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.
• 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
• 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.