HWA CHONG INSTITUTION

We nurture leaders in Research, Industry and Government to serve the nation

Education is at the heart of the Hwa Chong experience. The Institution is seeking high achieving individuals who are excited about education to join our team. We are looking for individuals with passion, purpose and drive. If you thrive on working in an innovative and dynamic environment, we would love to hear from you.

 

Senior Boarding Executive (Facilities Management)

Job Descriptions:

  • Supervise the performance of the term contractors (facilities maintenance, cleaning, pest control etc.) within the residential facilities
  • Assist the school to implement preventive and ad-hoc facilities maintenance and housekeeping programs for all building and M&E installations in compliance with statutory/ authority requirements
  • Work with the team to handle complaints, feedbacks and incidents related to facilities maintenance, cleanliness, and pest control
  • Provide feedback and assist the school to formulate and renew standard operating procedures for routine and preventive operations relating to facilities maintenance, cleanliness and pest control
  • Support the team on apartments’ inspection, defects rectification, assets enhancement, and minor improvement work
  • Assist to prepare invitation for quotations and tenders on facilities maintenance and housekeeping matters
  • Check and endorse contractors’ claims for payment
  • Attend monthly contractors’ meetings and assess contractors’ monthly performance
  • Sourcing and collating data in preparation for the annual budgeting of funds for repairs or improvement programs
  • Escalate any critical issues for management decisions including handling of complaints and requests
  • Supervise fire safety matters and security of the estate
  • Providing general administration duties e.g. Duty Boarding Executive, and ability to interact with students, parents, and teachers of various nationalities
  • Must be willing to stay-in at Boarding School and be able to perform night shifts during weekdays and/or weekends

Requirements:

  • At least a Diploma in Building Services or Civil / Mechanical / Electrical Engineering
  • 3 years’ experience in building or facilities management and being hands-on in mitigating facilities issues
  • Good written and oral communications skills
  • Ability to present and write clear and concise reports/specifications
  • Good Interpersonal skills and ability to multi-task and work under pressure
  • Familiar with MS Office applications
  • Team player

Science Research Laboratory Technician

This role forms part of the core team in our Science Research Centre. The job responsibilities are covered under two primary areas:

Job Descriptions:

Administration

  • To ensure efficient and effective daily running of the respective laboratories in the Science Research Centre (SRC)
  • To manage stock inventory and acquire all resources necessary for the laboratories
  • To maintain proper documentation for all work processes
  • To supervise laboratory attendants
  • Any other duties as assigned by the school

Laboratory Duties

  • To put in place and enforce safety protocols in the laboratories
  • To prepare materials for student research projects and enrichment courses
  • To assist mentors in supervising students when they work in the research laboratories
  • To train students in technical skills and guide them on the proper disposal of the experimental materials
  • Ensure/carry out maintenance of all equipment in the laboratories
  • Any other duties as assigned by the school

Requirements:

  • At least a Diploma in STEM-related fields (Physics, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or an equivalent discipline), and training in Biology-related fields will be an advantage
  • At least 2 years of work experience in research laboratories in institutional or educational settings
  • Team player, and at the same time, able to work independently
  • With a keen eye for detail and meticulous in carrying out duties
  • Resourceful and adaptable, enjoy work that requires customisation to meet the needs of research groups
  • Able to multi-task and works well under pressure
  • Good written and spoken communication skills, necessary to engage stakeholders (students, teaching and non-teaching staff, and external parties) effectively

Position: Physics Laboratory Technician

Job Descriptions:

  • Planning, procuring, and preparing materials for daily practicals, enrichment sessions and practical assessments. Apparatus and materials planning and preparation for practical sessions and practical assessments
  • Liaising with vendors and evaluating quotations from suppliers for consumables and lab equipment
  • Prepare and propose a yearly budget for Physics Laboratories
  • Stocktaking of inventory for Physics laboratories during school breaks
  • Regular maintenance and servicing of lab apparatus/equipment to ensure optimum working conditions
  • Effecting minor repairs to apparatus and lab facilities where necessary
  • Conduct risk assessment of Physics laboratories. Put in place and enforce safety guidelines in the laboratories
  • Risk assessment form preparation for practical tasks to be performed each school term
  • Keeping account of breakages/losses/damages during practical sessions
  • Aiding teachers in preparing and setting up lessons’ demonstration equipment/apparatus
  • Clearing and cleaning of laboratories and apparatus used after practical sessions and practical assessments
  • Supervise and schedule the cleaning up of laboratories during school breaks.
  • Supervise, allocate and support the work of lab attendant
  • Any other duties as assigned by the school

Requirements:

