Career Opportunities

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.

We offer workshops and consultancy services to equip Education Professionals with specialised knowledge and skills in educational assessment. We look forward to working with you to continue achieving excellence in assessment services.

If you are interested, please refer to Careers@Gov for further information.

Full-Time Positions

RESEARCH OFFICER (ASSESSMENT RESEARCH)

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 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 in research studies, measurements, analytics and/or policy analysis
  • Experience in the education sector will be an advantage
  • Proficient in the use of statistical analysis software (e.g. SPSS, SAS, RUMM2020, R-Programming)
  • Experience coding applications with C/C#/C++, Visual Basic or Java Programming, will be useful
  • Adaptable, meticulous individual with excellent analytical skillsAble 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  


APPLICATION PROCEDURE (FULL-TIME POSITION)

If you are interested in any of the above position, please submit your application with your educational certificates to Careers@Gov.

Temporary Positions

HQ PRESIDING EXAMINERS (HQ PEs)

RESPONSIBILITIES

The main responsibility of the HQ PEs is to perform invigilation duties during the national examinations, non-national examinations and/or tests. The HQ PEs will have to ensure the security of the examinations and/or tests that they are assigned to conduct. HQ PEs are to conduct the examinations and/or tests according to the rules and regulations as determined by SEAB.

Appointed HQ PEs would be required to attend a compulsory briefing and training session before the start of the examination/test.

Period of Engagement: February 2020 to December 2020

REQUIREMENTS

  • Retired or former Education Officer from the Ministry of Education, or
  • Retired or former Uniformed Personnel from MINDEF and Singapore Police Force.

 

HQ MARKERS FOR THE FOLLOWING SUBJECTS:

  1. ENGLISH LANGUAGE (PRIMARY & SECONDARY)
  2. MOTHER TONGUE LANGUAGES (PRIMARY & SECONDARY)
  3. MATHEMATICS (PRIMARY & SECONDARY)
  4. SCIENCE (PRIMARY)
  5. EXERCISE AND SPORTS SCIENCE (SECONDARY)

RESPONSIBILITIES

The HQ Markers would mark candidates’ answer scripts. They would need to understand the assessment requirements of the subject and apply these consistently in the marking.

Appointed HQ Markers would need to attend a compulsory meeting before the start of the marking project, and other meetings as required. They are required to mark a stipulated number of scripts per day in accordance with the mark scheme, and assist in any other duties that may arise.

Period of Engagement: February 2020 to December 2020

REQUIREMENTS

  • Retired or former Education Officer from the Ministry of Education, and
  • Previous experience in teaching the subject (at any levels) for position applied.

 

HQ ORAL EXAMINERS FOR THE FOLLOWING SUBJECTS:

  1. ENGLISH LANGUAGE (PRIMARY & SECONDARY)
  2. MOTHER TONGUE LANGUAGES (PRIMARY & SECONDARY)

RESPONSIBILITIES

The HQ Oral Examiners would need to understand the process and marking criteria for the oral examination and apply the mark scheme consistently in the conduct of the oral examination.

Appointed HQ Oral Examiners would need to attend a compulsory standardisation meeting before the start of the oral examination and required to test a stipulated number of candidates per day. They may be required to assist in any other duties that may arise. 

Period of Engagement: July 2020 to September 2020

REQUIREMENTS

  • Retired or former Education Officer from the Ministry of Education, and
  • Previous experience in teaching the subject (at any levels) for the position applied. 

 

HQ SETTERS FOR ENGLISH LANGUAGE (PRIMARY & SECONDARY)

RESPONSIBILITIES

The HQ Setters would need to understand the assessment requirements of the question paper (non-national examinations) that they are engaged to develop.  

Appointed HQ Setters would need to attend a compulsory briefing before commencing on the assignment. Thereafter, they may be required to attend moderation meetings as necessary.

Period of Engagement: February 2020 to December 2020

REQUIREMENTS

  • Retired or former Education Officer from the Ministry of Education, and
  • Previous experience in teaching and item setting for the subject (at any levels) for the position applied.



APPLICATION PROCEDURE (TEMPORARY POSITION)

 

Interested applicants may submit their applications via Careers@Gov for the following roles:

 

Please note that the role deployment for subjects with multiple roles and at Primary and/or Secondary will be determined for successful applicants.

 

For Clarification

 

If you are interested in these positions and need further clarification, please email to SEAB_QSM@seab.gov.sg.

 

(Note: Only shortlisted applicants will be called for interview.)