(08) 7326 0200
About this job
Aspect's School Network: Autism Spectrum Australia (Aspect) has grown to become Australia's largest national provider of autism-specific educational services. Aspect caters for over 1100 students in a network of 9 schools across metro and regional NSW and South Australia, with more than 100 classes in hosted on the grounds of a less specialised school.
About the School: Aspect Treetop School provides placement for up to 66 students on the autism spectrum. The school caters for all abilities across the spectrum for students from Reception to Year 10.
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 team which consists of the student, their family, school support officer (SSO) and other professionals such as Speech Pathologists and Occupational Therapists.
Small class sizes with a SSO for each class. Tailor the learning environments to the special needs of students on the autism spectrum.
What we are looking for:
- Recognised University or Tertiary teaching qualifications (as determined by the Teachers Registration Board of South Australia)
- Special Education qualification/s are preferred
- Experience working with students on the autism spectrum or other intellectual disability
- Current Child-Related Employment Assessment (DCSI) and Reporting to Abuse and Neglect (RAN) certificate
- Valid SA Driver's Licence
A National Police Check clearance is a requirement and Aspect will arrange this. You may be required to provide an International Police Check clearance.
What we offer: A competitive package will be based on relevant qualifications and experience. 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.
Please submit your application as soon as possible.
Enquiries should be directed to: Manda Wilson, Principal, Aspect Treetop School on (08) 7326 0200.
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.
Aspect is a Public Benevolent Institution and EEO employer. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.