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    Special Education Teachers - Aspect Hunter School, Port Macquarie, NSW

    Temporary / Contract full-time / relief job recruited via Autism Spectrum Australia (None)

    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 1,000 students, with more than 90 classes in specialised and mainstream settings. Aspect is looking for passionate, enthusiastic and flexible teachers to work as members of person-centered multi-disciplinary teams.

    LocationPort Macquarie, New South Wales, Australia
    Type Full-Time / Relief
    Status Temporary / Contract
    Contact Meghan Lloyd
    (02) 4922 5900

    About this job

     

    • Help our students be the best they can be
    • Australia's largest national provider of autism-specific educational services
    • Full time, maximum term contract (covering parental leave) up to 12 months beginning in Term 3
    • Approx. $71-$105k p.a. FTE (depending on qualifications & experience) + applicable allowances & superannuation (pro rata for part time/pro rata for contract term) 
    • Multiple casual employment opportunities 
    • $53.59 per hour + applicable allowances & superannuation
    • Excellent tax effective PBI salary packaging benefits
    • Recognised teaching qualifications are essential
    • Located at Aspect Hunter School at Port Macquarie, 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 1,000 students, with more than 90 classes in specialised and mainstream settings.  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.

    About the School: Placement for over 120 children from pre-Kindergarten to year 6 across The Hunter & Port Macquarie regions. Operating from Thornton, with 6 satellite classes in both DEC and Catholic Schools including a high school class in Port Macquarie.

    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

    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.

    Click here to view the Position Profile.

    To apply: Please include your resume & complete the candidate questionnaire as part of Aspect's online recruitment process. Cover letter is optional.

    Please submit your application as soon as possible.

    Enquiries should be directed to: Megan Lloyd, Special Education Teacher on 02 4922 5900.

    More information about Aspect: www.autismspectrum.org.au.

    Aspect is a Public Benevolent Institution and EEO employer.  Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.