We have put together some answers to the common questions we get asked about recruitment and job application.
If you have a question you can't find the answers to, please reach out to us.
I do not have much experience working with special needs individuals. Can I still apply? Featured
Yes. Experience in working with individuals with special needs is not mandatory as training will be provided to you. For positions requiring close interactions with our students, you will undergo specialised training courses to gain the essential skills to engage and work with students on the spectrum.
Can I apply for multiple roles at the same time?
Yes. However, you will only be considered for one job opportunity at a time.
How long does it take to hear from the department regarding my application?
The duration depends on various factors, such as the role you are applying to, the number of applications that our recruiters receive, etc.
We regret that due to limited resources, only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
I have been referred to a position by an employee. How do I acknowledge the referral?
When applying to the position that you were referred to, tick the "Recommended by Staff at Pathlight / ARC" option under the “How did you come to know about this job vacancy?” section and indicate the staff's name.
When will I be informed about the interview outcome?
Your recruiter should contact you to provide a status update within a week of your interview. Please get in touch with them directly if you have not heard from them.
What is the recruitment process like? Featured
Visit this page How We Hire for more information on our hiring process.
What are the working hours?
The working hours will depend on the organisation and department you are deployed to and will be discussed during the interview.
What internship opportunities are there?
Our Youths For Autism (YFA) internship programme offers an enriching opportunity where you can experience working in this community and make a difference in lives.
What sort of training/orientation can I expect? Featured
We provide in-house orientation and training courses for all our employees, which will aid you in achieving the performance requirements of your level and improve your skills to handle the obligations of the following grade.
Do you hire individuals with disabilities?
Yes! We firmly believe in providing everyone with equal opportunities and are committed to supporting and empowering the special needs community.
What do you look for in an educator? Featured
You should have a keen desire to work with individuals on the spectrum, a great interest in nurturing and guiding children, effective communication skills and more importantly, embody the 5Cs values.
May I indicate my preference to teach a particular subject?
Please indicate your preferred subjects in the application form. While we will try our best to match you to your preference, your actual allocation may vary from your indicated preference as we assign teaching subjects based on several factors, including our operational needs and your knowledge of the subject.
Where can I find the salary range for a position?
Salary information may be included in the job posting for selected jobs. If a salary range is not listed, your recruiter will provide the relevant information during the interview.