candidates may be selected or groomed to take up senior leadership positions in the school. Fine-tuning of talent to perfection is emphasised in this track for RGS to triumph. Paving the way for fresher blood is essential for if there is no direction, there will not be success.
Under the administrative track, you may be deployed to various departments such as Finance, Human Resource, Strategic Communications, Student Services and School Administration, among others. Regardless of where you may be deployed, you will be working with teams on projects, analysing, reviewing, planning, innovating and executing policies and processes.
If you possess a specialised skillset or professional qualifications, you may join us under the technical track in departments such as IT or Science Laboratories.