08907, several

Hearing Support Partner/Teacher of the Deaf
Full-time Temporary

Closes: 17 December 2018

Classification: Classroom Teacher
Salary: $64,411 - $101,821
Position No: 08907, several
Directorate: Education
Advertised (Gazettal date): 06 December 2018
Contact Officer: Alicia Rose on alicia.rose@ed.act.edu.au or (02) 6142 1792

Details: An exciting opportunity exists for innovative, high performing Teachers to join the Student Engagement Branch as a Hearing Support Itinerant Teacher. In accordance with Directorate policies, Hearing Support Itinerant Teachers will work within the Network Student Engagement Teams (NSET) to support school leadership teams, Classroom Teachers and deaf or hard of hearing students through developing an effective school-wide support model that addresses universal, selected and targeted interventions.
Eligibility/Other Requirements: Prior to commencing in this role a minimum of four years full time (or equivalent) tertiary study leading to the award of a recognised school teaching qualification; a current full teaching registration with the ACT Teacher Quality Institute (TQI) (or eligibility for teacher registration with the ACT TQI) and a current registration issued under the Working with Vulnerable People (Background Checking) Act 2011 is required. For further information on Working with Vulnerable People registration refer to -  https://www.accesscanberra.act.gov.au/app/answers/detail/a_id/1804.
Note: These are temporary positions available as soon as possible until 26 January 2020.
How to Apply: Please provide a Curriculum Vitae including details of three referees and a two page statement of claims. Applicants should demonstrate through your Curriculum Vitae and statement of claims, how your skills and experience suit the requirements of the capabilities; focus on relevant achievements rather than merely describing the duties of previous positions or providing details not related to the position. The statement of claims is based on the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers. The statement of claims are supported by descriptions of behaviour against; Professional Knowledge 1) Know students and how they learn 2) Know the content and how to teach it. Professional Practice 1) Plan for and implement effective teaching and learning 3) Create and maintain supportive and safe learning environments 4) Assess, provide feedback and report on student learning. Professional Engagement 6) Engage in professional learning 7) Engage professionally with colleagues, parents/carers and the community (Outlined in the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers (https://www.aitsl.edu.au/teach/standards). Your two page statement does not need to address each example of behaviour, but the general approach typified by these behaviours should be reflected in your response. Use examples of your past actions that are relevant to the standards and focus on the results achieved, relating your prior experiences and performance to your potential for achieving outcomes in this position. Referees may be contacted at any time during the selection process. The focus may be in general terms relating to the capabilities, or a specific aspect for which clarification would assist the decision. It may also be necessary to contact a referee more than once and/or go to additional referees. The selection committee will assess applications, short list, call for interviews and/or contact referees. Applicants with specific requirements to enable access to, or participation in, the interview process should inform the contact officer prior to interview. Completed applications to be emailed to jobs@act.gov.au. Applicants are encouraged to phone the Contact Officer.
Applicants should note that a Joint Selection Committee (JSC) established in accordance with the collective/enterprise agreement provisions will assess all applications for this position.

Career interest categories:

Education, Teaching and Training