Why choose Rainbow?

At Rainbow Centre we believe in recognising and respecting the uniqueness of every individual. This applies to the people we serve, and also to those whom we serve alongside each day.

We believe that diversity within our team makes us stronger, so we welcome people with different backgrounds and experiences. We’re always on the lookout for people who share our values, who are compassionate, who want to serve persons with disabilities, and who are able to fuel that into an everyday dedication; people who are keen to continuously learn so that they can bring their best to the people we serve.

If that’s you, we would love to hear from you!

We value our staff. We know the impact we create is greater when our people know they are taken care of. So we invest in our people by:

Providing development opportunities such as training, workshops, consultancies and coaching sessions

Offering varied job opportunities across our many programmes for vertical and lateral progression

Offering competitive salaries which are benchmarked to the NCSS Social Service Sector Salary Guidelines

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Special Education Teacher

Apply now Job no: 492282
Work type: Contract, Permanent (Full-time)
Location: All locations
Categories: Teaching

At Rainbow Centre we envision a world where persons with disabilities are empowered and thriving in inclusive communities. We are always on the lookout for people who share our values, who are passionate about serving persons with disabilities and their families; and people who are keen to continuously learn so that they can bring their best to the people we serve.

We are looking for a Teacher to join the Special Education team for both our Yishun Park and Admiral Hill campus. Working as part of an interdisciplinary team, the Teacher is responsible for providing quality learning experiences for students through the best deliverance of the curriculum.

Key responsibilities include:


Through a combination of collaborative and individualised efforts, provide an effective learning environment for students by:

  • Evaluating and assessing student needs to develop appropriate individualised learning objectives and outcomes, and for adopting and adapting instructional strategies and accommodations
  • Designing and creating effective instructional plans, learning materials, and learning environments
  • Facilitating the development of students with engaging, differentiated, evidence-based practices
  • Providing safe relationships and environments for enhancing care and facilitating of learning for the students


Ensuring the effectiveness of the learning experience through:

  • Continually monitoring the progress of students’ learning and maintaining such records in a secured manner, and using the student learning attainment data to evaluate effectiveness of the experience 
  • Working collaboratively with the IEP Team and family or caregivers for effective student learning and transitions
  • Participating in the development, monitoring and evaluation of outcome measures as appropriate
  • Maintaining sufficient inventory of the learning materials, equipment and supplies


Proactively engage in continuous professional development by:

  • Engaging in and articulating reflection and evaluation in practice, including critically evaluating the impact of contemporary issues related to the profession and sector
  • Keeping up to date and compliant with all relevant legislation, organizational procedures, policies and professional codes of conduct in order to uphold standards of best practice


Candidate Requirements

.Technical Competencies:

  • All candidates must possess a Diploma in Special Education (DISE) offered by MOE.
  • A Diploma, Degree or Masters from a recognised institution
  • Preferably has prior experience working in a special education setting

Core Competencies:

  • Team player, with the ability to establish interdisciplinary collaboration to provide client-centric service and achieve best outcomes
  • Able to meet the physical demands of the role. The postholder may be lifting students (ages 7 to 18) and equipment, and ensuring safety and hygiene of the students. He/she may also move throughout the community with students and must take precautions to ensure the health and safety of clients, caregivers, co-workers and themselves.

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