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Programme Co-ordinator - EXSEL Coach / Senior Coach (Children Social Emotional Learning)
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What is EXSEL

EXSEL, a new initiative set up in 2023, aimed to equip children, aged 7–12, with Social Emotional Learning (SEL) skills and knowledge via a workshop delivery concept.  Pairing the CASEL Model (5 Competencies – Self-Awareness, Self-Management, Social Awareness, Relationship Skills and Responsible Decision-Making), with fun and engaging activities, children are empowered in their SEL journey to become sensitive, sensible and compassionate citizens in a VUCA world.

Job Summary:

The EXSEL Coach supports the EXSEL Manager in planning, delivering and marketing the EXSEL workshops.  He/she is responsible for supporting day-to-day operations and ensuring the smooth execution of programmes. As an independent and mature individual, he/she delivers EXSEL workshops and services in a variety of environments, working closely with children aged 7-12.

The EXSEL Coach enriches children’s learning through implementing curriculum and adopting developmentally appropriate teaching and classroom management strategies. He/she likes building trusted relationships, creating a cooperative and engaging learning environment, and is also adaptable and adept at managing multiple internal and external stakeholders.

He/She is not afraid to try and develop new creative ideas, be it in marketing of the programme or planning of lessons.

The incumbent is expected to work from 9:00am to 6:00pm on weekdays and from 9:00am to 1:00pm on Saturdays.


*Associates position available


Key responsibility areas


Programme Execution (Workshop)

  • Able to deliver and facilitate Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) workshops with children ages 7-12, in schools and community settings, including but not limited to:
  • Facilitating discussions, responding to queries with small and large groups of children
  • Creating a motivational, fun and inspiring learning experience
  • Ensuring curriculum fidelity as designed, and developing a mastery of the content
  • Achieving knowledge and skills transfer by meeting learning objectives
  • Confident and effective in classroom management skills


EXSEL Programme Operations and Management

  • Plan and prepare lessons and activities to support the children’s Social-Emotional Learning
  • Evaluates curriculum effectiveness and recommends improvements from learners’ feedbacks; analyzing delivery approaches and materials
  • Carry out pre-workshop preparation of logistics and curating necessary materials
  • Conduct post-workshop data gathering and prepare reports for stakeholders and management

Marketing of Programme

  • Resourceful in identifying new markets and work together with the team to create marketing leads to promote EXSEL programme.


Stakeholder Management

  • Able to handle stakeholders respectfully in a challenging environment


*Additional Role for Sr Coach

  • Candidates will serve as an account manager to regular clients
  • He/She will supervise the Coach
  • He/She will be second in line to the Manager, and may represent the department as needed.



  • At least 3 years of experience in similar roles or direct social service preferred
  • Working knowledge of Social-Emotional Learning needs of children is a plus and/or having a keen interest to equip children with SEL skills and knowledge
  • Good knowledge of children’s different learning abilities


  • Bachelor’s Degree or Diploma in Early Childhood Education, Psychology, Counselling, or any other discipline with relevance to SEL or children’s holistic development
  • MOE-Registered Instructor preferred

Other Requirements:

  • Patient and effective conflict resolution skills
  • Ability to communicate in a clear and precise way 
  • Mature and independent worker, and is an effective team player
  • Strong organizational skills and detailed in planning
  • A positive attitude 
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