Specialist Teacher - High Support Needs
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Work type: ongoing full-time
Location: Catholic Schools Parramatta Diocese
Permanent full-time position available
Special education allowance
We are part of Catholic Schools Parramatta Diocese (CSPD) a system of schools committed to responding to the needs of students in a world that is changing rapidly. With over 5000 passionate employees located across 80 primary and secondary schools, we have the intent and the resources to transform the learning and unlock the full potential of each of our 45,000 plus students. We are always on the lookout for top talent to help us achieve our strategic goal of inspiring the future, through quality catholic schooling and by strengthening the professional lives of our employees.
The High Support Needs Centres for Learning are set in the context of
Xavier College, Llandilo, St Patrick’s Marist College, Dundas and St Luke's Arrunga School providing students with an alternate platform for learning. The learning for students enrolled in the centres will reflect their needs and will, where appropriate include attendance in some mainstream classes. Through a focus on learning and wellbeing, our centres provide individualised programs and support for children with high support needs.
About the opportunity:
The Catholic Schools Parramatta Diocese is seeking
Specialist Teachers to work within the high support needs space, and be accountable for supporting our Strategic Intent of improving learning outcomes for all students and promoting a professional and rewarding working life for teachers.
The Specialist Teacher is accountable for:
Creating inclusive practice in school culture in relation to the effective implementation of personalised learning and adjustments for students with additional needs and disability
Understanding and implementing the Personalised Planning process
Providing specialised teaching support services to schools aimed at building teacher capacity using a gradual release model
Providing expert advice to leadership teams, teachers and the wider system on matters related to specific disabilities and/or additional needs in accordance with CSPD guidelines
To be successful in this highly rewarding role you will demonstrate alignment with the purpose and core values of CSPD along with:
Compliance with NSW Child Protection Legislation - Working with Children Check clearance
Eligibility according to the NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA)
Tertiary Qualification (minimum 4-year degree, or 75% complete)
Previous experience working with vulnerable students
Demonstrated ability to build meaningful relationships with students and support an inclusive learning environment
We believe that our employee community is a key strength of our organisation and we aim to attract the best talent to achieve our strategic goal of being leaders in quality, faith-based education and an Employer of Choice in our sector. Our leaders create inclusive teams and value the individual contributions of our employees. We champion quality education and lead the way in innovation and inspiring the future.
This position involves working with children. The appointment of successful applicants will be subject to satisfactory employment screening for child-related employment including the completion of a National Police Check, retention of a valid Working with Children Check and adoption and compliance with CSPD’s Child Safeguarding Procedures and Code of Conduct When Working With Students and Children. For more information, please visit The Office of The Children’s Guardian here.
CSPD promotes the safety and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children, and children from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, as well as people from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds.
Advertised: AUS Eastern Daylight Time 12 Feb 2024 09:02
Applications close: AUS Eastern Daylight Time
26 Feb 2024 17:02
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