Psychologist ( Job No : JOB-2021-01053 )

Presbyterian Community Services
  • Disability
Grace Orchard School

Grace Orchard School is a special education school for children with mild intellectual disability or mild autism. GOS is a partnership project under the auspices of the Presbyterian Community Services.

The school is located at 170, West Coast Road, Singapore 127443

About The Role

The Psychologist, under the supervision of the Head of Department (Allied Professionals), is a member of the school’s AP Department. He or She provides psychological services within an inter-disciplinary setting, applying an array of psychometric assessments and intervention for clients with Mild Intellectual Disability and Autism Spectrum Disorder. He or She works collaboratively with fellow allied professionals, teaching staff, and parents or caregivers to facilitate learning and development of the students by promoting and supporting their cognitive, social, emotional and behavioural needs. He or She will conduct and participate in case conferences or consultations, and home visits, as well as provide relevant support services to benefit students and their families. The standard of professional practice will be ethical and delivered with due consideration to the relevant legislation and procedures.

Psychological assessments
1. Conduct psychological assessments and other standardized tests for students when required.
2. Conduct Placement Assessment Screening (PAS) and co-ordinate with AP staff to support placement and transition for new admission.
3. Develop a clinical or professional formulation for routine cases and common psychological problems.
4. Incorporate theoretical knowledge and evidence-based approaches to determine appropriate psychological formulations.

Please visit our school website for more details.

Candidate Requirements
Technical Competencies:

• At least a Masters Degree in Educational Psychology or related field
• Previous working experience in schools (mainstream or SPED schools) and working with individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder is preferred

Core Competencies:

• Strong analytical and organisational skills
• Ability to work independently and as a team member in a fast paced work environment
• Singaporean or PR preferred

Preferred achievements / characteristics:

Interested applicants are to submit the application form with qualification certificate(s) and official transcript(s) to the school. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

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

Experienced with Autism Spectrum Disorder is preferred

Employment Type:
Full Time (Contract)
Profession Type:
Min Educational Qualification:
Master (91)
Posting Date:

17 Mar 2021

Closing Date:

30 Apr 2021

Salary Range
SGD   3500.00 - 5000.00
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