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About Us

UWCSEA is a united, welcoming community, spread across two campuses that embrace students and their families.
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Guiding Statements

Our Guiding Statements help to ensure that our students are equipped to enact the mission throughout their lives. 
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A UWCSEA education is values-based and holistic, developing young people who will build a more peaceful and sustainable world. Learn more.

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K–12 Concept-Based Curriculum

Our curriculum is designed to help students develop knowledge, skills and understanding through five elements of our learning programme. Learn more.


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The passion and energy of our diverse community of students is what makes our campuses come to life. Learn more.

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Our scholars come from a wide range of backgrounds and bring unique perspectives and experience to our community. Learn more.

Our Big Ideas

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Our Big Ideas

As a learning community, we engage with the world of ideas to connect concepts and put ideas into action. Learn more.



Explore the content of our K–12 education forum under the themes of Peace, Sustainability, Inclusion, Innovation and Partnerships. View here.


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A welcome from our Director of Admissions and introduction to our process. Learn more.

UWCSEA runs an annual application cycle

Apply now for August 2023

We are welcoming applications for entry in the 2023/2024 school year. Learn more.

Support Us

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Support us

The UWCSEA culture of giving and service is central to our identity as a mission-aligned community. Learn more.

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Impact of Giving

The generosity of our community has had a significant impact on individuals and groups in Singapore, the region and globally. Learn more.


Staff Learning


If you are as inspired by our mission to make education a force to unite people, nations and cultures for peace and a sustainable future as we are, we'd love to hear from you.

Around 1,100 teaching, educational support, administrative and operations staff are employed across both UWCSEA campuses in Singapore, all sharing a commitment to care that underpins interactions on campus and guides how we work together each day.

While the majority of teachers are from Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the UK and the USA, and the majority of administrative and operational staff are Singaporean, one of our strategic goals is to diversify our staff in line with our mission so as to better reflect the diversity of our student body in our staff. In much the same way that we consider all applications from qualified students, we welcome applications from prospective colleagues who will contribute to our diverse community; for example, first language English is not a requirement for any role unless otherwise stated; nor is IB experience a requirement for teaching roles unless specified. Because we are committed to safeguarding, all those applying for a position at the College must be willing to undergo employment background checks and screening.

All our jobs are posted on these pages with a link to our in-house application system. You can sign-up to email notifications when positions become available, as our recruitment runs year-round.

Brochure download: Teaching at UWCSEA

Working at UWCSEA

Meet our community

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I feel that community spirit is the best part of working at UWCSEA.

Vikneswaran Krishnan Murthi, Head of High School Learning Support, East Campus

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Working with people from so many backgrounds is extremely uplifting and enriching.

Gilles Collong,  Teacher of High School French and IB CAS Coordinator, Dover Campus

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Vikneswaran Krishnan Murthi, Head of High School Learning Support, East Campus

Personally, the mission has given me the drive to do my best for the main stakeholders of the school - the students! 

I feel that community spirit is the best part of working at UWCSEA. Everyone is unique as an individual and this is well acknowledged here. I feel safe and secure to be myself as I am accepted for who I am. That is a honestly the gift of UWCSEA. 


Gilles Collong, Teacher of High School French and IB CAS Coordinator, Dover Campus

Since I joined UWCSEA, I have enjoyed working with the whole community - students, staff and parents - from a variety of cultures and backgrounds. The five elements of the Learning Programme resonate with me and I believe that everyone who is taking part in them has been able to develop as a professional as well as a person. Certainly, it has taken me out of my comfort zone and I have enjoyed the challenges of outdoor education, service and activities. As I have taken on these challenges and opportunities, it has given me more self-awareness about my own abilities, and hopefully helped inspire students to take the risk of exploring seemingly new interests too. 

I am currently involved in the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) working group. It is a very exciting project as we focus on creating a more diverse and inclusive environment at school, where everyone feels safe, supported and heard. Working with people from so many backgrounds is extremely uplifting and enriching and I am very proud of being part of being a part of this working group.

Five years ago, two students approached me help with the creation of an LGBTQ+ group for students. It is a testement to the College and its enviornment our students felt safe enough to speak to me and were willing to improve the visibility of the LGBTQ+ students and staff community. Our group “Prism” has been incredibly influential in bringing an aspect of diversity to UWCSEA Dover, and has continued to evolve with growing student support. We have been working to improve the understanding of the struggles that those in the LGBTQ+ students may face, including organising several “Diversity Days”; advising on amending and diversify the PSE element of our Learning Programme; discussing issues that staff may face and helping to equip teachers to better support LGBTQ+ students. We are currently working alongside teachers who are willing to make their subject curriculum more inclusive. I am fortunate and grateful to be part of a supportive environment amongst staff and students, and their parents.  

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