Part-Time Contract Coordinator - Programme (MWS Christalite Student Care Centre) - Methodist Welfare Services
Part-Time Contract Coordinator - Programme (MWS Christalite Student Care Centre)

Part-Time Contract Coordinator - Programme (MWS Christalite Student Care Centre)

Methodist Welfare Services

Part Time : $ 850 - $ 910 / PER MONTH
Part TimeEducation and Training    

Job Description

Part-Time from 1pm to 5pm (Monday to Friday), 12-month contract.

Job Purpose

The principal task of the Coordinator - Programme is to assist the Senior Coordinators – Programme in the collective responsibility of taking care of children (age 7-14).   The mission of any student care centre is to help each child become well-rounded individuals by supporting holistic education.  The domains in holistic education are: Physical Development, Moral Development, Social Development, Cognitive Development and Aesthetic Development. 

Duties and Responsibilities

During school days, the job entails:

The Child’s Physical Well-Being + Physical Development:
• chaperoning them safely from the school to the centre (walking distance) ;
• ensuring good hygiene practices are followed by the children;
• ensuring children take their meals;
• ensuring they rest;
• ensuring they observe safety first at the centre (and not expose themselves or their friends to hazards);
• providing first aid and arranging quickly for medical attention should a child fall sick or sustain an injury;
• leading the children in physical exercises (there are designated times);
• ensuring the children are safely received by their parents to go home at the end of each day.

The Child’s Emotional & Psychological Well-Being – Moral & Social Development:
• leading by personal example for the children by sharing and imparting values and good qualities to the children;
• creating opportunities for the children to acquire social skills/good etiquette and managing the children as they interact with each other – making sure they do so in ways that are polite, considerate and respectful;
• listening to and counselling a child when he/she is upset and down – balancing the need to counsel and guide the child with respect for the child as a person;
• imbuing each child with a more positive sense of self and the spirit of doing his/her best.

The Child’s Schoolwork + Cognitive & Aesthetic Development:
• ensuring the children keep up with their schoolwork – homework assigned by the school;
• coaching and guiding children in areas/topics they are weak in – in their academic subjects – by way of providing topical exercises (e.g. with assessment books) and also with material that is not from the textbooks;
• providing children the opportunities to explore art, music, literature – things beyond their textbooks – and to exercise and express their creativity in these domains;
• helping children to find areas they are good in and to have the desire to learn new things.

During School Holidays (besides continuing to look into the above areas listed):

• Looking after children at the centre and when the centre organizes excursions for them;
• Creating and carrying out engaging enrichment activities where the children can explore and learn new things/skills and gain a better sense of self;
• Liaising and collaborating with external service providers and/or volunteers who carry out enrichment programmes for the children.

Other (admin) Duties:
• Interacting and liaising with parents on recurring simple administrative tasks – communicating updates, reminders, fee collections etc;
• Helping to keep the centre clean, neat and operationally well-functioning;
• Carrying out tasks assigned by the Head of Centre.

Job Requirements

Working conditions/ hours
• Centre-based with occasional outings especially during school holidays
• Part-time work from 13.00PM to 17:00PM, Mondays to Fridays
• 12 months' contract

• GCE N/O/A levels and above
• At least 1 year of relevant experience in working with primary school-aged children

Core competencies
• Ability to communicate effectively and build rapport with children
• Classroom management and motivation skills
• Teamwork and service excellence
• Possess positive attitude with good interpersonal and written communication skills.

Technical Competencies
• Competent in MS Office skills – MS Word, Powerpoint, Excel.
• Able to work with computers and interface that with AV equipment

Leadership Competencies
• Able to lead and manage volunteers

Work Location (MRT)

Work Location


Get In Touch

   +65 6916 4240

   75 Ayer Rajah Crescent,
       #01-04 Singapore 139953
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   [email protected]

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