Teacher Specialist Setting - Intellectual - (5 days a fortnight)

St Michael's Catholic Parish Primary School, Nowra


Special Needs

Contract Type: Contract Position Part Time

Applications Close: 27 January 2021

Kindergarten to Year 6 serving the Nowra Parish with an enrolment of approximately 543 pupils.

<p>A temporary part time position commencing 3 February 2021 until 17 December 2021 based at St Michael's Catholic Primary School Nowra working in the Learning Centre.</p> <p>The position consists of a shared teaching experience of a class of students with intellectual needs.&nbsp; It involves supporting the enrolment and transition practices and supporting teachers in the mainstream with students with additional needs. The successful applicant would be responsible for working in collaboration with a colleague to create a welcoming, safe and supportive environment conducive to meeting the particular learning needs of the students enrolled.</p> <p align="left">ESSENTIAL SELECTION CRITERIA</p> <ul> <li>Qualifications to teach Religious Education or the willingness to undertake relevant study.</li> <li>Be an active and committed Catholic or demonstrate a willingness to support the ethos of the Catholic school.</li> <li>Have Special Education qualification and/or experience teaching in a specialised setting.</li> <li>Have a willingness to undertake further study in the area of special education.</li> <li>Demonstrate an ability to provide appropriate intervention to meet the learning needs of students with intellectual needs.</li> <li>Demonstrate well-developed interpersonal skills with the ability to lead, mentor and work collaboratively with all support staff, teachers in regular classes and from other schools, parent(s)/carer(s) and external agencies and the wider community.</li> <li>Have strong skills in the integration of Information and Communication Technologies for students with disability in the learning process.</li> <li>Demonstrate an understanding of positive behaviour approaches and an ability to develop and maintain a positive, innovative approach to support students with challenging behaviours.</li> <li>Show an ability to develop, implement and monitor quality personalised learning plans, including quality literacy and numeracy practices, that will enhance students’ ability to access the general curriculum.</li> <li>Be committed to ongoing personal and professional learning, formation and growth.</li> <li>Current Working With Children Check.</li> </ul> <p>DESIRABLE SELECTION CRITERIA</p> <ul> <li>Show an understanding of <em>Path to life: A Framework for Pastoral Care and Wellbeing</em> (<a href="http://www.dow.catholic.edu.au/">www.dow.catholic.edu.au</a> under policies) based on the National Safe Schools Framework.</li> <li>Have the capacity to lead quality teaching practice, based on the Diocesan Learning and Teaching Framework (<a href="http://www.dow.catholic.edu.au/">www.dow.catholic.edu.au</a> under policies), and to design and implement quality individual education programs, including differentiating learning, to meet the needs of students with disabilities.</li> </ul> <p>WORKING WITH CHILDREN CLEARANCE</p> <p>This role is classified as a child related work and therefore a working with children clearance is required prior to your commencement with us.</p> <p>POSITION APPLICATION</p> <p>To submit your Application please select the 'Apply Now' button at the bottom of this advertisement.</p> <p><strong>Closing date: 27 January 2021 at 11pm</strong></p>
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