Academic Coach - Singapore - ST ANDREW'S MISSION HOSPITAL


    1 month ago

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    $50,000 - $80,000 per year Education / Training
    Roles & Responsibilities

    Working Location: Bukit Batok

    Working Hours: 7 am to 4 pm (Mondays to Fridays)

    Job responsibilities

    1. Evaluation & Assessment

    • Understand students' diverse learning and developmental needs, interests, abilities and potential through observations, diagnoses and discussions (with students, parents and colleagues), and adapt approaches accordingly
    • Identify and prioritise goals for intervention in collaboration with the student/family/caregiver and multi-disciplinary team
    • Formulate plans that are outcome based and relevant to students' goals through planning, implementing, evaluating and managing interventions

    2. Intervention

    • Deliver literacy lessons in a small group setting (approximately 4-5 students in each class)
    • Play an active role in the planning and developing of curriculum and teaching resources / instructional materials that meet the students' varying needs
    • Work collaboratively in a multi-disciplinary team with teachers, parents and all stakeholders in providing quality education and care for students. This includes, but is not limited to:

    Implementation of intervention programmes

    Developing and managing resources

    Conducting small group training (for teachers, parents, etc)

    • Assess and monitor the progress of students in their charge
    • Assess and monitor effectiveness of use of intervention programmes for students in their charge
    • Writing and contributing to progress reports of students' learning progress

    3. Service Administration & Management

    • Main inventories of all resources needed, with regular updating.
    • Main records and documentation of assessments, interventions, progress monitoring, etc.
    • Conduct in-house training programmes for internal and external stakeholders (e.g. teachers / parents / caregivers / volunteers).
    • Participate and be involved in curriculum development, creation of resources, developing protocols, clinical guidelines, action research and pilot studies, in conjunction with the Head of Student Support/Principal.

    Job Holder requirements and attributes

    • Degree from a recognised university, in any discipline
    • Trained in learning approaches, such as Orton-Gillingham, Lindamood-Bell, and/or other relevant remedial approaches
    • At least 2 year of experience in providing learning support to children with literacy challenges
    • Preferably at least 2 years of teaching experience and/or learning support experience for students at Primary Level
    • Teaching qualifications or equivalent in Special Education is preferred
    • Relevant teaching experience in mainstream schools / Special Education schools / working with children and youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder will be an added advantage
    • Strong command of English (written and spoken)
    Tell employers what skills you have

    Special Education
    Teaching Experience
    Learning Management Systems
    Learning Management
    Instructional Design
    Curriculum Development
    Content Development
    Action Research
    Blended Learning
    Working with Children