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APSN Education Services Ltd.

Address: 900 New Upper Changi Road, Singapore 467354
Phone: 65 6479 6252
Email: enquiry@apsn.org.sg

APSN Chaoyang School

Address: 10 Ang Mo Kio Street 54 Singapore 569184
Phone: 65 6456 6922
Email: cys@apsn.org.sg

APSN Katong School

Address: 900 New Upper Changi Road Singapore 467354
Phone: 65 6445 8027
Email: ks@apsn.org.sg

APSN Tanglin School

Address: 143 Alexandra Road Singapore 159924
Phone: 65 6475 1511
Email: ts@apsn.org.sg

APSN Delta Senior School

Address: 3 Choa Chu Kang Grove Singapore 688237
Phone: 65 6276 3818
Email: dss@apsn.org.sg

APSN Ltd.

Address: 11 Jalan Ubi Block 2 #02-12 Singapore 409074
Phone: 65 6479 6252
Email: enquiry@apsn.org.sg

APSN Centre For Adults

Address: 11 Jalan Ubi Block 4, #01-31 Singapore 409074
Phone: 65 6346 2425
Email: cfa@apsn.org.sg

APSN Student Care Centre

Address: 10 Ang Mo Kio Street 54 Singapore 569184
Phone: 65 6637 9812
Email: scc@apsn.org.sg

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Career Opportunities

Be Part of APSN 

As an organisation, APSN believes in training employees and investing in their career development. We look after employees’ needs in order to strengthen morale and job satisfaction.

We benefit as a member of National Council of Social Service (NCSS) from extensive training programmes which we participate in.

Come onboard for a rewarding career that turns your passion into a profession! We welcome new members to contribute to our warm and vibrant culture, in an environment that embraces knowledge-sharing and collaboration.

Current Opportunities

APSN aspires to promote lifelong learning, drive community partnerships, and enhance the quality of life of those serve. Join us and impact lives every day! Interested applicants, please write in to recruitment@apsn.org.sg.

Head, Curriculum, Research, Innovation and Development

Job Purpose:

The Head, CRID will be responsible for reviewing, planning, implementing and evaluating strategic directions for schools’ transformation in APSN. He/she will adopt research-based assessments and pedagogical approaches and Evidenced-Based Practices (EBP) to develop relevant and customised curriculum and assessment programs for vocational training leading to student/centre or alumni members’ work readiness and work attachment. He/she will also be required to identify the training needs of instructors the APSN Centre for Adults & provide specialist advice to liaise and network with other teaching staff, trainers, instructors, job coaches, professionals and industrial experts to ensure that vocational learning standards are relevant and market-driven.

Key Responsibilities:

A) Provide leadership (with a team of school representatives) in:

i) Curriculum Development & Design

  • Review of the curriculum, as necessary, incorporating and updating content, pedagogy and accommodation and modification strategies
  • Design differentiated curriculum packages to support student learning

ii) Multi-Tiered Systems of Support

  • Employ a three-tiered Response to Intervention (RtI) Framework for academic interventions and School Wide Positive Behaviour Supports (SWPBS) Framework for behavioural interventions

iii) Program Implementation

  • Plan and implement effective milestone plans, model of instructions, assessment criterion, student/ trainee support, continuous improvements and outcome for SPED environment, specifically in the areas of Mild Intellectual Disability (MID) and Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
  • Continually improve and innovate processes to enhance the learning and development of the staff, and the functioning of the organisation
  • Proactively create structures and processes to nurture a culture of innovation and continuous improvement

iv) Research Work

  • Best practices in curriculum development, pedagogy and assessments
  • Allied professional services
  • Training resource development

B) Professional oversight of Allied Professional Hub and Job Coach Hub

i) Harmonise the processes of the Allied Professionals (APs), Job Coachers (JCs) across the schools and centres.

ii) Ensure that the academic curriculum, vocational curriculum and AP services are integrated within and across the schools and centres.

C) Enhance capability of staff, caregivers, employers and other partners in managing MIDs in their respective places by providing training and practical tips.

