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' culture is rooted in our values. Our hope and respect for open and honest communication builds trust, while our aspiration seeks to empower both our staff and clients to overcome challenges and live a life without limits.

Our people embrace CPAS' values. These values are how we deliver our services at the highest standards with passion and care, creating awareness and advocating for equal opportunities for all persons with cerebral palsy or multiple disabilities, and empowering them to realise their full potential.

CPAS fosters 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:

Contract Teacher Aide (School West)

ROLE

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 behavioral objectives.
  • Work with class students as an 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 to maintain a safe and positive learning environment
  • Assist students during snack time.
  • Perform work-related assignments 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.

Working location: CPAS School (West) - 6A Jurong West Street 52 Singapore 649297

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

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

Contract Teacher Aide (School East)

ROLE

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 behavioral objectives.
  • Work with class students as an 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 to maintain a safe and positive learning environment.
  • Assist students during snack time.
  • Perform work-related assignments 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.

Working Location: 65 Pasir Ris Drive 1, Singapore 65 Pasir Ris Drive 1, Singapore 519529

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.

Relief SPED Teacher (School West)

ROLE

The role of a SPED Teacher is to design and develop specialised lesson plans to help students with special needs 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

Working location: CPAS School (West) - 6A Jurong West Street 52 Singapore 649297

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.

Relief SPED Teacher (School East)

ROLE

The role of a SPED Teacher is to design and develop specialised lesson plans to help students with special needs 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

Working location: 65 Pasir Ris Drive 1, Singapore 519529

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.

Healthcare Assistant - School

ROLE

The role of a Healthcare Assistant is to perform basic care functions for students with special needs in the school and maintain cleanliness of the classrooms.

RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Perform basic care functions for students in the following areas:

- Cleaning and bathing the students as necessary.

- Assist students in their toileting.

- Help in changing students’ clothes and diapers when needed.

- Assist students’ movement around within the school compound and transferring them to/from school transport.

- Feed students during snack time.

2. Assist to monitor students so as to maintain a safe and positive learning environment.

3. Maintain tidiness and cleanliness of the classrooms.

4. Provide feedback on the general repairs and maintenance requirements in the

classrooms.

5. Ad-hoc administrative duty as and when assigned by the superior.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Caring and kind.
  • Willing to be hands-on with students with multiple disabilities.
  • Willing to do personal care tasks (washing, toileting, etc).
  • Able to follow instructions and procedures.
  • Some experience in care work or a qualification in healthcare is preferred.

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

OVERVIEW

An Interventionist 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

· A local Polytechnic Diploma or recognized Degree

· New graduates of Advance Diploma in Early Childhood Intervention/ Specialist Diploma in Early Childhood Intervention(Special Needs)/ Certificate in Autism

· Some relevant experience in early intervention

· 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 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.

Interventionist Aide

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist to plan and implement an Individual Education Plan (IEP) for each child in all relevant areas of the curriculum in consultation with other Professional Therapists and Interventionists.
  • Prepare and conducts classes for children in Centre both, in a group or individually, in the absence of the Interventionist.
  • Contribute to writing projected goals & progress reports in consultation with other attending professionals and Interventionists.
  • Contribute to preparation of case conference reports and conducts, under supervision, case conferences with parents/caregivers.
  • Maintain close contacts with parents/caregivers.
  • Adopt a positive attitude towards team building and work co-operatively with colleagues and parents.
  • Assist Interventionists, parents/caregivers in cleaning the students.

REQUIREMENTS

  • At least 3’O’-Levels credits, incl. EL1 or acceptable alternatives.
  • A Heart to serve in the special needs sector.

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

Only shortlisted applicants will be notified.

Relief Interventionist - EIPIC

OVERVIEW

An Interventionist 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

• 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.

Relief Interventionist Aide - EIPIC

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist to plan and implement an Individual Education Plan (IEP) for each child in all relevant areas of the curriculum in consultation with other Professional Therapists and Interventionists.
  • Prepare and conducts classes for children in Centre both, in a group or individually, in the absence of the Interventionist.
  • Contribute to writing projected goals & progress reports in consultation with other attending professionals and Interventionists.
  • Contribute to preparation of case conference reports and conducts, under supervision, case conferences with parents/caregivers.
  • Maintain close contacts with parents/caregivers.
  • Adopt a positive attitude towards team building and work co-operatively with colleagues and parents.
  • Assist Interventionists, parents/caregivers in cleaning the students.

REQUIREMENTS

  • At least 3’O’-Levels credits, incl. 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.

