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English Medium or Mother Tongue Language (MTL) Kindergarten Teacher

1. Overview

Roles and responsibilities

  • 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.
  • Ensure children’s well-being and safety.
  • Engage parents and education partners.
  • Monitor and document children’s learning and growth.

Find out more about MOE Kindergarten by visiting the MOE Kindergarten website.


  • Committed to the development and well-being of children.
  • Dedication towards sparking curiosity and the joy of learning.
  • An energetic personality.
  • Effective communication skills and the ability to engage children.
  • Enthusiasm and creativity to nurture the next generation.
  • Strong in multi-tasking and organisational skills.
  • A Diploma in Early Childhood Care and Education – Teaching (DECCE-T); or an equivalent qualification.
  • Applicants who possess a certificate in Singapore Sign Language (SgSL) Level 3 will be considered for deployment to MK@Mayflower.
Note: While the MK Teacher role is a rewarding one, it also comes with expectations and demands at work. Applicants should have the fitness and stamina to deliver lessons, and resilience required to engage children safely and carry out their duties effectively. As part of application processing, candidates may be required to undergo a pre-employment medical examination.

Salary and benefits

Your starting salary will range from $2,800 to $5,200. Your exact salary takes into consideration:

  • Relevant experience and time spend on the job.
  • Academic training.
  • Full-time National Service, if applicable.

Note: Information on salaries is accurate at the point of publication but may be subject to review and change.

  • Time off during school holidays, as long as 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.