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HEAD OF PROGRAMME & OPERATIONS

Responsibilities:

  • To oversee operations of the early intervention programme
    • Strategic planning and development for the operations of the programme to ensure efficiency and effectiveness
    • Create, develop and review processes and systems to ensure consistent adherence to department standard operating procedures
    • Ensure student and staff schedules are planned in advance
    • KPI monitoring, tracking and reporting (scoreboards, regular data e.g. student / staff hours, outcome measures, progress tracking etc)
    • Plan and prepare EIP reports and presentations for management meetings, school events and meeting materials
    • Ensure regular updating of Student Database, Student Files and session schedules
  • To build and maintain all client and partner relationships
    • Communicate with staff, parents, government and external partners regularly and when needed (verbal and written)
    • Publish termly EIP newsletter
    • Provide operational and administrative support when required
  • To coordinate ARC and EIP related programmes as assigned
    • Coordinate termly EIP Outings
    • Undertake coordination and support to ARC related events and activities

Requirements:

  • Degree in Communications/Marketing/Business Administration preferred
  • At least 5 years of relevant experience with proven track record in a leadership role
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills, analytical, meticulous and resourceful
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, dynamic and challenging work environment with people of various management levels
  • Desire to learn about Autism and the passion to contribute to the delivery of quality services to the autism community and stakeholders involved





TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

Responsibilities:

  • Develop ARC training and consultancy programmes and services
    • Strategic assessment and development of training and consultancy needs for various clients (internal and external)
    • Develop training programmes to meet different needs
    • Create / design and publish curriculum and content for programmes
  • Develop systems to conduct training and consultancy programmes more effectively
    • Develop training offerings through a variety of delivery modes
    • Develop an efficient Learning Management System (LMS) for teaching and learning (AITC and PL)
  • Liaison with key partners (internal and external) to develop training plans and programmes
    • Collaborate with relevant organisations and individuals to develop training programmes
    • Liaise with funding agencies for specific funding in various training programme offerings
    • Develop good partnership with internal and external trainers (local and overseas)

Requirements:

  • Degree in Degree in Training & Development or related discipline
  • At least 5 years of relevant experience with proven track record in a leadership role
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills, analytical, meticulous and resourceful
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, dynamic and challenging work environment with people of various management levels
  • Desire to learn about Autism and the passion to contribute to the delivery of quality services to the autism community and stakeholders involved





BUSINESS OPERATIONS MANAGER

Responsibilities:

  • Project manage a proposed campus which will house training & employment for people with special needs and an art space and ensure timely delivery and quality implementation of the entire project through:-
    • coordinating with internal departments, external agencies, contractors, and other relevant parties
    • obtain necessary approvals or permits where necessary
    • detailing plans and goals
    • provide regular updates to project committee and organization leaders
  • Manage the overall facility management and operation needs of the campus.
  • Liaise and interface with landlord on facilities management issues.
  • Oversee the smooth running of the respective training and worksites including deployment of resources.
  • Coordinate with external employers / partners on worksite related matters, including business operations.
  • Assist the Senior Manager in developing new worksites for training and employment opportunities.
  • Assist the Senior Manager in developing and maintaining new community projects / partnerships to advance the mission of the organization.

Requirements:

  • A basic degree with minimum 3 years of proven track records in managing operations and or projects successfully. Experience in a business setting and/or community projects will be an advantage.
  • Possess effective written & verbal communication, organizational and selling skills.
  • Able to work independently to drive for results.
  • Possess good interpersonal skills and able to coordinate deals in collaboration with others.
  • Have the passion to be part of a larger community to serve and advance the special needs cause.





EDUCATOR (WITH MAINSTREAM TEACHING EXPERIENCE)

Responsibilities:

  • Deliver effective differentiated classroom teaching of lessons to maximise mainstream academic and non-academic potential of students
  • Implement, monitor and work towards meeting students’ Individual Education Plan (IEP) goals
  • Prepare students for successful participation in national exams
  • Collaborate effectively with students’ parents to generalise skills learnt in school
  • Organise and conduct integration activities to teach students appropriate social communication and interaction skills

Requirements:

  • Relevant experience and recognised qualifications in teaching Singapore mainstream academics at primary/secondary school level
  • Candidates without teaching qualifications may be considered for Educator (with no mainstream teaching experience) position
  • Passion to help special needs students maximise their talents and potential
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Strong critical-thinking and creativity to develop learning strategies
  • Good instructional skills to explain concepts clearly