Goodwill, Rehabilitation and Occupational Workshop (GROW) Instructor Aide

ROLE

Maintain a high standard of the training and care of all trainees and of the sheltered workshop activities, premises and facilities

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist Workshop Instructor (WI) in basic hygiene/sanitary care duties and looking after trainees.
  • Report to the WI on all matters concerning the welfare, safety, and security of trainees.
  • Assist in the supervision of trainees, ensuring the general welfare of the trainees.
  • Assist trainees to board and disembark from vans.
  • Supervise the daily food preparation (for breaks and lunch) for trainees.
  • Supervise the trainees in their work, such as distribution of workload, giving them training/guidance and assisting them in their work.
  • Ensure that sheltered workshop rules pertaining to personal safety, work hazards and prescribed training procedures are adhered to by staff and trainees.
  • Carry out proper and regular housekeeping of work site and facilities; perform regular equipment maintenance duties, and ensure cleanliness and tidiness of work and storage areas.
  • Work as a team and participate positively and actively in the quality service delivery in line with the mission, goals and objectives of the Association.

REQUIREMENTS

  • GCE O Level or NITEC Certificate
  • Must be physically fit to carry logistic item
  • Must be able to converse in simple English.
  • Have a compassionate and patient personality.
  • Experience in working with persons with special needs is an added advantage.

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

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 setup.

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 Word, 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 setup.

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 Word, 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.

Speech & Language Therapist Aide

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • To assist Speech Therapists during therapy sessions and in clinics.
  • To assist the Department in the administrative tasks and parent / caregiver / teacher training.
  • To facilitate smooth running of the department.
  • Develop competencies in basic handling skills of clients with special needs.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum GCE O Level completed.
  • Certification in Therapy assistant course from HMI or certified in any therapy related WDA approved course / willing to complete certification after joining.
  • Proficient in basic Microsoft word, power point, Excel.
  • Maintain good housekeeping and safety standards.
  • Good communication skill in verbal and written form.
  • Willing to provide individual and group therapy under the supervision of the therapists.
  • Prior VWO experience will be an advantage.
  • 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.

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 a 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, organisation, multi-tasking, and problem-solving skills.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelors or Masters in Speech and Language Pathology or Therapy from a recognised university
  • Full Registration under AHPC, or eligible for registration under the Allied Health Professions Council, Singapore
  • 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 with the given service delivery model for clients with speech, language, communication, and swallowing disorders in the assigned programme.

In addition, the role includes 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. Further, undertaking, and guiding research projects, conducting specialised clinics and carrying out certain administrative responsibilities as directed by the head of the department also forms as a part of the job role.

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, and / or students pursuing speech and language therapy
  • Relevant knowledge and experience in working with children and young adults with special needs and a wide range of disabilities
  • Experience in providing tele-consultation / intervention will be an added advantage
  • 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.

Training Officer Aide/General Worker - Day Activity Centre (DAC) – Contract

We are looking for a temporary Training Officer Aide or General Worker to support the Day Activity Centre (DAC). Contract period: Feb 2023 – May 2023

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist Training Officer (TO) in basic hygiene/sanitary care duties and looking after clients.
  • Assist in the general supervision of clients, ensuring the general welfare of the clients.
  • Assist clients to board and disembark from vans.
  • Assist in movement of clients from one activity to the next.
  • Assist in the feeding of clients.
  • Ensure that DAC rules pertaining to personal safety, work hazards and prescribed training procedures are observed by staff and clients.
  • Carry out proper and regular housekeeping of work site and facilities; perform regular equipment maintenance duties, and ensure cleanliness and tidiness of work and storage areas.
  • Report to the TO on all matters concerning the welfare, safety, and security of clients.
  • Work as a team and participate positively and actively in the quality service delivery in line with the mission, goals and objectives of the Association.
  • To undertake any other duties as assigned by the DAC Executive and Manager.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Have relevant skill-based certificate
  • Able to commit physical work.
  • Must be able to converse in simple English.
  • Have a compassionate and patient personality.
  • Experience in working with persons with special needs is an added advantage
  • A Heart to serve in the special needs sector.

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

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

Goodwill, Rehabilitation and Occupational Workshop (GROW) Workshop Instructor

OVERVIEW

Responsible for the training and care of all assigned GROW trainees, and maintain a high standard of the sheltered workshop activities, premises and facilities.

RESPONSIBILITIES

General Work Management

  • Plan, support and implement programmes and services of GROW, in consultation with GROW Executives and Manager.
  • Carry out the workshop routine administration and supervise/manage operational matters.
  • Ensure that workshop rules pertaining to personal safety, procedure in handling of work hazards and prescribed training procedures are adhered to by staff and trainees. This includes carrying planning and carrying out emergency evacuation procedures for trainees/staff.
  • Carry out proper and regular housekeeping of work site and facilities; do regular inventory checking and recording of procedures/protocols; perform regular equipment maintenance duties, and ensure cleanliness and tidiness of work and storage areas.

