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Teacher (Education Support & Therapy Services)

Advertiser: Autism Queensland3.8 out of 53.8 overall rating (18 employee reviews) More jobs from this company

Job Information

Job Listing Date
8 Oct 2019
Location
Brisbane, CBD & Inner Suburbs
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Education & Training, Teaching Aides & Special Needs

Teacher (Education Support & Therapy Services)

About Autism Queensland

Autism Queensland is one of Australia's most experienced providers of specialised education, therapy and support services for people on the autism spectrum and their families. For further information please visit www.autismqld.com.au.

About the Role

Our Education Support and Therapy Services team has multiple opportunities for experienced teachers looking to join a team of allied health professionals and registered teachers primarily providing consultancy services throughout Queensland to schools, families and other professionals as they support individuals with a diagnosis of ASD

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Develop and deliver through outreach services, strategies and programs for individuals/small groups to support educational goals, curriculum access, learning engagement, behaviour support, social participation and classroom management
  • Provide consultative support through school meetings, telephone consultation, parent meetings and web conferencing
  • Establish and maintain effective collaborative relationships with relevant stakeholders to ensure their participation in goal setting, planning, decision making and reporting
  • Prepare and maintain assessment, observation, meeting, service data and progress records as required 
  • Provide training and information in the area of ASD for educators, parents, other professionals and support staff

Frequent intra-state travel is a large component of these roles, with travel of up to 5 days per trip approximately 3 to 4 times per quarter. 

These positions can be based at either Sunnybank Hills or Brighton but will require flexibility to work across both sites. 

To access the position description, please visit the Work With Us page on our website - https://autismqld.com.au/page/workwithus.

Skills & Experience

  • Minimum tertiary degree (or equivalent) qualification in Teaching (Early Childhood or Special Education qualification desirable)
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience as a Teacher, preferably in Special Education 
  • Demonstrated understanding of and proven experience in implementing contemporary methodologies in education and positive behaviour support for children on the autism spectrum or other developmental challenges, and their families
  • Proven knowledge of child and adolescent development and learning
  • Demonstrated understanding and experience in the design and implementation of direct (individual and/or group) and consultation-based intervention which is responsive to the individual needs of children/young people, their families, and other relevant stakeholders
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with families and professionals in addressing the additional needs of children and young people on the autism spectrum or other disabilities
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively within an inter-disciplinary and/or trans-disciplinary team
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with parents, professionals and other stakeholders, both verbally and in writing

Culture & Benefits

Autism Queensland is an inspiring, caring and fun place to work with supportive, passionate and friendly colleagues and leaders who value your contribution and share your commitment to achieving work-life balance. Your work will be both challenging and rewarding and you will find scope and support for personal as well as professional development.  You'll also enjoy the financial benefits of our generous salary sacrificing program!

How To Apply

If this opportunity is of interest please apply asap! 

Your application should include:

1.    A cover letter identifying the reasons for your application;

2.    A current CV / resume with contact details of at least two referees (who will only be contacted with your explicit consent following interview);

3.    Details of current professional registration, Blue Card or Yellow Card if/as relevant. 

Telephone enquiries to Human Resources on (07) 3273 0027. Please note applications via Recruitment Agencies will not be progressed.

About Autism Queensland

Autism Queensland is one of Australia's most experienced providers of specialised education, therapy and support services for people on the autism spectrum and their families. For further information please visit www.autismqld.com.au.

About the Role

Our Education Support and Therapy Services team has multiple opportunities for experienced teachers looking to join a team of allied health professionals and registered teachers primarily providing consultancy services throughout Queensland to schools, families and other professionals as they support individuals with a diagnosis of ASD

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Develop and deliver through outreach services, strategies and programs for individuals/small groups to support educational goals, curriculum access, learning engagement, behaviour support, social participation and classroom management
  • Provide consultative support through school meetings, telephone consultation, parent meetings and web conferencing
  • Establish and maintain effective collaborative relationships with relevant stakeholders to ensure their participation in goal setting, planning, decision making and reporting
  • Prepare and maintain assessment, observation, meeting, service data and progress records as required 
  • Provide training and information in the area of ASD for educators, parents, other professionals and support staff

Frequent intra-state travel is a large component of these roles, with travel of up to 5 days per trip approximately 3 to 4 times per quarter. 

These positions can be based at either Sunnybank Hills or Brighton but will require flexibility to work across both sites. 

To access the position description, please visit the Work With Us page on our website - https://autismqld.com.au/page/workwithus.

Skills & Experience

  • Minimum tertiary degree (or equivalent) qualification in Teaching (Early Childhood or Special Education qualification desirable)
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience as a Teacher, preferably in Special Education 
  • Demonstrated understanding of and proven experience in implementing contemporary methodologies in education and positive behaviour support for children on the autism spectrum or other developmental challenges, and their families
  • Proven knowledge of child and adolescent development and learning
  • Demonstrated understanding and experience in the design and implementation of direct (individual and/or group) and consultation-based intervention which is responsive to the individual needs of children/young people, their families, and other relevant stakeholders
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with families and professionals in addressing the additional needs of children and young people on the autism spectrum or other disabilities
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively within an inter-disciplinary and/or trans-disciplinary team
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with parents, professionals and other stakeholders, both verbally and in writing

Culture & Benefits

Autism Queensland is an inspiring, caring and fun place to work with supportive, passionate and friendly colleagues and leaders who value your contribution and share your commitment to achieving work-life balance. Your work will be both challenging and rewarding and you will find scope and support for personal as well as professional development.  You'll also enjoy the financial benefits of our generous salary sacrificing program!

How To Apply

If this opportunity is of interest please apply asap! 

Your application should include:

1.    A cover letter identifying the reasons for your application;

2.    A current CV / resume with contact details of at least two referees (who will only be contacted with your explicit consent following interview);

3.    Details of current professional registration, Blue Card or Yellow Card if/as relevant. 

The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • Do you have current teacher's registration in Australia?
  • What's your expected annual base salary?
  • Have you completed a qualification in teaching?
  • Do you own or have regular access to a car?

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