CPAS

Established in 1957, Cerebral Palsy Alliance Singapore aims to empower children and adults with cerebral palsy or multiple disabilities to realise their full potential and to lead a life of dignity.

Our Culture

Our Culture


CPAS fosters empowerment and aspiration. It is a unique environment in which employees can be part of creating something new, while enjoying the proven infrastructure of a solid, successful Social Service Agency. We need employees who are diverse in ethnicity, thinking and educational and professional backgrounds — so we cultivate inclusiveness and celebrate a wide range of opinions and ideas.

Organisation Value Proposition (OVP)

At CPAS, you can expect to work in a culture of helpful and collaborative teams to empower persons with cerebral palsy or multiple disabilities to realise their full potential.

Surround yourself with supportive peers, and work towards the same common goal. Throughout your journey with us, you will receive timely guidance and constantly learn and develop.

We strive to foster a culture of trust and open communication, where two-way feedback and communication is highly encouraged. Join us and make a difference today!

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Development


Helping employees reach their potential is part of who we are.  This is our commitment and promise to everyone who works at CPAS.  Whether we’re helping employees gain further education through tuition assistance or providing professional development, many opportunities exist.  In addition, we have review discussions in which we outline development opportunities and help our people understand their growth paths and what it takes to achieve success.

We are privileged to receive The NS Mark Accreditation for supporting the National Service by implementing pro-National Service policies and human resource practices.

Current Positions

We are always looking for talented people to join our team and, when we find them, we make it our responsibility to help them realise their full potential. We invite aspiring and talented individuals to join us as:

Relief SPED Teacher (1 Sept – 31 Mar 2023)

OVERVIEW

The role of a SPED Teacher is to design and develop specialised lesson plans to help students with special needs to cope and achieve their learning objectives. The SPED Teacher will be working closely with allied health professionals, social workers, psychologists, families, and the community to help the students to reach their fullest potential and enjoy an enhanced quality of life.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide direct and indirect instructional support to students in a positive environment
  • Employ special educational strategies and techniques during instruction to improve the development of sensory- and perceptual-motor skills, language, cognition, and memory
  • Instruct students in academic subjects using a variety of techniques such as phonetics, multi-sensory learning, and repetition to reinforce learning and to meet students' varying needs and interests
  • Establish and enforce rules for behavior and procedures for maintaining an environment conducive to learning for all students
  • Work in tandem with Teacher Aide to achieve quality outcomes for the students
  • Meet with parents to discuss their children's progress and to determine priorities for their children and their individualized educational needs
  • Confer with parents, administrators, testing specialists, social workers, and other professionals to develop individualized education programs (IEPs) designed to promote students' educational, physical, and social/emotional development
  • Maintain accurate and complete student records and prepare reports on children and activities, as required by school
  • Establish clear objectives for all lessons, units, and projects and communicate those objectives to students
  • Serve as a member of a multidisciplinary/transdisciplinary team as appropriate
  • Maintain professional competence by participating in staff development activities, curriculum development meetings, and other professional opportunities
  • Perform related work as required, such as events, CCAs, and PLTs, etc.

REQUIREMENTS

  • At least 2 ‘A’/ H2 Level passes and 2 AO/H1 passes (including GP or Knowledge Inquiry) or a recognized local polytechnic diploma
  • A good overall International Baccalaureate Diploma score
  • Having a Diploma in Special Education (DISE) would be advantageous
  • Will be required to attend Diploma in Special Education (DISE) once hired
  • A heart to serve in the special needs sector

For interested applicants, please email detailed resume to: recruit_hr15@cpas.org.sg

Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be notified on the outcome of the job application.

Contract Teacher Aide

OVERVIEW

The role of a Teacher Aide is to support the teacher in the classroom to achieve and enhance instructional and behavioral objectives for the students.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist classroom teacher in performing specific duties as assigned or undertaking specialized tasks to achieve and enhance instructional and behavioural objectives
  • Work with class students as assigned relief teacher in the absence of the class teacher
  • Lift, move, and operate adaptive equipment
  • Assist students with personal care tasks, including lavatory, clothing, hygiene, diapering, toileting, and wash-up routines
  • Assist students with mobility needs such as, lifting and positioning students, lifting in and out of wheelchairs; loading and unloading on the bus; transporting students in and around the school and on field trips
  • Monitor students so as to maintain a safe and positive learning environment
  • Assist students during snack time
  • Perform work-related assignment as required, such as events, CCAs, and PLTs, etc.

