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Special Education Teacher - Aspect Vern Barnett School Forestville NSW Autism Spectrum Australia Aspect
Maximum term, full time
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26 Jun 2020 AEST
Passionate about people, about being positive and about what’s possible!
Help our students be the best they can be
Australia"s largest national provider of autism-specific educational services
Maximum term, full time contract to December 2020 with opportunity for extension
Approx. $75-$106k p.a. FTE (depending on qualifications and experience) + applicable allowances and superannuation (pro rata for contract term)
Excellent tax effective PBI salary packaging benefits
Recognised teaching qualifications are essential
Located at Aspect Vern Barnett School at Forestville, NSW or at one of the satellite classes in the region
Aspect"s School Network: Autism Spectrum Australia (Aspect) has grown to become Australia"s largest national educational program for children on the autism spectrum, with 9 independent schools operating from 50 locations in NSW and South Australia catering to over 1,200 students, with more than 100 classes hosted on the grounds of a less specialised school. Aspect is looking for passionate, enthusiastic and flexible teachers to work as members of person-centered multi-disciplinary teams.
What you will do: Implement our evidence-informed autism-specific approach - the Aspect Comprehensive Approach [ACA]. Teach your students the skills to be the very best they can be. Allow them to positively engage with their communities.
Recognize that to help a student progress requires a team approach to develop and implement Individual Plans. You will be part of a special team of student, family, teacher’s aide and other professionals such as School Psychologists, Speech Pathologists and Occupational Therapists.
Small class sizes with a Teacher’s Aide for each class. Tailor the learning environments to the special needs of students on the autism spectrum. Click here to view the Position Profile.
About the School: Aspect Vern Barnett School provides placement for over 120 children on the autism spectrum from ages 4 to 16 years from Forestville, as well as from 5 satellite classes within the Catholic and Department of Education schools in Sydney’s northern suburbs.
What we are looking for:
Recognised University or Tertiary teaching qualifications (as determined by NSW Education Standards Authority)
Registration with NSW Education Standards Authority
Special Education qualification/s are preferred
Experience working with students on the autism spectrum or other intellectual disability
NSW Working With Children Check clearance for paid employment
Depending on the school"s location/requirements it may be essential to have a current driver"s licence
A Light Rigid (LR) driver"s licence is desirable
You may be required to provide an International Police Check clearance
What we offer: As a Public Benevolent Institution (PBI), Aspect employees receive tax-effective salary packaging opportunities including $15,899 each year tax free. This means you can increase the value of your take-home pay. Click here for a summary of some of the benefits you can access when working at Aspect.
To apply: Please include your resume and complete the candidate questionnaire as part of Aspect"s online recruitment process. Cover letter is optional. There is no closing date for this role, all applications will be reviewed as they are received, and successful applicants will be contacted.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.
Enquiries should be directed to: Laura Guille, Aspect School Business Manager on 02 9454 8359 or 0434 490 065.
More information about Aspect: www.autismspectrum.org.au.
Autism Spectrum Australia (Aspect) is committed to providing an environment free from abuse, neglect and exploitation of the people we support.
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