Specialist Teacher - High Support Needs

Catholic Education Office - The Diocese of Parramatta (see more jobs from this school)

North Parramatta, NSW 


Curriculum / Learning

Teaching Subject: Special Needs

Contract Type: Permanent/Ongoing Position Full Time

Applications Close: 8 July 2022


We have a fantastic opportunity for a Specialist Teacher to work closely with high support needs students across the fastest-growing diocese in Australia.

<p><b>Location: </b>Catholic Education Office, Diocese of Parramatta</p><ul> <li><strong>Permanent full-time position</strong></li> <li dir="ltr"><strong>Special education allowance</strong></li> <li dir="ltr"><strong>On the job training</strong></li> </ul> <p dir="ltr">We are part of Catholic Education – Diocese of Parramatta (CEDP) a system of schools committed to responding to the needs of students in a world that is changing rapidly. With over 5000 passionate employees located across 83 primary and secondary schools, we have the intent and the resources to transform the learning and unlock the full potential of each of our 40,000 plus students. We are always on the lookout for top talent to help us achieve our strategic goal of inspiring the future, through quality catholic schooling and by strengthening the professional lives of our employees.</p> <p dir="ltr"><strong>About the opportunity:</strong></p> <p dir="ltr">The Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta is seeking <strong>two Specialist Teachers</strong> to be accountable for supporting the our Strategic Intent of improving learning outcomes for all students and promoting a professional and rewarding working life for teachers.</p> <p dir="ltr"><strong>The Specialist Teacher is accountable for:</strong></p> <ul> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Creating inclusive practice in school culture in relation to the effective implementation of personalised learning and adjustments for students with additional needs and disability<br>Understanding and implementing the Personalised Planning process</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Providing specialised teaching support services to schools aimed at building teacher capacity using a gradual release model</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Providing expert advice to leadership teams, teachers and the wider system on matters related to specific disabilities and/or additional needs in accordance with CEDP guidelines</p> </li> </ul> <ul> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Working collaboratively to ensure inclusion, access and participation and to maximise learning outcomes for students with additional needs.</p> </li> </ul> <p dir="ltr"><strong>About you:</strong></p> <p dir="ltr">To be successful in this highly rewarding role you will demonstrate alignment to the purpose and core values of CEPD along with:</p> <ul> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Tertiary qualifications in the relevant area of study</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Appropriate demonstrated experience</p> </li> </ul> <p dir="ltr">We believe that our employee community is a key strength of our organisation and we aim to attract the best talent to achieve our strategic goal of being leaders in quality, faith-based education and an Employer of Choice in our sector. Our leaders create inclusive teams and value the individual contributions of our employees. We champion quality education and lead the way in innovation and inspiring the future.</p> <p dir="ltr"><strong>Interested?</strong></p> <p dir="ltr">This position involves working with children. The appointment of successful applicants will be subject to satisfactory employment screening for child-related employment including the completion of a National Police Check, retention of a valid Working with Children Check and adoption and compliance with CEDP’s Child Safeguarding Procedures and Code of Conduct When Working With Students and Children. For more information, please visit The Office of The Children’s Guardian here.</p> <p dir="ltr">CEDP promotes the safety and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children, and children from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, as well as people from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds.</p> <p dir="ltr"><strong>Apply today!</strong></p> <div class="ephox-sloth-bin ephox-sloth-bin_92015730311647839818338" style="top: 0px; width: 100px; height: 100px; overflow: hidden; opacity: 0; left: -100000px" contenteditable="true"> <p dir="ltr" style="line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 12pt; margin-bottom: 12pt"><span style="font-size: 11pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; background-color: transparent; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap">The Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta is seeking two Specialist Teachers to be accountable for supporting the our Strategic Intent of improving learning outcomes for all students and promoting a professional and rewarding working life for teachers.</span></p> <p dir="ltr" style="line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 12pt; margin-bottom: 12pt"><span style="font-size: 11pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; background-color: transparent; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap">The Specialist Teacher is accountable for:</span></p> <ul style="margin-top: 0; margin-bottom: 0"> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc; font-size: 11pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; background-color: transparent; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre"> <p dir="ltr" style="line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 12pt; margin-bottom: 0pt"><span style="font-size: 11pt; background-color: transparent; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap">Creating inclusive practice in school culture in relation to the effective implementation of personalised learning and adjustments for students with additional needs and disability</span><span style="font-size: 11pt; background-color: transparent; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap"><br></span><span style="font-size: 11pt; background-color: transparent; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap"> Understanding and implementing the Personalised Planning process</span></p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc; font-size: 11pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; background-color: transparent; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre"> <p dir="ltr" style="line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt"><span style="font-size: 