Special Education Teacher - Multiple positions across the Metropolitan Region

$63,350 - $95,356 yearly
  • Queensland Government - Department of Education
  • Brisbane QLD, Australia
  • 15 Jul, 2021

Job Description

Special Education Program Teachers - Metro Region Primary, Secondary and Special Education Schools Are you looking for fixed-term temporary opportunity as a Special Education Teacher? If so we are seeking talented and flexible beginning and experienced teachers who would like to be considered for current special education roles within the Metropolitan Region. Please see below for the list of current vacancies within Primary, Secondary and Special Schools across the region.

Position status Fixed Term Temporary
Position type Full-time,Part-time
Occupational group Education & Training
Classification Teacher
Workplace Location Brisbane Inner City, Brisbane - North, Brisbane - South, Brisbane - East, Brisbane - West, Ipswich region
Job ad reference QLD/MER369314
Closing date 17-Sep-2021
Yearly salary $63350 - $95356
Job duration 19/04/2021 to 25/06/2021
Contact person Jennie Brosnan
Contact details 0736340606

Current Fixed-Term Temporary Full-time and Part-time vacancies:

  • Bardon SS - Inclusion Teacher (Active Learning Team) – 12/07/2021 – 10/12/2021 – 1.0 FTE
  • Bundamba State Secondary College - Learning Support Teacher - ASAP to 25/06/2021 (WPE) - 1.0 FTE
  • Ipswich State High School – SEP Teacher 1.0FTE 12/07/2021 – 10/12/2021 with possibility of extension
  • Ripley Valley State School - 1.0 FTE - Inclusion Teacher - 12/07/2021 - 10/12/2021 with possibility of extension
  • Fortitude Valley Secondary College - 1.0 FTE SWD/SEP - 12/07/2021 - 17/09/2021
  • Ipswich Special School - SEP Teacher Jnr Secondary Year 7-9 - 12/07/21 to 17/09/21 (WPE) - 1.0 FTE.
  • Darling Point Special School - SEP/SWD Teacher - 12/07/21 to 10/12/21 - 1.0 FTE
  • Redbank Plains SHS - SEP/HPE 1.0 FTE from 12/07/2021 to 10/12/2021
  • Goodna Special School - Multiple, flexible positions available from 12/07/2021 to 10/12/2021
  • Aspley Special School - Primary Arts Specialist – Visual Arts or Music from 12/07/2021 to 10/12/2021 – 1.0 FTE
  • Yeronga State High School – SEP/Inclusion Teacher (Primary Teachers with appropriate experience are encouraged to apply) - ASAP to 17/09/21 (WPE) – 1.0 FTE
  • Forest Lake State High School – 2 x SEP Teachers (Primary/EALD/Learning Support Teachers with appropriate experience are encouraged to also apply) - ASAP to 17/09/21 (WPE) – 2 x 1.0 FTE

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Delivering targeted curriculum for diverse learners, including students with disabilities
  • Planning, assessing and reporting across several Australian Curriculum areas for students on Individual Curriculum Plans
  • Delivering and supporting the development of a literacy intervention program
  • Case Management of students with diverse needs
  • Co-teaching, working with other teachers to deliver curriculum to diverse learners
  • Supporting the improvement of differentiation across the school in terms of content, process, product and environment
  • Engaging with students and teachers over a wide variety of tasks to support in making adjustments

About You:

  • Appropriate Special and/or Inclusive Education qualification, or equivalent experience. If not, a willingness to learn and develop as a special educator.
  • A good understanding of Special Education, as it relates to students with intellectual disabilities and specific learning difficulties
  • Experience and/or knowledge with the use of AAC to support students with complex communication needs, in particular modelling of PODD as a whole language system
  • Experience in Positive Behaviour for Learning strategies to support students with disabilities
  • Experience and/or knowledge in the implementation of Comprehensive Literacy Instruction
  • Experience and/or knowledge of trauma informed practice
  • The capacity to identify appropriate adjustments for students with diverse learning needs
  • Experience implementing Individual Curriculum Plans and teaching students on various levels of the Australian Curriculum
  • Case Management experience of students with diverse needs
  • An ability to communicate effectively and work supportively with students, parents, carers, therapists, teachers, teacher aides and leadership teams

To apply please provide the following:

  • Cover Letter addressing your experience, skills and capability to teach within special schools and/or students with disabilities and learning difficulties and any other subject areas that you may have experience in teaching (maximum two-page length)
  • Attach your current resume including contact details of two professional referees with one being your current or last supervisor
  • Graduate teachers are encouraged to include completed practicum reports, mentor/referee statements and official academic transcript
  • Please specify in your application, which vacancy/s you are applying for.