Come and join the team

Would you like to work in a passionate, caring and supportive team? Would you like to work in a school that specialises in supporting children with Autism to meet their full potential?

Woodbury is seeking a part time,  enthusiastic and thoughtful qualified teacher to join our wonderful team of special educators, behaviour analysts and therapists.

Position Type:

Teacher – School based position, Monday to Friday, – Part time – Fixed term position

Job Requirement:

Requisite Skills:

  • Have completed a university-based degree
  • Be eligible for accreditation under the Institute of Teachers Act 2004 (New South Wales) and comply with mandatory 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.
  • Have an interest in working with individuals with Autism in a school-based setting, specifically using behaviour analysis.
  • Willingness to commence and/or continue training in principles and skills of ABA.
  • Demonstrate a happy, caring and positive personality • Possess excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • 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 in working in special education • Knowledge and application of teaching aspects of ABA

About Woodbury:

Woodbury School for Autism offers outstanding educational and related services for students with autism spectrum disorder, for children aged 3-12 years of age. 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 in 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 will seamlessly fit into an already established collaborative environment. The successful applicant will work closely our current speech pathologist and will 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:

  • Renumeration package in line with current Independent Schools NSW (teachers) multi-enterprise agreement
  • Superannuation,
  • Paid annual leave and other work-place 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 Lauren on 02 9639 6152