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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 6643 0300
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 Learning Hub

Address: 11 Jalan Ubi Block 6, #01-51 Singapore 409074
Phone: +65 6708 9867 / +65 8388 6252
Email: apsnlearninghub@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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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 on board 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.

Programme Associate/Executive (APSN Student Care Centre)

Key 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 recommend methods of modifying inappropriate behaviour and encouraging learning experiences.

Qualifications and Other 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 WSQ certification is of an added advantage (WSQ Introductory Student Care Centre)
  • Certification in First Aid (CPR & AED) and WSQ Basic Food Hygiene is of an added advantage
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • An innovative team player that is dynamic, self-motivated, pro-active, and mature

Work Location: APSN Student Care Centre

Executive (APSN Learning Hub)

Role Summary:The Learning Hub Executive facilitate the smooth operations of the learning hub and its programme and performs administration on routine learning activities. He/She coordinates the organisation’s products and services by liaising with vendors and stakeholders, managing learner records and updating learning management systems. He/She gathers the learning data collected and conducts data analysis for reporting purposes. He/She assists with the creation of the desired learning environment, and the management of logistics and equipment. He/She assists business development activities by carrying out marketing activities.Key Responsibilities:

  • Attend to stakeholder management issues.
  • Collate budgetary and financial information relating to the organisation’s products and services.
  • Collect data from identified data sources.
  • Communicate with stakeholders to provide updates.
  • Compile data analysis reports to present findings.
  • Conduct initial data analysis and report findings.
  • Consolidate data to monitor take-up and completion rates for the organisation’s products and services.
  • Coordinate learner registration, attendance tracking, feedback and evaluation reports.
  • Coordinate logistics and resources across the organisation and products and services.
  • Distribute learning materials to learners.
  • Document stakeholder feedback and queries.
  • Escalate contractual and performance issues with existing vendors.
  • Identify sources to support data measurement and analysis.
  • Implement learner record and database management processes.
  • Liaise with vendors or services providers to create multi-channel marketing campaigns.
  • Maintain training facilities and equipment.
  • Prepare documentations for vendor selection processes.
  • Support curation of marketing content based on marketing objectives and strategy.
  • Support external funding application processes.
  • Track vendor performance.

Qualifications and Other Requirements:

  • Diploma/Degree in relevant areas and/or Education with at least 2 years of working experience in an ATO
  • Familiar with Microsoft Office
  • Comfortable in managing Training Management System and Learning Management System

Work Location: APSN Learning Hub

Executive, Human Resources

Job Responsibilities:

Learning & Development

  • Partner with HRBP to support Talent Development needs
  • Manage and improve on Learning and Development Framework (process, system and data) to ensure the organisational learning objectives are met
  • Administer training & development programs including funding/sponsorship requirements, issuing of training bonds, training applications etc
  • Organise and coordinate internal training programs and communication sessions in support of building learning and change capabilities
  • Support needs analysis, assessment and surveys for training or organisation development and provide recommendations
  • Assess the proficiency levels using appropriate competency assessment tool
  • Conduct assessment and analysis to identify competency gaps
  • Organise and facilitate focus group discussions/designing surveys/questionnaires /conducting interviews to identify capability needs
  • Provide impactful learning solutions to bridge the identified gaps
  • Assess and monitor the impact and effectiveness of learning solutions at individual learner level and organisational level.
  • Produce monthly data/dashboard/reports for reporting/decision-making.

Performance Management

  • Manage the annual performance management and promotion cycle, systems administration and enhancement, and communications.
  • Maintain performance management and promotion policies and processes.
  • Generate and review performance bell curves, reports, analytics and presentation materials to facilitate moderation sessions.
  • Manage the performance management module system issues.

Employee Engagement/Relations

  • Organise employee engagement activities/programs to drive positive employee experiences and build a collaborative work culture
  • Support and administer the rollout of bi-annual Employee Engagement Survey
  • Provide advice on employees’ queries pertaining to HR-related matters
  • Participate in all other HR-related projects as and when assigned

Job Requirements:

  • Degree or Diploma in relevant discipline
  • Minimum 3 years of Learning & Development/Performance Management experience
  • Experience in conducting learning need analysis
  • Possess good planning, organising and analytical skills
  • Resilient with an aptitude for time management, organisation and communication
  • Proactive, take initiative and follow-through reliably. Work with a sense of urgency.
  • Demonstrate integrity and has the drive in delivering excellence in work.

