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
For more information on MOE Kindergarten, you may visit the MOE Kindergarten website.

Who we are looking for

We are looking for someone with:

  • Effective communication skills and the ability to engage children
  • A nurturing spirit
  • Dedication to the development and well-being of children


  • A Diploma in Early Childhood Care and Education – Teaching (DECCE-T)

Salary and benefits

You will be paid a starting salary between $2,350 and $4,106. Your exact salary takes into consideration:

  • Your relevant experience and time spend on the job
  • Your academic training
  • Whether you have completed full-time National Service
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, 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
  • Use of Civil Service Club chalets at subsidised rates
  • Optional life and critical illness coverage

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.