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MOE Kindergarten Teacher Training Programme

Agency: Ministry of Education
Job no.: 541636
Work type: Permanent/Contract
Location: Singapore

The wealth of a nation lies in its people - their commitment to country and community, their willingness to strive and persevere, their ability to think, achieve and excel. Our future depends on our continually renewing and regenerating our leadership and citizenry, building upon the experience of the past, learning from the circumstances of the present, and preparing for the challenges of the future. How we bring up our young at home and teach them in school will shape Singapore in the next generation.

The mission of the Education Service is to mould the future of the nation, by moulding the people who will determine the future of the nation. The Service will provide our children with a balanced and well-rounded education, develop them to their full potential, and nurture them into good citizens, conscious of their responsibilities to family, society and country.

MOE Kindergarten Teacher Training Programme

The MOE Kindergarten Teacher Training Programme (English and Chinese courses available*) offers untrained applicants the opportunity to join the MOE Kindergartens and to give a Strong Start to Every Child.

If successful, you will attend a full-time Kindergarten Teacher Training Programme and be deployed as an MOE Kindergarten (MK) teacher on completion of training. The training programme will provide you with an understanding of how children learn and grow in the early years. You will be equipped with the necessary skills to plan and develop activities which are appropriate for the children’s holistic development through an integrated approach to learning. Your learning will be enhanced with close guidance and coaching, especially during the practicum stint, so as to help you better prepare for your role as an MK teacher.

Who we are looking for

Applicants with the following:

  • Effective communication skills and the ability to engage children
  • Nurturing and dedicated to the development and well-being of children
  • Preferably a tertiary qualification

*Applicants may be required to register and pass the English/Mother Tongue Language Entrance Proficiency Test (EL/MTL EPT) before being offered employment.


Important notes on filling up of application form to facilitate processing of your application:

  • Select "MOE Kindergarten Educator" under "Position applied for" field. There could be a delay in processing of applications submitted under other schemes.
  • English Course: For English Medium, Malay Language & Tamil Language Teacher positions. Please indicate one of these options as your "Preferred teaching position 1" in the application form. If you indicate "Chinese Language Teacher" as your 
    Preferred teaching position 2" in the application form, you may also be considered for the Chinese Course, if you are shortlisted.
  • Chinese Course: For Chinese Language Teacher position. Please indicate "Chinese Language Teacher" as your "Preferred teaching position 1" in the application form.

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Please be informed that only short-listed applicants will be notified for interview.

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