Centre Manager, Early Intervention Programme

Autism Resource Centre (S) / Pathlight School| Date Posted: 19-Nov-2020
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Job Nature:
Position Level:
Manager, Senior Manager
Bachelor's / Honours, Masters / PhD

Job Description


1. Lead and manage Early Intervention Programme (EIP) effectively

  • Define clear strategic thrust and priorities for the program and lead strategic planning and development to meet organizational goals and student outcomes.
  • Oversee staff recruitment, deployment, learning and development.
  • Ensure professional growth of staff and provide coaching to the team. Facilitate strong working relationships between teams and consultants/therapists.
  • Actively seek opportunities to build the business, craft the program’s marketing strategy that incorporate key differentiators and lead promotion and marketing efforts to meet set objectives.
  • Oversee the on-going evaluation and continuous improvement efforts to ensure the program’s long term sustainability.

2. Lead in curriculum related matters of our Autism Focused Early Intervention Programme

  • Ensure curriculum related matters are in line with the philosophy and objectives of the programme and organization to meet the learning needs of children on the spectrum.
  • Develop and implement the most evidence informed teaching pedagogy for autism.
  • Oversee the implementation of the programme in an autism friendly and developmentally appropriate manner.

3. Oversee operations of the programme

  • Oversee admissions and placement of students.
  • Create, develop and review processes and systems to ensure consistent adherence to government, organizational and programme standards and processes.
  • Ensure safe and conducive autism-friendly environment for learning.
  • Financial oversight of programme.

4. Build and maintain client and partner relationships

  • Communicate regularly with staff, parents, stakeholders, government and external partners.
  • Conduct parent communication sessions.

5. Coordinate ARC(S) and EIP related programmes as assigned

  • Undertake coordination and support to ARC(S) related events and activities where necessary.


  • Passion in working with individuals with autism.
  • Degree in Early Childhood or Psychology, Special Education, Occupational Therapy, Speech Therapy.
  • At least 5 years relevant experience working with young children.
  • A strong people leader with minimum 3 years of leadership experience.
  • Passion for developing positive and collaborative working relationships.
  • Enjoys learning and willing to develop technical skills in autism.


We offer a competitive salary and benefits package and the professional advantages of a dynamic environment that supports your development and recognises your achievements.


Our organisation is committed to protecting children and young people from harm. We require all applicants to undergo an extensive screening process prior to hire.


We apologise that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.



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Autism Resource Centre (S) / Pathlight School