Subject Head (Vocational Education Programme) ( Job No : JOB-2021-02774 )

Presbyterian Community Services
  • Children & Youth
  • 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


Work with the Head of Department (Vocational Education Programme) in the following areas:
1. Planning and implementing of the Vocational Education Programme, including Work Experience and the Daily Living Skills curriculum, assessment and professional development of the Vocational Education Team.
2. Evaluation of programme effectiveness, change management and monitoring the progress and achievement of student outcomes.
3. Providing support and guidance, feedback and directions to Vocational Education staff on the programme implementation and evaluation, student management and lesson planning to increase their overall effectiveness.
4. Scanning for external opportunities and seeking collaboration with community and industry partners to expand the Work Experience Programme to provide students with more authentic learning and training in the workplace.
5. Leading the respective teams to work closely with the Teachers and Allied Professional Staff to implement the Individual Transition Plan of students to prepare them for smooth post-school transition.
6. Conducting staff appraisal on work performance, including identification or recommendation of the staff training and professional development needs of the Vocational Education Team.

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Candidate Requirements
Technical Competencies:

• Experience in leading a vocational education or related programmes, preferably for persons with disability

Core Competencies:

• Resourceful in seeking out opportunities to expand students’ post-school pathways
• Good ambassadorial skills to represent the school and engage external partners for the development and expansion of the Vocation Education Programme

Preferred achievements / characteristics:

• Adaptable to changes and able to lead the team to thrive through changing circumstances
• Able to exercise judgement and being willing to take risks
• Able to manage various competing demands

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:
Min Educational Qualification:
Bachelor Degree
Posting Date:

06 Aug 2021

Closing Date:

04 Nov 2021

Salary Range
SGD   4000.00 - 8000.00
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