Working location: APSN Shared Services

Occupational Therapist

Job Purpose:

You shall be responsible for assessing and identifying individual needs of students &/or trainees with occupational therapy issues and concerns. You will also formulate, develop and customise appropriate occupational therapy programs for the students &/or trainees.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Carry out assessments in relation to occupational needs of the students and document reports
  • Formulate and facilitate intervention for students in the area of motor and processing skills
  • Evaluate therapy progress and outcomes with the use of selected therapy outcome measures at regular intervals (every 6 months).
  • Conduct Vocational Profiling Assessment for students to match their skills and interests to the appropriate vocational track
  • Conduct Community Partner Workshops such as Employers Education to create awareness for employers who are working and supporting persons with ASD and Mild Intellectual Disability (MID)
  • Planning and facilitate group programs
  • Conduct work site assessment to determine suitability for placement of students
  • Conduct work place site visits to support students on OST (On-Site Training) and WEP (Work Experience Program)
  • Provide Supervision and mentorship of OTA /OT Student Intern/ Conditional Registered OT
  • Administrative Duties:
    – Digitization of OT reports
    – Documentation of clinical duties

Job Requirements:

  • Degree in Occupational Therapy or its equivalent (preferably recognised by the Allied Health Professional Council)
  • Preferred at least 2 years clinical experience. However, Entry Level Candidates are welcomed to apply.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Commitment and motivation to work with young person with special needs and their caregivers.
  • 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

Work locations:

APSN Delta Senior School

APSN Katong School

APSN Tanglin School

(Do indicated your preferred work locations during application)

Operations Manager

Job Purpose:

The Operations Manager oversees the efficient operations of APSN Centre for Adults, ensuring effective resource management, financial sustainability, and business contingency planning. You are responsible for coordinating with contractors for estate maintenance and improvement, ensuring cleanliness and safety standards, maintaining discipline of trainees, and managing the security of the premises and trainees. The Operations Manager provides logistical support for events and internal inventory management, offers expert advice to senior management, and leads the operations and admin team to ensure a safe and secure environment for all stakeholders, vendors, customers, staff, trainees and visitors.

Job Responsibilities:

Estate/Facility Management (including safety and security)

  • Oversee the estate management of APSN CFA facilities and managing contractors (government & regulatory authorities and general) on estate maintenance, improvement work and overall hygiene and cleanliness of the various facilities.
  • Review and enhance safety and security measures to ensure that centre premises remain safe and secure for all our stakeholders.
  • Conduct regular checks on premises to ensure its safety and guard against vandalism, damages and potential hazardous episodes.
  • Implement and evaluate emergency exercises and tests for fire safety, haze, and other relevant scenarios.
  • Perform Duty as Environmental Control Coordinator (ECC) for APSN CFA

Leadership

  • Provide effective leadership to the admin and operations team, optimizing their skills and performance set by Centre Director, Committee and MSF/SGE.
  • Responsible for the development of the admin & operations team by optimizing the skills of the members
  • Responsible and accountable for the operational performance of the trainees areas in the centre and for exceeding targets of all required metrics
  • Ability to demonstrate achievement of results (e.g. business improvements and cost savings where applicable)
  • Collaborate with instructors, allied professionals, job coaches, and alumni services to ensure the smooth management of trainee affairs.

Crisis and Business Contingency Management

  • Identify operational risks (existing and emerging) that may impact people, products, services, reputation and brand-name of APSN CFA.
  • Develop and implement plans and controls to mitigate risks and enable prompt recovery of business operations.
  • Conduct regular training and checks to ensure staff readiness in handling emergency situations.

Compliance to Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), Work Instructions (WIs), License requirements (HACCP, SFA, MUIS etc)

  • Ensure compliance with standard operating procedures (SOP) and work instructions (WI), as well as relevant licenses and regulations.
  • Review and refine existing systems and procedures to optimize operational efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Conduct training sessions and checks to ensure staff awareness and adherence to SOP and WI.

Organisation Development

  • Drive the formulation and development of short, mid, and long-term goals for the association’s organizational development journey.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders and regulatory agencies to meet requirements for certifications, funding, and operational standards.

Projects Management and Logistical support

  • Support Centre Director to establish programs and secure sustainable work opportunities for trainees.
  • Provide logistical support for centre activities, excursions, and events, ensuring their smooth execution.
  • Develop and maintain robust systems for managing internal inventory and resources.