LEARNING SUPPORT ASSOCIATE

Responsibilities:

  • Support the implementation of students’ behaviour support plans for positive and quality student education outcomes
  • Recognise and respond effectively to students’ behaviour escalation signs and triggers
  • Create opportunities for and facilitate practice of adaptive behaviours
  • Track and monitor students’ progress
  • Supervise students to ensure safety
  • Provide necessary support to students to ensure smooth class transitions

Requirements:

  • A Polytechnic Diploma in any specialisation or currently pursuing a part-time Degree in Psychology or related field
  • Desire to learn about autism and the patience to teach special needs students
  • Passion to help special needs students maximise their talents and potential
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Strong problem-solving and organisational skills





ASSOCIATE PSYCHOLOGIST / SENIOR PSYCHOLOGIST

Responsibilities:

Assessment:

  • Conduct functional behaviour analysis and develop Individual Behaviour Plans (IBPs)
  • Conduct screening assessments related to school admission, examination accommodations and other Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) related assessments

Intervention:

  • Plan and execute intervention programmes for students with autism in group or individual
  • therapy settings
  • Enskill key partners to apply educational and behavioural techniques to carry out intervention plans at home and in class
  • Provide behaviour management support to students and attend to school student behavior crisis line

Secondary Intervention:

  • Coordinate activities related to case management of students
  • Facilitate training for caregivers / staff

Requirements:

  • A Masters in Psychology or equivalent
  • At least 1 – 2 years (for Assoc. Psychologist / Psychologist) and 3 – 5 years (for Senior
  • Psychologist) of relevant working experience in the same or related field
  • A membership with Singapore Psychological Society, or eligible for full registration
  • Desire to learn about autism and the passion to serve the autism community and their
  • families
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member in a fast paced work environment
  • Strong problem-solving and organisational skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English





AUTISM THERAPIST / SENIOR AUTISM THERAPIST

Responsibilities:

  • Plan and execute intervention programmes for students with autism in group or individual therapy settings
  • Enskill key partners to apply educational and behavioural techniques to carry out intervention plans at home and in class
  • Coordinate activities related to case management of students
  • Provide behaviour management support to students and attend to school student behaviour crisis lineConduct screening assessments related to school admission

In addition, a Senior Autism Therapist will:

  • Coach new therapists on assessments and behaviour management
  • Coordinate departmental functions

Requirements:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology (2nd Upper Honours and above)
  • At least 1 – 2 years (for Autism Therapist) and 5 years (for Senior Autism Therapist) of relevant working experience in the same or related field
  • Desire to learn about autism and the passion to serve the autism community and their families
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member in a fast paced work environment
  • Strong problem-solving and organisational skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English





EARLY INTERVENTION TEACHER

Responsibilities:

  • Plan and execute intervention programmes for students with autism aged 2 to 6 years old in group or individual therapy settings
  • Empower primary caregivers with educational and behavioural techniques to carry out intervention plans at home and in class

Requirements:

  • A Diploma / Degree in Early Childhood Education and/or relevant teaching experience
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Ability to work well in a team
  • Desire to learn about autism and the patience to teach special needs students
  • Passion to help special needs students maximise their talents and potential





IT MANAGER

Responsibilities:

  • Leverage the organization’s need with emerging technology
  • Align technology to the organization strategy, direction and objectives
  • Manage and direct overall technology operation
  • Build and promote technology awareness and influence its usage as a tool of productivity and efficiency
  • Manage and build leadership among the technology team
  • Provide the organization with an infrastructure and solutions that supports growth, productivity and efficiency
  • Develop standard operating procedures and policies
  • Manage and ensure IT & AV Services audit and quality related compliance
  • Ensure IT & AV Services are operational and secured

Requirements:

  • Degree in Electronics & Communication Engineering/Computer Science/Engineering
  • In-Depth Knowledge in IT related areas: Firewall, TCP/IP, Microsoft SQL Server, Application Design & Development, Database systems
  • In-Depth Knowledge in AV related areas: Video Conferencing Systems, Audio/Visual systems for events, meetings and conferences
  • At least 5 years’ experience in IT & AV Services Related field  
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, dynamic and challenging work environment
  • A genuine desire to serve the special needs community





