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Centre Principal

The main job responsibility is to ensure the leadership, management and delivery of quality infant care centre curriculum and that the daily operations, financial, human resource and management of the centre are carried out effectively.


Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Work within the infant care centre’s policies, philosophy and procedures

  • Plan, co-ordinate and provide consultation to the Management, staff and customers

  • Supervise and provide leadership

  • Monitor and work with the Human Resources on individual staff’s continuing professional development

  • Work with the Management to develop a holistic and developmentally appropriate early childhood curriculum

  • Ensure that centre’s service meet the needs of children and families


Experience, Qualifications and Training Requirements: 

  • Has at least 5 GCE ‘O’ level credits including English Language.

  • Has completed the Diploma in Pre-School Education Leadership (DPE-L) / Diploma in Early Childhood Care and  Education – Leadership (DECCE-L), or its equivalent recognised by ECDA,

  • Has been registered with ECDA and attained a L2 certification

  • Has a valid certificate in first aid recognised by ECDA; and

  • Has at least 3 years teaching experience in a child care/pre-school setting.


Knowledge and Skills Required:

  • Demonstrate good active communicative skills

  • Demonstrate effective leadership and supervisory skills

  • Oversee and direct centre staff, parents and families

  • Ability to liaise with various stakeholders, authorities and organisations

  • Ability to manage centre’s daily operations, budget, income and expenditure etc.

  • Adequate knowledge of current early childhood care and education development theories, research and practices

  • Is au fait of government regulations, quality assurance framework (Child Care Act and Regulation, SPARK)


Interested candidates may send in your detailed resume with photo to

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

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