Discipline and Performance Management

  • Assist the Centre Director in planning, implementing, and enforcing discipline policies within the centre.
  • Maintain accurate disciplinary records and analyze data to identify trends and areas for improvement.

Administrative Responsibilities

  • Ensure adequate inventory levels and proper management of department resources.
  • Ensure timely and accurate submission of reports to stakeholders.
  • Manage vehicle logs and other administrative tasks as required.

Job Requirements

  • Minimum Polytechnic diploma/Degree or equivalent
  • Minimum 5-6 years of relevant working experience with at least 2-3 years in supervisory position.
  • Preferably with working experience in facilities management. Some knowledge in ESG and F&B related.
  • Expert knowledge in estate and facilities management; crisis & business contingency management and project management
  • Working knowledge of industry’s best practices
  • Familiar with local regulatory requirements relating to safety, security, building, HACCP, SFA, HALAL and environmental standards
  • Strategic orientation
  • People management and change management skills
  • Negotiation skills
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Good written and oral communication skills

Work location: APSN Centre for Adults

Programme Associate/ Executive

Key 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 is administered 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 WSQ certification is of an added advantage (WSQ Introductory Student Care Centre)
  • Certification in First Aid (CPR & AED) and WSQ Basic Food Hygiene is of an added advantage.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • An innovative team player that is dynamic, self-motivated, pro-active, and mature.

Work location: APSN Student Care Centre

Vocational Trainer (Horticulture)

Job Purpose

To align the vocational curriculum to WSQ Framework to eventually develop a responsive and unique vocational curriculum, incorporating sensory integration, home-school-partnership to truly meet the diverse needs of DSS students including achieving WSQ certifications and to meet the requirements of course accreditation by WDA.

Key Responsibilities

Curriculum and Instructional Excellence

  • Curriculum and instructional excellence
  • Plan engaging and well-paced lessons taking account of the diverse learner profiles of students
  • Deliver lessons using evidence-based pedagogy and meaningful activities, to meet the educational needs of individual students
  • Implement appropriate modes of assessment to monitor student progress by providing accurate feedback , and implementing suitable instructional supports to close gaps
  • Plan and deliver comprehensive vocational educational programmes (On-Site Training) to develop students’ work-related skills

Holistic Student Development

  • Build a strong relationship with students by demonstrating care, concern and encouragement
  • Design and implement positive, robust classroom routines and practices to create and maintain a safe and conducive learning environment as well as foster student development and well-being
  • Implement techniques and behaviour plans to manage students with complex and challenging behaviours

Professional Development

  • Proactively engage in professional development for knowledge and skills development
  • Participate in professional learning teams to foster collaborative learning between staff members

Organisation Management and Development

  • Manage daily administrative tasks (e.g. track attendance, collect forms, update families/caregivers.)
  • Perform Department Quality Assurance Management (QAM) tasks

Job Requirements

  • Degree/ Diploma/ Higher NITEC in Horticulture and/ or Landscaping domains
  • Experience in teaching/ special needs education would be an advantage
  • Technical Skills Specific- Student Development/Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)
  • Behavioural Skills – Interpersonal, Classroom Management, Takes Initiative, Effective Communication
  • Language Skills-Strong in spoken and written English

Work location: APSN Delta Senior School

 

 

 

Speech & Language Therapist

Job Purpose

You shall be responsible for the speech language programme for students &/or trainees with oral communication challenges including evaluation of all students &/or trainees with suspected or identified communication disorders and the development, management and coordination of a speech and language programme, including difficulty in swallowing.

Key Responsibilities

Consultation

  • 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.

Assessment

  • Provide screening, identification, assessment, diagnosis, treatment and follow-up services for students/trainees with speech and language disorders.
  • Measure outcomes of treatment and conduct continuous evaluation
  • Identify effective practices and programs to improve and enhance quality of services.
  • Able to apply formal and informal modes of assessment.
  • Maintain efficient client records and documentation. i.e. Assessment reports filing in students’ confidential file.

Treatment Strategies

  • Implement intervention program based on assessment, interpretation and planning.

Discharge Planning

  • The Speech and Language Therapists should write a discharge based on the following:
    – Documented evidence showing that the student has achieved all the objectives or the students can no longer benefit from the therapy.
    – The student to be discharge from therapy services if he/she leaves the school.
    – Recommend other services, if applicable to the student and other family members.
    – Refer and write a discharge summary, if necessary, when the student is going to another service or an APSN School.

