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Learning Support Educator

The Learning Support Educator (LSEd) is a key player to the success of the Development Support and Learning Support (DS-LS) Programme. A preschool teacher by training, the LSEd serves as a resource in the early childhood landscape by supporting preschool teachers and children with learning and developmental needs within the classroom setting. Some of the key responsibilities include:

  1. Use prescribed screening tools to screen children referred by preschool teachers for learning and developmental issues

  2. Present screening outcomes to Paediatricians and the therapy teams at Case Filter Meetings

  3. Work collaboratively with teachers, therapists, caregivers and DS-LS professionals to provide support for children with mild developmental needs

  4. Work out the individual education plan (IEP) for the DS-LS children

  5. Support therapy teams by embedding the therapy goals into the classroom curriculum

  6. Conduct intervention through support packages to DS-LS children

  7. Provide in-class support to children who have received intervention packages

  8. Ensure goals set are achieved during sessions with the DS-LS children and are generalised into the classroom

  9. Complete End-of-Intervention (EOI) report at closure of case



  • Degree or Diploma in Early Childhood Education

  • At least 2 years of working experience in the related field is required for this position

  • Specialist Diploma in Early Childhood Learning Support (SDELS) preferred

  • Experience in EIPIC or Special Education setting an added advantage

  • Possess excellent interpersonal skills

  • Must have initiative and ability to work independently and yet be a good team player

  • An organised and systematic worker

  • Singaporean or PR preferred

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