As an Outdoor Adventure Educator (OAE), you will conduct camping activities, facilitate learning and ensure the well-being of students at MOE Outdoor Adventure Learning Centres.
This position includes a sponsored 5-month basic training programme. You will receive a monthly salary during your training. Upon completion, you will need to serve for at least 1 year.
Roles and responsibilities
- Conducting adventure camp activities and facilitating students’ reflection and learning
- Giving safety instructions on technical adventure equipment, and carrying out procedures to ensure students’ safety
- Providing administrative and logistical support to enable the smooth delivery of camp activities
- Participating in the planning and evaluation of the camps, to ensure that learning objectives are achieved
As an OAE, you will typically work 5 days a week, which may include Saturdays. You may also be required to stay overnight for certain activities.
You should have:
- A strong interest in outdoor adventure activities
- Sufficient physical fitness level and no existing medical conditions that will impair one from carrying out outdoor adventure activities
- The ability to connect and establish rapport with students
- The ability to work under stressful conditions and environments
- The capability to perform and supervise activities at height and in the waters
- A willingness to work at night and reside at campsites for overnight activities
- A Polytechnic Diploma, or relevant experience conducting outdoor activities for students
Salary and benefits
OAEs are appointed on the Allied Educator Scheme of Service. Successful candidates will be hired on a contract basis.
Your starting salary will range from $1,730 to $4,610. Your exact salary takes into consideration:
- Your relevant work experience and time spent on the job
- Your academic training
- Whether you have completed full-time National Service
You will also be eligible for these benefits:
- 18 days of vacation leave
- Subsidised medical and dental benefits
- 14 days of medical leave without hospitalisation, and up to 60 days with hospitalisation.
- Use of Civil Service Club chalets at subsidised rates.
- Optional life and critical illness coverage