  • Diploma or Degree in Physics or related field of studies (e.g. Electrical or Mechanical Engineering)
  • Work experience in research laboratories or related laboratory work
  • Knowledge in Physics or Electrical or Mechanical Engineering
  • Knowledge in laboratory management
  • Team player and also able to work independently
  • Able to work and communicate effectively with students and staff is an advantage

Position: Senior IT Support Officer 

Job Descriptions:

  • To provide end-user support on IT hardware and software issues
  • To manage/maintain desktops, deploy applications/software and apply updates/patches to end-user’s devices, and other network devices
  • To provide technical assistance to staff and students in computer applications for instructional and administrative purposes
  • Proactive monitoring of IT infrastructure to ensure the health of systems
  • To maintain and troubleshoot IT system issues
  • To coordinate with product vendors to resolve software and hardware issues

Requirements:

  • Knowledge and experience in Information Technology Infrastructure Architecture, including networking knowledge (TCP/IP, LAN, network routing, and network security), System Security Infrastructure (e.g. Firewall and intrusion detection systems), Data backup/recovery, Network Operating systems (e.g. experience with Microsoft Server Technologies - AD, DNS and DHCP) and System Virtualization (e.g. VMWare and Microsoft Hyper-V)
  • Possesses strong customer service and interpersonal skills

Position: Administration Officer 

Job Descriptions:

  • Provide frontline assistance to staff, students and public, through emails, phone calls and over the counter
  • To ensure the smooth day-to-day operation of the administration department and school events
  • Minutes taking
  • Maintaining students’ database on various platforms
  • Administration of surveys and test
  • Processing Scholarship and Bursary applications
  • Assist with ITQ matters when needed
  • To assist the Physical Education (PE) department for CCA related admin paperwork
  • Perform any other administrative functions as and when required

Requirements:

  • Minimum Diploma or higher with experience in customer service and administrative work
  • Computer literate and proficient in MS Office applications
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Good command of both English and Chinese, verbal and written
  • An independent worker and also an excellent team player with passion for service excellence
  • Proficient in minutes taking
  • Highly customer oriented and able to multi-task and meet tight deadlines

 

Education & Career Guidance Counsellor

Job Descriptions:

  • Provide university and career counselling for students
  • Correspond with university partners on various matters
  • Prepare and conduct workshops and talks for students and staff
  • Assist in critiquing students’ university personal essays
  • Arrange and host university and industry representatives
  • Attend local and overseas networking events
  • Keep updated with university and industry developments
  • Update and publicise department resources on Instagram and Google Site

 

Requirements:

  • Degree holder
  • At least 3 to 5 years of work experience
  • Excellent administrative ability and time management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and collaborative skills
  • Enjoys guiding and interacting with young people
  • Able to follow up on university admissions matters with students, staff and parents teachers in an informative, empathetic, and effective manner
  • Able to complete tasks accurately and effectively cope with multiple demands
  • Experience in working with young people or in a school setting would be advantageous
  • Experience in university admissions advising and university application portals will be advantageous

 

School Counsellor

The School Counsellor is responsible for the counselling and guidance programme at Hwa Chong Institution. The School Counsellor’s duties include but are not limited to the following:

 

Job Descriptions:

 

  1. Counselling Students
    1. provide direct counselling intervention for students in the High School Section, and, where needed, in the College Section
    2. manage a team of Teacher-Counsellors in providing counselling services to students in the High School Section
    3. coordinate with the Case Management Team in providing timely support for students who need counselling
    4. make home visits for students who are unable to come to school
  2. Working with Staff
    1. provide consultations for staff in managing students with academic, behavioural, and emotional issues
    2. provide counselling training & other workshops for staff to strengthen their affective skills
  3. Working with Parents
    1. provide consultations for parents in managing students with academic, behavioural, and emotional issues
    2. conduct workshops for parents to align their expectations with the school’s and to strengthen their parenting skills
  4. School Duties
    1. provide counselling support in the event of school emergencies as a member of the Caring Action in Response to Emergencies (CARE) team
    2. coordinate and collaborate with the Affective Team in the design and implementation of the Peer Support programme
  5. Curriculum Design and Implementation
    1. oversee the design and implementation of a guidance curriculum in the High School Section
    2. oversee the area of Sexuality Education in the High School Section
    3. work with the Affective Team in designing and implementing programmes to promote students’ social and emotional growth
  6. Any other duty as assigned by the Reporting Officer, Deans, Deputy Principal or Principal

 

The School Counsellor’s expertise and primary duties are to provide counselling services to the school. However, the School Counsellor is also an integral member of the Affective Department, and would be actively involved in the programmes pertaining to students’ affective development.


If you thrive on working in a dynamic and innovative environment, please submit your detailed CV, supporting documents and expected remuneration to

The Recruitment Officer
Hwa Chong Institution
661 Bukit Timah Road S 269734

Email: recruit@hci.edu.sg

Only short-listed candidates will be notified