Winstedt employees go to work every day to push the boundaries of traditional education by providing an invididualised learning environment that challenges, engages, and spurs creativity.
We believe that there are many paths to successful learning and we strive to create equal opportunities for our students to experience academic success.
If you are somebody who sees the world differently and are passionate about helping students realise their potential; if you are a driven, open-minded, empathetic and collaborative professional interested in making a difference, we invite you to join our team.
Interested candidates can submit their current CV and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.
For all positions, Winstedt offers a salary commensurate with experience and competitive benefits. Relocation package available for Therapists.
We are currently seeking:
- Head of Senior School
- Occupational Therapist
- Speech & Language Pathologist
- Special Education Teacher
Head of Senior School Position for Academic Year 2020-2021 Overview
The Head of Senior School plays an important role in driving clear academic and non-academic pathways and, character outcomes for all senior school students. The Head of Senior School serves as an integral member of the school’s Senior Management team, Academic and Examination Boards.
The Head of Senior School is expected to focus 75% of his or her time on instructional leadership which involves setting clear goals, managing the choice of curricula, monitoring lesson plans, allocating and managing effective use of resources, conducting teacher evaluations regularly to promote both professional growth and student learning. While the role continues to evolve as the school grows, quality of instruction remains paramount. Winstedt has removed many of the barriers to leadership by reducing emphasis on bureaucratic structures and procedures as much as possible so that focus can be on building a strong community of learners, encouraging shared decision-making, with plenty of room open to inquiry, creativity and improvement.
The Head of Senior School holds many hats. From an administrator, manager, moderator, to teacher and curriculum leader, all of which can happen in a day’s work, this leadership role demands proficiency and agility.
The Head of Senior School will create a positive school culture across the Senior School with faculty and parents.
Long term plans ensuring student academic and non-academic success as with student portfolios, data and analytics are essential. Winstedt is a small school that thrives on a strong sense of community, and the Head of Senior School is expected to work closely with the respective department Heads and school Boards, with the goal of living up to the vision and mission of The Winstedt School, ensuring continuity and unity under one school.
All forms of curriculum and instruction demand rigour in driving continuous student improvement and ultimately achievement, with a clear understanding of every student’s strengths and challenges. The role of Head of Senior School requires motivation, collaboration, and a spirit for success, the ability to work in a culturally diverse team, able to think without a box, and with a passion for educational equity.
- Holds a Master’s degree in education, or other graduate degree in a relevant field of study from a reputable university;
- Excellent written and spoken English;
- Experience and understanding of the UK curricula options, including the IGCSE’s flexible curriculum, BTEC, and ASDAN, as well as familiarity with related academic pathways.
- Minimum 3 years of experience working with students who have learning challenges; and Special Education Needs who are able to access a mainstream curriculum;
- Preferably a track record minimum 3 years of administrative / supervisory experience, classroom leadership experience;
- Has demonstrated leadership quality and ability to lead and coach people, showing results which reflect commitment to working with others;
- Overseen or progressed through senior leadership roles across multiple functions for at least three years;
- Excellent time management skills in a fast pace environment with the ability to prioritise and manage multiple tasks, follow-up skills and flexibility when required;
- Ability to work in an environment where change is more the norm rather than the exception;
- Excellent interpersonal skills, a positive attitude, stress and conflict management and conflict resolution skills;
- Sound proficiency or familiarity in education specific software;
- Excellent planning, collaborating, long and short term goal setting, analytical and decision-making skills;
- Experience and confidence using data analysis to facilitate and support strategic decision making and use of financial indicators to manage the Senior School budget;
- A positive, enthusiastic and visible presence on campus, leading by example; and,
- Ability to facilitate and lead change initiatives, and embrace innovation.
The Winstedt School is seeking an experienced paediatric Occupational Therapist to join a progressive multidisciplinary department within a comprehensive international school. This role provides the opportunity to work as an integral member of the Therapy Department alongside a dedicated and supportive team of Occupational Therapists and Speech and Language Therapists.
Your caseload will vary from children with developmental delays, learning differences, such as Developmental Co-ordination Disorder (DCD) and dyslexia, to children with Autism, ADHD and a range of learning needs. The clients range from Reception to Senior School (approximately aged between 4 years to 18 years of age).
