Special Education Teacher - Aspect South Coast School, Illawarra, NSW

Permanent / Temporary / Contract full-time / part-time job recruited via Autism Spectrum Australia ( )

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.

LocationWollongong NSW, Australia
Type Full-Time / Part-Time
Status Permanent / Temporary / Contract
Contact Bruce Rowles
0413 437 329

About this job

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 140 children with autism from ages 3 to 16 years across the Illawarra and South Coast regions. Operating from Corrimal as well as from 12 satellite classes within both DEC & Catholic Schools between Bellambi & Kiama.

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: Bruce Rowles, Principal, Aspect South Coast School on 02 4285 2393 or 0413 437 329.

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