Closes: 27 August 2019
Classification: School Leader C
Position No: 32122, several
Advertised (Gazettal date): 13 August 2019
Contact Officer: Jo Monteith on
(02) 6207 1985
Details: Are you passionate about creating safe and supportive school environments and achieving an inclusive school culture? Do you have a demonstrated understanding of disability and trauma and neuroscience informed education practices? Do you enjoy and are good at coaching and mentoring to build the capability of others? If so, then the role of Inclusion Officer, Network Student Engagement Team (NSET) may be for you. Our ideal candidates will have excellent interpersonal, communication and relationship building skills, with the ability to work with schools to develop an effective school-wide support model that addresses universal, selected and targeted interventions. You will work closely with school leadership teams and classroom teachers to design and plan strategies, interventions and make reasonable adjustments to the learning program and/or learning environment for students with disability, complex needs and/or a trauma background. You will be an excellent team player with the ability to work collaboratively as part of an inter-professional team to assess, hypothesise and implement evidence-based interventions. You will be self-motivated with a drive to make a difference and work with schools to explore student-centred flexible learning, attendance and curriculum options for students who are disengaged, or at risk of disengaging from school. The ACT Public Service supports workforce diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive workplace. As part of this commitment, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people with disability, culturally diverse people and those who identify as LGBTIQ are encouraged to apply.
: 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 (WWVP) registration refer to - https://www.accesscanberra.act.gov.au/app/answers/detail/a_id/1804
. Highly Desirable:
Qualifications and/or significant experience in teaching students with disability, complex needs and/or a trauma background.
Note: These are temporary positions available from 9 September 2019 until 9 September 2021 with possibility of extension. An order of merit will be established from this selection process and may be used to fill identical vacancies over the next 12 months.
How to Apply: Applicants are to provide a curriculum vitae, statement of claims based on the leadership capabilities outlined in the application package (maximum five pages) and two referees. Please also provide a copy of your TQI and WWVP registrations.
Applications should be submitted via the Apply Now button below.
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.
These are temporary positions available from 9 September 2019 until 9 September 2021 with possibility of extension.