- 1:1 and group Occupational Therapy sessions
- Integrated working to develop functional skills in the classroom
- Supporting the development of the school curriculum
- Administration of standardised and non-standardised assessments
- Provision of comprehensive written reports
- Client management from referral to discharge
- Liaison with relevant health/education professionals and family members
- A degree or masters in Occupational Therapy from a well-recognised university
- Full registration under AHPC preferred
- The ability to work independently, flexibly and as part of a team
- Experience with sensory processing needs and Autism is desirable
- Attractive Salary packaging
- Monday to Friday work week
- Generous school holiday leave
- Supportive team environment
- Excellent therapy equipment and resources
- Opportunity to participate in professional development
- Supervision if required
We are looking for:
Energetic, enthusiastic, motivated and intuitive individuals who are passionate about working with children and families to make a difference to their lives.
The Winstedt School is seeking a full-time, experienced Speech and Language Pathologist. The SLP works closely within our comprehensive international school to ensure that that its students SLP needs are addressed either one on one, in small groups and in the classroom. The SLP will typically work with students in either the Junior, Middle or Senior school.
The SLP will be part of the Student Support Services Team. They are responsible for creating a positive environment for their students, implementing curriculum, assessing students, building relationships with Winstedt families, collaborating with their team and other duties, as assigned. Full responsibilities are ultimately outlined by the respective Heads of School.
The SLP’s caseload will be school based and vary from children with developmental delays, learning differences, such as Developmental Co-ordination Disorder (DCD) and dyslexia, to children with Autism, ADHD and a range of complex needs. The clients range from Reception to Senior School (approximately aged between 4 years to 16 years of age).
- Provide SLP to students in groups and as individuals per their needs.
- Attends meetings, write progress summaries on present levels of performance, and proposed goals.
- Assist and guide teachers in observing, describing and referring suspected and identified speech and language challenges.
- Provide appropriate individualised programs of therapy to meet individual students' needs and provide strategies for speech or language impairments.
- Keep thorough records for each student receiving therapy or other school provided speech-language services.
- Conduct SLP screenings.
- Conduct SLP evaluations, standardised and non-standardised assessments when necessary.
- Implement the school-wide student management policies within classrooms.
- Serve as a resource to school staff members in the development of a balanced program for social communication, speech and language development.
- Provision of comprehensive written reports.
- Client management from referral to discharge.
- Liaison with relevant health/education professionals and family members.
- Bachelor’s Degree; Masters in Speech and Language Pathology preferred.
- Fully registered under AHPC Singapore.
- Supervisor status would be desirable but not essential.
- The ability to work independently and as part of a team.
- Experience in paediatric SLT.
- Attractive Salary and Leave packaging
- A working year that follows the August to June calendar
- Opportunity to participate in professional development
- Are passionate about working with children and families.
- Believe in the potential of every Winstedt child.
- Hold a high bar of excellence both personally and for every child.
- Understand and apply a positive Growth Mindset.
If you are prepared to commit to a team of incredible people, and want to play an integral role in helping children soar, then we want you!
For more information please view our website at www.winstedt.edu.sg
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The Winstedt School is a comprehensive international school, delivering a mainstream UK curriculum for students who learn different.
Winstedt teachers are responsible for implementing:
- Classroom management, behaviour documentation and reporting
- Differentiated lesson plans
- Informal team behaviour intervention meetings
- implementation plans for social/emotional/behavioural and academic interventions
- Plans, documentation and reports on academic progress and individualised interventions
- Curriculum mapping, tailored instruction, individualised lessons and short/long term goas
- Assessments, grading and homework
- Frequent communication with parents and staff
- Special education teaching certificate
- Bachelor's degree (minimum)
- Minimum of three years teaching experience with primary / elementary and middle school students
- Minimum of two years experience working with students with learning disabilities / differences
- Strong command of the English language
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Personal Characteristics:
- Must be able to teach all basic skills and interact with students, parents, and staff
- Strong administrative and computer skills, as well as the ability to handle multiple priorities
- Organised and detail oriented
- Professional appearance and attitude at all times
- Effective written and verbal communication
- Ability to collaborate and receive feedback from peers, therapists and supervisors
- Ability to maintain professional and clinical perspective at all times
The Winstedt School offers a competitive salary. We specialise in employing qualified professionals to work with students who have learning difficulties or learning disabilities, and who benefit from a low student to teacher ratio. This position description is not intended to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties or skills required for the job and is subject to review and change at any time, with or without notice, in accordance with the needs of the School. Since no Position Description can detail all the duties and responsibilities that may be required from time to time in the performance of a job, duties and responsibilities that may be inherent in a job, reasonably required for its performance, or required due to changing nature of the role shall also be considered part of the job holder's responsibility.