TRAINER (3D DESIGN)

Responsibilities:

  • Management – 3D Design & Production
    • Project manage and execute the 3D Design and Production of Merchandises in the Pathlight Mall
    • Convert 3D Designs into standard Design project templates for enhanced and efficient production
    • Assist and Support 3D Design adaptations of Students’ work onto merchandise
    • Good understanding of materials used for 3D print production
    • Conceptualize, propose and implement a structured Operational Blueprint, SOP and KPIs on 3D Design & Production as a service within the School serving internal clients
  • Training – 3D Design & Production
    • Conceptualize, Develop and conduct 3D Design & Production Training Courses for students, teachers and School Staff
    • Propose 3D Design & Production workshops for students during School Holidays. This includes, but not limited to 3D Design & Production Taster workshops, 3D Design & Production competencies-based curriculum
    • Propose startup of 3D Design & Production afterschool interest group or CCA
  • Training – General ICT
    • Conceptualize, Develop and conduct ICT Training courses for students, teachers and school staff
    • Conceptualize, Develop and conduct ICT Training for School Based CCA Clubs and prepare students for National Competition (if any)
  • Communication            
    • Relays relevant IT/ITDA-related information all staff
    • Point of contact on all 3D Design & Production support matters  
    • Responds/acts on leader's direction
  • General Office Support
    • Provides timely and accurate GO support during School-Wide Events, etc.
  • Internal Operations
    • Strictly adhere and preserve confidentiality of all Information pertaining to Training and Scope of Work;
    • Regularly gives status reports across projects and addresses issues as appropriate;
    • Complies with and helps to enforce standard school policies.

Requirements:

  • At least 2 years’ experience in 3D (Design & Production) in a Major Design House and also running projects independently
  • Proficient in SketchUpPro, Sculptris, 3D Studio Max, Solidworks
  • Good knowledge of design software, such as Photoshop & Illustrator
  • Animation knowledge are an added advantage
  • Capable of designing by hand sketching as well as 3D computer visualisation, is a plus
  • Understanding of product design and marketing angles
  • Convert designs into standard templates for fast production
  • Good communication skills
  • Fast learner - always up to date with latest Teaching Pedagogy and 3D (Design & Production)





SENIOR IT SYSTEMS SPECIALIST

Responsibilities:

  • Systems Infrastructure Management
    • Administration & Management of School IT Systems’ Infrastructure and services.
    • Implementation & Monitoring of School’s IT Services at the School level across all sites.
    • Assist in Design, Planning and Administration of the School’s IT Services for all Campuses and Satellite Schools.
    • Administration & Management of School’s IT Services.
  • Support – Services (Offsite & Onsite)          
    • Administer, manage and support all services such as:
    • User Authentication (Active Directory, RADIUS, Security, etc);
    • Communication (Emails, Lync Online, Intranet, EIP Portals, Web Applications & Services, etc);
    • Data Integrity and Protection (Network Drives, Backup & Disaster Recover, etc);
    • Equipment Readiness (Computer Mgt Services, etc);
    • School Wide Systems (Printers, RoomBooking, Inventory System, HR Time Mgt, Progress Reports etc);
    • Specialised Applications (AccPac, School Systems etc) and all other services related projects.
    • To support and work with IT Specialist (Projects) on projects.
  • IT & AV support (with IT Team)
    • Provides 2nd line support for IT & AV need on events, trainings and troubleshooting. This includes, but not limited to computer setup, video recording, video production and video broadcasting on multiple platforms;
    • Provides 2nd technical support for classrooms (e.g. AV system, LCD projectors, visualizers, CD Players, Computers, and all other IT Equipment);
    • Manages IT Hotline for urgent requests and Helpdesk email for requests for support;
    • Provide 2nd line support for all Campuses and Satellite sites when necessary.
    • Work with IT Support Engineer to manage and oversee the administration and maintenance of all computer stations and software.
    • Routine Replacement of equipment (PC, printers, projectors, network equipment, etc).
    • Training Support for all IT & AV requests and needs
  • Helpdesk Administration            
    • Oversees with team members on all help desk activities.
    • Responds and resolve escalated helpdesk issues.
    • Interacts with staff on all levels to help resolve IT-related issues.
  • Management
    • Ensure System and Services readiness;
    • Ensures appropriate monitoring of IT Systems and Services;
    • Ensures proper renewal of necessary IT Systems and Services;
    • Strictly adhere and preserve confidentiality of all IT Systems and Services;
    • Regularly gives status reports across projects and addresses issues as appropriate;
    • Complies with school wide policies and procedures;
    • Assist in the development of standard operating procedures and policies.
  • Communication
    • Relays relevant IT-related information all staff.
    • Point of contact on all IT-related support matters.
    • Responds/acts on leader's direction.
  • General Office Support
    • Provides timely and accurate GO support during School-Wide Events, etc.
  • Internal Operations
    • Regularly gives status reports across projects and addresses issues as appropriate
    • Complies with and helps to enforce standard school policies.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Information Technology / Computer Science or a related field is required. Post graduate degree a plus.
  • Minimum 5 years technical experiences of in a Linux/Unix and Windows environment supporting business critical systems and working in broader IT infrastructure support covering servers, storage systems and Microsoft Active Directory is essential.
  • Working knowledge of Powershell and other scripting skills for automation.
  • Strong knowledge in SAN / NAS storages and volume management and networking fundamentals such as TCP/IP, LAN and WAN.
  • Experience running Apache web server, PHP, MySQL in a Production environment.
  • Strong Knowledge in Office365 Administration and VMWare Administration.
  • Very Good Knowledge of Sharepoint support and administration.
  • Strong Analytical Skills to effectively perform problem isolation and resolution of critical systems in order to have the least amount of impact and downtime.
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills in achieving.
  • Experience working in a multi sites organisation and part of global virtual team, supporting complex IT systems associated with larger organisations is desirable and working with third party providers to support and manage parts of the IT infrastructure is essential.





