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Leadership - Head of Teaching and Learning (K-12) - Aspect Riverina School, NSW

Aspect Riverina School

Albury, NSW


Curriculum/Learning

Contract Type: Contract Position Full Time

Applications Close: 8 November 2019


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<div class="container"> <ul> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong>Help our students be the best they can be</strong></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong>Australia's largest national&nbsp;provider of autism specific educational services</strong></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong>Temporary contract, January to December 2020, full time role</strong></span></li> <li><strong><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Competitive remuneration includes a base salary range of $73,000 – 104,000 per annum (depending on skills and experience). Additional allowances of up to $29k per annum + superannuation</span></strong></li> <li><span style="color: #221e1f; font-size: 10pt;"><strong><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Excellent tax effective PBI salary packaging benefits</span></strong></span></li> <li><span style="color: #221e1f; font-size: 10pt;"><strong><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Great leadership opportunity to be part of a growing organisation and lead a talented and professional, specialised teaching team</span></strong></span></li> <li><span style="color: #221e1f; font-size: 10pt;"><strong>Located at&nbsp;Aspect Riverina School in Albury, NSW and satellite classes&nbsp;in&nbsp;the Riverina region, NSW</strong></span></li> </ul> <p><span style="color: #221e1f; font-size: 10pt;"><strong>Aspect's School Network:&nbsp;</strong>Autism Spectrum Australia (Aspect) has grown to become Australia's largest national provider of autism-specific educational services.&nbsp;Aspect caters for over 1100 students in a network of&nbsp;9 schools across metro and regional NSW and South Australia, with more than 100 classes&nbsp;in hosted on the grounds of a less specialised school.&nbsp;Aspect&nbsp;is looking for passionate, enthusiastic and flexible teachers to work as members of person-centered multi-disciplinary teams.<strong>&nbsp;</strong></span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong>What you will do:&nbsp;</strong>Collaborate with a team of specialists including teachers, teacher's aides, school therapists, coordinators, administrators and other Aspect staff to deliver&nbsp;our evidence-informed, student focused&nbsp;autism-specific approach - the Aspect Comprehensive Approach [ACA]. Use a person-centred and family-focused approach to ensure the&nbsp;delivery of&nbsp;quality educational standards. As a core member of the school's Leadership Team, you will lead and supervise the teaching team and&nbsp; partner parents, carers and other members of the school community.&nbsp;<a href="https://applynow.net.au/jobs/ASPECT1039/assets/12145645">To view the full position profile, please click&nbsp;here.</a></span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong>About the School:&nbsp;</strong></span></span><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Aspect Riverina School provides&nbsp;placement for over 100 children on the autism spectrum&nbsp;from ages 4 to 17 from Albury, as well as from 4 satellite classes within the Catholic and Department of Education schools in Albury and Wagga Wagga.</span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong>Key Responsibilities:</strong></span>&nbsp;</p> <ul> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Oversee and support staff to develop and implement&nbsp;an IP for each student</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Recruit, induct and train staff and provide ongoing support and supervision</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Manage staff operational issues and support Principal with performance management</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Assist Principal with daily operational&nbsp;running of the school</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Develop knowledge/practice from other professionals in collaboration with the school's Leadership Team</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Develop and maintain&nbsp;positive and effective working relationships with staff/colleagues</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Coordinate school events, programs and activities as required</span></li> </ul> <p><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong>What we are looking for:</strong></span></p> <ul> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Recognised University or Tertiary teaching&nbsp;qualifications as determined by NSW Education Standards Authority (N<span style="font-size: small;">ESA</span>)</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Registration with NSW <span style="font-size: small;">NESA</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Proven ability to collaborate effectively with others</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Demonstrated leadership abilities including team support</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Experience working with students with&nbsp;autism or other intellectual disability</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Experience in developing IP's and curriculum&nbsp;for students with autism or other intellectual disability preferred</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">NSW Working With Children Check</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Depending on the school's location/requirements it may be essential to have a current driver's licence (per relevant state legislation)</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">A Light Rigid (LR) driver's licence is desirable</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">You may be required to provide an International Police Check clearance</span></li> </ul> <p><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong>What we offer: </strong>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. <a href="https://applynow.net.au/jobs/ASPECT557/assets/12040017"><span style="font-size: small;">Click here for a </span><span style="font-size: small;">summary</span><span style="font-size: small;"> of some of the benefits you can access when working at Aspect.</span></a></span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong>To apply: </strong>Please attach your resume and complete the candidate questionnaire as part of Aspect's online recruitment process. Cover letter is optional.</span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><em><strong>Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.</strong></em>&nbsp;</span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong>Enquiries should be directed to:</strong> Jane Carrington,&nbsp;Deputy Principal, Aspect Rivinera School on&nbsp;02 6057 3777.</span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><span style="color: #221e1f;"><strong>More information about Aspect: </strong></span><a href="http://www.autismspectrum.org.au/"><span style="color: #0000ff;">www.autismspectrum.org.au</span></a><strong><span style="color: #221e1f;">.</span></strong></span></p> <p style="text-align: center;"><span style="font-size: 12pt;"><em><strong>Autism Spectrum Australia (Aspect) is committed to providing an environment free from abuse, neglect and exploitation of the people we support.</strong></em></span>&nbsp;</p> </div>