- The Dyslexia Association of Singapore (DAS) works closely with our government and has over 240 professional staff who provide an array of services for dyslexics not only in Singapore but in the region.
- DAS Specialist Psychologists conduct assessments and diagnosis for preschool to adult clients.
- DAS Educational Therapists and Speech and Language Therapists provide support for over 3,000 preschool, primary and secondary school students in 13 venues all over Singapore.
- The DAS Academy delivers professional training workshops and courses including a Masters in Special Educational Needs accredited by a recognised university from the UK.
- Increasingly, the DAS will provide support for dyslexics who also suffer from other Specific Learning Differences such as ADHD, Dyspraxia, Dyscalculia and Aspergers Syndrome.
Why Join DAS?
Potential for organisational growth. While the DAS provides support for over 3,000 students, it is estimated that there are 23,000 students from preschool to secondary school with dyslexia severe enough to warrant intervention. The DAS is therefore at the tip of the iceberg in terms of our potential client base. Additionally, there is tremendous potential for growth in the region as well as support for clients who suffer from associated specific learning differences.
Potential for individual growth. The DAS has grown in size by five times in the last seven years. In a rapidly growing organisation, opportunities abound for staff who are willing to take on challenges and responsibilities.
Emphasis on professional development. While a not for profit organisation, the DAS is first and foremost a professional organisation delivering professional services to our clients. Our emphasis in therefore on the continued professional development of ALL staff. Selected staff will also have opportunities for higher education scholarships as well as to pioneer research.
Commitment to fair employment practices. In 2013, the DAS signed the Tripartite Alliance for Fair & Progressive Employment Practices (TAFEP) pledge, signifying our commitment to foster an inclusive workplace.
Salary and Benefits
Successful candidates will receive a competitive starting salary. After probation and upon meeting the necessary criteria (if any), they will also receive an annual wage supplement, performance bonus and other various leave benefits as follows:
- Childcare and Enhanced Childcare
- Sabbatical Leave
We also offer a comprehensive medical coverage for staff, which cover:
- Outpatient treatment – Co-payment of just S$5 at over 300 GP clinics
- Specialist consultation
- Hospital and Surgical
- Personal Accident Insurance
- Workmen’s Injury Compensation
- Work Travel Insurance
DAS staff work when our clients are available. DAS centres are open from Mondays to Saturdays and late into the evenings. Some centres are also open on Sundays. Although staff work 44 hours a week, they must expect to be flexible in their working days and hours.
Working from different locations
DAS staff must expect to work from any of our centres based on the needs of the organisation. DAS centres are located in MOE schools, shopping malls and HDB void decks.
All interested applicants must download and complete the Application Form and e-mail to email@example.com together with their resume.
|Information & Communication Technology (ICT) Officer||Open. Applications close 25 February 2018.|
|Student Service Officer||Open. Applications close 25 February 2018.|
|Publicity and Publications Officer||Open. Applications close 4 March 2018.|
|Sessional Registered Psychologist||Open.|
|Trainee Educational Therapist||Closed.|
|Trainee Specialist Psychologist||Closed.|
|Sessional Specialist Tutor||Closed.|
|Student Service Assistant||Closed.|