Job Requirements:

  • Degree or other post graduate qualifications in Education/ Instructional Design or its equivalent
  • At least 10 years of relevant work experience with 5 years in a mentoring and curriculum leadership role managing the full spectrum of curriculum development ranging from needs analysis to curriculum planning & development, instructional design and methodologies.
  • Possess expert knowledge in Curriculum Development and Evidence-based teaching practices in the area of Special Education
  • Conversant with Microsoft Office (Excel, Powerpoint, Word) applications and other technological apps
  • Familiar with various research methodologies and approaches
Head, Internal Audit

Job Purpose:

Reporting to the Audit & Risks Committee, the Head of Internal Audit  is accountable for implementing APSN’s risk-based audit plan, in accordance with APSN’s Internal Audit Charter and Terms of Reference; and the professional internal auditing standards promulgated by the IIA.

Responsibilities include providing reasonable assurance on the effectiveness of APSN’s risk management and the strength of its internal controls. The position assesses organization-wide efficiency of operations and compliance with APSN’s internal policies and procedures, contractual terms and conditions, NCSS Guide on Internal Controls, laws and regulations such as the Charities Act & Regulations.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Develop annually a risk-based Internal Audit Plan for Audit & Risks Committee review and approval. Implement the approved Plan, ensuring proper resourcing and adjusting the Plan as needed in response to changes to the environment which impact on the organisational risks, operations, programs, systems and controls. Keep the Committee apprised of any changes needed to the Plan.
  2. Carry out the non-outsourced internal audit works,  conducting audit entrance and closing meetings, documenting the audit plans, test results, conclusions and recommendations, and preparing the audit reports. Present and communicate the audit findings to Management and Audit & Risks Committee; and ensure follow up on findings and corrective actions.
  3. Oversee the work of outsourced auditors on selected internal audit works, as approved by the Audit & Risks Committee, determining the scope and focus of the  audit works, and ensuring that the audit works remain within the agreed deliverables and performance standards.
  4. Facilitate the external audit of APSN’s Financial Statements, recommending the appointment of the auditors, overseeing the audit work especially on whether their quality controls are adequate,  resolving disagreements (if any) between the Management and the external auditor, and facilitating audit closures. 
  5. Review and advise Management on the adequacy APSN’s Risk Management Framework, including the risk mitigation plan.  Facilitate the implementation of RCSA program by working with the departments and businesses lines to identify risks and inadequacies of internal controls that could impair processes, people, or systems.
  6. Act as Secretary to the Audit & Risks Committee, coordinating and preparing the materials for the meetings of Audit & Risks Committee.
  7. Provide technical assistance and value-added inputs with regards to  internal investigations, special audits, and perform other related duties and such as may be assigned from time to time by the Audit & Risks Committee
  8. Master APSN’s  key policies that Internal Audit provides assurance on, including their implementing guidelines and procedures. Stay abreast of and remain current on emerging trends in internal audit practices relating to charities regulatory oversight  and the non-profit sector more generally.

Job Requirements:

  • Degree in Accounting with CA/CPA or CIA certification.  CISA, CRMA and CFE qualification will be an added advantage.
  • At least 8 years’ of risk-based experience in internal auditing with established accounting firm and/or internal auditing department, preferably with 2 years in a Head/Manager’s role or equivalent. Experience in a non-profit organization will be an added advantage.
  • Good understanding of internal controls, corporate governance, regulatory compliance, generally accepted auditing standards and accounting principles.
  • Excellent research skills to find all related information needed; and attention to details to review large amounts of data and numbers.
  • Good critical-thinking skills. Able to gather all available data and make informed decisions.
  • Meticulous, analytical, process-driven self-starter, self-motivated and able to work independently.
  • Outstanding interpersonal and communication (both oral and written) skills. Able to effectively communicate with Board and Senior Management.
  • Proficient in accounting software, advanced MS Excel, and other data analytic tools
  • No overseas traveling is required
Associate Occupational Therapist

Job Purpose:

The Associate Occupational Therapist (AOT) will be responsible for drilling/practicing intervention plan and therapy regarding students’ for routine fine and gross motor skills and functional abilities (e.g. perceptual-motor, hand functions, motor coordination, sensory skills, muscle strength, etc.) under the direction of registered Occupational Therapist.

The AOT will facilitate and support the Allied Professional Department works as directed by the Senior Occupational Therapist and Head of Department (Allied Professionals).

Key Responsibilities:

Support

  • To assist and support allied professionals, teachers, parents/caregivers and administrators with practical ideas and practices.

