Kindergarten Centre Head and Deputy Centre Head

MINISTRY OF EDUCATION
  • Job Category
    Education and Training, Public / Civil Service
  • Contract type
    Permanent

Job Description

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, monitor Kindergarten Care (KCare) service by external operator, plan and organise the kindergarten programme, as well as manage the deployment, professional development and well-being of all staff.

We Are Looking For

  • 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 pre-school education, and the ability to engage stakeholders in the holistic development of the 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 equivalent)
  • A Diploma in Early Childhood Care and Education-Leadership (DECCE-L) (or equivalent)
  • A tertiary qualification is preferred; those without a tertiary qualification but with relevant experience and expertise may also apply

Deputy Centre Head

  • At least 4 years of supervisory experience
  • A Diploma in Early Childhood Care and Education-Teaching (DECCE-T)(or equivalent)
  • A Diploma in Early Childhood Care and Education – Leadership (DECCE-L) (or equivalent) would be advantageous
  • A tertiary qualification is preferred; those without a tertiary qualification but with relevant experience and expertise may also apply

As applications are processed in batches, applicants can expect to receive an update before the end of the following month.


Closing on 31 Dec 2021