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:
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
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
Sort and pack centre’s teaching and learning resources
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.
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.
Education and Training
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...