REQUIREMENTS

  • At least NITEC Certificate or 3 GCE “O” level passes
  • A Certificate In Educational Studies is preferred
  • Possess basic computer skills
  • A Heart to serve in the special needs sector

For interested applicants, please email detailed resume to: recruit_hr15@cpas.org.sg

Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be notified on the outcome of the job application.

Interventionist Assistant (Contract)

OVERVIEW

An Interventionist Assistant is a technically skilled person who assists in the development of Infants & Children. Therefore, Interventionist has to undergo and pass a formal training (both theory and practical) programme in Certificate in Special Education (CISE) and or Diploma in Early Childhood or alternatively, any accredited Certificates or Diploma in the discipline of Special Needs Education programme issued and recognised in Singapore or Internationally.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provides, plans and executes action curriculum
  • Participates in Early Intervention Programme related activities
  • Provides administrative support to the department
  • Maintains good housekeeping and safety standards

REQUIREMENTS

  • Diploma or Degree in the areas of Special Education or Disabilities
  • New graduates of Diploma in the Early Childhood or Advanced Diploma in Early Childhood Intervention with no or some relevant working experience
  • Local Polytechnic Diploma, and a credit in ‘O’ Level EL1 or acceptable alternatives
  • A Heart to serve in the special needs sector

For interested applicants, please email detailed resume to: recruit_hr15@cpas.org.sg

Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be notified on the outcome of the job application.

Administration Executive - EIPIC

OVERVIEW

Oversees and maintains a high standard of administration in the EIPIC Department, provide assistance to the EIPIC Head and Interventionists.

RESPONSIBILITIES

To oversee, create and maintain the following areas:

  • General Administration
  • Student Administration
  • School Fees Administration
  • Finance Administration
  • Staff Administration
  • Equipment Repair & Maintenance
  • Staff Support and Management

Others:

  • Record department meeting minutes and circulate to all concerned
  • Consolidate slides from various programmes within CPAS for Programme sub-committee meeting

REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum Diploma
  • Preferably with 1-2 years of working experience
  • Competent in MS Words, Excel and Power Point
  • Meticulous with numbers
  • Organised and neat
  • Customer Service oriented

For interested applicants, please email detailed resume to: recruit_hr15@cpas.org.sg

Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be notified on the outcome of the job application.

Speech & Language Therapist

ROLE

The role of Speech and Language Therapist involves assessing clients, planning interventions, implementing therapy plans, evaluating progress in accordance with the given service delivery model for clients with speech, language, communication, and swallowing disorders in the assigned programme. The role also requires conducting caregiver education and teachers training, to equip them with the necessary strategies and skills in supporting the clients learning and development. The role requires working collaboratively in transdisciplinary team comprising of other professionals, teachers, and caregivers for maximising the clients’ skills towards independence and active participation in natural settings. The job scope also entails assisting senior colleagues in projects, specialised clinics, research work, performing departmental operational tasks and participating in continuing education. The individual should possess effective communication, and problem-solving skills.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelors or Masters in Speech and Language Pathology or Therapy from a recognized university
  • Full Registration under AHPC, or eligible for registration under the Allied Health Professions Act 2011.
  • A heart and passion to serve in the community sector

For interested applicants, please email detailed resume to: recruit_hr15@cpas.org.sg

Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be notified on the outcome of the job application.

Senior Speech & Language Therapist

ROLE

The role of Senior Speech Therapist involves assessing clients, planning therapy interventions, implementing therapy plans, and evaluating progress, in accordance to the given service delivery model for clients with speech, language, communication, and swallowing disorders in the assigned programme. In addition, providing supervision and mentoring to the entry-level speech and language pathologists, and clinical education for the students pursuing speech pathology programmes. The job role also includes training teachers, parents, and volunteers involved in the treatment process, and educates clients and their caregivers. The role requires working collaboratively in transdisciplinary team comprising of other professionals, teachers, and caregivers for maximising the clients’ learning and development towards independence and active participation in natural settings. The job role also includes undertaking and guiding research projects, conducting specialised clinics, and carrying out certain administrative responsibilities as directed by the head of the department.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelors or Masters in Speech and Language Pathology or Therapy from a recognised university
  • Full Registration under AHPC, with at least five years of clinical experience
  • At least two years of direct experience in providing supervision and mentoring to entry-level and junior therapists, handling projects and research work
  • Relevant knowledge and experience in working with children and young adults with special needs and a wide range of disabilities.
  • A heart and passion to serve in the community sector

For interested applicants, please email detailed resume to: recruit_hr15@cpas.org.sg

Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be notified on the outcome of the job application.