JOB COACH CUM TRAINER

Responsibilities:

Conduct Job placement through assessment and job matching:

  • Conducting Vocational Assessments using Standardized Assessment Tools & Informal Assessment on trainee’s strength/needs, learning characteristics, job preferences
  • Developing coaching plans
  • Conducting meetings with parents to discuss collaborations

Provide on and off-site Coaching:

  • Off-job-site Coaching in accordance to WSQ Curriculum
  • On-site Observation of trainee’s work performance
  • On-site Job Coaching

Conduct Training:

  • Assist in modifying and updating training materials
  • Train students in nationally certified vocational courses

Others:

  • Provide written updates to trainees’ parents on training/coaching progress
  • Participate in Pathlight School events and activities

Requirements:

  • A Degree in any faculty (Preferably in Psychology)
  • Desire to learn about Autism and the patience to teach special needs students
  • Passion to help special needs students maximize their talents and potential
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member in a fast paced work environment
  • Strong problem-solving and organizational skills





JOB SUPPORT ASSISTANT

Responsibilities:

  • Implementing customized coaching strategies to help clients succeed in the workplace under the supervision or guidance of job coaches, case managers and autism consultants
  • Preparing documents, reports and other communication materials, where necessary, for the purpose of communicating information to parents, documenting site observations or incidence reporting
  • Providing job training and support at external worksites to ensure clients meet work expectations of the employer
  • Support clients in integrating in workplace environment, including managing relationships with co-workers and supervisors
  • Participating in meetings and trainings to develop relevant knowledge and skills

Requirements:

  • Minimum ‘O’ levels with at least 3 years of work experience.
  • Able to travel to offsite work locations, i.e. employer work sites, with possibility of more than one location a day
  • Possess effective communication skills as required to communicate with external employers and workplace co-workers
  • Possess basic computer literacy
  • Possess a nurturing nature with a desire and passion to serve and advance the cause of the special needs community





SECTION MANAGER, OPERATIONS & ESTATE MANAGEMENT

Responsibilities:

Building Infrastructure:

  • Review, plan and implement additions, routine changes, enhancement or modifications to school facilities
  • Oversee building and facility-related asset purchases and management on a school wide basis
  • Oversee the daily general maintenance of the school facilities and its satellites
  • Management of inventory for all facility-related asset on a school wide basis
  • Manage the renewal and compliance of necessary building and facilities permits and inspections
  • Manage and liaise with contractors, agents and vendors
  • Pursue excellence in all aspects of school facilities operation
  • Monitor and ensure quality service from contract vendors and service providers
  • Monitor and ensure facilities needs are met for the smooth running of all Satellite Schools operations
  • Drive and lead facilities function and logistical needs for school-wide initiatives, programmes and events
  • Lead and monitor follow-up actions for enquires, requests or defect reporting from staff on school facilities

