Working 2-3 days per week, we are excited to be looking for a Qualified Teacher to join our wonderful team of special educators.  Working with a passionate, caring and supportive team, in a school that supports children with autism to meet their full potential. 

This is a job opportunity where you can make a difference. 

Skills required:
  • Have completed a university-based degree
  • Be eligible for accreditation under the Institute of Teachers Act 2004 (New South Wales) and comply with all accreditation requirements.
  • Have a working knowledge of New South Wales Education Standards Authority (NESA) requirements.
  • Comprehensive proficiency in lesson planning, curriculum development, and teaching in individual and group settings.
  • Possess excellent communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Have an interest in working with children with Autism in a school-based setting, specifically using behaviour analysis.
  • Willingness to commence and/or continue training in the principles and skills of ABA.
  • Demonstrate a happy, caring, and positive personality
  • Be committed to personal and professional quality improvement
  • Keep up to date with current research and identify area’s for further professional development
  • Demonstrate a willingness and ability to work collaboratively in an integrated setting consisting of special educators, behaviour analysts, therapists, and parents.
  • Demonstrate good time management and organization skills.
  • Have good interpersonal skills and demonstrate the ability to work collaboratively in a small team
  • Demonstrate the ability to lead a team and promote co-operation across multiple roles within the school environment
Preferred attributes:
  • Experience working in special education
  • Knowledge and application of ABA therapy
  • Caring, passionate and enthusiastic

 

About Woodbury:

Woodbury School for Autism offers outstanding educational and related services for students aged 3 – 12 years with autism spectrum disorder. Our early intervention centre and primary school offer a high degree of structure, excellent staff to student ratio and the systematic use of behavioural teaching techniques. A large focus is placed on the area of group instruction and the ability to independently and successfully participate in a wider community of social and academic settings. Students are assigned to classrooms based on the level of support they need to be successful within their daily teaching activities. Goals related to education, behaviour support, communication, language and functional life skills are customised to meet each child’s needs. A collaborative approach between teaching staff, ABA/ behaviour specialists, and speech and language pathology is utilised to maximise student’s progress.

As part of the Woodbury team, you can look forward to a caring, supportive inclusive work environment. We pride ourselves on our ability to provide an effective and meaningful education for our students and continually strive to ensure we are providing to the best of our ability. The right applicant will be willing to learn and seamlessly fit into an established collaborative environment. The successful applicant will work closely with our speech pathologist and clinical supervisors, and have the unique opportunity to be involved in the continued development of Woodbury.

This position would be a good fit for new graduates or return to work parents, due to the support and flexibility the position provides.

Benefits include:
  • Remuneration package in line with current Independent Schools NSW (teachers) multi-enterprise agreement
  • Superannuation,
  • Paid annual leave and other workplace entitlements.
  • Salary packaging and tax-free deductions,
  • Continued professional development opportunities,
  • A varied caseload and fast paced work environment
  • Opportunity to provide training to staff and parents,
  • Support and mentorship as needed,
Contact Info:

Please send your resume and cover letter to lauren.chapman@woodbury.org.au  If you have any questions, please call 02 9639 6152