Educational Therapist

Job description

  • Provide academic support to children with learning difficulties (e.g. dyslexia, dyscalculia)
  • Cognitive training to support learning (e.g. memory, processing speed or attention)
  • Conduct Educational Assessments (WRAT, TAPS, TVPS, etc.) for planning of individual programs


  • Write Educations Reports
  • Use a wide range of interventions to enhance the learning process
  • Provide regular parental feedback
  • Develop weekly lesson plans for clients – inclusive of cognitive training, literacy/numeracy support and work for consolidation at home. Lesson plans to be planned and indicated thoroughly for each client.
  • Setting of IEP goals after 3 sessions – IEPs should include cognitive training goals, areas of Literacy/Numeracy support (e.g. phonemic awareness, spellings, language comprehension, number bonds). IEPs to be shared with parents and reviewed after 3 months.
  • Development of resources for clients or for general use (sight word flashcards, past year exam papers, spelling books and phonics handouts)
  • Maintain files and records for the purpose of documenting activities
  • Maintain inventory of equipment and resources and, to keep supplies in a clean and usable condition
  • Participate in quality improvement projects and develop new therapy programs

Job requirement

  • Minimum Degree in Psychology or Special Education
  • At least 1-year experience in teaching and working with individuals with Special Educational Needs
  • Advantage: Experience in Paediatric and School-Aged Population
  • Good communication (oral and written) and interpersonal skills
  • Able to work in team and independently
  • Demonstrates effective oral and written communication skills
  • A resourceful person and team player
  • Committed to stay competent and up-to-date with current practices

Job Benefits

  • Medical , Dental, AWS

Working Hours

  • 44 Hours/ Week (Including 1 full Saturday)