School Operations:

  • Develop and improve policies, procedures and processes to strengthen school operation capabilities
  • Provide support in preparation for Quality Assurance Framework
  • Oversee implementation of standard operating procedures and processes for students’ and staff’s safety
  • Plan, manage and monitor department budget
  • Plan and provide any administrative support functions required to enhance school operation capabilities
  • Lead and track key functional tasks are executed by team members
  • Manage dissemination of all internal staff communication from the department
  • Ensure timely and accurate reporting to school leaders and relevant authorities
  • Drive, lead and monitor KPI reporting for the Operations department
  • Develop and implement school-wide SOPs to meet desired school and national governance standards/guidelines
  • Monitor and ensure school bus operations met with safety standards/guidelines

Requirements:

  • Minimum degree holder from a reputable educational institution
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant experience in Estate Management and Operations
  • Strong organizational skills with strong detail orientation
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English, with proficiency in using Microsoft Office applications
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, dynamic and challenging work environment
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively with team
  • Mature and ability to lead a team
  • Desire to learn about Autism and possess the passion to serve the special needs community





ASSISTANT EXECUTIVE, CORPORATE SERVICES

Responsibilities:

  • Front Desk Reception
    • Ensure walk-in / phone-in / email queries are directed to relevant personnel
    • Attend to distribution of incoming mail & faxes, outgoing mail and courier duties
    • Maintain tidiness & orderliness of Reception area
    • Collect payment from parents on behalf of AITC, Enrichment, EIP and other services.
    • Provide back up operations and admin support to Pathlight General Office when necessary
    • Attend the Room Booking requests
    • Schedule colleague for replacement during absence
  • Membership Services Administration
    • Database Administration, ARC Subscription Renewals, Attend to Members’ queries, etc
    • Send Annual General Meeting Notification to Members
    • Administrative preparation for Annual General Meeting and related meetings
  • General Administrative Support
    • Replenish stationery and postal stamps
    • Maintenance liaison with existing vendors (e.g aircon servicing)
    • Manage booking and setting up of rooms for meetings
    • Fundraising administrative support for major events
    • Provide admin support beyond office hours for special events, e.g.  AITC Training workshop, Product Sales for Pathlight Parent Communication Night and Open House
    • Assist in attending to WeCAN Products/Pathlight Merchandise Sales at Pathlight Mall when necessary
    • Prepare and display monthly publication of scoreboards from all ARC programmes.
    • Provide Secretariat support in preparation for ARC Management Committee meetings
  • Fundraising/Awareness Events and Donations Admin
    • Provide Secretariat and Event Management support for ARC autism awareness and fundraising events
    • Process incoming donations which includes preparing acknowledgement letters, maintaining donor database and other administrative support.

Requirements:

  • Minimum ‘A’ Levels / Diploma
  • At least 2 years of relevant work experience
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Good organisation skills with strong detail orientation
  • Ability to work independently as well as within a team
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, dynamic and challenging work environment
  • A genuine desire to serve the special needs community





ASSISTANT EXECUTIVE, FRONT OFFICE

Responsibilities:

  • Front Desk Reception
    • Reception and front desk duties (eg: handling walk-in queries, phone calls, voice mails, in-coming and out-going mails)
    • Managing room booking system
    • Managing and maintaining Reading Lounge for students
  • General Administration
    • Printing and disseminating communication letters to students
    • Managing and updating of student data and files
    • Ensuring all moneys (e.g. School fees) collected are accounted for with the Finance Department
    • Frequent updating and maintenance of notice boards
  • Others
    • Ensuring a well-maintained key issuance system & Security passes for visitors
    • Ensuring adequate stock of stationery & spare uniforms and to place orders when required
    • Maintaining first-aid kits and the sickbay.
    • Supporting other school events/activities

Requirements:

  • Minimum ‘O’ Levels / ITE / NITEC certificate
  • 1 to 3 years of relevant work experience in related administrative fields
  • Strong organizational skills with strong detail orientation
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, dynamic and challenging work environment
  • Desire to learn about Autism and the passion to help special needs students.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications