Secondary Special Needs Teacher

Secondary Special Needs Teacher l Upper North Shore l Permanent Position

Your new company
Located in Sydney’s upper north shore, this special needs school caters for students in primary and secondary with a range of disabilities including mild to severe intellectual disability, autism and sensory impairments. The school fosters a strong sense of community, celebrates learning, instils in students’ courage, confidence and joy. The school has a Catholic ethos underpinning its values and is an inclusive, diverse community catering for students from any background and denomination. With purpose-built facilities, innovative practices and a collaborative team-based approach the school is experiencing strong growth.

Your new role
In this role you will be responsible for teaching a stage 4 class, working with a team of 2 aides in a collaborative and team-based approach. Class sizes reflect the needs of your students, generally sitting around the 8 – 10 number. You and your team are responsible for the emotional, physical and spiritual wellbeing of your students and for their progress through all areas of the stage 4 curriculum. You will be supported by allied health professionals including speech, OT, psychologist and behaviour specialists. The school implements a positive behaviour management approach where behaviour is seen as a communication of students needs and challenges. This position is to commence as soon as possible or for term 3. This is an ongoing permanent full-time appointment.

What you'll need to succeed
To succeed in this role you will:
  • A NESA registered teacher with appropriate qualifications in primary teaching
  • Have a good understanding of meeting the needs of students with a range of special needs from mild to severe.
  • Be passionate about championing opportunity and achievement for students with special needs and disabilities.
  • Enjoy a team based, collaborative approach with excellent communication skills, compassion and understanding for both students, families and colleagues.
  • Instil the schools’ catholic values in your students.

Applicants must hold or be eligible for NESA registration, WWCC and be appropriately vaccinated against Covid-19 to be eligible for this position.

What you'll get in return
The school offers attractive salary and allowances, purpose-built facilities and strong support for staff welfare. You will be supported by a wide range of specialist allied health professionals in addition to an experienced and dedicated leadership team. This is a great opportunity to work in a dedicated environment having a huge impact on students’ development and quality of life now and in the future.

What you need to do now
To apply for this position please submit your resume to Lincoln Gould and you will be contacted to discuss the position in full.

T 02 8226 9769

LHS 297508 #2664930


Job Type
Education & Training
NSW, Northern Sydney
Independent Schools Award and Allowances

Talk to a consultant

Talk to Lincoln Gould, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Sydney
Level 13, Chifley Tower, 2 Chifley Square

Telephone: 0282269769

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