Disability Teacher Consultant - Psychiatric Disability

$110,694 - $127,871 yearly
  • NSW Department of Education
  • Armidale NSW 2350, Australia
  • 14 Jan, 2022

Job Description

Organisation / Entity: TAFE NSW Job category:

Education And/Or Training

Job location:

Regional NSW / Tamworth & North West NSW

Job reference number: 00008P78 Work type: Full-Time Number of positions: 1 Total remuneration package: $127,871. Package includes salary ($110,694 - $115,226), employer's contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading. Contact: 02 6391 5618 - Donna Polak Closing date: 24/01/2022 - 11:59 PM


  • Supportive and collaborative team environment
  • 3 month full-time opportunity, commencing February 2022
  • Location Armidale (negotiable within surrounding campuses)

TAFE NSW has over 500,000 annual enrolments and sets the benchmark for quality education in Australia. Join our innovative, dynamic organisation while we embark on a once in a generation evolution to modernise, upskill and digitally transform into a world-class education provider.

The Opportunity

Working as part of the Student Services Team, the Teacher/Consultant for Students with Disabilities will be responsible for establishing reasonable adjustment education plans and coordinating specialist teaching and non-teaching support services for students with disabilities, specialising in Psychiatric Disabilities.

You will assess the educational needs of students with disabilities enrolling in TAFE courses and ensure that appropriate educational and access needs are met.  You will co-ordinate the design or modification of courses, including special education programs, individual tutorial assistance and educational interventions.

You will ensure that educational services provided to students with disabilities within TAFENSW are aligned with current government policies and legislation, both at state and federal level.

About You

You will thrive in a small and dynamic team that inspires our students to grow and succeed in their skills training. Strong communication and relationship building skills are one of your strengths, as you meet with different stakeholders, all with a keen interest to see our students successfully complete their course.

Having a Post Graduate Qualification in Special Education, you will have experience within the disability sector and enjoy working in a busy educational environment that supports and advocates for students.

For further information please refer to the position description and Information Package 

How To Apply

Please click the ‘apply’ button where you will be redirected to the I Work for NSW website.

To support your application please provide:

  • An updated resume and a cover letter outlining your interest in the position
  • Certified copies of your qualifications 
  • Responses to the two targeted questions below (300-word limit each)

Applications close: Monday 24 January 2022 at 11:59PM

Role-specific Enquiries: Donna Polak, Director Student Services and Support, donna.polak@tafensw.edu.au

Recruitment Enquiries: Contact Linda Dewbery, Talent Acquisition Advisor, Linda.dewbery1@tafensw.edu.au quoting reference