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Singapore Examinations and Assessment Board (SEAB) is a statutory board with the mission to provide quality educational assessment and research services to our customers in Singapore and other parts of the world. We are looking for team players who enjoy working in a dynamic and creative work environment. We invite you to join our team for a rewarding and challenging career.

FULL-TIME POSITIONS

ASSESSMENT OFFICERS

  • Post 1: Assessment Officer, Chinese Language
  • Post 2: Assessment Officer, Malay language
  • Post 3: Assessment Officer, Mathematics
  • Post 4: Assessment Officer, Biology
  • Post 5: Assessment Officer, Chemistry
  • Post 6: Assessment Officer, Physics

RESPONSIBILITIES

Successful applicant will be responsible for the assessment of the relevant subject areas at the national level. He/She will develop examination syllabuses and assessment instruments, and provide advice on assessment.

REQUIREMENTS

Qualification:

  • Post 1: Tertiary qualification in Chinese Language and Literature
  • Post 2: Tertiary qualification in Malay Language and Literature
  • Post 3: Tertiary qualification in Mathematics
  • Post 4: Tertiary qualification in Biology
  • Post 5: Tertiary qualification in Chemistry
  • Post 6: Tertiary qualification in Physics

Post 1 - 6:

  • At least 3 years of relevant experience as a trained teacher, preferably with experience as Subject Coordinator, Subject Head, Level Head or Head of Department
  • Keen interest in assessment and would like to specialise in this field of expertise
  • Good written and spoken communication skills
  • Enjoy working in teams in a dynamic and creative work environment

RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT OFFICER (MEASUREMENT AND ANALYTICS)

RESPONSIBILITIES

Successful applicant will conduct research on educational measurement and assessment issues and develop assessment services and products that are fit for purpose, educationally sound and positively transforming for stakeholders. He/she is expected to contribute to research studies that investigate use of ICT into assessments that will address current needs and anticipate future needs in assessment and measurement in Singapore. The officer is expected to apply his/her expertise in interpretive, statistical, measurement and evaluative technologies for education to further the cause of meaningful and accurate educational assessment, as well as the use of analytics in deriving information from large-scale assessment data to inform education policies. With good progress, the officer can look forward to leadership opportunities in shaping the future of educational assessment in Singapore.

The key responsibilities include:

  • Conduct studies to develop knowledge and insight in statistical analysis and psychometric methodology
  • Contribute to the development of SEAB's strategy to use technology to provide e-assessments, for example in scoring and analytic methodologies for large-scale computer-based assessments
  • Conceptualise and carry out statistical analysis activities in support of the conduct of assessment work
  • Conduct psychometric studies, such as analysis and reporting of item response data, to inform decision making and policies
  • Conceptualise, design and develop workflow and process for data management and statistical analysis
  • Provide training and consultancy services to SEAB's customers and deliver outcomes to agreed timescales and quality

REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience in providing leadership in research studies, measurements, analytics and/or policy analysis
  • Proficient in the use of various statistical analysis software (e.g. STATA, SPSS, SAS, AMOS, EQS, RUMM2020, R-Programming)
  • Experience coding applications with C/C#/C++, Visual Basic or Java Programming Language will be useful
  • Experience in the education sector will be an advantage
  • Adaptable, meticulous individual with excellent analytical skills
  • Demonstrate good research practices and skills
  • Able to communicate complex concepts in applied and practical manner to get buy-in from stakeholder groups
  • Enjoy working in teams in a dynamic and creative work environment

RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT OFFICER (ASSESSMENT RESEARCH AND TECHNOLOGY)

RESPONSIBILITIES

Successful applicant will conduct research in assessment, and develop assessment services and products that are fit for purpose, educationally sound and positively transforming for stakeholders. He/She is expected to contribute to research studies which focus on harnessing technology to assess complex competencies for 21st Century education, apply statistical techniques to support assessment-related analysis and provide project management and consultancy services for assessment projects. With good progress, the officer can look forward to leadership opportunities in shaping the future of educational assessment in Singapore.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum 3 years of experience as a trained teacher, preferably with experience in research or educational measurement related work
  • Keen interest in statistics and technology in assessment
  • Adaptable, meticulous individual with excellent analytical skills
  • Demonstrate good research practices and skills
  • Able to communicate complex concepts in applied and practical manner to get buy-in from stakeholder groups
  • Enjoy working in teams in a dynamic and creative work environment

SENIOR ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, EXAM PLANNING AND ADMINISTRATION

RESPONSIBILITIES

Successful applicant will be responsible to implement SEAB's examination policies and to oversee the planning, administration and smooth delivery of national examinations. The key responsibilities include:

  • Implement examination policies in the conduct of the national examinations
  • Monitor the overall planning, administration, conduct and release of results through the management of processes, resources and personnel
  • Oversee the rollout and conduct of the e-Examinations
  • Oversee the development of next generation Exam IT Systems
  • Deploy and develop staff in the department

REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum a tertiary qualification in any discipline from a reputable institution
  • Minimum 10 years of working experience
  • Experience in organising large scale events
  • Experience in leadership roles with direct and indirect reportees
  • Strong people management and development skills
  • Strong project management skills
  • Good stakeholder engagement and communications skills
  • Driven and result-oriented
  • Strategic in outlook and forward looking

ASSISTANT MANAGER / MANAGER, EXAM OPERATIONS – 2-YEAR CONTRACT

RESPONSIBILITIES

Successful applicant will play an active role in the planning, administration and smooth delivery of national examinations. The key responsibilities include:

  • Plan and execute the activities relating to the conduct of examinations from registration, scheduling, marking to releasing of results
  • Correspond with the stakeholders on national examinations matters
  • Plan and ensure business continuity in the event of emergency or irregularities
  • Plan and ensure business continuity in the event of emergency or irregularities

REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum a tertiary qualification in any discipline from a reputable institution
  • Minimum 2 years of relevant experience in administration or operations-related work
  • Meticulous and good analytical skills
  • Good written and communications skills
  • A positive working attitude with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Able to work independently and as a team
  • Has good working knowledge in Microsoft Office

APPLICATION PROCEDURE (FULL-TIME POSITIONS)

If you are interested in any of the above position, please submit your application with your educational certificates to: [email protected]


TEMPORARY POSITIONS

HQ Chief Presiding Examiners (HQ CPEs) / HQ Presiding Examiners (HQ PEs)

If you are a retired or former education officer with experience conducting the national exams, we would like to invite you to join us as HQ CPE or HQ PE. The HQ CPE will supervise a team of examination personnel in the conduct of examinations/tests offered by SEAB. The HQPE will conduct the examinations that may include invigilation duties. HQ PE may also assist the HQ CPE in the conduct of the examinations. Both personnel will have to maintain the security of the examinations/tests and ensure that the examinations/tests are conducted promptly and with integrity.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Retired or former Education Officers from the Ministry of Education
  • Prior experience in the conduct of the National Examinations

Interested applicants can download the Examination Personnel Application Form and submit the application via fax to 62724076 (Attention: Exams Operations Department)