Special Education Teacher ( Job No : JOB-2021-03072 )

Employer:
Movement for the Intellectually Disabled of Singapore (MINDS)
Sector:
  • Disability
Centre:
Movement for the Intellectually Disabled of Singapore (MINDS)- Fernvale Road

MINDS has been serving persons with intellectual disabilities (PWIDs) across their entire lifespan in the past 59 years. Helping and enhancing the quality of life of 3,000 PWIDs annually, MINDS’ also focuses on care and support of families and caregivers. Today, an 850-strong workforce, with the assistance of volunteers, runs over 30 facilities, services and programmes island-wide.

MINDS has 4 Special Education Schools, 3 Employment Development Centres, 8 Training and Development Centres, a Residential Home for Adults, a Children’s Home, a Hostel, a Caregivers Support Services Centre, a Special Student Care Centre, and a Developmental Disabilities Medical Clinic, as well as numerous other significant services such as Appropriate Adults for Persons with Mental Disabilities (AAPMD), Allied Health Professionals (AHP), Me Too! Club (MTC) and MINDS MYG (a volunteer subsidiary wing of MINDS).
These efforts are supported by MINDS Institute which specialises in the research and development of holistic and sustainable approaches to nurturing and developing PWIDs.

At MINDS, we value you. Together, let us empower our clients, enhance their quality of life and build inclusion in the community. Join the MINDS family and be fulfilled.
CARE, COLLABORATE, CREATE

About The Role

• Teach and nurture children and youth with intellectual disability in all areas of our life-centered curriculum including water-play activities.
• Develop and create individual education program to meet the physical, cognitive, social and emotional needs for the students.
• Plan and supervise class projects, field trips or other experiential activities and guide students in learning for those activities.
• Maintain discipline in the class.
• Build and nurture partnerships with parents and caregivers, including parent communication and involvement.
• Work in a collaborative relationship with other staff in classroom and with Allied Health Professional team.
• Perform administrative duties such as collecting school supplementary fees.


Candidate Requirements
Technical Competencies:

• GCE ’A’ Levels or Diploma or Degree in any discipline or Diploma in Autism, Education or Special Education.
• Relevant experience in teaching special needs students will be an advantage.

Core Competencies:

• Passionate about each child personal growth and open to new and innovative methods of teaching.
• Able to work with children or youth ranging from 6 – 18 years of age with one or more learning difficulties
• Able to work in a team with social workers, therapist and other teaching colleagues.

Preferred achievements / characteristics:

Improving others lives through your work. Lets get connected and have a chat.
rebecca.ng@minds.org.sg


Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.
Job Post Status
Closed
Job Details
Location:
East
Area of Specialisation:

Employment Type:
Full Time (Contract)
Profession Type:
Teacher or Teacher Assistant (Special Education)
Min Educational Qualification:
GCE 'O' Level
Posting Date:

26 Aug 2021

Closing Date:

25 Sep 2021

Salary Range
SGD   3000.00 - 4500.00
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