Speech & Language Therapist

2-5 years
48000 - 62400 SGD
Job Description

Job Description

Evaluation & Assessment

  • Provide screening, identification, formal or informal assessments for students with speech, language, communication and feeding needs.
  • Identify and prioritise goals for intervention in collaboration with the student/family/caregiver and multidisciplinary team
  • Formulate care plans that are outcome based and relevant to students goals through planning, implementing, evaluating and managing interventions
  • Measure outcomes of treatment and conduct continuous evaluation
  • Recommend appropriate alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) devices as necessary
  • Collaborate with the parents, teachers and the other allied health professionals to provide multi-disciplinary support to the students


  • Provide consultation, individual and/or group interventions that will improve students functional performance and skills.
  • Select and prepare functional activities and recommendations to match students skills and interests
  • Provide caregiver support to ensure and encourage continuity of intervention at home

Service Administration & Management

  • Maintain inventory of resources
  • Plan budget allocation and recommend relevant speech and language therapy resources for the school
  • Conduct in-house training programs for internal and external stakeholders (eg. teachers / parents / caregivers / volunteers)
  • Participate in developing protocols and clinical guidelines to improve services in conjunction with the Head of Student Support/Principal
  • Maintain records and documentation of assessment and intervention

Job Specifications

  • Possess Degree in Speech Pathology from an institution recognized by the Allied Health Professions Council (AHPC)
  • Valid practising certificate with full registration from the Allied Health Professional Council (AHPC)
  • Applicants for Senior Therapist position should possess at least 5 years of relevant working experience.
  • Prior experience working with special needs children/ adults will be an added advantage
  • Good team player with strong communication, interpersonal skills and critical thinking
  • Able to work independently and effectively under pressure
  • Able to relate well to people and work effectively and harmoniously within a multidisciplinary team setting

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