Infant Educarer (English/Chinese)

St. James' Preschool Services

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Highlights

Education|Training 0 Year Primary/Secondary School/'O' Level

Job description

An infant educarer in SJPS is a responsive and active professional, responsible for the care of a group of children aged 2 months – 18 months. The educarer creates a safe, playful and loving environment, “a home out of home” for children. This is done through a multi-pronged approach:

  • Building trusting and proactive relationships with families
  • Designing safe, clean and developmentally appropriate learning environments
  • Applying effective and active communication and emotional competence skills

Each educarer works together with a partner or small group of English/Chinese infant educarers in the centre, with a strong focus on teamwork and professionalism.

 

The job covers the following areas:

Routine Care

  • Perform all routine care tasks for caregiving of infants and toddlers according to infants’ schedule
  • Communicate centre schedules with families for greater understanding and to increase continuity and stability for infants
  • Record all information required for infant routines, follow all health, safety, nutritional and hygiene standards
  • Carry infant(s) in arms when they need comfort
  • Speak with and to children whenever routine tasks are carried out – routines are a part of curriculum

Curriculum

  • Show sensitivity to individual child’s needs through respectful, responsive and reciprocal interactions
  • Follow curriculum framework set but to plan for creative implementation of activities, flexibility in carrying out specific tasks
  • Set up quality learning environments with materials that represent the learning taking place
  • Document children’s learning and development (individual portfolios)
  • Collaborate with English/Chinese partner to carry out activities with children

Communication with Families

  • Daily communication with caregiver – beyond routines, in order to build trusting relationships
  • Receive feedback openly

Resource Management/Inventory

  • Sort and pack centre’s teaching and learning resources

Job Requirements

  • Shows deep respect for children – in thought, speech and action, always upholding professionalism
  • Good active communication skills
  • Preferably bilingual in English and Chinese languages
  • Able to initiate connections with families and caregivers – living out SJPS core values
  • Flexibility in tasks assigned and job deployment, works well in a team

 

Training & Development

Sponsorship may be provided for teachers pursuing Early Childhood qualifications.

 

Benefits

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, supportive work environment, and opportunities for personal growth and career development. 

 

We apologise that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Job Role

Education and Training

Position Level

Fresh/entry Level

St. James' Preschool Services

Little Seeds Preschool and St. James' Church Kindergarten are child care centres/kindergartens operated by St. James’ Preschool Services. Our preschool endeavors to sow the seeds of love, joy and hope through quality Christian-based early childhood education. The preschool offers the same curriculum as the award-winning St. James’ Church Kindergarten. It covers the SPICES...