Autism Spectrum Australia

Chatswood, NSW 

Special Needs

Contract Type: Casual/Relief Position

Applications Close: 25 August 2025

Are you passionate about people? <div class='container'> <ul> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong>Do you have a passion for teaching and providing dynamic, individualised learning for students? &nbsp;</strong></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong>Are you looking for a supportive team and the opportunity to advance in both your teaching and leadership skills?</str

<div class="container"> <ul> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong>Do you have a passion for teaching and providing dynamic, individualised learning for students? &nbsp;</strong></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong>Are you looking for a supportive team and the opportunity to advance in both your teaching and leadership skills?</strong></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong>We are seeking dedicated, inspirational teachers to commence in 2023 or Term 4, 2022</strong></span></li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Aspect are leaders in education for children on the autism spectrum. Working at Aspect means you will be supported by a team of passionate professional educators. You will also have an opportunity to work in a learning environment that tailors to the individual needs of students through evidence informed best practice in autism. Class sizes are small and you always have the assistance of a dedicated teacher aide. You will learn about the ACA which is Aspects comprehensive approach to the way we support people. You will work closely in a team that includes the student, family, teacher aide and other professionals such as our school psychologist, speech therapists and occupational therapists to develop and deliver quality learning programs. This wrap-around multi-disciplinary approach to support means that you will gain new skills and work experience that can help you reach your professional goals.</span></p> <p style="text-align: center;"><em><span style="font-size: 10pt;">"I am passionate about everything Aspect stands for. Aspect offers an inclusive, welcoming and happy environment for both students and staff. I felt Aspect was the right place for me to offer my skills as well as to help me grow as a beginning teacher ...</span><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><em>&nbsp;I have felt very supported by my team and the leadership team. We have regular meetings and check-ins to debrief... Each class has a teacher’s aide, who are well trained and really know the students."&nbsp;</em> Graduate Teacher, Aspect Hunter School</span></em></p> <p style="text-align: center;">&nbsp;</p> <p style="text-align: center;"><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><em>"Every day is so different from the last, I learn each day from the students... I love the diversity and uniqueness of each student and assisting them to learn in the way that suits them best. Aspect is amazing at student focused learning, I have never experienced such a nourishing learning environment with a strong child-based focus.&nbsp; I truly enjoy every day, watching the students anxiety fade and their creativity shine through."</em> Teacher, Aspect School</span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><a href="https://applynow.net.au/jobs/ASPECT1589/assets/18167406" target="_blank">Click here to view the Position Profile.</a></span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong>Who we are:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</strong>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Autism Spectrum Australia (Aspect) has grown to become Australia's&nbsp;largest national educational program for children on the autism spectrum, with 9 independent schools operating from 67 locations in&nbsp;NSW and South Australia catering to approximately 1,200 students, so there are plenty of opportunities to choose from. At Aspect we foster a culture of belonging and investment in both staff and students. We would help your to build your career with us and see you reach your potential. <a href="https://www.autismspectrum.org.au/how-can-we-help/going-to-school" target="_blank">Click here to find out more about our schools.</a></span></p> <p style="text-align: center;"><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong><em>We're passionate about people, about being positive and about what’s possible!</em></strong>&nbsp;</span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong>What we are looking for:</strong></span></p> <ul> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">NESA registration to teach in NSW</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Special Education qualification/s are preferred</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Experience working with students on the autism spectrum or other intellectual disability</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">NSW Working With Children Check clearance for paid employment</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 </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:&nbsp;</strong></span></p> <ul> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Ongoing learning opportunities for advancement</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Full time base salary of $78k - $114k (depending on qualifications, accreditation and relevant teaching experience) + allowances + superannuation, pro rata or casual loading as applicable.&nbsp;</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Salary packaging to increase your take home pay</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Employee referral incentives</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">EAP services</span></li> </ul> <p><span style="font-size: 10pt;">&nbsp;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.</span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><a href="https://applynow.net.au/jobs/ASPECT2/assets/17625720">Click here for a summary of some of the benefits you can access when working at Aspect.</a></span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong>To apply: </strong>Please include your resume and complete the candidate questionnaire as part of Aspect's online recruitment process. Cover letter is optional.&nbsp;There is no closing date for this role, all applications will be reviewed as they are received, and successful applicants will be contacted.</span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.</span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 10pt;">COVID-19 Vaccination is a condition of employment for all staff in Autism Spectrum Australia (Aspect). For some roles, covered by Public Health Orders, the requirement is for staff to have two doses and the additional COVID-19 Booster. As part of the recruitment/interview process Aspect is collecting information related to your vaccination status to ensure we are in compliance with all government orders and directives.</span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong>Enquiries should be directed to our careers team:&nbsp; </strong>careers@autismspectrum.org.au</span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong>More information about Aspect: </strong><a href="http://www.autismspectrum.org.au/">www.autismspectrum.org.au</a><strong>.</strong></span></p> <p style="text-align: center;"><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong><em>Autism Spectrum Australia (Aspect) is committed to providing an environment free from abuse, neglect and exploitation of the people we support.</em></strong></span></p> <div id="apply-now-button">Apply Now</div> </div>
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