Drill/Practice

  • To assist and support for practice/follow-up services for people with communication/occupational therapy/psychological issues or disorders at the school.
  • Keep and maintain efficient client records and documentation, as directed by registered professionals – i.e. reports filing in students’ confidential files.

Planning

  • Assist, support and participate with registered SLT/OT/PSY in collecting records/evidence to show that the student has achieved all the objectives.
  • Assist and support registered SLT/OT/PSY for forms of other ancillary services, if applicable to the student and student’s family members.
  • To refer and write a summary report, if necessary when the student is going to another service or other APSN Schools.

Ancillary Services

  • Assist and support registered SLT/OT/PSY for screening and/or referral of individuals/group therapy services or external agencies
  • Assist, support and participate in task force/committees as necessary or as directed

Job Requirements:

  • Diploma/Degree in Nursing, Therapy Services, Community Care and Social Science or equivalent from recognised institutions
  • Strong academic background, who is ready to pursue career in Occupational Therapy in near future.
  • Organised, meticulous and good in administrative skill
  • Attention to details, discreet, good time management and interpersonal skill
  • Possess good communication, team work, and interpersonal skills
  • Passionate for working with persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities (paediatric population)

Additional Notes to Applicants:

  • APSN operates 4 Special Education (SPED) Schools and 1 Sheltered Workshop (Centre for Adults) with locations as below:
    • APSN Chaoyang – Ang Mo Kio
    • APSN Katong School – New Upper Changi Road
    • APSN Tanglin School – Alexandra Road
    • APSN Delta Senior School – Choa Chu Kang; and
    • APSN Centre for Adults – Jalan Ubi
  • Do indicate your interest in School-Based or Centre-Based work and your preferred work locations when you apply.
Instructor

Job Responsibilities:

  • Train, coach and assess students (in collaboration with other Instructors, Teachers and APs) in school and on-site to meet industrial standards and requirements of work places incorporating Work-readiness Skills and Work Habits – hard and soft skills.
  • Develop training packages (lesson plan, assignments, and presentation slides with resources, assessment plans and trainer guide) for each vocational area based on competency standards of the Skills Future framework.
  • Monitor students’ performance using CATs (Continuous Assessment Tools) and SWPs (Standard Work Performance)
  • Plan and perform situational and ecological assessments prior to work experience and job attachment.
  • Accompany students for selection, interview and job orientation.
  • Provide on-site training/supervision as and when needed.
  • Establish and maintain employers’ database and archive/safe keep all documents and correspondences.
  • Align the vocational curriculum to WSQ Framework and develop a responsive vocational curriculum, incorporating sensory integration, home-school-partnership to meet the diverse needs of students and the requirements of industrial standards.
  • Facilitate and support the implementation, review of the vocational education curriculum to enable students to achieve competencies in both hard and soft skills.
  • Ensure and maintain readiness of quality teaching resources and to provide quality vocational training.
  • build and maintain a functional network between school and industrial partners to ensure provision of up-to-date industrial training.
  • partner the HOD, other instructors and teachers in the development and implementation of an innovative and inclusive vocational education programme.

 

Job Requirements:

  • Minimum Polytechnic diploma or equivalent with 2 years of relevant working experience
  • Possess good problem solving skills to identify issues and create action plans.
  • Able to communicate with diverse groups; maintaining confidentiality; working as part of a team; and meeting deadlines and schedules
  • Able to work under limited supervision following standardized practices and/or methods
  • Good People management skills – leading, guiding, and/or coordinating with others
  • Experience working with chronic conditions such as Special Needs and/or Mental Illness.

 

Additional Notes to Applicants:

  • APSN operates 4 Special Education (SPED) Schools and 1 Sheltered Workshop (Centre for Adults) with locations as below:
    • APSN Chaoyang – Ang Mo Kio
    • APSN Katong School – New Upper Changi Road
    • APSN Tanglin School – Alexandra Road
    • APSN Delta Senior School – Choa Chu Kang; and
    • APSN Centre for Adults – Jalan Ubi
  • Do indicate your interest in School-Based or Centre-Based work and your preferred work locations when you apply.
Job Coach

Job Purpose:

  • To provide Job Support Services to ATI trainees and alumni.

