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Relief MOE Kindergarten Educator Scheme

If you are registered as a relief MOE Kindergarten Educator (MKE) (also known as Flexi-Adjunct MKE), you may be engaged by an MOE Kindergarten for 1 day to 10 weeks per appointment to provide our children with an enriched learning experience, nurture their social skills and prepare them for lifelong learning. Learn more about the role and how to apply. Look forward to receiving a competitive pay rate from $29/hour as a relief MKE.

Roles and responsibilities

Cover teaching duties and ensure the children’s well-being and safety, including the following:

  • Organise and deliver the curriculum and programmes.
  • Support the development and implementation of teaching approaches and preparation of learning materials and resources.
  • Provide a positive learning environment.
  • Engage parents and education partners.
  • Monitor and document the children's learning and growth.

The specific duties of the relief MKE will be agreed upon between the relief MKE and the MOE Kindergarten.


You can apply if you meet any ONE of the following requirements:

  • A former MK Educator.
  • Possess or are pursuing a Diploma (Conversion) in Early Childhood Care & Education – Teaching (or equivalent).
  • An L2 certified Kindergarten Teacher.
  • Current or former Pro-FLAiR, Kindergarten Care staff, MOE Education Officer, MOE Allied Educator (Teaching & Learning).

Contract duration

Varies from 1 day to 10 weeks per appointment, depending on the requirements of the school.

Leave benefits

You will be eligible for pro-rated leave benefits after 3 months of cumulative service. Cumulative service refers to contracts that:

  • Last 14 days or more.
  • Are renewed within 30 calendar days of the last contract.
  • Are at the same MOE Kindergarten.

Note: If your spouse is eligible for maternity or adoption leave, you will still be eligible for Shared Parental Leave even if you have served less than 3 months.

How to register

  1. Submit your application through the Registration and Engagement Management System (REMS 2.0) portal, by applying for the Flexi-Adjunct MOE Kindergarten Educator [FAJ(MKE)] scheme.
  2. All applications will be considered based on the Ministry's prevailing requirements and guidelines.
  3. Shortlisted applicants will need to undergo a medical examination and may have to receive vaccinations according to the prevailing guidelines.
  4. Check your application status via REMS 2.0. You will also receive an email notification informing you on the outcome of your application. Applications will generally take about 4 weeks to process. In some cases, processing time may take longer.
  5. If successful, you will be listed in our registry, and schools will contact you directly if they need your services. You may also search job postings for vacancies in schools. Successful registration in REMS 2.0 does not guarantee employment in schools.

Help and support

Refer to the user guide if you need more information on how to submit your application, update your personal particulars, and more.

For technical assistance, please contact the REMS 2.0 helpdesk:

If you have other queries, such as about wages or CPF payments, you may send us your queries using the enquiry form.