The Trainee Infant Care Teacher scheme is place-and-train programme designed to immerse you in the infant care environment. Through a combination of classroom training and workplace attachment, you will be provided real time feedback and peer support for your optimal learning.
As a Trainee Infant Care Teacher, you will be focusing on looking after infants from 2 to 18 months by creating a safe and conducive learning environment for infants. You will be enrolled for the WSQ Advanced Certificate in Early Years (ACEY) course that specialize in the learning and development of children aged 0 to 3 years old.
Upon graduation, you will be awarded the ACEY certificate and be re-designated as an Infant Care Teacher teaching infants aged 2 to 18 months. You will also serve a year bond with the organization.
Completed at least Secondary 4 education or 10 years of formal education
Possess at least a C6 in English 'O' level or a score of an average SOA 5 in the Workplace Literacy Series (WPL), including level 5 for WPL (Written)
Enjoys working with infants from 2 to 18 months, and comfortable with performing routine care duties for infants
Age 21 years old and above at the point of application
Good interpersonal and communication skills
Able to work rotating day shifts and on one Saturday every 4 weeks
Prior experience of taking care of infants will be advantageous
Monday to Friday & 1 Saturday out of 4 Saturdays
Rotating shift on Mon to Fri (7am to 4.30pm; 9.30am to 7pm) & 7am to 2pm on Sat