Animal-Assisted Learning Riding Instructor ( Job No : JOB-2021-02469 )

  • Adults & Families
  • Children & Youth
  • Disability
  • Eldercare
  • Mental Health
About The Role

As a riding and equine-assisted learning instructor, you will be providing social-emotional skills development through animal-assisted interventions (therapy horses) and experiential learning methodologies to help various beneficiary groups (children, at-risk youth, elderly with Dementia and Depression, persons with special needs, and caregivers).

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• Conduct animal-assisted intervention and mounted sessions for beneficiaries alongside therapy animals
• Assess learning needs of groups and adapt the facilitation approach to meet learning outcomes for sessions
• Evaluate curriculum effectiveness, and recommend improvement areas with co-facilitators and relevant Programme Manager
• Lead teams and work in partnership with other stakeholders such as school educators and rehabilitation department, volunteers and operational partners
• Comfortable working with different animal species and for extended hours under the sun

Prior experiences with horses, as an Equine Riding Instructor or possession of Equestrian Riding License. are pre-requirements.
Please send your resume to only. A cover letter is required.
Pls do not apply via the NCSS job portal.
We regret only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Candidate Requirements
Technical Competencies:

• Minimum qualification: Diploma
• Able to design, deliver experiential learning sessions for groups of beneficiaries
• Comfortable working with animals for extended periods of time outdoors under the sun and rain
• Digitally savvy (Google Drive, Microsoft Office, WhatsApp)

Core Competencies:

• Ability to work in a team and independently
• Possess communication, interpersonal, group facilitation, observational, report-writing and data analysis skills

Preferred achievements / characteristics:

• Experience working with horses and prior experiences as an Equine riding instructor with license is preferred.
• Experience working with youth, persons with special needs, caregivers or the elderly is a plus
• Ability to speak different languages and dialects is a plus

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

Employment Type:
Full Time (Permanent)
Profession Type:
Workshop Instructor
Min Educational Qualification:
Polytechnic Diploma
Posting Date:

12 Jul 2021

Closing Date:

11 Aug 2021

Salary Range
SGD   2700.00 - 2990.00
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