Centre Head and Deputy Centre Head

Job Description

As a Centre Head or Deputy Centre Head, you will be part of a dynamic team that will spearhead the Ministry’s efforts to enhance the quality of Singapore’s pre-school education landscape. You will lead a team of pre-school educators in providing quality education, holistic development and care for the children. You will oversee the management of the centre, plan and organise the kindergarten programme, as well as manage the deployment, professional development and well-being of all staff.

Who Are We Looking For

  • Good leadership qualities and management skills
  • Passionate about pre-school education and able to positively engage stakeholders in the holistic development of the child
  • Strong communication and language skills

Centre Head

  • Minimum 3 years of experience managing an ECDA-licensed pre-school centre
  • A Diploma in Early Childhood Care and Education-Teaching (DECCE-T) and a Diploma in Early Childhood Care and Education-Leadership (DECCE-L)
  • A tertiary qualification is preferred; those without a tertiary qualification but with relevant experience and expertise may also apply

Deputy Centre Head

  • Minimum 5 years of experience teaching children of pre-school age
  • A Diploma in Early Childhood Care and Education-Teaching (DECCE-T); or a Diploma in Early Childhood Care and Education – Leadership (DECCE-L);
  • A tertiary qualification is preferred; those without a tertiary qualification but with relevant experience and expertise may also apply
  • Experience in supervisory positions would be an advantage

Service Benefits

  • School holidays (Teachers can enjoy school holidays if their services are not needed during the holidays.)
  • Up to 10 days of leave for Urgent Private Affairs (subject to approval)
  • Medical leave - 14 days sick leave (if no hospitalisation) and up to 60 days sick leave (with hospitalisation)
  • Subsidised medical and dental benefits
  • Use of Government Holiday Bungalows
  • Group Insurance Scheme at low premium

Application Details

To apply, please visit Singapore Public Service Job Portal at www.careers.gov.sg.

We regret that incomplete application forms will not be considered and only short-listed applicants will be notified for interview.

If you are interested in relief teaching in MOE Kindergartens, and meet the eligibility criteria, you can put in an application as a Flexi-Adjunct MOE Kindergarten Educator [FAJ(MKE)].