Senior Teacher (SPED) - Learning and Behaviour Support ( Job No : JOB-2021-01223 )

  • 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
Develop and review curriculum, pedagogy and assessment to optimise students’ abilities to cope within a classroom setting
Assess students’ behaviours using functional behaviour analysis and design appropriate interventions to optimize student engagement
Identify and develop effective and appropriate assessments e.g. curriculum-based assessments and monitor strategies
Create an environment of trust and respect with students and families
Manage the health, safety, and welfare of students and the learning environment
Enable the inclusion of students in various settings
Mentor and provide training, consultation, support and strategies to staff to manage SENS with moderate to high needs
Manage a caseload of students for direct and group work

Holistic Student Development
Take on key worker role for caseload of students
Provide leadership and guidance to inter-sector meetings with different stakeholders
Lead in projects related to student behaviour and learning
Utilize PBIS and evidence-based strategies, techniques to support students in their learning environment
Coach teachers in lesson planning and collaborating with families to achieve desired outcomes for all students
Use strategies to promote and encourage students to develop self-confidence and independence
Supervise and monitor the progress of intervention and strategies provided for students
Guide the team in times of emergency situations

Candidate Requirements
Technical Competencies:

Share knowledge to expand existing capability
Lead and model quality teaching and learning for the teaching team
Guide the team towards excellence in curriculum, pedagogy and assessment practices
Mentor the team in performance improvement, reflective practice and facilities skill development

Core Competencies:

Experienced with good knowledge and role competency
Mentor the team to ensure high standards in service delivery
Excellent interpersonal skills to build positive relationships and foster a collaborative atmosphere
An exemplary team player capable to apply critical thinking and judgment

Preferred achievements / characteristics:

Bachelor’s Degree in Special Education or Diploma in Special Education (DISE at NIE)
Preferably at least 5 years of relevant experience
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:
Bachelor Degree
Posting Date:

31 Mar 2021

Closing Date:

29 Jun 2021

Salary Range
SGD   3800.00 - 4500.00
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