Centre Head and Deputy Centre Head

1. Overview

Roles and responsibilities

  • Oversee the leadership and management of the MOE Kindergarten (MK).
  • Monitor Kindergarten Care (KCare) service by external operator.
  • Plan and organise the curriculum and programmes for the children.
  • Manage the deployment, professional development and well-being of staff.
Find out more about MOE Kindergarten by visiting the MOE Kindergarten website.

Requirements

  • Good leadership qualities and management skills.
  • Strong communication and language skills.
  • Strong multi-tasking and organisational skills.
  • Enthusiasm to nurture the next generation.
  • A passion for preschool education, and the ability to engage stakeholders in the holistic development of children.
  • Dedication towards sparking curiosity and the joy of learning.
  • Committed to the development and well-being of children. 

Centre Head

  • At least 3 years of experience managing a preschool.
  • A Diploma in Early Childhood Care and Education-Teaching (DECCE-T); or an equivalent qualification.
  • A Diploma in Early Childhood Care and Education-Leadership (DECCE-L); or an equivalent qualification.

Deputy Centre Head

  • At least 4 years of supervisory experience.
  • A Diploma in Early Childhood Care and Education-Teaching (DECCE-T); or an equivalent qualification.
  • A Diploma in Early Childhood Care and Education-Leadership (DECCE-L); or an equivalent qualification, would be advantageous.

Salary and benefits

Your starting salary will range from $2,860 to $5,874. Your exact salary takes into consideration:

  • Relevant experience and time spent on the job.
  • Academic training.
  • Full-time National Service, if applicable.
Note: Information on salaries are accurate at the point of publication but may be subject to review and change.

You will also be eligible for these benefits:

  • Time off during school holidays, if your services are not required during that time.
  • Subsidised medical and dental benefits.
  • 14 days of medical leave without hospitalisation, and up to 60 days with hospitalisation.
  • 10 days of urgent leave for private matters, subject to approval.

Learn more about the benefits as a Public Officer.

Professional development and career tracks as an MK educator

The Ministry values every MK educator as part of the MOE family, and is committed to supporting and developing your potential. Learn about the different professional development opportunities and career tracks available for MK educators.


mk-svg