Training and Support

  • Train and support teachers, caregivers and other communication partners of individuals with speech, language, communication difficulties.
  • Mentor and supervise of support personnel.

Job Requirements

  • Recognized degree in Speech Pathology from accredited college/ university with 3 to 5 years speech therapy experience
  • Good team player with strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Relevant work experience ranging from children to young adults with intellectual disability would be an advantage
  • Ability to work with independently and with minimum supervision
  • Valid practising certificate with Allied Health Professional Council (AHPC)
  • Entry level candidates who recently completed the studies in Speech Pathology are welcome to apply. We will provide AHPC supervision requirements and support.

Work Locations:

APSN Delta Senior School

APSN Katong School

APSN Tanglin School

(Do indicate your interest for your preferred work locations when you apply.)

Job Coach

Key Responsibilities

  • Work closely with the multi-disciplinary team to assess students’ readiness for internship and open employment.
  • Communicate with students to understand their goals and ambitions.
  • Assess students’ wants and needs.
  • Source and arrange for job training and internship opportunities for students.
  • Provide job matching for students.
  • Conduct site assessment to analyse and evaluate the suitability of the job site.
  • Conduct Employer Education and Awareness Programme/ Workshops for internal and external stakeholders.
  • Prepare the students for the internship.
  • Provide one-on-one training tailored to the needs of the student.
  • Prepare a job analysis to identify the job duties.
  • Devise, plan and implement job coaching strategies.
  • Assist students to discover and overcome their barriers and setting goals.
  • Identify and provide support to develop the student’s confidence and interest in the job during the internship.
  • Assess the strengths of individuals and teach them to use them effectively.
  • Guide students in learning to complete job tasks.
  • Help in the development of motivation and skills.
  • Provide assistance and guidance to students who need help with their everyday work activities or new tasks.
  • Provide coaching with effective interventions and strategies techniques.
  • Help students in developing social and life skills.
  • Refer students for further training/professional support when needed.
  • Advise on workplace accommodations for students.
  • Work with employers to explore unmet business needs so that jobs can be developed or customized.
  • Monitor and evaluate the progress of students.
  • Develop effective job coaching and employment plans.
  • Develop career plans, action plans and comprehensive support strategies.
  • Advocate for an inclusive work environment.
  • Keep track, oversee and document students’ progress.
  • Provide continued job support and supervision to the students on the job.
  • Work closely with internal and external stakeholders during the internship period.
  • Counsel students on fine-tuning work habits/skills in preparation for employment.
  • Negotiate progression to open employment with the employer after the end of the internship.
  • Keep records and documentation and prepare appropriate reports.
  • Keep proper and up-to-date records for reporting and submission to Reporting Officer

Job Requirements

  • Diploma or Degree in any discipline with at least 3 years of working experience.
  • A strong team player with excellent people skills.
  • Able to work as a team player in collaborating, managing and facilitating projects and events.
  • A self-motivated and independent individual.
  • Possess communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to adhere to regulations, standard operating procedures, work protocol and processes.
  • Possess organisational and time management skills.
  • Problem-solving aptitude.
  • Respect for diversity.
  • Ability to inspire and motivate.
  • Ability to take on multiple roles and various responsibilities.
  • Experience in working with people with special needs will be a plus.

Working location: APSN Delta Senior School

Teacher Aide (Special Education)

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 in community-based activities
  • 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 MID, Autism and other developmental disabilities. Priority is to support these students to develop 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 “O” level, NITEC, polytechnic diploma or equivalent
  • Possess good Time Management, Problem Solving and Decision Making and Effective Oral and Written Communications Skills.
  • Possess prior experience educating persons with Mild Intellectual Disabilities (MID)
  • Possess working knowledge of educational technology applications
  • Experience in diagnosing and assessing learning disorders
  • Proven effective classroom and student behaviour management skills
  • Knowledge of current special education practices and methodologies

Work locations:

APSN Chaoyang School

APSN Katong School

APSN Tanglin School

(Do indicate your preferred work locations during your application.)