Key Responsibilities:

Job Support and Coaching

  • Conduct work readiness assessment, site assessment to identify job duties and employer analysis to achieve better job matching.
  • Actively involve trainees and caregivers to take proactive and self-determined steps in trainees’ career aspirations and development
  • Facilitate job search process between trainees, caregivers and employers (eg. preparation of resumes, parental consent for interviews, arrangement of job interviews, job orientation)
  • Coach trainees at worksite to fulfil required job tasks, while incorporating social skills, communication skills, self-management skills and etiquette skills necessary at work place.
  • Work closely with alumni to implement and review their vocational goals and complete individual behavioural plan
  • Mentor employers at different hierarchical levels to provide natural support for trainees at worksite.

Employer Engagement and Partnership

  • Source for new employers and employment opportunities.
  • Partnership networking
  • Manage and maintain robust collaborative relationship with database of existing employers.
  • Function as the main point of contact and service for assigned core / strategic employers.
  • Assess needs of new and existing employers, and deliver user-friendly induction and education sessions to employers.
  • Obtain feedback from employers on education and support provided.
  • Assist new and existing employers to access resources available to employers of PWDs.
  • Work closely with employers at different hierarchical levels to promote harmonious industrial relations, resolve worker-centric issues including grievance handling, conflict resolution, negotiation of terms and conditions of employment, and develop policies and procedures involving employment for AC trainees.
  • Assist in conducting employer survey annually for areas of improvement for training and coaching purposes.
  • Provide consultation to stakeholders (trainees, caregivers, ATI & CFA instructors, etc.) to help them gain a better understanding of different employers’ needs and expectations.
  • Work as a team with ATI & CFA Allied Professionals such as Psychologist, Occupational Therapist, and Social Worker to mediate and manage expectations of employers and caregivers to meet the needs of trainees at work.

Administration & Others

  • Submit monthly reports to RO
  • Write articles for APSN newsletter
  • Update monthly reports pertaining to employer database, trainee employment records and waitlists.
  • Conduct case management meetings
  • Submit weekly and monthly logs to RO
  • Perform any other duties as and when assigned by RO

Job Requirements:

  • Degree or Diploma in any discipline with minimum 2 years of experience in relevant industries.
  • Possess minimum 2 years of relevant work experience.
  • Possess experience working with persons with mild intellectual disabilities (MID).
  • Patient, team player and able to co-create new content tailored for students/trainees with MID.
  • Passionate, well organised, meticulous & independent
  • Able to communicate with students, trainees, caregivers and associates of different culture/ backgrounds, preferably conversant in major local dialects (in order to provide consultation to local dialects speaking stakeholders (trainees, caregivers, ATI & CFA instructors, etc.) to help them gain a better understanding of different employers’ needs and expectations.)
Occupational Therapist

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide assessment and treatment plan to cater to individual student’s occupational therapy needs and implementation of treatment programs to enhance their skills including proper documentation of their progress
  • Review treatments periodically, evaluating students’ progress and making changes to treatments as needed

Job Requirements:

  • Recognized diploma/degree in Occupational Therapy with minimum 2 years clinical experience
  • Good team player with strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Relevant work experience with children and young adults with intellectual disability would be an advantage
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision
  • Relevant work experience with children and young adults with intellectual disability is an advantage
  • Preferably with industrial knowledge in Work, Health and Safety
  • Valid practising certificate with Allied Health Professional Council (AHPC)
  • ACTA certified would be highly preferred.

Additional Notes to Applicants:

  • APSN operates 4 Special Education (SPED) Schools and 1 Sheltered Workshop (Centre for Adults) with locations as below:
    • APSN Chaoyang – Ang Mo Kio
    • APSN Katong School – New Upper Changi Road
    • APSN Tanglin School – Alexandra Road
    • APSN Delta Senior School – Choa Chu Kang; and
    • APSN Centre for Adults – Jalan Ubi
  • Do indicate your interest in School-Based or Centre-Based work and your preferred work locations when you apply.
Programme Executive (Student Care Centre)

Job Responsibilities:

  • Support the activities of special needs students and/or child in the Centre.
  • Support and supervise the student’s activities in the Centre and engage them actively during the SCC operating hours.
  • Assist to upkeep and maintain the SCC facility.
  • Support and work with the Centre Supervisor for the smooth operations of the Centre
  • Assist the Supervisor and management in meeting the student enrolment targets and profit goals.
  • Support and help the children in their SPED academic, social, personal hygiene, music, art and motor skills to promote the students’ physical, mental and social development.
  • Assist and work with the Supervisor to upkeep and maintain the facility.
  • Conduct weekly inspection on the premise and ensure that that it is compliance with existing APSN/regulatory (MSF) requirements
  • Assist and recommend instructional materials and teaching aids needed to facilitate the teaching of our students
  • Ensure that food are administer to the students in accordance to proper food handling and hygiene practice in accordance to HACCP requirements.
  • Work with the Centre Supervisor and ensure the safety and well-being of each individual child.
  • Observe children to detect signs of ill health or emotional disturbance and to evaluate progress.
  • Maintain an appropriate atmosphere of safety, learning, and fun.
  • Assist the Centre Supervisor on student enrolment, expense, manpower, operations and etc.
  • Engage the children under the Centre care and perform classroom-teaching duties in accordance to the curriculum developed by APSN
  • Supervise the student’s activities in the Centre and engage them actively.
  • Work with the Centre Supervisor and reporting to school leaders on SCC matters, according to the requirements of Ministry of Education.
  • Work with parents/teaching staff regarding student behavioral or learning problems, and recommends methods of modifying inappropriate behaviour and encouraging learning experiences.

Job Requirements:

  • Min Diploma with 1-3 years of relevant working experience in the social service sector. Entry level candidates are welcome to apply.
  • Preferably candidate with Diploma in community and social services (or any other equivalent or higher certification)
  • Applicants with certifications in WSQ Introductory Student Care Centre, WSQ Basic Food Hygiene and Basic First Aid (CPR + AED) will be of added advantage.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • An innovative team player that is dynamic, self-motivated, pro-active, and mature
Executive, Partnership and Fundraising

Key Responsibilities:

  • To assist Partnerships and Engagement department in corporate relations and fundraising project management.
    • To develop strategic and meaningful collaborations and working relationships with corporate partners, for APSN’s students and trainees’ benefits.
    • Take responsibility for assigned fundraising projects and activities, with start to end follow through.
    • Identify new and potential partners and donors to meet fundraising targets
    • To source and develop new fundraising platforms and channels for APSN programmes and events.
    • Manage the APSN School Redevelopment fundraising project to achieve set target
    • Any other projects and duties as assigned
    • Work with the team to plan and execute strategic plans with budget management on annual fund raising events, approved by fund raising committee.
    • To work synergistically with Communications team on developing marketing collaterals and communication platforms to increase awareness of APSN.
    • To manage volunteers/donors’ database and maintain regular communication with them via correspondence or networking sessions and provide volunteer training and briefing to corporate volunteers
    • To organise outings for students/clients in collaboration with external service providers, relevant government agencies, academic institutions and community organisations
    • To ensure accountability of donations received by APSN through the various platforms.

Job Requirements:

  • Degree in Communications, Public Relations, Marketing or related disciplines
  • Relevant experience in Marketing. Corporate communications experience would be an added advantage
  • Preferably 3-5 years’ of relevant working experience in fundraising and events management.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with good command of English and an additional language
  • Highly self-motivated, resourceful, innovative, committed and driven, with focus on fundraising and partnerships
  • Possesses leadership skills and is able to work both independently and as a team
  • Familiar with the tax structure of funds raised & donations received for different groups of donors
Senior / Psychologist

Focused on supporting trainees’ vocational training and employment needs.

Responsibilities:

  • Must be a team player and able to work closely with the other Allied Professional disciplines in a hybridized multi-trans disciplinary approach.
    • As part of APSN CFA’s right siting efforts, psychologists must be able to work collaboratively and consultatively with our Occupational Therapist, and where relevant, our Job Coaches, by providing recommendations based on your assessments of APSN CFA’s applicants’ and trainees’ motivation, cognitive abilities, limitations and socio-psychological assets.
    • Must be willing and able to work closely with our instructors and Job Coaches in supporting the needs of our trainees and help shape their behaviour in real-life situations (e.g., in training environment).
    • Must have working knowledge about motor planning and sequencing in task performance to be able to evaluate work tasks’ suitability, trainee’s physical limitations and safety concerns.
  • Must have a very sound working knowledge of the latest version of the DSM as more than 40% of persons with Intellectual Disabilities would develop a serious mental health condition in their life time and many have co-morbidity with other developmental concerns (e.g., ASD, rare genetic disorders, cerebral palsy, trisomy 21).
    • Must be able to plan timely periodical information collection of our trainees’ progress through various sources (e.g., observations, report by instructors, etc.) and able to analyse the information to provide current, succinct, valid and meaningful impression of relevant trainees.
    • Must be able to quickly formulate and deliver appropriate evidenced-based, data-driven intervention strategies for mental health and behavioural issues.
    • Must be familiar with the commonly used mental health medications and their possible side effects.
    • Must have a strong foundation on behaviour-based intervention that is dynamic, robust and practical (talk therapy alone does not usually work for people with MID).
    • Must be familiar with commonly used standardized assessments and able to meaningfully interpret medical and psychological reports in forming a clinical impression of the applicant/trainee.
    • Must be familiar in managing aggressive and/or potentially aggressive behaviour.
  • Must be a strong communicator with clear professional boundaries
    • Able to communicate with caregiver with empathy and able to instill hope without distorting expectations regardless of the situation.
    • Able to communicate key clinical information to facilitate professional communication with our partners (e.g., IMH, MSF, other disability care SSA).
    • Sensitive to the needs of the fellow colleagues and able to advocate for the trainees’ needs in an amiable manner.
    • Able to conduct outreach to partners (e.g., employers, medical resident students) and public in an authentic manner to create awareness, promote inclusivity and facilitate appreciated integration of person’s with mild intellectual disabilities in the community.
  • Must have strong leadership qualities
    • Strong ethical practices
    • Able to think holistically and always mindful of the organizational vision and the role that CFA plays in the lives of our trainees.
    • Is updated on and must be able to contribute to discussion the current local and global issues/research/publications/laws/policies related to special needs.
    • Able to provide supervision on clinical and case management work.
  • Good to have abilities to do clinical research.

Requirements:

  • Possess a Masters in Clinical Psychology from an accredited university and be registered/eligible for registration with SRP or an equivalent professional body.
  • Possess 2-3 years of work related experience with relevant exposure in the area of intellectual disability or other related disabilities.

Additional Notes to Applicants:

  • APSN operates 4 Special Education (SPED) Schools and 1 Sheltered Workshop (Centre for Adults) with locations as below:
    • APSN Chaoyang – Ang Mo Kio
    • APSN Katong School – New Upper Changi Road
    • APSN Tanglin School – Alexandra Road
    • APSN Delta Senior School – Choa Chu Kang; and
    • APSN Centre for Adults – Jalan Ubi
  • Do indicate your interest in School-Based or Centre-Based work and your preferred work locations when you apply.
Social Worker

Key Responsibilities:

Provide support to clients and their families inclusive but not limited to the following:

  • Conduct means-testing assessment for low-income/ needy families
  • Conduct casework and manage case consultations
  • Network and partner with relevant stakeholders and organisations
  • Prepare social reports and ensure documentations are in place
  • Make referrals when necessary
  • Work closely with multi-disciplinary team and/ or agencies to deliver care/ case plans

Job Requirements:

  • Degree and/or Graduate Diploma in Social Work or equivalent from recognised universities
  • Must be registered with Singapore Association of Social Worker (SASW) Accreditation Board
  • Possess minimum 2 to 3 years of relevant work experience
  • Possess experience working with Persons with Special Needs and/or Mental Illness
  • Patient, team player and able to co-create new content tailored for Clients with Mild Intellectual Disabilities (MID)
  • Passionate, well organised, able to work both in a team and independently
  • Effectively bilingual to communicate with clients and associates of different culture/backgrounds
  • Team player with good communication, interpersonal skills and excellent customer service skills
  • Passion to serve and work with Persons with Special Needs and their families
  • Able to manage Persons with Special Needs in the event of meltdowns

Additional Notes to Applicants:

  • APSN operates 4 Special Education (SPED) Schools and 1 Sheltered Workshop (Centre for Adults) with locations as below:
    • APSN Chaoyang – Ang Mo Kio
    • APSN Katong School – New Upper Changi Road
    • APSN Tanglin School – Alexandra Road
    • APSN Delta Senior School – Choa Chu Kang; and
    • APSN Centre for Adults – Jalan Ubi
  • Do indicate your interest in School-Based or Centre-Based work and your preferred work locations when you apply.
Speech & Language Therapist

