3610-Pre-Primary Education Teachers

Job Title: 

Pre-Primary Education Teachers

Job Description: 

Pre-primary education teachers promote the social, physical, and intellectual development of children below primary school age through the provision of educational and play activities.


Tasks include:

  • planning and organising individual and group activities designed to facilitate the development of children's motor skills, cooperative and social skills, confidence and understanding
  • promoting language development through story-telling, role-play, songs, rhymes and informal conversations and discussions
  • leading children in activities that provide opportunities for creative expression through the media of art, dramatic play, music and physical fitness
  • observing children in order to evaluate progress and to detect signs of developmental, emotional or health related problems with parents
  • observing and assessing nutritional health, welfare and safety needs of students and identifying factors which may impede students' progress
  • supervising children's activities to ensure safety and resolve conflicts
  • guiding and assisting children in the development of proper eating, dressing and toilet habits
  • discussing progress or problems of children with parents and other staff members and identifying appropriate actions and referrals to other services
  • establishing and maintaining collaborative relationships with other service providers working with young children
Additional Notes: 

This unit group includes

Child care teacher
Kindergarten teacher
Pre-primary school teacher

Specific Occupations: 

Pre-primary education teacher

International Careers(ISCO): 
Source Of Info: 

Source: SINGAPORE STANDARD OCCUPATIONAL CLASSIFICATION 2015, Department of Statistics, Ministry of Trade & Industry, Republic of Singapore