Teacher (Special Education)

Job Purpose

Responsible for planning, developing, delivering and evaluating appropriate individualized educational services, learning programmes and instructions for special needs students in both self-contained and integrated settings in consultation with other school personnel.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Implement and monitor effective teaching & learning pedagogies, intervention strategies for students with Special Education Needs (SEN)
  • Design and implement valid and reliable modes of assessment to evaluate students’ progress and development.
  • Identify and design support structures to students with SEN
  • Work with school leaders and management team 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
  • Responsible for designing, assessing and reviewing student-centric lessons with engaging approaches to accommodate individual learning styles
  • Advocate to Heads of Department appropriate instructional learning resources to value add to students’ learning
  • Review and reinforce learning activities using lesson plans and teaching strategies to help students to master concepts and skills
  • Implement the use of information technology in lesson preparation and teaching to engage learners
  • Research and keep abreast of up-to-date subject knowledge and design teaching resources in professional learning teams
  • Supervise students and manage pupil behaviours in the classroom and on school premises to inculcate school values and enforce discipline
  • Document concerns of students to facilitate problem solving with parents and professional support staff
  • Conduct Parent-Teacher Conferencing to discuss students’ strengths, weaknesses and identify areas of focus to support IEP goals and transition
  • Provide information to parents for home-school communications to support students’ progress
  • Make home visits for students with high support needs and craft intervention strategies to meet student social and emotional needs
  • Establish work plan priorities to meet school strategic thrusts
  • Actively involved in staff meetings, co-curricular activities, educational conferences, and school programs.
  • Participate in parents’ evenings and school-wide training events to promote home-school partnership.
  • Participate in organizing school events, including sporting events, learning journey and other excursions like camping trips and educational tours

Job Requirements:

  • Diploma/ Degree from recognised Polytechnics and Universities with GCE ‘O’ level credits in English and Mathematics
  • Prior experience with Students with Mid Intellectual Disabilities (MID) is preferred
  • Specific subject knowledge, knowledge in special needs education and behaviour modification, Microsoft office (Excel, Powerpoint, Word)
  • Interpersonal skills, classroom management skills, takes Initiative, effective communication Strong in verbal and written English
  • Prior experience handling Numeracy/ Literacy, Physical Education, WPLN, Science, HSR, SEL/ CCE and Vocational Guidance is an added advantage.
  • Candidates with recognised Diploma in Special Education, Diploma/ Degree in Education or Post Graduate Diploma in Education is preferred.

Work Locations:

APSN Chaoyang School

APSN Delta Senior School

APSN Katong School

APSN Tanglin School

(Do indicate your preferred work locations in your application)

Instructor Assistant (Special Projects)

Key Responsibilities:

  • Be able to cover programmes whenever main instructor is not available
  • Support main programme instructors to train and assess trainees in centre to meet requirements of production incorporating vocational skills and work habits – hard and soft skills. (i.e. activities for vocational, community living, social, recreational participation and employment readiness)
  • Assist in training packages (lesson plan, assignments, and presentation slides with resources, assessment plans and trainer guide) for each project in contract work programme based on requirement and Progress Reports
  • Assist main programme instructor in compilation of trainees’ performance – SWPs (Standard Work Performance), Individual Training Plan (ITP) and internal assessments
  • Support Main programme instructor to provide training/supervision and guidance to PWIDs
  • Support in gross and fine motor training for when required
  • Support centre lead in grants application and project execution
  • Support in building supportive technologies and solutions for training

Job Requirements:

  • G.C.E ‘N’ Levels
  • Passionate about making a difference to improve the lives of special needs in the community
  • Ability to assist instructors to roll out lesson plan and intervention plans for PWIDs
  • Create good student development and classroom management plan
  • Experience working with chronic conditions such as special Needs / Mental Illness is a plus
  • Possess good problem solving skills to identity needs and create action plans
  • Able to communicate with diverse groups; maintaining confidentiality; working as part of team and meeting deadlines and schedules

Work Location: APSN Centre for Adults

Administrative Associate/ Executive (Allied Professionals)

Key Responsibilities:

VWOTS (SG Enable)

  • Assist and administer all financial applications (FA) – SPED FAS and VWOTS etc
  • Review as and when required.
  • Track and process renewal of VWOTS review as and when required.
  • Consolidate and submit reports pertaining to VWOTS upon request.
  • Coordinating and facilitating of annual VWOTS audit.
  • Liaise and coordinate with external transport vendor on school bus fees related matters.
  • To maintain and collate statistics/data for VWOTS/other related subsidies.
  • Submit bi-monthly SMC report to School Leaders
  • Maintain and update data on regular basis all subsidy schemes