Occupational Therapist (1 year contract)

OVERVIEW

To provide Occupational Therapy Service to clients from any programme.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Assessment, Identification & Implementation of Therapy Programmes

  • Assess and identify individual needs of clients, formulate / develop and implement appropriate individualized occupational therapy programmes. These would include developmental checklist, activities of daily living, upper limb function and control, trunk balance and control, sensory deficits or any other issues, perceptual skills, cognition behavior and social skills training, pre-vocational and advanced daily living.
  • Evaluate and document clients' occupational therapy needs and progress at regular intervals, monitor training programmes and review its effectiveness.
  • Provide occupational therapy consultation, support and upgrade on the clients' progress and status to relevant members of the rehabilitation team, parents and caregivers.
  • Evaluate, prescribe and fabricate / purchase assistive devices as required by the clients to improve function.
  • To be able to work in Trans disciplinary set up.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor degree or Diploma in Occupational Therapy from an accredited university recognized by Allied Health Professions Council, Singapore.
  • Excellent communication skills with good command of verbal and written English.
  • Strong commitment and motivation to work with children, adults and caregivers.
  • Prior experience in VWO will be an added advantage.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Words, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • A team player with good organizational skills and able to multi task.
  • A heart to serve in the special needs sector.

For interested applicants, please email detailed resume to: recruit_hr15@cpas.org.sg

Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be notified on the outcome of the job application.

Occupational Therapist (Part Time)

OVERVIEW

To provide Occupational Therapy Service to clients from any programme.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Assessment, Identification & Implementation of Therapy Programmes

  • Assess and identify individual needs of clients, formulate / develop and implement appropriate individualized occupational therapy programmes. These would include developmental checklist, activities of daily living, upper limb function and control, trunk balance and control, sensory deficits or any other issues, perceptual skills, cognition behavior and social skills training, pre-vocational and advanced daily living.
  • Evaluate and document clients' occupational therapy needs and progress at regular intervals, monitor training programmes and review its effectiveness.
  • Provide occupational therapy consultation, support and upgrade on the clients' progress and status to relevant members of the rehabilitation team, parents and caregivers.
  • Evaluate, prescribe and fabricate / purchase assistive devices as required by the clients to improve function.
  • To be able to work in Trans disciplinary set up.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor degree or Diploma in Occupational Therapy from an accredited university recognized by Allied Health Professions Council, Singapore.
  • Excellent communication skills with good command of verbal and written English.
  • Strong commitment and motivation to work with children, adults and caregivers.
  • Prior experience in VWO will be an added advantage.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Words, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • A team player with good organizational skills and able to multi task.
  • A heart to serve in the special needs sector.

For interested applicants, please email detailed resume to: recruit_hr15@cpas.org.sg

Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be notified on the outcome of the job application.

Executive - Partnerships and Community Engagement

OVERVIEW

Incumbent will assist in aspects related to community engagement, corporate partnerships, donor and volunteer management and fundraising campaigns.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Spearhead Volunteer Management duties such as recruitment, onboarding, training and data management.
  • Work with key community partners on outreach and public education programs.
  • Assist in all CPAS-led Fundraising projects and initiatives.
  • Manage and maintain donor database for reporting and analysis.
  • Establish partnerships and maintain relationship with new partners to build donor pool.
  • Manage enquiries and requests, act as liaison with various internal departments and external partners.
  • Any other duties related to the department as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Diploma / Degree in Business or other relevant diploma / degree.
  • Minimum of 2 years relevant working experience
  • Experience in community relations and fundraising will be advantageous.
  • Strong networking, marketing and communication skills.
  • Able to work independently and in a team.
  • Excellent time and project management skills, able to manage multiple projects concurrently and meet tight deadlines.
  • Excellent public presentation skills and working knowledge of SalesForce (Email Marketing) and other marketing tools.
  • Resourceful and with a positive attitude and mindset.
  • Committed to high standards, adopts a professional and conscientious approach.
  • Excellent command of spoken and written English
  • Flexibility to work occasional weekends and evenings.
  • A heart to serve in the special needs sector.

For interested applicants, please email detailed resume to: recruit_hr15@cpas.org.sg

Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be notified on the outcome of the job application.

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Interested applicants please email detailed resume to: recruit_hr15@cpas.org.sg

Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be notified on the outcome of his/her job application.

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