Trainees’ Performance and Welfare

  • Develop Individual Training Plan (ITP) for trainees assigned based on their capability and skills, and carry out activities for trainees based on their ITP.
  • Maintain proper and clear accounts of income, expenditures and work done from operations of assigned projects in GROW
  • Maintain proper system and record of administration of trainees’ ITP; attendance and training programme records; and other administrative records in accordance to the Programme Evaluation System / Best Practice Guidelines.
  • Ensure the welfare of trainees, referring any inappropriate client behaviour or welfare needs to the appropriate professional service for intervention.
  • Ensure the safety, attendance, punctuality and welfare of trainees at the workshop and other areas (such as during travelling /outings). Ensure that trainees are supervised at all times during outdoor activities.
  • Liaise with parents/guardians of trainees pertaining to the trainees’ management.
  • Preserve confidentiality of trainee information at all times.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Have ‘O’ level or NITEC certificate.
  • Have good organization skills.
  • Have a compassionate and patient personality.
  • Certified training in Social Services or Disability Studies is an added advantage.
  • Experience in working with persons with special needs is an added advantage.

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

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

Educational Psychologist

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Conduct behavioural interventions such as emotional and behaviour management for children that hinder with learning.
  • Conduct standardised and non-standardised, dynamic testing /initial screening assessment, progress monitoring, and relevant assessments to inform suitable placement (educational or vocational) to early intervention & Special school children
  • Monitor intervention goals, plan and outcome for class or individual intervention
  • Guide staff and parents in implementing emotional, learning and behavioural interventions, customised to needs of individual student
  • Provide consultations to parents/caregivers/teachers
  • Conduct parenting/ social skills/therapeutic groups for children and parent’s
  • Conduct training for staff
  • Participate in research and programme evaluation projects
  • Keep proper records of all assessments, interventions.
  • Maintain inventory of department and make recommendations for purchases of new materials and equipment.
  • Participate actively in sub-committee meetings/Projects (some of which include Case & Review sub-committee & Professional Sub-committee etc) or any ad-hoc project
  • Assist HOD in the administration of the department.
  • Undertake any other responsibilities and duties as deemed necessary and beneficial for the Association to attain its Mission and Vision

REQUIREMENTS

  • A Masters Degree in Educational Psychology.
  • Relevant clinical experience with children and adolescents preferred
  • Conversant in learning, emotion and social development skills, child development and classroom management skills
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work independently in a multidisciplinary team
  • Eligible for full membership with Singapore Psychological Society or registration with the Singapore Register of Psychologists or Eligible for registration with APHRA/ HCPC/ APA

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

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

Job Coach

ROLE

The role of a Job Coach is to design and develop specialised job scope to help students with special needs to cope and achieve their learning objectives. The Job Coach works closely with Teachers in shaping the Continuum of Work Experience, tailors meaningful Work Experience for students and provides critical learning and support during students’ Work Experience.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • In charge of designing and maintaining a continuum of Work Experience for the student profiles in the school
  • In charge of sourcing potential community and industry partners to identify relevant work-based opportunities to meet student’s interests and aspirations
  • Work closely with SPED teachers to co-plan and coordinate suitable work exposure activities for students as part of the Vocational Guidance curriculum
  • Design, plan and coordinate work experiences in school, community and workplaces catering to students’ interests, preference and strengths, and working goals
  • In charge of the administrative matters for students (i.e., insurance, work attachment allowances, and internships allowance).
  • Collaborate with teachers and Allied Health Professionals in co-planning and co-delivering the VE content areas (i.e., vocational guidance, soft skills and hard skills) through the Continuum of Work Experience
  • Identify suitable work experiences for students according to student’s interests, preferences and strengths in alignment with their Individual Transition Plans
  • Develop and implement training plans for students on Work Experience covering the teaching of relevant soft and hard skills in alignment with the VE curriculum
  • Instruct students on work-related skills, community living skills, problem-solving skills and Functional Literacy and Numeracy useful in a work place.
  • Conduct ecological assessments of work sites to understand job demands and the work environments for effective planning of supports
  • Accompany students for job interviews, orientation and job attachments. Provide on-site training as needed.
  • Liaise with work site personnel to put in place appropriate job accommodations and modifications according to students’ profiles and needs
  • Conduct regular assessment, monitoring and evaluation of students’ progress and performance at Work Experience using appropriate tools
  • Share knowledge and insight on student’s interests, preferences and strengths, and work progress, at appropriate frequency to the VE Team to facilitate effective job coaching
  • Provide feedback on students’ progress, key areas of strengths and needs to families at Transition Planning meetings and Multi-Agency Transition Meetings (MATM)
  • Work with psychologist and occupational therapist to mediate and manage expectations of employers, students and parents regarding work-related issues.
  • Obtain feedback from potential employers regarding the work performance of the student.
  • Forge and sustain partnerships with community and businesses through creating awareness and capacity building in disability support
  • Advocate for opportunities for students to practise their skills in authentic settings
  • Perform any other duties as and when assigned by the School Principal.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Recognized relevant Diploma/Degree.
  • Prior experience in areas of vocational training, assessment or placement is highly preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills to build positive relationships with various stakeholders
  • Good team player with negotiation and problem solving skills.
  • Relevant work experience in job placements
  • Good computer knowledge and skills

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

Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be notified of 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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