SPED FAS Application

  • Assist on the SPED FAS application for pupils
  • Maintain and update data on SPED FAS subsidy
  • Coordinate on the arrangement for uniform/shoes/stationery/transport/meal programs for SPED FAS applicants- liaise with parents, teachers and vendors on the arrangement
  • Liaise with uniform/shoes/stationery/transport/meal vendors and assist on claims/payments for FAS Pupils (inclusive of raising PR)
  • To maintain and collate statistics for SPED FAS/Other related subsidies
  • Submit bi-monthly SMC report to School Leaders
  • Collating and processing of applications
  • Assist on the submission of monthly reports (Quarterly reports/ Fund projection)
  • Liaise and coordinate with external companies/agencies

Social Work case work & programs / group work

  • Assist social workers in running of programs/ group work
  • Ad-hoc interviews / home-visits
  • Liaise and coordinate with Parent Support Group programs/ events

Others

  • Attend to stakeholder walk-ins & phone enquiries at both General Office & Allied Professionals Office
  • To be stationed at general office upon request of School Leader or Manager (Administration) in event of manpower shortage in general office.
  • General filing
  • Maintain stock of stationery, forms, brochures etc and requisite as necessary
  • To assist in the promotion, registration and facilitation of support programmes conducted by Allied Professionals Department
  • Coordinating with Admin & Operations department on logistics & refreshments for Allied Professionals Led events
  • To consolidate responses & attendance from parents/guardians for any Allied Professionals-Led events
  • Any other duties as instructed by School Leaders, Reporting Officer & Manager (Administration)

Job Requirements:

  • Diploma in any discipline and above with GCE O’Level passes including English & Mathematics or NITEC in Office Skills or equivalent
  • Competency in Microsoft applications including Word, Excel and Outlook. Organizational, verbal and written communication skills is a must
  • Good Interpersonal Skills; Client-Service Orientation; Good Time management; Multi-tasking Skills; Takes Initiative; High Reliability; Good Stress tolerance
  • Able to have good command of verbal & written English
  • General & financial administration with prior experience of at least 2 years in SSAs/SSOs or Schools is preferable

Work Location: APSN Chaoyang School

Psychologist

Job Purpose

You shall be working closely with various stakeholders to provide assessment, intervention, consultation and training services to address clients’ learning/emotional/behavioural needs and difficulties and to facilitate clients’ vocational training/job placement. In addition, you are required to conduct assessment and review for students/trainees applying to APSN schools and sheltered workshop.

Key Responsibilities:

Consultation & Assessment

  • Work with clients and their families to:
    – Identify and address learning and behaviour problems that interfere with school/ centre success
    – Evaluate eligibility for special education services (within a multidisciplinary team)
    – Support students’/trainees’ social, emotional, and behavioural health
    – Coach and promote parenting skills and enhance home–school collaboration
    – Make referrals and help coordinate community support services
    – Work with Teachers/ Instructors/ Trainers to:
    – Identify and resolve academic barriers to learning
    – Design and implement student progress monitoring systems
    – Design and implement academic and behavioral interventions
    – Support effective individualized instructions
    – Create positive classroom environments

Intervention

  • Provide counselling, instructions, and mentoring for students/trainees with social, emotional, and behavioural problems
  • Increase achievement by assessing barriers to learning and determining the best instructional strategies to improve learning
  • Promote wellness and resilience by reinforcing communication and social skills, problem solving, anger management, self-regulation, self-determination, and optimism

Prevention

  • Share information, strategies with school staff and administrators
  • Conduct treatment programmes for selected students and to proactively address potential risk factors with respect to students’/clients’ academic, emotional, social development and well-being

Workshops

  • Support understanding and management of students’/trainees’ learning emotional and behavioural issues through parents’ education sessions and professional development sessions for teachers.

Job Requirements:

  • Possess a Masters in Applied Psychology/ Clinical Psychology from an accredited university and be registered/eligible for registration with SRP or an equivalent professional body.
  • Possess a minimum of 2-3 years of work related experience with relevant exposure in the area of intellectual disability or other related disabilities.
  • Good communication, team work, and interpersonal skills
  • Passionate for working with persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities
  • Clarity and organised thought processes with good verbal and written communication capabilities.
  • Proven experience in clinical setting, counselling practices, scientific research, teaching, and well-versed in occupational and educational psychology

Work Location: APSN Centre for Adults

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