Assistant Teacher (SPED) - Learning and Behaviour Support ( Job No : JOB-2021-01222 )

  • Children & Youth
Canossaville Children & Community Services

Canossaville Children and Community Services is a Catholic Social Service Organization which operates a child-centered learning environment fully committed to collaboration with parents, dedicated to formation of hearts and devoted to provide guidance and holistic development of our children. We operate an integrative preschool and student care centre for children aged between 18 months to 14 years.
Here at Canossaville, we function like a family and focus on human connections and relationships. As part of staff welfare, we cater lunch for all staff daily and also provide opportunities for on-the-job professional development. We are conveniently located near Mattar MRT (2-minute walk).

About The Role

Curriculum and Instructional Excellence
Support Teachers in the design and implementation of work systems, behaviour supports to optimise students’ abilities to cope within a classroom setting
Assist Teachers to guide students’ behaviours using functional behaviour analysis and implement appropriate interventions to optimize student engagement
Assist and guide students in carrying out instructions and activities
Create an environment of trust and respect with students and families
Assist with the health, safety, and welfare of students and the learning environment
Support the Teacher to enable the inclusion of students in various settings
Support the Teacher to manage a caseload of students for direct and group work

Holistic Student Development
Play a supporting role to the Teacher for caseload of students
Participate in projects related to student behaviour and learning
Support the Teacher to utilise PBIS and evidence-based strategies, techniques to support students in theor learning environment
Engage students and build a strong relationship with them
Use strategies to promote and encourage students to develop self-confidence and independence
Assist Teachers to monitor the progress of intervention and strategies provided for students
Work closely to assist the Teacher in emergency situations to resolve any immediate safety concerns and implement required processes

Candidate Requirements
Technical Competencies:

Assist to document student learning and behaviour management
Work effectively with stakeholders to plan, implement curriculum, programmes and other educational activities tied to student outcomes
Collaborate with stakeholders to support student learning and development in school and at home

Core Competencies:

Passion for working with students with special educational needs
Good interpersonal and communication skills
Team player who is motivated to provide a high standard of student care
Good instructional skills
Apply critical thinking and judgment in behaviour and classroom management matters

Preferred achievements / characteristics:

Minimum GCE “A” level, NITEC, polytechnic diploma or equivalent
Preferable to have the relevant experience of working with students with special educational needs and minimally the desire and passion to help them maximise their potential
Proficient in Microsoft Office applications

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

Employment Type:
Full Time (Contract)
Profession Type:
Teacher or Teacher Assistant (Special Education)
Min Educational Qualification:
Polytechnic Diploma
Posting Date:

31 Mar 2021

Closing Date:

29 Jun 2021

Salary Range
SGD   1800.00 - 2500.00
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