5311-Child Care and Related Workers

Job Title: 

Child Care and Related Workers

Job Description: 

Child care workers provide care and supervision for children and youths in residential homes and in before-school, after-school, vacation and day care centres.


Tasks include:

  • assisting children to wash, dress and feed themselves
  • taking children to and from school or outdoors for recreation
  • playing games with children, or entertaining them by reading or storytelling
  • assisting in the preparation of materials and equipment for children's education and recreational activities
  • managing children's and youth?s behaviours and guiding their social development
  • disciplining children and recommending or initiating other measures to control behaviour, such as caring for own clothing and picking up toys and books
  • observing and monitoring children's play activities
  • keeping records on individual children or youth, including daily observations and information about activities, meals served, and medications administered
Additional Notes: 

This unit group includes

Confinement nanny
Child care worker
After-school care centre worker

This unit group excludes

Pre-primary education teacher (3610)

Specific Occupations: 

Babysitter (household)

Confinement nanny

Child /After school care centre worker

Child/Youth residential care assistant

International Careers(ISCO): 
Source Of Info: 

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