Teacher Assistant (Fernvale Gardens School) ( Job No : JOB-2021-04023 )

Movement for the Intellectually Disabled of Singapore (MINDS)
  • Disability
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.

About The Role

Curriculum and instructional excellence
1. Assist in creating clean, safe and conducive learning environment which promotes student learning and development
2. Assist teachers in preparing and producing learning materials
3. Assist and guide students in carrying out instructions and activities during lessons

Holistic student development
1. Build a strong relationship with students by exhibiting care, concern and encouragement
2. Support teachers in determining individualised goals for each student to enhance their development
3. Assist teachers in data collection to understand student profiles and monitor progress
4. Implement students behavioural plans and support in managing student behaviours under teacher supervision

Professional development
1. Proactively engage in professional development activities to facilitate ongoing knowledge and skills development

Candidate Requirements
Technical Competencies:

• GCE N Levels or GCE O Levels 3 credits.
• 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 and youth ranging from 6 - 18 years of age with one or more learning difficulties.

Preferred achievements / characteristics:

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Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.
Job Post Status
Job Details
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Employment Type:
Full Time (Contract)
Profession Type:
Teacher or Teacher Assistant (Special Education)
Min Educational Qualification:
GCE 'O' Level
Posting Date:

17 Nov 2021

Closing Date:

16 Dec 2021

Salary Range
SGD   1900.00 - 2500.00
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