11pt; background-color: transparent; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap">Providing specialised teaching support services to schools aimed at building teacher capacity using a gradual release model</span></p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc; font-size: 11pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; background-color: transparent; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre"> <p dir="ltr" style="line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt"><span style="font-size: 11pt; background-color: transparent; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap">Providing expert advice to leadership teams, teachers and the wider system on matters related to specific disabilities and/or additional needs in accordance with CEDP guidelines</span></p> </li> </ul> <ul style="margin-top: 0; margin-bottom: 0"> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc; font-size: 10pt; font-family: &quot;Noto Sans Symbols&quot;, sans-serif; background-color: transparent; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre"> <p dir="ltr" style="line-height: 1.2; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 14pt"><span style="font-size: 11pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; background-color: transparent; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap">Working collaboratively to ensure inclusion, access and participation and to maximise learning outcomes for students with additional needs.</span></p> </li> </ul> <p dir="ltr" style="line-height: 1.2; margin-top: 12pt; margin-bottom: 12pt"><span style="font-size: 11pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; background-color: transparent; font-weight: bold; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap">About you:</span></p> <p dir="ltr" style="line-height: 1.2; margin-top: 12pt; margin-bottom: 12pt"><span style="font-size: 11pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; background-color: transparent; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap">To be successful in this highly rewarding role you will demonstrate alignment to the purpose and core values of CEPD along with:</span></p> <ul style="margin-top: 0; margin-bottom: 0"> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc; font-size: 10pt; font-family: &quot;Noto Sans Symbols&quot;, sans-serif; background-color: transparent; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre"> <p dir="ltr" style="line-height: 1.2; margin-top: 14pt; margin-bottom: 0pt"><span style="font-size: 11pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; background-color: transparent; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap">Tertiary qualifications in the relevant area of study</span></p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc; font-size: 10pt; font-family: &quot;Noto Sans Symbols&quot;, sans-serif; background-color: transparent; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre"> <p dir="ltr" style="line-height: 1.2; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 14pt"><span style="font-size: 11pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; background-color: transparent; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap">Appropriate demonstrated experience</span></p> </li> </ul> <p dir="ltr" style="line-height: 1.2; margin-top: 12pt; margin-bottom: 12pt"><span style="font-size: 11pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; background-color: transparent; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap">We believe that our employee community is a key strength of our organisation and we aim to attract the best talent to achieve our strategic goal of being leaders in quality, faith-based education and an Employer of Choice in our sector. Our leaders create inclusive teams and value the individual contributions of our employees. We champion quality education and lead the way in innovation and inspiring the future.</span></p> <p dir="ltr" style="line-height: 1.2; margin-top: 12pt; margin-bottom: 12pt"><span style="font-size: 11pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; background-color: transparent; font-weight: bold; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap">Interested?</span></p> <p dir="ltr" style="line-height: 1.2; margin-top: 12pt; margin-bottom: 12pt"><span style="font-size: 11pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; background-color: transparent; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap">This position involves working with children. The appointment of successful applicants will be subject to satisfactory employment screening for child-related employment including the completion of a National Police Check, retention of a valid Working with Children Check and adoption and compliance with CEDP’s Child Safeguarding Procedures and Code of Conduct When Working With Students and Children. For more information, please visit The Office of The Children’s Guardian here.</span></p> <p dir="ltr" style="line-height: 1.2; margin-top: 12pt; margin-bottom: 12pt"><span style="font-size: 11pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; background-color: transparent; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap">CEDP promotes the safety and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children, and children from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, as well as people from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds.</span></p> <p dir="ltr" style="line-height: 1.2; margin-top: 12pt; margin-bottom: 12pt"><span style="font-size: 11pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; background-color: transparent; font-weight: bold; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap">Apply today!</span></p> <p dir="ltr" style="line-height: 1.2; margin-top: 12pt; margin-bottom: 12pt"><span style="font-size: 11pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; background-color: transparent; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap">If you are determined to make a difference and want to join a diverse organisation committed to transforming lives through faith-based education, click on the APPLY button.&nbsp; To find out more about CEDP go to</span><a href="https://www.parra.catholic.edu.au/"> <span style="font-size: 11pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; color: #1155cc; background-color: transparent; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap">https://www.parra.catholic.edu.au/</span></a><span style="font-size: 11pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; background-color: transparent; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap"> or follow us on LinkedIn.</span></p> <br><br></div>