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide professional inputs to support understanding of clients’ speech, language and communication difficulties to teachers, parents/caregivers, professional staff, administrators and the public.
  • Participate in collaborative problem-solving to assist teachers, parents / caregivers, professional staff and administrators with practical ideas and recommendations in the setting of goals, selection and design of intervention programs, etc.
  • Provide screening, identification, assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up services for people with speech and language disorders.
  • Measure outcomes of treatment and conduct continuous evaluation of the effectiveness of practices and programs to improve and maintain quality of services.
  • Maintain efficient client records and documentation. i.e. assessment reports filing in students’ confidential file.
  • Evaluate and document speech therapy needs of the clients and their progress at regular intervals, monitor training programs and review their effectiveness
  • Engage in administrative duties relevant to department work
  • Evaluate effectiveness and relevance of speech therapy programs to ensure it is up-to-date
  • Conduct in-house training programs for relevant staff/parents/caregivers/volunteers in the organisation.

Requirements:

  • Minimum bachelor’s degree in speech pathology from an accredited college or university.
  • Competent in Microsoft applications including Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Strong in verbal and written English, as well as being a good listener
  • Attention to detail, reliability, takes initiative, ability in maintaining confidentiality, high level of stress tolerance, good time management and interpersonal skills as well as client-service orientation
  • Knowledge of disorders and aetiology, auditory, training, swallowing disorders, AAC, oral myodysfunctional disorders

Additional Notes to Applicants:

  • APSN operates 4 Special Education (SPED) Schools and 1 Sheltered Workshop (Centre for Adults) with locations as below:
    • APSN Chaoyang – Ang Mo Kio
    • APSN Katong School – New Upper Changi Road
    • APSN Tanglin School – Alexandra Road
    • APSN Delta Senior School – Choa Chu Kang; and
    • APSN Centre for Adults – Jalan Ubi
  • Do indicate your interest in School-Based or Centre-Based work and your preferred work locations when you apply.
Teacher

The Teacher will be responsible for planning, developing, delivering and evaluating appropriate individualised educational services, learning programmes and instructions for special needs students in both self-contained and integrated settings, in consultation with other school personnel.

Key Responsibilities

  • Prepare lesson plans that are well organised for the year and varied according to the needs of students, and with well selected instructional materials (IM) to achieve specific instructional objectives consistently
  • Deliver effective and interesting lessons with good use of varied teaching techniques to stimulate learning and with very good time management consistently.
  • Command the respect of the class and maintain good discipline while remaining approachable and warm, organising class activities and materials appropriately
  • Plan and implement appropriate educational goals consistently and effectively
  • Monitor consistently and effectively the students’ performance and take appropriate follow-up actions

Requirements

  • University degree or equivalent preferably specialising in special education
  • Appropriate Special Education endorsements
  • Prior experience in diagnosing and assessing learning disorders
  • Prior experience in educating special needs students
  • Effective classroom and student behaviour management skills
  • Working knowledge of educational technology applications
  • Good student management and instructional skills
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of current special education practices and methodologies

Working Location

APSN Tanglin School

Teacher Aide

The Teacher Aide will be assisting our APSN teachers in planning, developing, delivering and evaluating appropriate individualised educational services, learning programmes and instructions for special needs students in both self-contained and integrated settings.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist teachers in managing students in classrooms and community-based activities
  • Monitor and record the progress of students
  • Liaise and network with other professionals, parents and care-givers to meet the pastoral and cognitive needs of students
  • Supervise and assist individual or small groups of students in activities/educational tasks set by teachers
  • Assist teachers in preparation of instructional materials and/or classroom environment for lessons
  • Provide support for students with Mild Intellectual Disability (MID), Autism and other developmental disabilities. Priority is to support these students in developing skills to enhance personal care and independence, and support daily lessons/activities in and beyond the classroom (including student profiling)
  • Work with functional committees to plan and implement school-wide educational and recreational programmes
  • Collaborate and consult with allied professionals, parents, caregivers and external agencies to ensure quality support and well-being of students

Requirements

  • Minimum GCE A-Level, Polytechnic Diploma or equivalent
  • Good time management, problem solving and decision making skills
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Effective classroom and student behaviour management skills
  • Prior experience in diagnosing and assessing learning disorders
  • Prior experience teaching persons with MID
  • Working knowledge of educational technology applications
  • Knowledge of current special education practices and methodologies

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